Day of the Dead Lunch…

…and bike ride.

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We had the day off AND it happened to be The Day of the Dead, so we decided to do something I’ve wanted to do for about a year- ride bicycles to lunch (Mexican, of course).

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We rode to our other favorite Mexican restaurant, Mi Ranchito. It’s closer than Dos Reales, and we were turning into skeletons ourselves- the closer the better in that case!

In our Day of the Dead duds…

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I had huevos rancheros.

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And JY had his usual, cheese and enchiladas with no beans, rice only.

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We discovered the ride home is downhill, and trust me, that was a very good thing to discover!

Full Belly + Pedals = Nap.

sausage and cabbage

dinner in a bowl

i know its going to sound weird but i’ve been craving cooked cabbage recently.  to appease this craving i decided to cook some stewed garlic cabbage for dinner.  what i really wanted to do was have jerk chicken with a side of beans and rice and make stewed cabbage but at the same time i didn’t want to clean up all those dishes.  and i figured i’m just going to mix it altogether so why not cook it that way.  first i cooked up some red pepper-asiago chicken sausage, then adding a little olive oil added in minced garlic, onion and chopped cabbage.  i cooked that for about 2o minutes before adding in some great northern beans, let that cook while the rice was steaming away and then in a great big bowl combined it all together.  yeah that just hit the spot.