|Marble[wo]man Blog February 6-26, 2011
So Nice, Made Twice
When I went to the supermarket on Friday to replenish my supply
of mineral water for the weekend, I discovered that there was
a one-day sale on avocados and lemons. Yippee!!! I gathered a
spectrum of (un)ripe haas and a mesh sack of eurekas.
Haas and Eurekas
Early this morning, before sunrise, I had a hankering. For what?
Guacamole! Well, what did I do? I
listened to the birdie within me, took a step back, and
then conjured this recipe.
New Yum, New Yum: So Nice, Made Twice
The idea to use plantain in this recipe came from a take-out meal
from Thursday night. The plantain was voluminous enough to
sate my early morning need for fulfillment. The chips (and the chicken)
made for a dense breakfast; however, the density tampered the intensity
of the guacamole.
Flounder fillet, plantain (diced), olive oil/filtered water
- NY-2: Chicken Thigh fillet, plantain (diced), fried
- Guacamole: avocado, sour cream, lemon juice
The Amazing Frying Corn
Chips! (Lotsa Mole)
- Corn Tortillas (pie-cut slices): fried, sprinkled with a pestled
sea salt/mole mixture
[NOTE: NY-1 did not include the chips, or jalapenos.]
New Yum Chicken
A fine dine, a sustenant start, and a reminder to return to a
Phinicky Sports Fan
These recipes are an expression to help cope with the demographic
social pressures that are attributed to an obstinate/abstinent
heterosexual male who is a non-practicing Catholic, who is a Phinicky
sports fan who presently dislikes watching the game.
Hounds of Philly
- Soft Pretzel (sliced, toasted lightly)
- Hot Dog (split down the middle, pan fried)
- Eggs (scrambled) with Oregano
- Mozzarella (shaved)
- Quince (cubes) in Tomato Sauce
Coated and Smothered Passion in the Sty
- Spice Mix (fennel, chives, cilantro)
- Pork Chop
- Corn Niblets (caramelized)
- Sunflower Seeds (pan toasted)
- Duck Gizzard (thinly sliced)
- Rice with Ginger (grated)
- White Pepper
- Olive Oil
- Sour Cream
NOTE: I made these two recipes [Hounds of
Philly, Coated and Smothered Passion in the Sty]
Sunday, February 6, 2011.
Attic Rummage Addressing Wounds
During the past ten days, I have been coming to terms with the
details of my writer's block--culling the notion, the actuality
chronic contagion, the management thereof, diplomatizing my
Because of this life-threatening
bacteria, I was put into hospital as an emergency patient.
Pus oozed from the abscesses on my leg (right shin), which had
swelled far beyond what my jealous ego would allow.
Such a revelation for me, not so for the physicians who prescribed
the antibiotics and scheduled the surgery to remove pus-balls
lodged near my tibia as I had witnessed during my morpheme localized-language
Agglutinative cogent cursed (con)fusion, a skeletal motor-cycle--this
is my hell on meals. Let me rev up my chompers. "VROOM,"
I ached, burrowing my fears, while visualizing this recipe.
Tibia Shmibula (ingredients)
Tibia Shmibula Casserole
Vegetable Spray/Olive Oil
Red Potato Slices (fried)
Oregano Leafs/Shallot/Sun Dried Tomato (all freshly minced)
Blue Cheese (crumbled)
Chicken Legs (parboiled, flash-fried)
Red Bell Pepper (julienne)
Yellow Cherry Tomatoes
Smoked Provolone (sliced)
Tibia Shmibula Casserole
A constant case history, this persistent pestilence--flushed from
the rush undermining recovery, I sit back, validate, moderate, purge.