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So, ah, no grocery strike

October 22nd, 2013 at 10:10 am

Strike averted a few hours before deadline: that may explain why the food co-op I shopped for mass quantities of paprika was not crowded.

Ate out last night, but somewhere cheap and cheerful, as the pot roast for Goulash had not thawed out. I'd thought 18 hours in the refrigerator would work for a 0.8 kg chuck roast. Beans had soaked for all of two hours. Eating down the stores will be a little challenge: I have more footlong hot dogs than I know what to do with, so feel free to suggest recipes; for me, sharing URLs doesn't work in the comments but if you give me a collection of keywords and a site, my browser'll probably find them for me.

I am thankful to my family for being adaptable to my budget-guided cooking repertoire tweaks: they are okay with vegetarian. I made burritos for the first time and they turned out well. I change bean water frequently to reduce the pootin', but when it's cooler, the three seconds of warmth generated are welcome, you know?

4 Responses to “So, ah, no grocery strike”

  1. pretty cheap jewelry Says:

    ick! you are silly Big Grin
    footlongs make good:

    Chili dogs (spoon canned or homemade chili over, add chopped onion or grated cheese)

    Pigs in a blanket (wrap with canned or homemade biscuit dough and bake according to biscuit recipe)

  2. snafu Says:

    Have a look at www.cooks.com for ideas based on what's at hand.
    Teen soup combines carrot, potato & onion chunks in tomato sauce
    Slicing down the centre, stuffing with mashed potato & bake to golden; HotBoats add cheese & onion
    Creole: tomato sauce, corn, cheese & spice over buttered noodles
    HotPot: British version of stew
    Goulash: use hot dogs in place of roast
    Hawaiian: alternated chunks of pineapple, sweet pickle & hotdog wound with bacon if you like
    Pizza: pizza sauce on crumpets or Engl biscuits, mozzarella cheese
    Sweet & Sour Appetizer: mixed current jelly & mustard or Grape jelly & chili sauce
    TexMex adds niblet corn & salsa and wrap in tortilla
    Omelette substituting pork sausage, Scalloped potatoes substituting ham, Spaghetti substituting ground beef,
    Add small dice to favorite egg salad mixture; add to baked mac 'n' cheese as 'dots.'

  3. PauletteGoddard Says:

    Beautiful and bountiful, thanks!

  4. CB in the City Says:

    Beanie weenies: chunks of hot dog in baked beans
    Dogs baked in BBQ sauce and served over sauerkraut

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