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Eating the Alphabet: Everything (including the serving vessel) starts with the letter “B”

October 24, 2012 by Joan Nova in Food Challenge, Recipe Development, Rice/Risotto, Vegetables | 11 Comments

It wasn’t intended. I started to make some kind of dinner using about a 1/2 dozen fresh brussels sprouts.

I thought of a rice bowl. A brown rice bowl. Then, as I started to pull out other ingredients, I suddenly realized everything started with a “B” and I got amused. (I’m easy that way.)

brown rice
broth
brussels sprouts
bacon
black pepper
black salt
blue cheese
balsamic glaze
basil
bowl

I wonder doubt I could do the same thing with the remaining 25 letters though a few pop  into my mind:

pasta, peas, proscuitto and pistachio pesto on a plate
brisket bbq on a buttered bun
cheesy and creamy cauliflower with coriander in a cup

OK, I give up. Anyone else want to play? Leave your 1-letter meal suggestion including serving vessel in comments below.

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  1. We’ll I’ll be.

    Very creative Joan. You may have started a trend.
    Sam
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  2. I like this…maybe you should do a challenge and get us all involved…Here is mine:

    chocolate ice cream with a cotton candy cream….
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  3. You crack me up. I can almost imagine you in the kitchen merrily putting this together. And what a great, heatlhy dish.
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  4. sippitysup says:

    Oh don’t get me started! I love alliteration. GREG
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  5. Barbara Leckstein says:

    Two that come to mind: sizzling sirloin steak, sugar peas, sweet potatoes with sour cream on a serving platter
    and
    tea leaf salad, tenderloin steak with tellicherry peppercorns, and tea infused jasmine rice on a tray.
    Clever game.

  6. Marie says:

    chili, cornbread, cumin, cilantro, canned beans, cayenne, chicken, crock.
    lol, not as good as yours!
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  7. I love brussels sprouts! And, they sound delicious with all the other things that start with a B.
    lisaiscooking recently posted..Poppy Seed DressingMy Profile

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