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Batching it.... Cook suggestions?

ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,701
Well, I am batching it until Thursday night when I join my family at the beach. What are your go-to meals to egg when you are eating alone? I am trying to come up with my menu for the next few night.
Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,148
    Seriously, same stuff, just make less.  I'll cook stuff SWMBO hates - like cauliflower.
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  • chainsaw19chainsaw19 Posts: 257
    Welcome back Nola, you have been missed.    @Chubbs--my go to is  seafood when just me because my wife isnt as much of a fan as I am....so in my case a thick tuna steak or something similar, lobster on the grill, or even those skewered shrimp I saw on here last week would be high on my list.
    Large BGE Middletown, MD
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,953
     I'll cook stuff SWMBO hates - like cauliflower.
    I knew she and I had a bond.
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    Just west of Austintatious


  • GA_DawgsGA_Dawgs Posts: 273

    Good to see you back nola!  @chubbs I usually go with some kind of shellfish as the wife isn't a fan or a good quality steak with some veggies.  Charbroiled oysters would be good

  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    I like to just cook something that is fast and easy --  minimum clean up  --  nice rib eye and baked potato, or even a thick pork chop.  Meat comes off the egg and directly on my plate!!
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,148
    GA_Dawgs

    VI - you might be a supertaster, hoss.  Pretty sure Bridget is.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supertaster
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 10,173
    I would cook something BIG. So I don't have to cook again for a week. Pork butt, whole chicken, beef roast maybe? Or, as others have said, something you love, but she hates.

    Then again, a steak and baked potato every night for a week wouldn't be THAT much trouble. :)


    I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded... dead.

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    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 8,744
    Something with a bacon weave..


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,701
    Thanks guys.... all solid choices and answers I figured I would get. Regardless of what we think or think we know, we (men) are all alike in certain ways. And food is certainly one of them-- at least us eggheads that is...
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,895
    Giant ribeye. One plate. No fuss no muss
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • pkaboo1pkaboo1 Posts: 115
    London Broil, 2 meals, 2 sandies.
    Snellville,Ga.
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,701
    Went with a 1.2lb porterhouse. Maybe some potatoes.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • GramblerGrambler Posts: 148
    Wings!
  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,856
    When I'm home alone I usually play golf until just after dark and then cook wings.
    XL,L,S 
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 20,148
    One of my favorites, Chubbs.  For desert, try the angioplasty :)
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,424
    edited June 2013
    Grab you some of these while our at it. (If you can find its a micro out of CO).

    Good call on the steak!

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,597
    Giant ribeye. One plate. No fuss no muss

    Cowboy Ribeye = no plate.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,701
    Unwrapped this thing. I believe it is a t-bone, not a porterhouse. Oh well.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,256
    The biggest baddest ribeye you can find. Cushioned by as many wings as you can stuff in your piehole. The only evidence to be found should be the empty bourbon bottles rolling around on the floor.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • AcnAcn Posts: 1,796
    I cook pretty much the same, although I generally like spicy food for then SWMBO and especially SWMBO Jr, so I'll kick that up a bit.

    Also, last time I was batching it, I made braised lamb shanks three nights in a row, trying to find a recipe I liked for the wife's birthday.

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 3,055
    I would go Cowboy Ribeye day one and start on the 1/2 gal. of Kettle One with blue cheese olives, Tuna steak extra wasabi then next night and more KO w/ olives, have guys over for poker do some wings on the third night.....More KO....
                                                                        
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,628
    JRWhitee said:

    I would go Cowboy Ribeye day one and start on the 1/2 gal. of Kettle One with blue cheese olives, Tuna steak extra wasabi then next night and more KO w/ olives, have guys over for poker do some wings on the third night.....More KO....

    This guy :D
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 1,497
    Big steak and or wings.
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 3,684
    One big ass chunk of cow, any cut will do. And beer, lots and lots of beer. Maybe some taters and bread with a helluva lot of butta.

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  • TeedoffTeedoff Posts: 63
    shtgunal3 said:
    One big ass chunk of cow, any cut will do. And beer, lots and lots of beer. Maybe some taters and bread with a helluva lot of butta.
    Cow, beer, butta... throw in some bacon and its perfection.
    Decatur, AL
  • SamFerriseSamFerrise Posts: 544
    Have a wienie roast.  :))

    Simple ingredients, amazing results!
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