Ugly Food, Pretty Girls

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So, I’m happy to report that things are settling in around here.  For some silly reason, I tend to forget that the first week in a new place is always stressful for me, and that I just need to ride it out.  I definitely feel much more grounded than I did a week ago, and I’m getting into a new routine.

Completely new topic – reason #1 I hardly share recipes: I make ugly food.  I really wish I had that talent/time to make my dishes look pretty, but I’m usually too hungry to care.  Want proof?

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Eggs poached in tomato sauce – absolutely delicious, really wanted to share the recipe.  But it ended up looking like this.

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Not so good-looking.  But oh so good tasting.  Maybe I’ll give this one another try?

Here’s another example:

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Pancake fail.  I don’t even know what to say about this one.

Now, a few pretty things!

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Lunch with the lovely Erin!  Market veggie wrap from VNote – really delicious, but not much of an atmosphere for a lunch place. And our server was pretty bad – but oh well.  Mmm vegetables!

Then we frolicked in Central park.  And ate strawberries (bad blogger alert – no photo of theses guys…).  And took “artsy” photos.

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She wanted a picture of me with a blade of grass in the foreground, and blurry me in the background.  But my camera wouldn’t have it, and I was too lazy to mess around with the settings.  We got this instead.

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Not sure what the objective here was, but oh well. We had fun.

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Model status.  Love this girl.

We decided we need to go to central park more often.  I wish I lived closer!

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And more ugly good to finish off the day.  Little bit of everything – kale, pepper, carrot, zucchini, lentils, avocado, dressed with salsa/tomato sauce.  Favorite kind of day.

Do you make your food pretty?

What was the latest nature adventure you went on – even in your city?

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13 thoughts on “Ugly Food, Pretty Girls

  1. Tara

    I personally think ugly food tastes the best. When I see a pretty cupcake or pretty looking sandwich I’m just like – nope. can’t be good. I need to try the egg poached in tomato sauce. That sounds amazing!

    1. Rachel Post author

      Ha – that’s hilarious, Tara! Sometimes I feel like I dont enjoy pretty food as much because i’m too worried about messing it up.

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