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necrobump, lol
Seriously, no posts since 2006? did you people all just unanimously stop eating?

Anyway, screw you guys from 4 years ago, today I had a press of yerba maté for breakfast, about 7 servings of Winn Dixie spicy "trail mix" snack mix for lunch, and a botched attempt at a bloody mary for a cocktail.

Dinner was 3 cups (frozen measure) of steamed broccoli florets, spinach, and mustard greens, tossed with about a teaspoon of pesto per cup of greens. Zomg, way more tasty and satisfying than expected. I never had mustard greens before and I couldn't really pick out much of a distinctive scent or taste. This was radically uncharacteristic of me; normally my idea of a vegetable serving is the sauce over pasta, or pickles and banana peppers on my deli sandwich.

I saved the water from steaming, adding 1 part tomato juice (or, vegetable juice, really, the store brand equivalent of V-8) to 2 parts water to make brown rice. Not thinking, I threw in a few teaspoons of tomato/chicken instant boullion too, just because that's how I've been flavoring rice lately... so any flavor from the steamed-greens water is pretty thoroughly drowned out now. I'll throw in a can of black beans and some pan-broiled scallops for brunch tomorrow, and I still have enough vegetable broth to make another batch of rice. Maybe less tomato juice and definitely no boullion next time.

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Date:May 31st, 2010 03:07 am (UTC)
Is yerba maté good? What does it taste like? I've never heard of it, so I had to look it up. I'm a big tea drinker, maybe I should try it, what kind of stores do you buy it from?
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Date:June 2nd, 2010 12:39 am (UTC)
I get it from a local shop. They also have a web store at nakava.com - their main product is kava-kava but I'm sure they'd ship maté too. I like maté much better than regular black tea, it has a nice subtle sage-y, grassy flavor that works well with honey.
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