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Bryan F. Irrera

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Food Survey taken from rdcf (Roxanne)

What's the last thing you ate?
a slice of pizza

What's your favorite cheese?
I hate to say it but Velveeta in those individual slices...

What's your favorite fish?
Tuna, cod, flounder and I've also been recently enjoying tilapia...

What's your favorite fruit?
Without a doubt, apples...romas, macintosh, granny smith, royal galas, red delicious, their all so good...

When, if ever, did you start liking olives?
black olives only...when I started working at Taco Bell...1986

When, if ever, did you start liking beer?
I don't...unless it's one of those girlie beers like Smirnoff Ice or something

When, if ever, did you start liking shellfish?
I don't

What was the best thing your mum/dad/guardian used to make?
My grandmother made the best fried chicken

What's the native specialty of your home town?
It's sad to say that I've never had it, but Vineland is the Dandelion capital of New Jersey and people put them in salads and stuff. Welch's grape juice originated in Vineland.

What's your comfort food(s)?
buttered macaroni, fried matzoh or double-stuf oreos

What's your favorite type of chocolate?
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, though I'm currently on a Cadbury Cream Egg kick while they're still around this year

How do you like your steak?
Medium well

How do you like your burger?

How do you like your eggs?

How do you like your potatoes?
french fried
baked with sour cream, butter and chives,
roasted with some onion soup mix to season
...I love potatoes

How do you take your coffee?
...not at all...except cappucino Jelly Belly jelly beans

How do you take your tea?
Snapple Peach flavored (with some peach schnapps preferrably)

What's your favorite mug?
It used to be my old mug that my Aunt Bette got me from Bermuda, but that got smashed a few years ago (one of a few casualties during the couple times that mugs and glasses exploded on me when coming out of the dishwasher (creating my "stigmata" in my right palm)).

What's your biscuit or cookie of choice?
Double-Stuf Oreos

What's your ideal breakfast?
I don't usually eat breakfast, due to lack of time, but given the choice...a full buffet with bacon, eggs, pancakes, blueberry muffins, a bagel with cream cheese, assorted fruit juices, sliced melon medley (watermelon, canteloupe, honeydew), and maybe even a small bowl of cold cereal (Frosted Flakes or Frankenberry).

What's your ideal sandwich?
BLT, white toast, mayo

What's your ideal pizza (topping and base)?
Pepperoni and black olives
Green peppers, onions and mushrooms
White with chicken

What's your ideal pie (sweet or savory)?
lemon meringue or key lime

What's your ideal salad?
either like the mandarin chicken one at Wendy's (every restaurant seems to have a copy for it) or:
mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumber, carrot, cheese, sunflower seeds, croutons, cheddar goldfish crackers, raisins, ranch dressing.

What food(s) do you always like to have in the fridge?

What food do you always like to have in the freezer?
Stouffers salisbury steak or swedish meatballs
Rita's water ice

What food do you always like to have in the cupboard?
Pop-tarts. Triscuits

What spices can you not live without?

What sauces can you not live without?
Ranch dressing? Does that count?

Where do you buy most of your food?
Grocery store

How often do you go food shopping?
every couple of weeks to once a month

What's the most you've spent on a single food item?
I haven't a clue.

What's the most expensive piece of kitchen equipment you own?
probably our Kitchen-Aid Mixer

What's the last piece of equipment you bought for your kitchen?
Paul got the can-opener (an EZ Can style one)...we're going to be getting lots of stuff for the new kitchen once it's finished.

What piece of kitchen equipment could you not live without?
The apple-corer/slicer...I love my apple slices with peanut butter!

How many times a week/month do you cook from raw ingredients?
I rarely get the chance to cook, though I'm hoping to do it a couple times a week in the new kitchen

What's the last thing you cooked from raw ingredients?
New Year's Eve: the pastry puffs with roasted mushrooms and peppers

What meats have you eaten besides cow, pig and poultry?
lamb (Moroccan restaurants) and goat (in a taco at a Mexican restaurant last year)

What's the last time you ate something that had fallen on the floor?
I just can't do that...

What's the last time you ate something you'd picked in the wild?
Probably berries as a kid. I'm not much of an 'in the wild' person.

Place in order of preference (greatest to least):
Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Moroccan, Indian, Sushi, Thai, French

Place in order of preference:
lime, mint, garlic, caramel, anise, basil, ginger,

Place in order of preference:
apple, banana, orange, strawberry, watermelon, cherry,

Place in order of preference:
movies, food, the internet, sex, fashion, sports

Bread and spread?
Bagel (not toasted, please, and please a real bagel flavor: plain, onion, garlic, sesame, poppy seed, etc. NOT blueberry or cinnamon or something...that's a DONUT) with cream cheese (NOT butter)

What's your fast food restaurant of choice, and what do you usually order?
Wendy's. Single cheeseburger, baked potato, small chili OR the Mandarin chicken salad

Pick a city. What are the best dining experiences you've had in that city?
Philadelphia. Morimoto's. Jones. Mixtu. Cheap Art Cafe.

What's your choice of tipple at the end of a long day?
iced water or a lemon-lime soda...

What's the next thing you'll eat?
tomorrow morning...that would be maybe a Slim-Fast meal bar while I'm heading out the door...
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