Posts Tagged: birthday bbq

59 is the new 60

No, I haven’t got my overused expressions all mixed up. It’s the final entry into the Very Last Birthday BBQ week. By the time you finish this post, you may not agree, but you will understand why I chose the title, 59 is the new 60. Let’s refresh For those of you just joining the… Read more »

There’s no place like home

…until you have to clean it. Yes, it’s my birthday gift to myself: cooking, cleaning and serving all for others. But, this is the very last time for my birthday. Starting next year, nothing will cause me to qualify the statement “There’s no place like home”. Nothing new about this Oh goodness, no. I’ve gone… Read more »

Chafing at the bit to BBQ

Continuing on with our very last birthday BBQ week, it’s time to talk hosting. Specifically, serving the food. It’s ironic that, in my last birthday BBQ I’m chafing at the bit to BBQ. Warming up to the idea Even way back when, as I started my BBQ parties, I always battled with timing the food… Read more »

The very last birthday BBQ week

It was inevitable, really. Once my health returned and “my” weather arrived, I could start walking again. And, of course, walking means thinking and writing. Blogs first, more involved stuff later. Fortuitous timing, too. Let’s blow the dust off the JMD blog in this Very Last Birthday BBQ Week. The history of food Well, food… Read more »

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 »

How to measure a birthday BBQ

Two days removed from the birthday BBQ (that I annually throw for myself) and this could have been my most successful yet at my house (surpassed only by my big 50th birthday BBQ that I rented a pavilion at the park to use, so big it took two blog posts to relate – this one… Read more »

When worlds collide

Notwithstanding the (still unproven) culinary misadventures from last week, it’s a new month and that means a new recipe to try out. The month of May provides a special treat, in that it is also birthday BBQ month. So, I thought I would try combining the two to make one impressive and sumptuously logical dish… Read more »