You can always tell when Lent is near each year because it's the time when Wendy's puts Cod bad on it's menu and people start playing George Carlin's old joke about someone still being in Hell after Vatican 2 on a meat rap because it's time once again to give up meat on Fridays. Except … Continue reading Lenten Reflection, 1st Friday of Lent: Meatless
Yesterday I spent my day off at the WQPH 89.3 FM Booth at Leominster's annual Johnny Appleseed festival held each year in honor of the most famous person ever born there. I spent the day promoting my book Hail Mary the Perfect Protestant (and Catholic) Prayer (available here) , my radio show Your Prayer Intentions … Continue reading Chick-Fil-A Conquers the Johnny Appleseed Festival in Leominster MA
by baldilocks A special repost in honor of a loved one whose early death was helped along by poor eating habits. Yes, I can occasionally be caught live in the kitchen. Look quick. When growing up, my dinner task was making the salad. My mom bought the goods and I prepared them to her exacting … Continue reading Proper Saladry
by baldilocks A repost Here's something many don't know about me: I am a big fan of natural cures. It's recent development--last five years--and it was born of my aversion to prescription medications, of a theory that God has provided all the things in nature needed to maintain good health, and of the desire to … Continue reading Advice About Natural Cure Advice
We Interrupt the constant call to set our hair on fire over various events to talk some food. As a family tradition when one has a birthday the family goes out to a restaurant of their choice. My oldest son had a hankering for Brisket and the closest place open late Friday the 13th was … Continue reading Video Review Firefly’s BBQ Marlborough Mass
by baldilocks I’m a little confused by this development. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an updated statement on Friday urging consumers not to buy or consume romaine lettuce “unless you can confirm it is not from the Yuma, Ariz., growing region.” “Based on new information, CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to … Continue reading Fear the Romaine?
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!
If you can't make them see the light, make the feel the heat Ronald Reagan Before I hit the sack this afternoon the story of some Chili's Restaurants decision to hold fundraisers for Planned Parenthood, on the eve of the March for Life no less, broke @LifeNewsHQ Aw man, I liked @Chilis too. (see that … Continue reading My Media enquiry to Chili’s on Planned Parenthood & their Response
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
Clemson U. is apologizing over its Mexican food day (emphasis added): Everything was going great. Students were loving the food and festivities. Except for two students, who took to Twitter to voice their displeasure with the school's decision to host such a "#CUlturallyInsensitive" event. Two students. Following which, a school bureaucrat in need of justifying … Continue reading Advice to Clemson: Have a Puerto Rican food day!
...while one can, in fact, make a good living in a niche market, and conventional wisdom might suggest this is a good long term move, the reality is that not only is conventional wisdom only correct until it's not but being in a business where there is practically an infinite amount of alternatives for your … Continue reading Some quick advice for Burger King…
When all of the problems of the world start to close in it's time to take a deep breath and get your mind on real life. In other words it's time to try and Make your own homemade curry. I've never had proper Indian Curry, the curry I've eaten locally are all from chinese restaurants … Continue reading How to Make DaTechGuy’s Homemade Chicken Curry
by baldilocks Yes, I can occasionally be caught live in the kitchen. Look quick. When growing up, my dinner task was making the salad. My mom bought the goods and I prepared them to her exacting specifications. As a result, I am very, shall we say, anal about salads. A clean vegetable is a happy … Continue reading Salad Snob
As all bloggers attending CPAC know if I fly to cover a story I bring Cannoli Assuming that I don't have the same trouble at the airport one year where they mysteriously disappeared once again there will be Cannoli for my fellow bloggers at CPAC (on a first come first served basis of course) But … Continue reading CPAC 2014 Preview of Cannoli Attractions Dutch Kitchen Bake Shop
One of my first memories of grocery shopping was going with my mother to the old Tom's Food world (now torn down and replaced by a McDonalds) where we passed by a display with a big sign proclaiming SPECIAL! GERBER BABY FOOD 10 FOR $1 and in very small print (reg 10 cents each) that's … Continue reading The fine print matters, even at Burger King