What produce/ingredients did you buy or obtain today?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Food Discussions' started by morning glory, May 3, 2018.

  1. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    Take a few chillies off, I'm all over that. Not big on heat.

    Russ
     
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  2. Yorky

    Yorky Uncomfortably numb

    It wasn't today but last Friday. Excellent pork ribs from a butchers in a stall in the early evening market. Pick your own and the quantity of meat on each rib is far more than that on the ribs available at the supermarkets.

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    Currently marinating in char siu sauce; pictures tomorrow.
     
  3. epicuric

    epicuric Über Member Staff Member

    Location:
    Shropshire, UK
    Beef mince to make burgers for a picnic BBQ tomorrow.
     
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  4. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    Good weather huh?

    Russ
     
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  5. Yorky

    Yorky Uncomfortably numb

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  6. Yorky

    Yorky Uncomfortably numb

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    Grilled with honey glaze.

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    With roast potatoes and coleslaw.

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  7. epicuric

    epicuric Über Member Staff Member

    Location:
    Shropshire, UK
    31 deg C currently.
     
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  8. Yorky

    Yorky Uncomfortably numb

    My wife bought some Morning Glory in the market this evening. It's getting dark now; I'll capture an image in the morning.
     
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  9. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    I copied this post to form a new thread topic.
     
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  10. Yorky

    Yorky Uncomfortably numb


    [Mod.Edit: see also here for discussion - Morning Glory (Water Spinach)]
     
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  11. Mountain Cat

    Mountain Cat Active Member

    Had to go in and get a car headlight replaced, and since I was already in town, I hit the grocery whilst leaving. ("Town" is a good half hour away from home. So doubling or tripling up on errands is always useful here...)

    Purchases (food):

    1 grapefruit, one seriously huuuge lemon, two bananas, portabella mushrooms, cremini mushrooms, fresh spinach, frozen spinach, organic chicken drumsticks, two cans of black beans, one can of artichoke hearts, a small box of GF "red lentil Rotini pasta".

    Most of the things purchased have a menu purpose: I am wanting to make Eggs Florentine Benedict in the near future, using Portabella or Cremini caps instead of the English muffins, and the Hollandaise from scratch. I am also plotting to create a good vegetarian burger around the frozen spinach and the black beans. Something my vegetarian friends can enjoy when I grill. (The ones local to me will eat eggs and cheese.) I was also hoping to find canned lentils, but apparently that's not a "thing" hereabouts.

    The grapefruit, bananas, chicken, artichoke hearts, and faux Rotini were just simply splurges.

    PS: I'm not needing to be gluten-free, I just tend to prefer to cook that way at home. But even here, it's not a hard and fast rule. It's just how I do some of my personal cooking challenges.
     
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  12. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    Sounds like you need to check out the Frugal or profligate? thread!

    I also bought tinned artichokes this week (as well as fresh ones). I have craving for them.

    Your 'basket' sounds right up my street!
     
  13. Mountain Cat

    Mountain Cat Active Member

    Not sure what will happen to the canned artichokes. They may end up in a salad, or I may cook them with pasta and cheese and onion. Shall see.
    Checking out the thread you mentioned.
     
  14. rascal

    rascal Über Member

    I think you would like Indian cooking. They use lentils for great dishes. I love a chana dhal curry.

    Russ
     
  15. Mountain Cat

    Mountain Cat Active Member

    Absolutely LOVE Indian cooking!! Yes, yes and yes!
     
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