Go-to-work-in-jeans day! Eat-the-week's-leftovers-for-lunch-day!
Today I have garlic butter octopus
and garlic butter shrimp
- the last of the recent garlic butter spree - over
rice. Garlicky seafood over beef-flavored grain.
How's that for a combo? Then there's steamed
broccoli and some light-fried
plantain chips. The latter was created on a whim;
I had some ripe plantains and didn't want to bake them
(wasn't in the mood for mooshy) or deep-fry them (oil
calories, ugh). Hmm, why not try pan-frying thin chips with
just enough oil to keep them from sticking? The answer:
Why not indeed? They turned out really good, sweet and
soft and non-greasy. Finally, there are some utterly
Trust me, they are appetizing after you've developed
a taste for them and gotten over their homely appearance.