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Wednesday, August 24, 2005
  Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Have you ever had one of those days? You know the ones where you wake up with such high hopes and then everything just goes downhill? Well I had one of those days.

Long story short, I hate basements, I hate flooding, I hate the people who want to charge you an arm and a leg to fix stuff that isn’t broken and I now hate my grocery store.

We decided we would try the Spicy Fish Tacos with Chipotle Sauce. So I head to the store to pick up the ingredients. Well, of course they were our of pretty much all the white fish you could think of that would be mild enough. So I went with tilapia (they actually had 1 package of individually frozen cod filets that had been cut open, so I though I might pass on that). They didn’t have ancho chili powder, so I used regular.

We made the fish and sauce and got ready to eat. It looked pretty good, see…

Well all was great till about ½ way through the taco. We realized that something didn’t taste quite right. Here is our final evaluation…
*Less lime on the fish and sauce: It kind of killed the spicy for us (and we like things spicy)
*Different fish: The tilapia was not the right texture. I also think I did not get fresh enough fish b/c it tasted REALLY fishy at times. Hopefully we don’t die in our sleep.
*My fiancé would like me to play with the sauce ingredients next time I try this, though he wasn’t sure what we should do.

So this recipe will stay in the queue and I will try some little changes (#1 being where I buy my fish). Oh well, I am going to go eat some ice cream and pretend that this day was all a dream, that is until I wake up tomorrow and spend more time on the phone trying to get my basement to stop flooding. Well, planning to make the Sports Bars from Epicurious and Melt-in-your-mouth sausages tomorrow morning (obviously to eat later in the day). Hopefully a better day awaits.
I wish you better luck with your day today. I always hate it when I try to improvise and the results don't quite do the trick.

Better luck with the sausages.
Your fish tacos look gorgeous though! Funny, I actually had fish tacos tonight too, though a different recipe. Great minds think alike. :)
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