Posts Categorized: Food/Cooking

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 »

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 »

Spud Month Week 1 – GRP

Then, suddenly, I have a life. Okay, not really, but it resembles one, at least. Still, I’ve managed to “find” enough time in my day to continue my cooking challenge. As you might remember from an earlier post on here, May is Spud Month. So, with only a little more preamble, I bring you Spud… Read more »

Battling artificial deadlines

Since I left Corporate America, I haven’t had any deadlines to meet. That is both a good and a bad thing. I no longer have the stress of a “drop dead” date. But, I also don’t have the motivating force behind “you better get this done!” So, I end up finding myself battling artificial deadlines…. Read more »

Challenging my waistline

Good gosh, the last day of April is upon me and I haven’t cooked anything this month! In order to hit my monthly cooking challenge, I needed a recipe fast. I have one, it’s just that it will be challenging my waistline. Now, technically, I actually have cooked something this month. I made a new… Read more »