QOn Saturday, I took the train to NY to see the Downton Abbey movie with my daughter. (Yes, I’m a nerd. We already knew that.)
Here’s what I ate during my day in one of the great food capitals of the world:
- A banana
- A Dunkin’ Donuts “Beyond Sausage” breakfast sandwich (insufficiently greasy)
- A bag of movie popcorn (cold and stale)
- A TGI Friday’s house salad (almost 100% pale lettuce)
- A TGI Friday’s brownie sundae (very awesome)
From this food log, we can infer two things. One, I’m an unhealthy eater. And two, I’m not a foodie.
Although I wish I were a healthier eater, I’m okay with my low-brow food preferences. Judge me if you will, but a bowl of cereal for dinner suits me just fine. I’d rather make super-quick Minute Rice than spend half an hour on basmati. And for my money, one of the world’s greatest cheeses shoots out of a spray can.
But Raisin Bran and Cheez Wiz won’t cut it when my team hosts a tennis match. On those days, our tennis league expects us to provide refreshments. I usually bring a fruit salad, a store-bought dessert, or some other dish that requires no skill. I leave it to my more sophisticated teammates to handle the “main course” items. Continue reading “The Match Day Recipe Contest”