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Steveishungry Goes Country! well, more country

Well folks, despite setbacks life goes on and that means Steveishungry will be Popping Up this month at Southland Books and Coffeeshop, back open under old management. The menu this time will pay homage to the Southern heritage I have at times tried my hardest to escape from, but which i now embrace wholly…sooo here is the rough draft for dinner on January 19th…call lisa at 984-4847 or , even better, sign up on facebook to attend the event…

APPETIZERS:

Pulled Pork and Purple Haze Slaw wrapped up in flour tortillas and grilled, served with moonshine peach dippin’ sauce

Sweetwater Vintage Cheddar and Scallion Biscuits with local honey butter

Benton’s Bacon and Sweetwater Valley Gouda stuffed Tater Skins

House Salad :By Greens with  Avocado Buttermilk Dressing, Benton’s bacon, Pico de Gallo and Fresh Croutons

Zesty Beer Cheese and Potato Soup with Corn Bread Mini Muffins

ENTREES…..

Locally Sourced Meatloaf with Portabella Gravy, served on a bed of Real Mashed Taters and one side item

Grilled Chicken Cordon Blue made with Benton’s prosciutto and Sweetwater Valley, and Moonshine Peach BBQ sauce, served on a bed of rice with one side item

Shrimp, Benton’s Bacon and Avocado Panini with Spinach, Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Sweetwater Valley Cheese served with one side item

Grilled Portabella, Spinach and Swiss Cheese French Dip served with    one side

SIDE ITEMS:

Mashed taters, with or without gravy

Fried Corn, creamy and wholesome

Green Beans, chock full of garlic and bacon

BBQ Baked Beans, secret recipe!

5 Cheese Mac and Cheese

DESSERTS:

Banana Pudding

Whatever Else My Aunt Wants to Make

 

Well, there you go….I’m hungry just thinking about it…Prices will be more than reasonable, especially considering the quality of the local ingredients we’re going to use. This will be probably my best menu yet, methinks….This is the kind of food i can really put my self into..not literally of course, that would be gross.

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We’ve got Shirts and Annoyed Ramblings!

First off let me say, howdy and happy holidays…or merry christmas or happy kwanza or happy hanaukkah or whatever you choose to say…to be honest i wouldnt celebrate anything in december if it wasn’t for the kiddies, but i’m a crusty bastard soooo…anywho

WE”VE GOT T-SHIRTS!!! now we are officially cool and you can be too! stop by the shop or email me and i can ship one of these beauties world wide!….Now on to the ranting and rambling

here is a short list of things that have been pissing me off lately, insert your own punctuation as needed or desired.

republican debates, goat cheese, the high cost of towels, vaccuum cleaner power cords, power chords, broken strings and rusty things, shipping peanuts that you cannot eat, stale doughnuts, co-pays, computer editing software, unclipped toenails, the inability to throw something in a straight line for ten feet, new charlie brown specials, churches in general, generals in churches, zombies, hipster staches, miller high life and the whole damn state of texas

here are some good things…champion cheetahs, fire, mario kart, baby giggles, screen printing, fire, cheese from 2008, UEFA, basketball, fire, sourdough, long hair, fire, onions and did i mention FIRE?!?!

BURN THE DAMN  TREES DOWN!

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Photo Bomb!

i hate to admit it, but i love my smartphone…having a nice camera and mp3 player and google searcher and gps and video game system and all around useful thing….sooo anywho, here are some pics from the aforementioned smartphone…dig em with  a shovel y’all!

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Photographs…not the Def Leppard song, though, sorry

Ok, I know the song is actually Photograph, singular not plural with the s. Deal with it. That’s how I roll.

Anyway, I got a new phone that does coooool things like take pictures and keep me organized and let’s me play scrabble while driving down I-40 at 85 miles per hour. So look with your eyeholes and leave comments with your fleshy letter poking hand sticks

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Pop Up Dinner at Southland, the Menu for the 23rd of July

Howdy folks, here is the menu for your early perusal…items may be added at the last minute, of course..

Appetizers:

Artichoke Bruschetta with Homegrown tomatoes and roasted garlic

Pesto and fresh bread

Crab stuffed Mushrooms with fresh herbs and local cheese

Pimento cheese stuffed Local tomatoes

Entrees:

Linguine with your choice of sauce, small green salad and garlic bread…chose from rustic tomato sauce, creole sauce, meaty marinara, or creamy pesto….add grilled shrimp or chicken for additional charge

Homemade Veggie or Meat lasagna with your choice of sauce, a small green salad and garlic bread

12 inch pizzas:

Margherit: garlic infused olive oil brushed on the crust, sliced tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and topped with fresh basil

Jerk chicken (or shrimp for extra charge),  jerk sauce on the crust, red onions, shredded carrots, diced jalapenos(or habaneros if youre ‘mon enough) mozzarella cheese and fresh cilantro

Salsa rustica, homemade italian sausage, pepperoni, onions, mushrooms and mozzarella…with fresh oregano

White pizza with spinach, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, mozzarella and grilled chicken( or shrimp for extra charge)

Desserts?!?!?!?!?!?! still thinking about that one…

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Box Lunch Menu for the week fo June 14th

Foster’s for Lunch is up and running and taking our first orders for next week. Call 382-1822 or go to our facebook page to order. please try to have orders in no later than 10 AM the day off, the day before would be even better. This will help ensure everything ois fresh and stays affordable.Here is your menu of wonderful choices:

All sandwiches are 6 bucks and served with one side item of your choice, all homemade: potato salad, pesto pasta salad, corn relish and spinach, chips and salsa or seasonal fruit salad. Sides by themselves are 1.50 

Bottled water or 12 ounce Cokes are  75 cents

1: honey roasted ham, egg salad, roasted sweet peppers, lettuce and tomato on a whole wheat roll

2. roasted turkey breast, benton’s bacon, baby spinach, roasted onion, tomato, avocado, provolone cheese and herbed mayo served in a whole wheat wrap or sourdough hoagie bun

3. pimento cheeze, benton’s bacon, lettuce, tomato, fresh basil and optional roasted jalapeno served on thick whole wheat bread

4. whole wheat pits stuffed with humus, baby spinach, olives, tomato, cucumbers, red onion and a feta cheese viniagrette

5. tuna salad, mixed baby greens,  sun dried tomato pesto, artichokes and swiss cheese on rye bread

6.thin sliced pork loin, red cabbage and apple vinegar slaw, baby spinach,Dijon  mustard and cheddar cheese

7. benton’s bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on whole wheat bread

8.  the big ole salad: mixed greens, spinach, tomato, cucumber, onions, roasted sweet peppers, artichoke, benton’s bacon, cheddar cheese, hard boiled eggs, croutons and walnuts…served with herbed buttermilk dressing

9. any sandwich can also be made in to a salad!!! salads do not come with sides!

dressings…herbed buttermilk, italian, honey mustard and blue cheese

not bad for 6 bucks huh? and of course we can customize your order to your liking…FREE DELIVERY IN MARYVILLE AND ALCOA WITH A MINIMUM 10 BOX ORDER, OTHER WISE 3 DOLLAR DELIVERY FEE…no minimum on pickup orders….

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Blackened Chicken Wrap with Spinach, Vintage Cheddar and Baconaisse

I came home from a morning of muddy disc golfin’ with a powerful hunger and whipped up this little sandwich thingy. Used the oddest ingredient there i s, Baconnaise, which is bacon flavored mayonnaise. I also used the blackened chicken breast, some vintage Australian cheddar, organic baby spinach,  and a little diced tomato all wrapped up in some lavesh flat-bread. Very filling and yummy. and healthy and helping me to forget that i freaking 5 putted from 15 feet away today and threw my favorite new driver into the lake, where it floated just beyond reach. Anyway, at least it was a nice sunny day, unseasonably warm and completely free of rabid spider monkeys.

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