Fried Chicken on National Fried Chicken Day

fried chicken dinner with corn , mashed potatoes, biscut
Today is National Fried Chicken Day. In my house growing up we called that Sunday. Every Sunday, without fail, my family ate fried chicken. My mother would fry four chickens in cast iron pans. It would take her a couple of hours from start to finish. Those days...
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Ten Reasons I am Home Tonight

10. I have no friends except on Facebook and far away from my home. 9. I am in love with my 73 inch HD TV 8. Gas prices went up thirty cents a gallon and no where in this small town is anything still open that’s worth that...
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Fourth of July

picnic table fourth of july rain
On the Fourth of July this table is usually full of people. This year it’s just covered in rain. I am sure you thought I waxed the table to a glossy sheen but you were wrong. It’s soaked from a rain storm which has lasted several hours as...
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Fat Burning Watermelon

watermelon lime juice chili powder closeup
Fat burning watermelon is a trick I learned from Hayle Pomroy’s book – The Fast Metabolism Diet. Making fat burning watermelon is pretty easy. All you have to do is sprinkle lime juice onto your watermelon. Then sprinkle chili powder onto it and eat. I truthfully was never...
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Fresh Vegetables from the Garden

fresh vegetables from home garden
We are growing vegetables this year and so far so good. We planted watermelon, cantaloupes, cucumbers, various peppers and cherry tomatoes. The watermelon plants and the cantaloupe vines are taken over the yard but there are several fruits on both so we can live with it. The cherry...
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Beef Brisket Miracle

It’s either a miracle or I am losing my mind. There is a chance it’s both. It may be my diet making me hallucinate. I’ve been dieting for 4 months. I have lost a total of sixty pounds on the Fast Metabolism Diet by Haylie Pomroy but that’s...
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Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

hot dogs wrapped in bacon in hot dog buns
My wife decided what hot dogs need to liven them up is slices of hickory smoked bacon.  Her and my children think bacon is the answer to every food question so they deep fried bacon wrapped hot dogs. She simply wrapped each hot dog with one slice of...
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Chili and eggs, my favorite breakfast

chili and eggs on toast
Chili and eggs on toast, has been my favorite breakfast for 40 years. I first saw it and tried it when I was 13 years old at a hotel casino in Reno, Nevada. I fell in love. To me, there is nothing better than kicking off the day...
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What an exciting Saturday! I mowed the front yard. I watched hours of NASCAR prerace only to see the Quaker State 400 rain out. There were other things but they weren’t as exciting. Checked the mail. Read the mail. Threw away the junk mail. Dropped my son to...
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WalMart – Check this out yourself

I was in WalMart last night. Yes, I know, I lead an exciting life.  I was there with my wife to buy flour. She had promised the kids peperoni rolls and didn’t realize we were low on flour. We also bought a couple of other items. So this...
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