Food & Drink

This Is Why You Buy Meat You Can See Through The Wrapper
Preface to this blog.  I have bought this type of pre-packaged hamburger that you buy  blindly because you can't see the product inside and it's been fine.  However, this time I was surprised to see what can only be described as a large amount of coagulated fat.  Last t…
Why Is It Called A Moscow Mule And Served In A Copper Cup?
Recently I was out with co-workers and Dani, our receptionist and the gal you see when you pick up prizes at B105, ordered a Moscow Mule.  I asked what the drink was made out of and why they serve it in a copper cup.  She was able to answer one of those questions, the other spurred a table…
Liver With Soy Sauce (For Those That Don’t Like Liver)
First off, I am NOT a fan. Never have been, but my mom felt she needed to serve liver and would try to make it different ways to make it taste better. Maybe it was the consistency of the meat, I don’t know. I remember being at Old Country Buffet years ago and piling on a huge spoonful of stuffing on…
Is It Bologna Or Baloney?
Call me simple (or cheap), but I’ve been a fan of baloney since I was kid, always Oscar Mayer. At age 7, I was left alone all summer while my mom was at work and a baloney sandwich was a staple in my world. I used it as hors d'oeuvre when I was about 10 and had my first Tup…
Who Remembers Knox Blox, Did You Eat Them As A Kid?
Did you get Knox Blox when you were young?  It actually made eating jello tolerable and fun.  You mixed Knox unflavored gelatin with a jello flavor of your choice and it hardened in a 9X13 pan.  That allowed you to cut it into squares that you could pick up with your fingers (probably…
Something Different For Your Grill: Tin Foil Chicken Dinner
It’s smack dab in the middle of grilling season and you have probably exhausted all your family favorites, steak, shrimp, chicken breasts and pork. I have seen lots of different recipes for tin foil dinners on the grill and have always wanted to try one while we were camping. This is the recipe we c…

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