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What dishes/foods can you eat on a weekly basis, if not daily basis ?

LotusRapper Dec 14, 2013 04:44 PM

- Vietnamese pho
- Chickpea dal
- Palak paneer
- Chinese boiled dumplings
- Taiwanese beef noodles
- Fried chicken
- Cabbage rolls
- Chicken mole
- Moussaka
- Chicken pot pie
- Singaporean chicken rice/Hainan chicken rice
- BBQ brisket

I have more, but the list would be too long. If/when I win the lottery, I'd hire a home chef to make these on a daily rotation :-)

What's yours ?

  1. PotatoHouse Dec 22, 2013 06:24 PM

    Potato Soup....go figure.

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      sisterfunkhaus Dec 22, 2013 02:07 PM

      Anything with runny egg, which I just recently developed a love for. I also love salad. Good cheese is a big one for me. Grilled cheese and tomato soup I could do daily for the rest of my life.

      1. PHREDDY Dec 22, 2013 10:21 AM

        A banana
        An apple
        An orange

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          acssss Dec 17, 2013 02:35 PM

          What I can (and do) eat (almost) every day:
          Fruits: usually berry smoothies or pomegranates
          Nuts: walnuts, almonds or sunflower seeds
          Vegetables: lettuce, peas, green beans, mushrooms or carrots
          Meat: schnitzel (chicken breast) or whole fish (usually bass)
          Pasta: usually penne all'arrabbiata
          Bread: ciabbata, pugliese, focaccia, baguette, NYC style bagels or pita
          Spices: cumin, paprika, cayenne, cinammon, turmeric
          Extras: onions, garlic, ginger (I start out most dishes with these three), garbanzo beans, rice
          Drinks: coffee with almond milk, water, green tea and wine

          1. prima Dec 17, 2013 02:21 PM

            Greek omelette with feta and tomatoes
            Stuffed grapeleaves
            Goulash soup
            Avgolemono soup
            Enchiladas suizas
            Russian sweet and sour cabbage soup
            Roasted chicken with roasted rosemary potatoes
            Fried egg sandwich with Frank's Red Hot
            Clementines/tangelos (pretty much daily from Nov-Feb)
            Caldo verde/other kale and sausage dishes
            Toasted bagels

            I think I'll keep better track next year, to see which dishes I end up eating every week.

            1. Will Owen Dec 17, 2013 12:53 PM

              Eggs I do eat every day, usually scrambled.
              Chicken or turkey, NOT breast
              Fish and other sea critters
              Pork shoulder butt
              Lamb shoulder
              Lamb rack
              Mashed potatoes
              Fried potatoes, cottage, French or hash brown
              Cabbage in any form
              Pasta in any form
              Anything that comes with whipped cream on it …
              Braised greens, any kind

              I'd also add pho and all sorts of offal, except that being subject to gout means I can have that sort of stuff maybe once a month or so, and in moderation. Damn.

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                Ttrockwood Dec 16, 2013 06:16 PM

                My fantasy includes:

                -My mom's german chocolate cake
                - roasted wild mushrooms and a chunk of fresh bread to soak up their juices
                - greek yogurt from the middle eastern market with berries
                - hazelnut gelato
                - garlic knots with marinara to dip in
                - sweet potato gnocchi with sage brown butter
                -inniskillin ice wine
                -my grandmother's pecan pie

                1. westsidegal Dec 16, 2013 01:15 AM

                  ice cream
                  (se a pattern here?)
                  Neapolitan pizza (i actually did have a neapolitan pizza jag until i gained 6 lbs in 4 days)

                  1. gingershelley Dec 15, 2013 01:21 PM

                    My 'can' list is this:

                    lamb chops
                    Grilled marinated leg of lamb
                    spanikopita (really, most any Middle Eastern/Greek foods)
                    grilled fish
                    fried chicken
                    grilled scallops
                    dungeness crab (hot, cold, with a dipping sauce; stir fried)
                    eggplant parm
                    french onion soup
                    big salads I didn't have to make
                    awesome sandwiched someone else made for me.

                    my 'do' list
                    greek yogurt
                    pizza (nearly weekly, even if just a slice)
                    sauteed spinach
                    scrambled eggs
                    tuna salad, cold sandwich or hot tuna melt
                    gallons of iced tea

                    1. linguafood Dec 15, 2013 12:48 PM

                      Sichuan food. I do just that once a week at a chile head jour fixe in town, alternating between 2 very good Sichuan restaurants.

                      Cantonese roast duck.
                      Pork dumplings.
                      Grilled cheese.
                      Salads of any kind.
                      Chicken piccata.
                      Pasta -- sadly only theoretically.
                      Good Greek/Turkish/Middle Eastern food.
                      Cucumber salad.
                      Fresh buffalo mozzarella.
                      Most cheeses.
                      My man's lamb shish kebab, pizza or yuvetsi.
                      *Real* Wiener Schnitzel.
                      Beef noodle soup.

                      I could go on for a while but I'll stop here.

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                        escondido123 Dec 15, 2013 12:10 PM

                        Pasta with some kind of tomato-based sauce. Recent favorite includes diced and browned proscuitto; chopped oil-cured black olives, fresh parsley and garlic; lots of pepper. Add tomato sauce made from canned tomatoes that have been cooked with good olive and garlic and then put through a food mill. Toss with spaghetti and serve with romano and pamigiano to be grated at the table.

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                        1. re: escondido123
                          sisterfunkhaus Dec 22, 2013 02:12 PM

                          I've recently taken to the Italian way of finishing the pasta in a small amount of sauce and eating it that way rather than drenching it in sauces and it is head and shoulders above the way I grew up with. It's sublime, and I could eat it every day.

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                          DowntownJosie Dec 15, 2013 06:16 AM

                          Roast chicken and mashed potatoes
                          Pasta with tomato sauce(MH tomato/butter sauce)
                          Green salad

                          1. ipsedixit Dec 14, 2013 08:35 PM

                            Can or do?

                            I *can* eat lots of things on a daily, weekly or regular bases.

                            I likewise also *do* eat lots of things on a semi-daily, or regular, basis (assuming I'm not traveling).

                            The most immediate things that come to mind that I *do* eat on a (semi) daily basis is broccoli with mustard, cereal and diet coke, sea bass, Werther's hard candies, and eggs.

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                            1. re: ipsedixit
                              gingershelley Dec 15, 2013 01:15 PM

                              Ipse - is that 'broccoli with mustard, cereal & diet coke" a single dish? Or even 'cereal with diet coke (vs. milk)?..... ;)

                              1. re: gingershelley
                                sedimental Dec 15, 2013 01:22 PM

                                I bet the broccoli and mustard (bioavailability issue) mitigates the cereal diet coke damage ;)

                                1. re: gingershelley
                                  ipsedixit Dec 16, 2013 07:56 AM

                                  No, not a single dish.

                                  I always drink Diet Coke with my cereal, which I eat dry. I don't drink milk or consume dairy products (unless it's ice cream/gelato or yogurt).

                              2. Tripeler Dec 14, 2013 08:29 PM

                                Beans, cooked greens, lightly boiled vegetables including green beans, brussels sprouts, okra, cauliflower, broccoli, and others.

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                                  sedimental Dec 14, 2013 08:16 PM

                                  Most foods in this category, I consider not healthy to eat much....but if health was not an issue:

                                  Crusty french bread with copious amounts of grassy french butter and maldon salt.....maybe Brie wedges....until the loaf is gone.
                                  Hot dogs with ketchup, mustard, mayo, and raw onions
                                  Potato salad (good potato salad)
                                  Potato chips
                                  Mac and cheese

                                  It appears I deprive myself of many (rather trashy foods). I think that is why I believe I wouldn't tire of them. In reality, the novelty would wear off and I would probably get sick of them.

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                                    ricepad Dec 14, 2013 07:48 PM

                                    Rice. I could eat rice every single day.

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                                    1. re: ricepad
                                      LotusRapper Dec 14, 2013 07:54 PM

                                      You better, or else you'd have to change you tag name ! ;-)

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                                      Hopefulone Dec 14, 2013 07:40 PM

                                      Home made chicken soup
                                      French onion soup
                                      Grilled pork roll
                                      Pan seared scallops
                                      Snow crab legs
                                      Creamed spinach
                                      Dark chocolate covered raspberries
                                      Baked egg custard

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                                      1. re: Hopefulone
                                        sisterfunkhaus Dec 22, 2013 02:08 PM

                                        I could eat French onion soup daily as well. I often make a huge pot and eat it over a few days because no one else here likes it.

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                                        ahuva Dec 14, 2013 07:17 PM

                                        my favorite mushroom soup
                                        risotto with truffle oil
                                        24-hour potato kugel
                                        home-made chocolate chip cookies fresh from the freezer

                                        1. HillJ Dec 14, 2013 06:46 PM

                                          Eggs & toast
                                          Cheese and fruit
                                          Yogurt (Greek)
                                          Any kind of fish
                                          Wild rice salad
                                          Tossed greens in a lemon dressing
                                          Bonzai roll from the local sushi chef
                                          Wonton soup
                                          Lamb prepared any which way

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                                          1. re: HillJ
                                            LotusRapper Dec 14, 2013 06:55 PM

                                            Lamb ..... Greek roast lamb shoulder :-)

                                            1. re: LotusRapper
                                              HillJ Dec 14, 2013 07:01 PM

                                              What time should I show up for dinner?

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                                            suzigirl Dec 14, 2013 06:43 PM

                                            Potstickers from the Rice Box
                                            Al pastor tacos from Tacos El Tio
                                            Green curry from Bangkok
                                            Chicken salad from Lockwood Diner
                                            Ham salad from Publix
                                            Chicken Ala king
                                            My best friends black beans Puerto Rican style.
                                            Chicago hard rolls and salted butter(even better if i had this dipped in the beans)
                                            Popeye's red beans and rice and a biscuit
                                            Old El Paso style tacos
                                            7-11 slurpee
                                            Hot and sour soup and orange beef from Shanghai

                                            Okay, looking at this I feel like a glutton. I'm not, I just wish i could have these on my regular hit parade.

                                            1. Njchicaa Dec 14, 2013 06:42 PM

                                              penne al vodka
                                              roast beef/mashed potatoes
                                              macaroni and cheese
                                              pulled pork

                                              They are all so heart-healthy. I should probably be on cholesterol medicine by now.

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                                                WishyFish Dec 14, 2013 06:22 PM

                                                I would happily live on bread, butter, and cheese.

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                                                1. re: WishyFish
                                                  magiesmom Dec 14, 2013 06:30 PM

                                                  Beans, nuts, cheese, yogurt, fish, peanut butter, cabbage

                                                  1. re: WishyFish
                                                    kitchengardengal Dec 14, 2013 08:57 PM

                                                    Alternate that cheese with peanut butter and jam every other meal, and I'm good to go.

                                                  2. letsindulge Dec 14, 2013 05:04 PM

                                                    Anything beef based. A nice piece of beef is OK every so often, but even weekly is over doing it for me.

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                                                      grangie angie Dec 14, 2013 05:04 PM

                                                      Pizza.........but has to be thin crust "Little Italy"New York pie!!!

                                                      1. fldhkybnva Dec 14, 2013 05:03 PM

                                                        Eggs - any which way - frittata, omelet, fried, scrambled, boiled
                                                        Chicken or turkey breast - I actually really enjoy both and eat them every day often by choice

                                                        Also here's a thread from the spring on a similar/the same topic http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/903376

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                                                        1. re: fldhkybnva
                                                          nothingswrong Dec 16, 2013 01:40 PM

                                                          Tacos! Yes.

                                                          Potatoes in any form.

                                                          Bread+cheese in many incarnations.


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