Monthly Archives: May 2018

Birthday BBQ D-minus 2: Refreshing the schedule

The rain is pushing back some of my needed Birthday BBQ preparations, most notably cleaning the patio. The upside to that is I have just enough time to post my final pre-BBQ blog. Welcome to Birthday BBQ D-minus 2: Refreshing the schedule. Usually, I am still in The Boys fresh market at this time, trying… Read more »

Birthday BBQ D-minus 3: A meaty affair

Okay, three days until the big Birthday BBQ. That means more shopping and just a wee bit of cleaning. I’ll have progressively more to do each day this week, so, let’s not dawdle. Heading right into Birthday BBQ D-minus 3: A meaty affair. Alrighty then. It’s meat day on my three (now four) day shopping… Read more »

Spud Month Week 3 – MP

Here it is, the last week before the big Birthday BBQ. Time for my last potato recipe and it’s a classic. Never before cooked by me. I present, Spud Month Week 3 – MP! Now, the “MP” part is already given away with the picture. Really, is there any possible way to present mashed potatoes… Read more »

Over preparing to over deliver

I’m not a serious man. Mostly about myself, but also about a lot in life. It’s probably partly why I am unemployed since before turning 49 (polite people call it retired). But, there are a few things I do take seriously and when I do, I tend to take it very seriously. That is why I am… Read more »

A surprisingly pleasant Mother’s Day

Families. Some families are all about love. And some are filled with aggravation. More likely, if yours is like mine, they are filled with both. And, what better time to show both sides than at family get-togethers. But, I got a shock this year. Because I had a surprisingly pleasant Mother’s Day. Generally, our holiday… Read more »

Spud Month Week 2 – SPAG

It’s Friday! For most of you, that means time to celebrate the weekend. For me, however, it is the final and desperate day to cook my weekly potato recipe. And thus begins the tale of Spud Month Week 2 – SPAG! There was an added challenge to Spud Month Week 2 – SPAG (the official… Read more »