Friday, May 25, 2012

Le Freaky Cabbage

As May winds down and millions of Americans prepare to celebrate our fallen war veterans in the same way they celebrate Mexican independence and everyone's favorite saint, Patrick. While America travels around to celebrate I had a 90 minute commute home from work to return to our apartment which is not at all baby ready. In fact, it's not really even single couple ready. It is possibly in its worst state ever as we prepare to clean and set up a spot for our children to live.

Jen (Week 30)

Jen entered week thirty of her pregnancy this week and we really need to get a move on. As we purge our books and DVDs we have also reached the realization that we need professional help in the realm of cleaning. It's a sad realization but I'm pretty sure that once the cleaning lady leaves and we see what our apartment looks like under the layers and layers of filth that have built up in the last few months I'm pretty sure it will be amazing.

Cabbage (Week 30)

Week thirty means that the babies are the size of cabbages. That is if you believe those terrible, poorly-researched produce-to-infant size charts. I personally do not but I've kind of committed to this stupidity so I need to continue on. Since one head of cabbage is usually about 100% more cabbage than I can use before it goes bad I selected these two cabbages which were the smallest I could find. To add a little extra to my skepticism of the produce size chart these heads of cabbage were much smaller than the cantaloupes we had ten weeks ago.

Pan Roasted Mahi-Mahi with Cabbage Radish Slaw

For dinner I shredded the cabbage along with some radishes, carrot, green onion, red onion, cilantro, cumin, hot sauce, mayonnaise, sweet hot mustard, salt, and pepper. I only had a few moments to let it marinate while I tossed some mahi-mahi fillets into a hot pan then finished them in the oven with a little olive oil, salt, and pepper.

Green Flash Brewing Co. Le Freak

To pair with dinner I poured this Le Freak from Green Flash Brewing Co.. I'd been looking forward to sampling this beer for a while now and it was every bit as great as I'd been hoping. It's a mix of San Diego IPA and Belgian-style trippel. The result was fantastic and renews my interest in Green Flash Brewing. nothing I've had from them has quite matched up to their Rayon Vert but this was very close.

I think they've changed the labeling on this one which would mean that this bottle might be a bit on the old side. I don't have anything to compare it to but it tasted pretty damn good to me. It went nicely with playoff hockey as we watched a strange feed which featured a boring recap of this year's breakaway competition from All Star weekend as well as watching Mats Sundin's speech from when his number was retired. The babies didn't seem to like this as much as they did that Flyers-Penguins game where there were all those fights.

Maybe that's because it was really, really boring.

1 comment:

Meghan Cass said...

I love this picture of Jen! So excited to see the belly in person at Shower #2! Also, the food looks YUM.