Image via WikipediaYesterday, in lieu of a turkey, I made up a roast duck, riced potatoes and cabbage.Â This left me with some duck, a bit of gravy, a half a boiled potato, and half a Korean cabbage. What to do?Â There wasn't really enough duck for a second meal, I had no more potatoes, and I hadn't bought any vegetable for today's meal.Â Continued ..
So, I promised one last installiment of discussion re: grilling.Â And I'll be honest:Â I was prepared to renege, not (solely) out of laziness, but because when the weather has us hauling our fall jacket out of mothballs, it's hard to get excited about reading about grilled goodies, and, frankly, even a bit harder toÂ write about it.Â But against all odds, Continued ..
So weâ€™re back. Need another beverage? Wait a secondâ€¦ do you need a barbecue? I guess we forgot to deal with that last time. If you donâ€™t already have one, then youâ€™ve got a bit of choosing to do, followed by a bit of spending. This spending could be as much as you'd spend on a used car, or as little as you'd spend on a good pair of socks. Continued ..
No matter how much "progress" may (or may not) improve our lives, we still seem to retain a preference for the primitive. Vinyl floor tiles can't beat slate or marble. Melamine furniture can't beat solid oak. Rayon blends can't beat Egyptian cotton. And nothing – nothing! – beats food cooked over fire. Continued ..
When summer turns the burner up to "high" and braises me in my own sweat and lethargy, there are only two foods I want to eat for lunch: popsicles or sushi. And where I live and work, it's easier to find the sushi. Continued ..