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    Whatcha Eatin?

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    Hangry much?

    Breakfast this morning: a soft boiled egg, cheese, toast, bell pepper, and OJ.

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    My first real exposure to soft boiled eggs was in Germany and I've been a fan ever since. Every once in a while over the years since, I would go a-hunting for egg spoons. It seemed every store in Germany had all kinds of Eierlöffel but here, nada. We had to settle for demitasse spoons. Then along came Amazon. Better...if you wanted to buy 6 or 12 or more. It's just the two of us and we don't eat that many eggs.

    I finally did find a set of two just recently, in a set with a neat egg topper...the ball & bell affair in the upper left. If you've ever seen a kinetic nut cracker in action, it works similarly. The bell has a somewhat sharp, turned-in edge to it. Place it over the egg, pull up on the spring-loaded ball, let it go, and whack! Sure beats the old tap-and-peel technique.

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    Man, I'm embarrassed now. Been thinking about trying a soft-boiled egg myself.
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    For dinner tonight it's baked Rock fish (Striped Bass) with spinach, carrots, and cole slaw (all veggies from the garden).

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    It's been a while since I've heard stripers referred to as rock fish. Rockfish are completely different up here but oh, so tasty.
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    Fish and chip sellers in the UK have an offering they call rock salmon. It has nothing to do with rocks or salmon, but is usually dogfish, a small shark, or other species of small shark. At least it is a fish while we still have fish.
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    "Rockfish" is a local Chesapeake Bay name for the Striped Bass. A very meaty filet with few bones and doesn't taste "fishy". They were scarce until recently as Bay conservation measures helped boost their numbers to a more sustainable level. It was good, Prices for filets here range from $15-$24/lb.....the $24 being sold at Whole Foods of course.

    eta, to stay on topic ......for breakfast we had waffles & maple syrup, topped by a fried egg, with bacon, coffee, and orange juice....the egg was from our one remaining hen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by profloater View Post
    Fish and chip sellers in the UK have an offering they call rock salmon. It has nothing to do with rocks or salmon, but is usually dogfish, a small shark, or other species of small shark. At least it is a fish while we still have fish.
    I vaguely recall something about Puget Sound dogfish being exported to the UK for Fish & Chips. I'll have to look that up! It's not a prized species here. Lingcod, on the other hand, are ugly as sin but are prized for being good eating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
    I vaguely recall something about Puget Sound dogfish being exported to the UK for Fish & Chips. I'll have to look that up! It's not a prized species here. Lingcod, on the other hand, are ugly as sin but are prized for being good eating.
    Never had that , I wonder if it will survive till I can visit USA again. Neither Ling nor cod, it says here. I know I should give up fish but I am guilty of looking at billions of other fish eaters who will not even recognise the problem.
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    In about an hour a turkey dinner at the sisters house.
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    Peters Creek, I'm passing along a "Thank You" from Spacedudette for posting your pic above with the soft boiled egg de-sheller (for lack of a better description). She found it on amazon for about $7 and it's now on order.

    Just a bowl of cereal with banana this morning, + coffee which has yet to fully kick in...

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    Your wife is most welcome. If it doesn’t come with instructions, their is a trick to using it. After dropping the ball, so to speak, the topper should be stuck to the egg. Rather than lifting it straight off, tilt it and the top should peel right off.

    Coincidentally, I’m a similar breakfast: oatmeal and a banana.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spacedude View Post
    [...]the soft boiled egg de-sheller (for lack of a better description).
    I just learned the "better description" thanks to Facebook and (I suspect) Google's surveillance. An ad from one of my favorite tool mongers showing such a device showed up in my feed just a few minutes ago: Eierschalensollbruchstellenverursacher. My Deutsch isn't good enough to parse that (although I did get the 'eggshell' part) but according to Wiktionary (et al​) it means, "eggshell predetermined breaking point causer" Gotta love those German compound words.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spacedude View Post
    "Rockfish" is a local Chesapeake Bay name for the Striped Bass.
    I've encountered the name in other regions, too, such as North Carolina. But up here, rockefishes are tasty critters of a different sort:

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    The Wife had it for the first time during a trip to Homer a couple of years ago and now it's her choice for fish and chips or fish tacos.
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    Semi-homemade pastrami sandwich. Costco provided the corned beef, i applied the seasoning and smoke.

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    Wow - 40 Rockfish types up there! Just the one down here. Thx too for the instructions on the "soft boiled egg de-sheller" ....I'm sticking with that ;-)

    Chinese takeout for lunch today - Spicy hot fish w/veggie fried rice, + wonton soup.

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    Brett, your picture of the egg breakfast reminded me of so many childhood Sunday breakfasts. Though I haven't touched or seen the Eierlöffel in over 40 years, I can recall the "action" they had because of the particular way the rounded inner and outer surfaces were separated by a short, somewhat sharpened edge that cleanly removed the egg from the shell. I can't imagine a more effective tool.

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    Mini naan, tzatziki, some sushi.
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    My Brother-in Law visited us for the first time since Christmas - he lives on a farm about 300 km east of here - so we went out for a Nyonya meal (Malaysian/Chinese intermarriage of both people and food) meal at a small Nyonya Café nearby.

    Nyonya Beef Rendang with Lady's fingers (Okra) topped with sambal belacan and chili - both dishes very spicy. The pink drink is Bandung Syrup with Cinchau jelly.

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    Fish lemak - fish in a spicy coconut 'soup.

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    For desert we had super sweet shaved ice favourites of S.E. Asia

    Mine was Cendol - Finely shaved ice, grass jelly, kidney beans, Pandan flavoured starch jelly in coconut milk and Malacca palm sugar.

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    The others had Ice kacang - similar but with different syrups - Rose and caramel. Plus a lot bigger selections of nuts and seeds. The yellow on top is corn (Jagong)

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    The insides

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    For breakfast today I had poached eggs on toast, a mug of hot coffee, and some peanut butter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by duckinduck View Post
    For breakfast today I had poached eggs on toast, a mug of hot coffee, and some peanut butter.
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