Love it!! Let's see... I eat a lot of pasta!
I'm normally eating alone since I live alone. Some days I go to town, cooking something truly tasty. But, for the most part, it's salad, tofu etc.
Peanut butter and strawberry (preferably home made) on Saltines. With a cold glass of milk - it really doesn't get much better!!! LOL
I tend to throw a steak in a pan (extra virgin olive oil), grilled potatoes, grilled asparagus with sea salt, and a beer. When I have my boys (few nights a week), I give them the food and I have the beer.;)
That book reminds me of the radio show, Too Beautiful to Live, and a segment they like to call "What's in your Shame-ber?" What I like to eat alone, in my Shame-ber, is Spam Musubi. It's kind of like sushi, but with a fried slice of Spam in the middle of two blocks of rice, wrapped with nori. Frightening, but delicious. Hawaii will always have my heart.
I heard a feature on this on the radio and loved the idea.My favorite is bread and butter with roasted brussels sprouts on top. I know that sounds funny coming from the cake girl.
I've been eating alone (or at least, my own meals) due to a host of allergies and intolerances for a good 5 yrs now, so I'm pretty proud of what I churn out on a daily basis... lots of veggies and protein, not too heavy on the carbs/grains these days... love pilaf, kasha with tofu and veggies, or mashed potatoes with some faux chicken and brussels sprouts. And always dessert!
Cereal. Specifically cheerios. I can eat them all day or Frosted Flakes (no milk)
Pleasant, friendly and interesting revelations these were. Since my daughter Emma has gone to Malaysia with boyfriend, I'm eating alone most of the time. There is a neverending pile of ricepaper in my cupboard that I fill, and roll as a fresh springroll with ricenoodles,chicken,crabsticks,Japanese seaweedsalad springonions,peanuts. Actually with anything that's in the fridge.
Have you read Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant? Similar concept - a collection of essays by food writers on what they eat when they are alone. I loved it! Looking forward to this new one, thanks for the tip! Oh, and I'm a sucker for cheese and crackers when I'm alone. And a glass of wine. Or two.
Intriguing for sure. With me, it can get real ugly real quick. Sure, there's the occasional organic grapes-and-yogurt cheese snack. But there's also the (brace yourself) salt and vinegar chips with Philly cream cheese snack and the chocolate sauce drizzled on top of chocolate ice cream and eaten straight from the pint snack. And I inhale them with the fury of one Meredith Baxter-Birney in an after school special. Quite shameful but truly delicious.
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