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Jun 2, 2009 07:19 PM

What is in your refrigerator right now?

Quick, think fast: what is in your refrigerator right now? I know it's nosy, but besides the usual eggs & milk, what different things do you have in cold storage that you either have plans for or not? Sort into the following categories....
I have 1/2 a cantaloupe
an avocado
1/2 head of iceberg, 1/2 head of romaine, wild arugula
wild onions, parsley, basil

3/4 Rotisserie chicken
peach & watermelon fruit salad
Biscuit shortcakes
hard boiled eggs, cooked bacon
wilted greens

Bob's Big Boy Roquefort Dressing
Bear Pit BBQ sauce

Mozzarella bocconcini
pancetta cubetti
chicken thighs in a buttermilk-herb marinade
super-lump crabmeat

Cant wait to go to the Farmer's Market tomorrow in Santa Monica, and get some more peaches, berries, tomatoes, greens and herbs. My fridge is actually quite bare, than the way it usually looks! Can I peek into your fridge?

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  1. 2 avocados
    about 1/4 cantalope cut into chunks
    1 bunch fresh broccoli
    1 bag mixed baby spring lettuces
    1 English cuke
    2 limes,
    1 lemon
    1 small tub plain Greek yogurt
    a bottle of champagne
    1 dozen organic/cage free eggs
    pickled ginger
    spring onions
    8 ounces baby portobellos
    Brita water pitcher
    6 pack Negro Modelo
    about 4 ounces left thin-slice Black Forest ham
    ground beef
    lots of condiments, about 1/3 basic American, 1/3 Asian flavors, 1/3 Mexican/South American
    sweet butter

    1. Homemade pesto
      Trader Joe's gnocci
      chipotles in adobo sauce
      greek yogurt
      extra sharp cheddar
      margarita salmon

      As for fresh herbs and veggies..
      see you at the Santa Monica Farmer's Market tomorrow!
      (must get the onion sprouts, avocados and tomatoes for my favorite sandwich).

      2 Replies
      1. re: Michelly

        Ooo, I did last week and they are sitting in my crisper rightn ow - I'm breaking them out today then, thanks!

        Never mind, I thought you wrote wild onions - any way, will look for you at the sprouts!

        1. re: Phurstluv

          The entire concoction includes swiss cheese, mayo on a GOOD whole wheat and must be eaten with salt, freshly cracked black pepper, and tabasco (regular or chipotle).

          See ya!

      2. Oh, god, let's see what I can remember:
        4 lbs of hanger steak
        1 lb kielbasa
        1/2 gallon of whole milk
        1/2 gallon of lactose free milk
        5 Bohemias
        1 Trumer Pils
        1/4 bottle madeira
        1/2 bottle sherry
        1/2 bottle marsala
        1 tupper full of homemade misr wot--Ethiopian lentils
        1 small tupper of Doro wot--Ethiopian chicken
        5 Leeks--need to use
        Numerous jars of mustard--mostly E.Fallot (taragon, plain, whole seed)
        Homemade pickles--Swedish, Bread and Butter
        Yogurt Low Fat
        Carrot Juice
        Red leaf lettuce
        Maseca masa harina
        Duck Fat
        Salsa de Chile Arbol
        Salsa de tomatillo y aguacate
        Pico de gallo
        Muenster cheese--generic American style not the real stuff
        Pecorino romano
        grana padano
        pickled thai chiles
        homemade habanero sauce
        4-5 eggs
        cheap pastrami
        smoked turket cold cuts
        some old winter savory
        a dry French cheese--Minneola or something like that.
        Italian parsley
        pickled jalapenos
        Corn tortillas

        I'm going to take a peek now to see what I'm missing

        Carmelized onions
        Peas (sauted in butter)
        leftover Chinese food from Sunday
        Chocolate Soy Milk
        Roasted Red Bell Peppers
        Goat Cheese
        Lots of assorted jarred hot sauces
        fish sauce
        worcestershire sauce
        left over milanese braised pork shoulder
        Chinese tamale
        Tommy's Margarita mix
        Cottage cheese

        More than I care to even think about--Imagine my Freezer....Scary..

        1 Reply
        1. re: hankstramm

          You've got a good memory!

          Here's mine (I looked):

          anchovy paste, anchovies, wasabi paste, capers, green olives, pickles, basil paste
          1/2 bottle of Chardonnay, 2 bottles of sake
          parmesan, gouda, extra old cheddar
          pesto, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, horseradish, maple syrup
          okonomi sauce, koshi an, Pocari Sweat, shiro miso, Sangaria Melon Soda, matcha
          shrimp sauce, oyster sauce, minced garlic
          fried tofu
          ground flax seeds
          port wine jelly, pumpkin butter, marron chocolat
          whipping cream, 2% milk, rice milk, goat's milk yogurt, cream cheese, half & half
          homemade cashew "goat cheese"
          chocolate truffles double sealed in refrigerator bags
          tomato passata, salsa, pickled jalapenos
          zucchini, thyme, mushrooms, grape tomatoes, strawberries, lemons, limes, asparagus
          broccoli, basil, celery, bok choy, rosemary, parsley, green onions, mint, tarragon
          baby carrots, spinach, 1/2 red pepper, avocados
          Brita water, white grape juice, cranberry juice
          take-out flat rice noodles with beef (my fave)

        2. Fresh bunch of asparagus
          1 eggplant
          1 red pepper
          1/2 green pepper
          1/2 yellow pepper
          red chillies
          Portobello mushrooms
          2 florets of broccoli
          1/2 kilo of cherry tomatoes
          1 avocado
          Fresh Rosemary
          1 lemon
          11/2 mangoes
          3 punnets of blackberries
          2 punnets of raspberries
          bunch of red grapes
          3 kiwi fruits
          5 peaches

          2 salmon fillets
          half a tub of ricotta cheese
          some low-fat hoummous
          Pecorino Romano cheese
          Cheddar cheese
          French goat's cheese
          Port Salut cheese (horrible stuff...impulse buy gone wrong)
          Soy sauce
          Wholegrain chilli mustard
          Sundried tomato paste
          Low-fat natural yogurt
          Diet Lemonade

          1. I haven't been home in a while so the fridge is a bit bare:
            A few ounces each of Cotswold and Huntsman cheeses
            4 eggs
            Pickled daikon

            Bagoong alamang
            Thai crab paste
            Tom yum paste
            Pickled mango
            Sweet Baby Ray's barbecue sauce
            Worstershire Sauce
            Oyster sauce
            Dark soy sauce
            Assorted mustards
            Miracle Whip

            Tropicana light fruit punch
            Whole milk
            1 Miller Lite
            2 bottles Heineken Light

            Bird's eye chilies
            1 lemon
            1 bunch scallions

            1 chicken carcass
            1 lb. Vienna Beef hotdogs
            1 lb. Vienna Beef XL sausages
            1 Lou Malnati's cheese pizza
            1 Lou Malnati's pepperoni pizza
            1 Lou Malnati's supreme pizza
            2 lbs. Italian beef

            1 Reply
            1. re: JungMann

              Reading below (and dinner last night) reminded me that I also have:
              Awase miso paste
              Leftover ampalaya con carne
              Leftover Chinese roast pork and soy sauce chicken
              Mang Tomas' All-purpose sauce
              Sweet relish
              Indian relish
              Parmesan rinds
              Fish sauce
              1 lime
              1/2 red onion