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Jay Lake
Date: 2007-09-07 11:31
Subject: [food] Mmm...lunch
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Tags:cheese, food, personal
After the week I've had, I decided I was in need of comfort food for lunch, so I perpetrated a delicious nutritional disaster here at Nuevo Rancho Lake.

First I thick sliced some spicy salami I had around, and set that to frying in a medium-hot cast iron skillet with a bit of bacon grease and black pepper. (This works well with pepperoni as well, if you ever want to try it.)

I cut off six hunks of a two-day old baguette, wrapped them in a damp bar towel, and microwaved them on half power for thirty seconds. I then laid them in the toaster oven, and topped with slices of Bonrus, an Italian mixed-milk cheese that is close cousin to a firm Brie. Off they went to get warm.

I laid out a few salt-and-pepper kettle chips with some ranch dip, pulled the salami out of the skillet (after flipping it once) and rescued the cheese from the toaster oven.

Finish the whole business off with a few Kraft carmel squares for dessert, and mmm...instant, vein-clogging comfort.
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2007-09-07 18:43 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Yes, dear, it was a dessert. Everything else pretty much was layered, at least the meat and bread and cheese.

That crackling noise you hear? My veins snapping shut.
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calendula_witch: wine
User: calendula_witch
Date: 2007-09-07 18:48 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Wow. Thanks, man. Now I'm starving. :-)
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User: biomekanic
Date: 2007-09-07 19:02 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
There was a restaurant in Lake Oswego that did Italian style nachos - corn chips with mozzarella cheese, prosciouto, sun dried tomatoes with a tomato/basil bruscetta. I heartily recommend them.

They closed about 2 months ago, dying the death of a thousand cuts from the local beauracracy (get rid of the outdoor tables, get rid of this, get rid of that, about that liquor license...) they were the only gluten free pizzeria I've been able to find in the region, and now they're gone.
Not that I'm bitter or anything...
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aries_jordan: Little Girl
User: aries_jordan
Date: 2007-09-07 19:23 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Little Girl
You may have done profound, irreversible damage to your heart, but at least you didn't have lunch at an elementary school. (Parents were invited to lunch & "Teddy Bear Parade".) Man, I'd forgotten how bad food could be. The hot dogs were GRAY.
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M.K. Hobson
User: mkhobson
Date: 2007-09-07 19:55 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
You know what is good to do with pepperoni? Lay out slices on a silpat baking sheet and toast in the oven until they're super crispy. Yum!!! They're little crunchy disks of salty fatty goodness.

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User: tillyjane
Date: 2007-09-07 20:26 (UTC)
Subject: Jay, Jay, Jay
Dont DO that anymore! Its hard on my heart. grumble, grumble. s
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The NewroticGirl
User: newroticgirl
Date: 2007-09-07 20:38 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I wanna come to Chez Jay's for lunch!!!!!! :D
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Peter Hollo
User: frogworth
Date: 2007-09-08 00:48 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Dear sir,
How are you not dead yet?
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Peter Hollo
User: frogworth
Date: 2007-09-08 00:49 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Concerned In Sydney"
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Patrick Swenson: keira eat
User: tbclone47
Date: 2007-09-08 06:32 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:keira eat
And all I had for lunch today was a plain turkey sandwich on white. Sheesh.
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User: willyumtx
Date: 2007-09-10 06:07 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
"Damp bar towel."

I thought of the towels we had at the bar (leather) where I worked years ago. Scary.

But you would probably get some alcoholic benefit. And that might kill all the germs. Brrrrrr.
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