Message I just left on the half-and-half carton I share with two other co-workers:
Next time you wake up in a bathtub full of ice with your kidneys gone and “Call 911” scrawled on the wall, ask yourself: ‘How much half-and-half did I drink this week?’
Hey, I’m from Jersey. I know rabbis.
Aside: Judy’s the winner! Go check her out. Say something nice.
Canon EOS Rebel T1i DSLR.
Canon 50mm f/1.8 II lens.
Cool-kid 50mm f/1.8 IIbag.
THAT IS THE THING ABOUT WHICH I AM TALKING, SUCKER-CHUMPS. Now I just have to figure out how to use it and I will RULE THE SCHOOL.
Congratulations Judy, of No Fear Entertaining! Your red wine-braised short ribs have taken the day. There is no way to adequately describe my love of a well-braised short rib other than “junkie.”
Everyone, bow your heads and pretend to be serious as you celebrate her victory.
Know, however, that this was not an easy choice. There were lots of strong entries (pot pies, mac and cheese, grits casseroles), although to be forthright with you, there were also more than a few that made me sigh. (Not in a good way.) You are trying to WIN here, people. The canned cream soups, they may win for you – congratulations – but they do not win here.
The missing two: Velveeta carnage. (The frozen sangria helps it go down easy.)
Jose Tejas: Iselin, NJ, August 14, 2009 at 7:28PM
ONLY TWO DAYS LEFT IN THE JAMIE OLIVER GIVEAWAY!
I got this book, Curry Cuisine, at the local Barnes and Noble Booksellers. (Barnes and Noble must both be getting pretty old by now, I don’t know where I’ll purchase my folios once they kick it.) I bought it purely because the cover is really fun. Also it was on sale.
Fine; it’s episode nine. Happy?
This week, Chefs Bayless, Lo, Chiarello and Keller take a field trip to Best Friends Forever State Park, where they go on a nature walk, learn to make hand-dipped wax candles and eat s’mores around a campfire while having a sing-a-long. Bayless plays the harmonica. Unfortunatley, the night takes a sad turn when no one wants to share a tent with Chiarello. (He’s a wetter.)
Okay, maybe not. But if the last two weeks are any indication, that’s what it will seem like.
HEY YOU! Have you entered the Jamie Oliver giveaway yet?
I wussed out on my own event last week, because I wasn’t sufficiently Abilified. I’m now partway through the introductory phase of Abilification and that, coupled with tranqs – I’m not an addict but goddamn, Valium is some good shit – means feeling good enough to take on these black bean and vidalia quesadillas with green SALSA DE LA MUERTE.
Thank god I like milk. Do you think this salsa is a joke? Because IT IS NOT and it will cut you. No, really. It’s like a laser, it’ll slice right through your palate like a plastic knife through cream cheese that you accidentally left on the counter for six hours.