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Thursday, October 6

Neurotic old maid patties

"...I'm single. I eat in the kitchen sink."
- Sarah (Diane Lane) in Must Love Dogs

Well, I'm single too, and I eat on top of the fridge facing a rickety bread toaster and a good, old reading lamp amongst pens, receipts, stray ear rings and notes bound for the loony bin.  In this one particular case when I had been in bed too long, I stood on my 5th floor porch for some fresh air. These are oat patties I managed to conjure err... make during one Saturday when I was unable to eat out.  Tuna chunks, pancake flour, evaporated milk, a large egg, Knorr soy sauce, and shitake bits. There are no spices at all; can't be bothered. Just mix, fry and voila! Every piece turned out yummy.


You would expect me to fidget while trying to leave some for a friend who was coming to dinner. The AC machine became the next table. And then a thought struck. This plate is royal bone china. It falls and hits a sedan on the parking lot below and I'm going to mourn my loss for a long time.  Neurotic, old maid.


A tip: Use quick cooking oats, not instant, for patties.

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14 comments:

  1. I'm also alone
    I eat also on weird places :(
    Not in the mood to cook for one person !!!!
    I know what you mean Hazel
    but your food looks great :-)

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  2. Yummy! Craving for some now lol!

    Happy weekend :)

    http://www.lyzalane.info/2011/10/ftf-sansrival.html

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  3. @Anya, I know... I remember that sad bit last year :( Here's hoping food will help assuage the grief, just enough not to turn us into gluttons :-)

    @lyza, have some! :)

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  4. ayayay....looks crispy and crunchy...thanks for the visit!

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  5. tuna chunks! oh, sounds so yummy!!! :)

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  6. Interesting. I'll do this one of these weekends.

    <a href="http://blog.lifeblissjournal.com/2011/10/herb-chicken-with-brown-rice-pilaf.html>Herb Chicken with Brown Rice Pilaf</a>

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  7. That looks yum yum.. happy FTF!

    http://mywpblogonline.com/2011/10/ftf-bistek.html

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  8. I'm married and I eat everywhere. the patties looks like good for munching snacks too

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  9. I can imagine the scene while you were eating the patties.. looks crunchy here.. :) thanks for the visit.. :)

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  10. That certainly is an interesting way to cook tuna. I'd love to try this simple and easy recipe. Thanks for sharing! Here's my FTF entry: http://www.delightmyappetite.com/2011/10/food-trip-friday-cafe-de-bonifacio/

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  11. I'm not single but I love to stand and eat over the kitchen sink. Less mess to clean!

    Those look yummy and so simple! Thanks for linking up and playing along. :-)

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  12. im single too and i eat on a bowl or on the sauce pan :D

    tuna and shiitake.love that.yum.yum.


    heres my Food TRIP Friday Entry

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  13. Yay! That for sure is yummy! I love patties! I always make a Carrot patties around here! :)

    Late visiting for FTF. My share is the Sweet Potato Roll transformed into a Birthday Cake. Lol. You are welcome to stop by mine too! Thanks!

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