La Petite Tricoteuse and The Captain stayed over because we were all so exhausted and it was pretty late by the time we got back to my apartment for them to head all the way home. So in the morning, we drove over to the Golden Nugget. I don’t think I’ve ever been but it was pretty good. It’s reputation did not disappoint and I think they both enjoyed the food. I ate too much, though, and felt overly full for most of the day.
When they left, I set up to do nothing but knit, watch a movie and relax. It had been too long of a weekend to do much of anything else. The Searchers was my next movie on the AFI 100 list so I popped it in. Starring John Wayne, it was pretty good. I had some dread because it was sort of a western, which isn’t my thing, but this really was a classic western movie and classic John Wayne. Very worth the viewing.
I trucked along on Snow White and made great progress. I also worked on my amigurumi girl from Amigurumi!: Super Happy Crochet Cute. Here they are:
I’ve also been working on the pair of Monkey socks for my co-worker. They’re coming along. I pretty much only knit these on the L to and from work so the progress has been slow. I’m sure my friend doesn’t really mind though. It’s not quite cold season yet so I think I have some time to get to that.
I also made a scrumptious dinner, even though I was still full. I thought it best I at least try to eat. So here’s a picture:
- Tomato Corn Salsa from The Working Stiff Cookbook
- Brown jasmine rice from Trader Joe’s, per the package’s direction
- Pecan Breaded Chicken Breast (below)
Pecan Breaded Chicken Breast
First I lightly dusted the chicken breast with bread crumbs. Then I chopped up some pecans into a fine crumble and mixed with the bread crumbs. I coated the chicken with plain yogurt and then bread crumbs. I repeated this until completely covered and breaded. I baked in a 375-degree oven in a lightly oiled pan with peanut oil for 30 minutes.