Impossible Whopper Accidental Review

Thanks to Tuesday's 15 inning Redsox game I found myself unable to sleep when it was finished not falling asleep until nearly 4 AM. This messed my schedule up completely as I had to record this week's Your Prayer Intentions among other things so by the time I woke (11 am) and recording Your Prayer … Continue reading Impossible Whopper Accidental Review

Nasty Surprise In A Nutshell

Warning: this post may not be suitable for the faint of heart or weak of stomach... My best friend texted me from work the other day with a picture of what she discovered in the snack that she was attempting to enjoy on her break. She was eating Wonderful brand pistachios, and apparently what happened … Continue reading Nasty Surprise In A Nutshell

Nada for Thee – Empanada for Me!

Maybe he was bored. Presiding over the mass starvation of your country's people isn't a cakewalk, after all. Venezuela's Joe Stalin lookalike dictator has been criticized for becoming a fat bastard while the people in his country wait for hours in line to get bread, resort to picking through trash for anything edible, and die … Continue reading Nada for Thee – Empanada for Me!

No Love From The FDA

"Made with love" doesn't go over well with bureaucrats. Well, you can make the things you cook "with love" in every bite, just don't list it as an ingredient. Via FoxNews: “Love” is definitely not an ingredient in granola, regardless of the amount of effort you put into making it, the Food and Drug Administration … Continue reading No Love From The FDA

Very Old Fruitcake!

My mom made fruitcakes every year during Christmas season; the rum they were soaked in was all I could smell in our house for weeks and I would only eat the special cake my mom made for me that had no alcohol (I prefer my booze in a glass, thanks). My mother said her fruitcakes … Continue reading Very Old Fruitcake!

Voices when I went to the 2017 Catholic Marketing Network Michael Salerno of Salerno’s Pizza

I didn't spend all my time in Chicago at the Catholic Marketing Network, I had to eat sometime so I went to Solano's Pizza in Libertyville and talked to the Owner Michael Solano The food was well worth the trip The Rest of my Catholic Marketing Network posts are here. This blog is a venture in … Continue reading Voices when I went to the 2017 Catholic Marketing Network Michael Salerno of Salerno’s Pizza

Hank and Tank’s another American Success Story from Hamilton Missouri

When you think of American Success stories in Hamilton Missouri it's quite natural for the first thoughts in your minds to be either JC Penny who was born here, or Jenny Doan of the Missouri Star Quilt company who we wrote about here. But at the very end of the street, just beyond the last … Continue reading Hank and Tank’s another American Success Story from Hamilton Missouri

The HuckaBadger

Honey Badger don't care, and neither does Mike Huckabee - and for that, we thank him. Today is the fifth day of May, which means tequila and margaritas are flowing in American bars, to celebrate a Mexican holiday that few really know anything about. Mike Huckabee offended the perpetually outraged by saying on Twitter that he … Continue reading The HuckaBadger

#TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner!

I woke up unusually early this morning, so I naturally (ehem!) looked up my Twitter feed, and came across this from Juliette, Twitter hash #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner is best trend ever. Finally, an issue that unites Americans! — Juliette A. Ochieng (@JulietteAkinyi) September 2, 2016 Indeed. While I prepared breakfast (huevos rancheros with bacon, in keeping with … Continue reading #TacoTrucksOnEveryCorner!

Natural Maintenance

by baldilocks Being blessed with great health and energy for almost all of my life, I found it disconcerting when I began to get tired at strange times in the day—like 1PM. The cure? Vitamin C and lots of it. An orange, a half of a grapefruit, the juice of a small lemon and a … Continue reading Natural Maintenance

It’s cheese, Gromit!

Food has been in the headlines this week, involving both Republicans, Carson's theory: Egypt's pyramids stored grain, Rubio and Big Sugar. The Florida Senator defends what may be the worst farm subsidy and Marco Rubio and the Virtues of Government Cheese, Rand Paul awkwardly eats soul food with Larry Wilmore, finally jabs at Donald Trump, … Continue reading It’s cheese, Gromit!

Bacon Panic + Poor Math Skills = Easy Money

Yesterday all over the web and on TV shows everywhere (even from sane folks like Jake Tapper) about the horrible terrible news that your bacon will be the death of you. The WHO findings were drafted by a panel of 22 international experts who reviewed decades of research on the link between red meat, processed … Continue reading Bacon Panic + Poor Math Skills = Easy Money

What’s with the breakfast sandwich?

In case you're wondering if this is my second post in a row about food, the answer is, yes and no. It's about food, and it's about capitalism, two components of the pursuit of happiness (in the form of culinary pleasure, that is). Ace wrote a very insightful post about the WaPo's Roberto Ferdman's Inequality … Continue reading What’s with the breakfast sandwich?

Gay marriage: Another reason Muslims may want to reconsider emigrating to America

By John Ruberry Like it or not, same-sex marriage is the law of the land. As a conservative with libertarian leanings, I favored civil unions for gays for years, in essence, marriage in all but name. What is now called traditional marriage reaches back into pre-history--social norms should not be thrown overboard so quickly. As … Continue reading Gay marriage: Another reason Muslims may want to reconsider emigrating to America

The government wants to protect you from ham

Never mind the myriad challenges and problems our country is facing, the government, specifically the Customs and Immigration department, wants to protect you from ham. Not just from any old ham, but from the holy grail of hams: the super-premium jamón ibérico de bellota.  To aficionados, a jamón ibérico de bellota is the stuff of dreams: The … Continue reading The government wants to protect you from ham