Thanks for all the comments about my fall in yesterdays post.  I am happy to report that the swelling has gone down, I can bend it farther than I could yesterday and I think one more rest day and I should be good to go.  I have been popping the ibuprofen and icing it which helps. Open-mouthed smile

Yesterday for breakfast I had an open face egg sammie – 1 slice of corned beef, baby spinach, an egg and 1/2 ounce of cheese with the best blackberries I’ve had all year.

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There were only a few people around for Souper Friday yesterday.  I was fine with that because then I’d have leftovers for the weekend and my SIL’s lunch next week.  I tried to make a broccoli corn bisque.  I basically put two cans of drained corn in a stock pot, chopped up 2 good size heads of broccoli, added vegetable broth and put a lid on it and let the broccoli cook through.

I removed the soup from the heat, added crushed red pepper, salt, pepper and then used my stick blender to blend.  To finish it off, I added 3 cups of unsweetened almond milk and put it in the fridge to take to work.

First rookie mistake.  I never tasted the soup the night before. 

Second rookie mistake.  I never heated it up before and tasted it.

After I had it in the crockpot for a couple hours and it was hot, I tasted it.  ICK!  The corn was so sweet, then paired with the unsweetened almond milk.  I tried adding more crushed red pepper.  It was really runny, so I went across the street and bought a $1 container of white rice.  It pretty much tasted like ass.

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I gave some to my boss to try to see if it needed any more salt.  He said “I think its fine.”  After I ate about 3 or 4 bites of this, I went to him and said “this soup tastes like ass” and he said he knew, but he didn’t want to hurt my feelings!  Super nice, but I have thick skin, I can take it.  Although two other people tasted it and liked it, so who knows!  But no amount of cheese on top was bringing this around.  I know I can’t hit a home run every week, but this was disappointing. Sad smile

Tony and I decided to have tuna for dinner.  I told my sister about it and she about threw up in her mouth.  But guess what?  She’s never tried it before!  I wrote it before, but the first time Tony made me tuna, I made him cook it so there was no pink at all – basically ruined a perfectly good tuna steak!

I toasted up some sesame seeds and coated the sides of the tuna.  You need a high heat, add a touch of olive oil right before putting the tuna down, and literally only cook it 1 to 1 1/2 minutes a side.  I almost cooked it too much!  Tony made a quick sauce – not sure of the proportions, but it was rice vinegar, soy sauce, wasabi paste and I added a touch of honey.  Served over rice and I had some sauteed zucchini on the side.

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This was frozen tuna that Tony thawed in the afternoon – the package of two steaks cost $10, but to order that dish in a restaurant would easily be a $30 dollar dish.

And to show that you don’t need a fancy camera to take good pictures, I took this picture with my iPhone to message to my sister – not bad!

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And as is customary for Friday nights, I had a bottle of Fat Tire. 

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This morning Tony and I slept in, watched some baseball on t.v. and finally around 11:30 I decided to make coffee and make brunch.  On the menu?  Corned beef hash!  Oh how I love corned beef.  I really don’t know why I don’t buy it more other than around St. Patrick’s day?!

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No real recipe, just dice up the corned beef and cooked potato about the same size and cook with a touch of olive oil.

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I made Tony a poached egg, because he loves a runny egg (ew).  Boil water, and right before adding the egg pour in a tablespoon of vinegar.  Stir the water around the outside of the pan so the egg whites stick to the yolk.  Two minutes is all this needs.

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This is a shitty picture, but you can kind of see the runny yolk!  Thanks for being my hand model Tony!

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Mine?  A simple fried egg on top.  Well, I did douse this with Buffalo Tabasco after I took this picture. Devil

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I have to give a shout out to blog reader Louise.  She makes greeting cards on her Etsy shop page, and she was kind enough to send me my first birthday card – my birthday is next week – I’ll be 45 – gah!  Thank you Louise, it’s beautiful!

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I love lazy Saturday mornings, but now I have to get my ass in gear.  Menu planning, grocery shopping, cleaning.  One of my co-workers is running a half marathon tomorrow in our town so I am going to get up early tomorrow and try to get a picture of him – he did the same race last year and I never saw him run by!

And Tony’s sister, nephew and grand-nephew are coming over tomorrow for Sunday dinner – we’ll be able to sit at the dining room table!  That makes me really happy. Open-mouthed smile

Hope you all have a great weekend – see you on Monday!