Thursday, March 15, 2007

Thursday Thirteen #7 - Favorite Foods







I was apparently hungry when I was trying to come up with a good list for this week. Here are my favorite foods, in no particular order:

1. Pasta in cream sauce - any way, shape or form, preferably homemade










2. Chocolate - need I say more?









3. Fresh pineapple - I could live on this. I'm eating some right this minute as a matter of fact. And, it's just about the only truly "healthy" thing on this list!









4. Coffee - yes, to me this is a food group. How could something that wonderful and life-affirming not be ;-)?
5. Really good pizza, homemade or not









6. Crepes - any kind, but I particularly love savory ones








7. Chicken (or tofu) in green curry paste










8. Red curry stir-fry, Thai-style. Oh heck, really just about anything with curry and coconut milk in it










9. Pralines and Cream ice cream, or any other flavor with loads of chocolate fudge and other goodies inside










10. Homemade stuffing








11. Artisanal cheeses - even the stinky ones, but all kinds of "blue" cheeses are way up at the top of the list









12. Fresh homemade bread - Jay's specialty!









13. Enchiladas







Graphics courtesy of Stock Food

Hmm... I'm noticing a distinct lack of salad on this list. As much as I might wish it, I'm just not the kind of person who can get all excited about a salad. Or pretty much anything else that might actually be considered healthy. My leanings are definitely way towards the high-fat, rich, creamy side. What can I say, I blame my Hungarian roots. I couldn't believe my eyes when I got to Hungary - entire menus filled with things like cream sauce and dumplings, with goulash and fruit soup (made with full fat sour cream of course) thrown in to round things out. Nary a vegetable in sight. I'm swooning just thinking about it. It was then that I understood - my often unstoppable cravings for all of this stuff are not my fault, they're in my genes LOL!

So, what would make your list?

Edited to add that I've put the auto-link thingie in now. I was in a rush this morning and completely forgot. And the header too. Sheesh, that'll teach me to post in a hurry!




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29 comments:

Ryan Velting said...

Oh man, its REALLY late, but your post is making me HUNGRY... Especially the photo of the pizza.. I could eat it for every meal.

Mine is up too!!!

Have yourself a wonderful day!

Ryan

Raggedy said...

I would like to order the #2,#4, and a #5. Do you deliver. I am really hungry now.
Terrific Thursday Thirteen!
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Have a wonderful day!
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Robin said...

yum yum..love curry love it! You and I could eat together!
Must be a Robin thing :)Happy TT!

THE BLUEST BUTTERFLY said...

I don't think I have ever tried chicken/tofu in green curry paste. I am interested in doing this as I have never really had a taste for curry. I want to explore if there is a way I would like curry.

Coco said...

whoa... you have officially made me hungry! haven't had lunch yet. Love #1, #2, #5 and #9... especially #9!

Uisce said...

not a chocolate fan, but the rest of your list sounds great! you had me at green curry, though. I may have to get me some of that today! happy TT, mine's up!

Adwina said...

Oh no...you make me crave for ice cream.

My son would love it 'cause in a few seconds, I might be taking him out to get ice cream (I'm out of stock! :-()

Have a nice Thursday....

:-)

Gattina said...

This is disgusting ! it's not even lunch time and you made me so hungry that I could eat a whole cow now !! I love hungarian Gulasch or Gulaschsuppe, you get that everywhere in Germany. When I still liked to cook (which is not the case anymore) I used to prepare both ! Mr.Gattino loves it too.

Morgen said...

I just had breakfast, and now I'm having some weird morning cravings... like gorgonzola cheese pizza (mmm... with green olives and banana peppers)

Great TT!
It’s A Blog Eat Blog World

Stephanie said...

How can you torture me like that first thing in the morning! :)

Thanks by stopping by my TT! I fixed the link to the cook book. favorite cookbook This will show you a 1903 edition. There are many editions of this cook book. I have 1965.

Carmen said...

I had the best fresh pineapple at the Dole plantation in Hawaii. It was so sweet!

Fence said...

That pizza looks damn good :)

Happy T13

Chana said...

Well, if you followed the link to "Mercato" on my T13 anything on that menu that Jacques makes would top my list! If you ever come to Charleston, SC you gotta visit and get some of his risotto! OMG!

Thanks for stopping by!

Janet said...

what would make my list is everything on your list, except for 7 & 13!

Mercy's Maid said...

I'm very much with you on numbers 1, 2, and 12. I'm glad I didn't read this until after I came back from lunch!

G.P. said...

shalom from montana ... as an innkeeper in montana, good food for thought.. My TT's up too

http://fishcreekhouse.blogspot.com/2007/03/game-plan-for-game-plan.html

GP in Montana

Rashenbo said...

Wow... I don't like half the things on your list but the pictures are good enough that now I'm really hungry and I think I'd try them... even if I didn't like them!!! :)

Thanks.

THE BLUEST BUTTERFLY said...

We had goulash last night...from a farming almanac. There was vermouth in it (which was good since we needed to use it up from when we tried martini salad dressing). There was plenty of leftover...it was great.

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Man, the Tour Manager's started dinner and now you've made me hungry. I'm trying not to eat between now and then. I am!

Maybe the only way to fix this will be with a nap.

Happy TT! Sorry my comments were off last night when you stopped by. All's fixed now, though -- and I was glad to see you stop by. I still need to Google all those band names you sent me last week.

Knitting Maniac said...

I LOVE any food with curry and coconut milk in it!!! YUMMY!!!!

Joan said...

I was already craving pizza when i read this; and now you've pushed me over the edge. My TT is also posted.

Crazy Working Mom said...

What a great list...gosh now I'm so hungry! What's for dinner?!

Happy Thursday and thanks for dropping in.

Christie said...

oooh yum, now i'm starving! i love pizza. i could literally eat it every day of the week. and pasta in cream sauce, although i limit that to once a year but it's soooo yummy! i'm not a salad person either. thanks for the yummy list! i wish i could eat it!

amy said...

Yummy...Pasta in cream sauce rocks!



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Vader's Mom said...

What a great list. I just had dinner and I'm already hungry again.

scribbit said...

I hope you post the recipes for the savory crepes, I love them but don't have many recipes for them.

Caylynn said...

Yummy! :) Let's see, I like fresh, homemade bread (preferably whole grain), chocolate, pizza and pineapple. :) Delicious!

Thanks for stopping by. :)

Lady G~ said...

Mmmmm...delicious! I have to honestly say that I don't like to eat anything that's "good" for me. I'm not even a veggie eater.

I guess it doesn't help that I'm part Cuban, Italian and Panamanian. Bring on the high fast, saucy, sweet stuff... YUM!

Thanks for stopping by and paying me a visit. Hope you have a blessed weekend!

THE BLUEST BUTTERFLY said...

I was just going to ask do you (or anyone commenting) have any good goulash recipes (Hungarian or otherwise)???