I read a great article today —
How to Turn Your Favorite Snack Food into Seasoning
The author recommends buying a cheap grinder at your local grocery store — perhaps when buying salt or pepper — and when it’s empty, placing small, broken-up chunks of your favorite snack foods inside. Then use them as seasoning over appetizers, main dishes, desserts — you name it.
Voila — junk food seasoning.
Of course, my first thought was Cheetos.
(If you’ve read this blog before, this should come as no surprise.)
We already know that Cheetos dust is super yummy eaten right off your fingers. Imagine it sprinkled on any of your favorite foods that already pair well with cheese…like popcorn.
Now you can take your Cheetos seasonings with you. It’s certainly more portable than regular cheese since it doesn’t require refrigeration.
There’s enough preservatives in Cheetos to outlast us all.
Posted in Cooking, Food, How to, Humor, Magazine
Tagged appetizers, article, cheese, Cheetos, Cheetos dust, desserts, food, grinders, grocery store, how to, Humor, junk food, main dishes, pepper, popcorn, portable, preservatives, refrigeration, salt, seasonings, snack foods
I don’t eat much fast food, and it’s not because I’m a health nut.
Far from it.
It’s just my favorite fast food restaurant, Taco Bell, isn’t in my neighborhood…thank goodness.
Why is the Bell my fav?
Well, I’ve never liked hamburgers, so that eliminates most other chains. Mexican food I love.
And after seeing this sign, I appreciate the Bell even more. Chalupas and a sense of humor?
Where do I sign up?
Posted in Advertising, Comedy, Commentary, Food, Humor, Life, New York City, Restaurants
Tagged advertising, chain restaurant, comedy, commentary, fast food, food, hamburgers, help wanted sign, Humor, life, Mexican food, New York City, Taco Bell, yo quiero Taco Bell
Although today was an exception, the weather has been much warmer of late. So I’m packing away my winter clothing and putting the teapot on a high shelf.
But this infuser makes me want to pull out the English Breakfast one more time:
My daily cuppa seems much more exotic with this fellow exploring the depths of my favorite mug…
…or iced tea pitcher, perhaps?
Posted in Cooking, Food, Humor, Life
Tagged cooking, deep sea diver, food, hot tea, Humor, iced tea, infuser, life, pitcher, tea, teapot, warm weather, winter clothes
Everyone’s had a cheesy grin on their face today cause it’s National Grilled Cheese Day.
But some critics are accusing our fav sandwich of being a fraud.
It’s true — most folks cook grilled cheese sandwiches in a skillet, which technically makes it a fried cheese sandwich.
Is this supposed to make us feel bad? Or the ‘grilled’ cheese sandwich taste less amazing?
No and no.
As we say in the South, get over your fine self.
Posted in Cooking, Food, Holiday, Humor, Life
Tagged cheese, cooking, food, fraud, fried cheese, get over your fine self, grilled cheese sandwich, Holiday, Humor, life, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, sandwich, skillet, South
Happy National Puppy Day!
Only my friends from the South are gonna get this.
Posted in Dogs, Food, Holiday, Humor, Travel
Tagged Dogs, food, Holiday, Humor, hushpuppies, National Puppies day, South, tasty, Travel, yum
My dog Rory turned 16 last December, but he has the appetite of a puppy.
Translation: he’s become a picky little shit.
I’ve tried rewarding him with treats after he finishes his dinner. When that stopped working, I gave him the treats first. Then switched to different treats. Then changed his food. Then his bowl. Then started hand-feeding him.
I’m willing to do the work.
Last week I learned a trick from my vet. I don’t know why she has been holding out on me for so long, but it got him to eat like gangbusters.
Smear a little baby food on top of the dog food.
She recommended chicken flavor with broth. I applied said smear, and could barely get the dish on the floor before Rory was face-deep in his dinner.
I was a very happy Mama Dog.
You can be, too.
Posted in Animals, Dogs, Food, Humor, Life
Tagged animals, appetite, baby food, dinner, dog bowl, dog food, dog treats, Dogs, food, Humor, life, open wide, picky little shit