Skip to comments.What Would You Eat if the World Were Really Ending Tomorrow?
Posted on 12/21/2012 12:17:04 PM PST by nickcarraway
As rational people, we're 99.9% sure that the world's not going to end tomorrow. Still, at the back of our mind is the irrational fear that what if all those fearmongers are right, and these are our last days on earth? After someone sent us a website of Doomsday recipes that got us wondering: if these were going to be our last meals on earth, what would we eat?
We briefly considered fancy tasting menus at places we've always wanted to try but now would never get a chance to, like French Laundry or Coi, but if we're honest, we don't want to spend our last minutes of existence in a dining room exclaiming over tiny morsels of food, as mind-blowing as those morsels may be. The end of the world also isn't any time for competition over who can have the foodiest bucket list. If the world were really ending tomorrow, we'd want tried-and-true comfort food favorites.
We'd definitely start the day with a morning bun and cappuccino at Tartine, maybe heading over for a second breakfast of the Rebel Within at Craftsman and Wolves. Then what? Oysters, probably, and an early lunch of roast chicken and bread salad (and a few glasses of wine) at Zuni, because even though it's a cliche, we really want to eat that again before we shuffle off this mortal coil. After a visit to Blue Bottle for a quick power-up (no time for napping), it would be time for pizza. Little Star? Capo's? Pizzeria Delfina? We don't really care, as long as it's cheesy, bready, and deeply satisfying. After a several cocktails somewhere fancy, we'd head over to Bob's Doughnuts for a 2 a.m. apple fritter and prepare ourselves for the end.
What would you eat if today was your last day on earth?
Two fried chickens and a Coke.
Anna Roth must be a little chubby!
Come to think of it, I may have that anyway...I have the champagne still untouched since Election Day. Now if I can just find a good sushi takeout.;-)
A nice juicy sirloin,medium rare,well “marbled”....baked potato with lots of butter...a medley of corn,green beans and carrots...and a nice piece of chocolate cake.
One of the more ridiculous questions I’ve seen lately. What? I want to die on a full stomach? I ain’t going into hibernation.
Dry white toast.
Not gonna say it. Not gonna say it. Not gonna say it.
An entire cheese cake. (my Mom’s recipe only)
Cheesecake washed down with a bottle of Tinos Vodka topped off with an entire pack of Salem Lights.
Breakfast of jowl bacon, scrambled eggs with cheese, English muffins with butter and strawberry preserves and a K cup of Cappucino. Lunch at Church’s chicken, including the jalepeno bombers with creamy jalapeno sauce. Dinner at Ruth’s Chris steak house with the Brussel Sprouts. Recipe below:
1 lb. fresh Brussels Sprouts (not frozen)
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
3-4 slices of applewood smoked bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1.5 tsp apple cider vinegar
1.5 tbsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp salt, plus more as needed
Ground black pepper for seasoning
1. Bring a medium-sized pot of water to a boil and salt generously.
2. Trim the bottom end of Brussels sprouts, and pull off the outer dark leaves. Halve through the core.
3. Add Brussels sprouts to boiling water and cook, uncovered, until tender - about 7 minutes.
4. While Brussels sprouts are boiling, add the oil and bacon to a large skillet (I prefer cast iron), and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the bacon is crispy.
5. When Brussels sprouts are tender, drain and rinse under cold running water.
6. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon and set aside. Increase heat to medium high. Add the Brussels sprouts to the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
7. After five minutes, sprouts will start to brown a little. Add apple cider vinegar and stir. Cook an additional 4 minutes.
8. After 4 minutes, add maple syrup. Continue stirring until edges of sprouts are brown and crispy (about 2-3 additional minutes.)
9. Add bacon. Salt and pepper to taste.
10. Serve warm. (Serves 2-3. Can double recipe for more.)
(I was thinking the same thing)
Absolutely nothing. Rather, I would fast, and pray to Jesus Christ that he save my and all the other wretched souls on this soon-to-be-finished planet Earth!
No doubt about it!
Not even a communion wafer?