I was talking to my BFF Vicki the other day and she was telling me about how I should try tofu.
But then she told me:
- it tastes like nothing
- it costs $3.00 for a block of it = cheap ass protein
- it absorbs soy sauce really well
Trust me, I surprised myself too when I started wandering around the aisles of Giant looking for tofu.
Not ashamed (well…maybe a little ashamed) that it took me approximately 17 minutes of wandering to find it.
I had no idea whether it was in the frozen section, the coldish section near the eggs, or sittin’ on the shelves next to the ramen. I was even too embarrassed to ask a worker where it was, since I didn’t want to look like a wide-eyed dumbass next to the ramen.
Once I finally found the tofu aisle, there were so many options to choose from. Extra lite tofu? Extra firm tofu? Wtf.
I settled for middle-of-the-road FIRM.
It was not firm.
A little less gross than cooking raw chicken though. Speaking of chicken, I
only semi-freaked out had to double check that I didn’t need to cook the tofu for a certain amount of time in order not to get salmonella. Thank god for Google.
I tried to cut it into little pieces like the kind that come in Pad Thai.
Vicki was right about the above bullet points, but I’m not so sure about the texture.
I think I need to try EXTRA EXTRA FIRM next time.
Thanks as always to Jenn @ Peas and Crayons for hosting What I Ate Wednesday!
What is your opinion on tofu?
Love it? Hate it? What do you eat it with?