What is it about leftovers that makes them so good? Today’s breakfast was yesterday’s dinner and it was magical. Why has no one opened a leftover restaurant chain yet? Can I legally protect that idea–Foxes House of Leftovers?
She will deny it, but Helaine is an amazing cook and baker. That was pretty obvious not long after we met.
If I were cooking, as soon as I’d find something good that would be my meal forever. Helaine gets bored. She wants variety in the kitchen. She doesn’t want to make the same thing all-the-time.
Last night was a reasonably new recipe based on an old recipe from Giada DeLaurentiis: Orzo cooked in chicken stock, roasted peppers, turkey sausage, tomatoes, garlic and other goodies I can’t remember.
Have you ever taken the first bite of something and fallen in love? It wasn’t just the taste, but the combination of textures that worked so well. This meal ‘felt’ delicious!
Wow! It’s like I’m judging some Food Network reality show. Where’s Bob Tuschman?
Back to today. After a night in the ‘fridge and a trip through the microwave the meal was transformed. Yesterday’s taste has been amplified without losing any of its tactile appeal.
This surely isn’t as healthy or good for me as my usual oatmeal. It’s still the best breakfast ever.