On this cool, sunny morning, I am running my new Char-Broil Digital Electric Smoker for the second time. I loaded it up with a pair of chuck roasts and tonight, Candy, Kevin, and I will taste test and see which rub we like best.
Did you see that Tweet storm? It said, Today, we are “protecting” ourselves… against being flooded by immigrants from the middle east. This is fantastic. … We do not need to be protected against immigrants from these countries–on the contrary we want to stretch out a helping hand, to save those who have managed to […]
Mmmm mmmm good! I just brewed my first batch of made-from-scratch chai tea. Here is my recipe: 2-3 green cardamom pods 1 inch cinnamon stick 1 piece star anise 3 peppercorns 3 whole cloves 1/4 tsp coriander seeds 1/4 tsp fennel seeds 2-3 thin slices ginger root 3/4 cup water Combine the dry ingredients in […]
I visited the Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek, MI this week. Beautiful zoo! More like a stroll in the park, with animals thrown in for a bonus, than a “traditional” zoo. The big bonus for me, though, was getting to feed a giraffe. 😀 I took a few photos (of course). Here is a […]
A year ago, my brother, Norman Robertson, died. I was so f—ing angry for so f—ing long that… that… that I still don’t have words. Norman should have. Norman shouldn’t have. It was all his fault. Still is. You see that, don’t you? Thankfully, I am finally done with my anger even though my heart pounds as I […]