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Lunch Box 163: Quickie [Jun. 21st, 2006|09:55 pm]
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This lunch was thrown together rather hastily at the end of a long day - which goes to show that if you have the right things in your fridge you can still put together a nice lunch without cooking all the time! In the lower left we have simplified chirashi-zushi, which is basically sushi rice with a layer of nori in the middle, thin cucumber strips and strips of artificial crab on the top, and a pair of shrimp out of a bag in the freezer. Also out of the freezer are takoyaki and edamame. The baked Japanese sweet potato took only a few minutes in the microwave and another minute to slice, and for dessert I cut up some mango and rambutans.

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[User Picture]From: hellodali
2006-06-21 06:02 pm (UTC)

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that looks like the same pick for all 3, on purpose?
[User Picture]From: mylunch
2006-06-21 06:11 pm (UTC)

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That was a little bit of code I goofed on until the last 3. Fixed probably before you finished posting this. :)
From: venitha
2006-06-23 05:03 am (UTC)

Impressive!

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Really impressive to be able throw together a lunch like that just from what's in the fridge. If I had to make lunch out of just what's lying around in my fridge, it would definitely be of the liquid variety.
[User Picture]From: negaduck9
2006-06-23 12:35 pm (UTC)

Re: Impressive!

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I've gotten the hang of cooking in batches, knowing what freezes well and how long I can safely keep things in the fridge, and so on. I'll make large batches of broccoli or rice; keep stuff like crab, shrimp, and edamame on hand, and so on. There's no way I could cook all this stuff every day.