Hi there! We’re one day away from the weekend.Today was a weird run. I jogged around the neighborhood for a few miles, then met Anthony at the track for another 1.5 miles. Then I had him drop me off 0.5 miles from our house because my Garmin showed 4.5 miles and I just needed to start today on a solid number. I know I’m crazy, but I also know a ton of runners who are equally OCD. Tell me I’m not alone in the comments section. It was super windy today which meant that every quarter mile was really easy or really hard! Actually the whole thing was hard because I haven’t done speed work in like six months.And the track junk food of the week: Good old Chips Ahoy. I remember I used to really like the rainbow variety of these when I was in high school… do they still make those?Moving along to real food, we’ve got Mediterranean chicken our menu for the week. This was a Cook Smarts chicken wrap recipe that I basically unwrapped and turned into a salad of sorts. Paired with some leftover veggies from Monday. For the base I rummaged through our fridge and came up with spinach, cous cous, feta, and olives. The sauce was a mix of red peppers, garlic, dill, and greek yogurt — whirled together in the food processor! Not sure how I lived 27 years without a food processor btw. It’s one of my favorite appliances these days.In other cooking news, I made some hard-boiled eggs this morning with the help of experts! Leave it up to the Cook’s Illustrated team to test five different boiling methods. Spoiler alert: The winner is actually steaming (not boiling) the eggs followed by an ice bath.See you Friday!
- Have any Chips Ahoy memories you’d like to share?
- Tips for the perfect hard-boiled egg?
- Any other runners weirdly obsessed with ending their runs on an even mile or half mile?