Category Archives: Drink

An Idea For The Year Of Mercy

Year of Mercy – We’ve got 11 ½ Months to  go!  So there you are, driving down the road, and up ahead at a stop light, you see a homeless/tramp/beggar at the corner with a homemade cardboard sign which has … Continue reading

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Wine Coolers – Where Did They Go?

Remember back in the ‘80’s, the Bartles and Jaymes commercials all over television for wine coolers (more flavors than Ben& Jerry’s ice cream.) You couldn’t walk through a supermarket without tripping over the twenty or thirty different flavors. So, this last … Continue reading

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Veddy Brit, Don’t You Know

I just realized how long I’ve been away from posting stuff.  My only excuse is Real World Trumps Virtual Reality.  In other words, I have been, unrepentantly,  spending a lot of time with grandkids, and recovering from spending time with grandkids… … Continue reading

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Post-Lent Leftovers

Salmon with Steamed Veggies and Rice. Since I had one lonely salmon steak left, and since I am burned out on salmon maybe until next year, I thought to use it up today.  Along with some odds and ends from … Continue reading

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Simple is Good

Not wanting to do a whole lot of “fixing” for my evening meal, I had recourse to an old stand-by. A very “extra sharp” cheddar. A piece of “twelve-grain” dark bread. A glass of burgundy. Tastes complimented, and the amount … Continue reading

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Giving it Up For Lent

This year, I only gave up a little thing for Lent. — Creamer in my morning coffee. It was only a little thing this year, since in years past, I have tried giving up big things, and somehow managed to … Continue reading

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Friday’s Comming

Last week, I made salmon cakes for the first time. It was a staple of my Mother’s cooking as I was growing up, and two weeks ago, I realized I hadn’t had any salmon cakes in 50 years. So I … Continue reading

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All Things in Proper Proportion

Wine and Water Old Noah he had an ostrich farm and fowls on the largest scale, He ate his egg with a ladle in a egg-cup big as a pail, And the soup he took was Elephant Soup and fish … Continue reading

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