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Acronyms. They’re all over the place. Sometimes, Wedwand wonders why we even have words anymore since the world moves so fast that we don’t have time to use all of the word, just certain letters.

OMG, NFL INT for the W, LOL. This could have been the recap for the climactic ending of this year’s Super Bowl.

Ah, the Super Bowl. A food frenzied fest of football, halftime shows and commercials. While munching on an assortment of delectable delicacies for this year’s event, Wedwand thought, “Hey, it’s been a while since a food feature was shared.” (1)

So, our February feature will be “Wedwand Talks Food.” In keeping with the Acronymial theme, we shall call this “WTF Part I”.
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How many times has this happened to you? You prepare a huge meal and there’s nobody home to eat it. If you have teenagers or older in the house, you well know this happens quite often because you never know when they are coming or going and truth be told neither do they. No big deal generally, you pack it away and have excellent leftovers.

However, the converse is awkward. It was a Saturday evening and about 4:30 PM when I said to my wife, “Hey, nobody’s home so let’s have those excellent Omaha Ribeye Steaks that Kevin sent to us. “

They come two to a box and now seemed the perfect time for a nice romantic meal, just the two of us.

As I was starting this cooking event, suddenly, one daughter comes home, with a friend, and says, “What’s for dinner?”

Before I could say, “Uh”, the other daughter comes home, with a friend, and says, “What’s for dinner?”

Hmm, 2 steaks, 6 eaters.

“Working on it now,” I replied as I took the other box, not rib eyes, but still 2 Top Sirloins, out of the freezer. 4 steaks now, 6 eaters. The odds were improving. But, what to do?

“It will be ready in a jiffy.” I replied confidently.

Thank God “a jiffy” is an innocuous term. When I am cooking, “a jiffy” can be from 30 minutes to 3 hours. Here’s what I came up with in under an hour. It’s called the Three pepper Two steak One noodle invention (3P2S1N IS the Acronym)

Using what we got in the fridge, this is what Wedwand invented for dinner in case you want to try it at home.

3P2S1N

THREE PEPPERS AND FRIENDS
3 Peppers sliced into strips (1 red, 1 green, 1 yellow)
8 oz sliced baby Portabella Mushrooms
2 Onions sliced into strips
1 big carrot & 1 skinny parsnip sliced paper thin
Saute the vege mix in olive oil until slightly tender, but firm, not mushy
Remove from heat. Put the veges in a bowl. Put the remaining broth in a smaller bowl and thicken however you thicken stuff, flour, corn starch, whatever.

TWO STEAKS
Thinly slice the two Ribeye and Top Sirloin Omaha Steaks into ½ inch strips. (This is easier done than one may think when they are only slightly thawed)
Add a tad more Olive oil to the pan, and sear the steaks

ONE NOODLE PORTION
Prepare egg noodles according to package instructions (Wedwand used Reames Frozen Egg Noodles cause my wife loves them and found them on sale and they were in our freezer and they are awesome)

FINISHING TOUCHES
Throw the veges back in with the seared steaks and stir. Add the thickened broth. Heat until hot (I used to be in a band called “Heat Until Hot”) and serve over the egg noodles

BANG. Dinner for 6 with 4 steaks

WTF Part II continues next week.

FOOTNOTE:
In case you missed these Wedwand recipes and wanted to try them out, here’s some recipes from past posts:

Eat a Peach
https://wedwand.wordpress.com/2014/08/06/eat-a-peach/
Paradise Meatloaf
https://wedwand.wordpress.com/2013/07/24/usin-whatcha-got-ii-paradies-meatloaf/
Tasty Tilapia, a Fishy Treat
https://wedwand.wordpress.com/2013/07/10/usin-whatcha-got/

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