A lot of people are likely to think that this goal hardly merits being a “50 things by 50” item, and I can see their point. It’s not a “bucket list” type item like bungee jumping or something equally extreme, nor necessarily exotic like a trip to the Galapagos. But that isn’t what my 50by50 list is about — some of them are large, some are small, and some are Goldilocks items — just right for me.
A nacho recipe is one of those “just right” items for me. I have long-wanted a “definitive” recipe for nachos, one by which all other nachos that I encounter will be measured.… Read the rest
My goals often include a reference to cooking, and less specifically at times, to baking. Or more pointedly, learning to bake. I am not a fantastic cook, but not in the sense that applies to most people. My food turns out well, I’m just really slow at it and I have almost no memory for recipes.
There’s a meme that goes around where the person is cooking something from a package, reads the package, throws it out, digs it back out, throws it out, and does so several times as ten seconds after reading the instructions, they’ve forgotten what it says.… Read the rest
Gratitude entry #10…Today I am grateful for a new recipe for lasagna. No, I haven’t turned into Garfield. The lasagna was a vegetarian recipe that my wife found that uses the Epicure steamer. I had a long day at work, didn’t get home until late, had to heat it up after everyone else was long done and had left the kitchen, and it was really good. Even re-heated.
That’s it for today — just grateful for a good meal, something different than our norm. Onward in the journey…