Monday, May 30, 2022

Memorable Day?

 Prolly not.

It has been a slow methodical day awaiting tomorrow and the delivery of our new washer/dryer.  This should stop the question:  "When are they delivering the dryer?"   Should.  We have waited over a month for delivery.  Should.

zzzzzzzzz   up a bit after 8 a.m. this day.  Ate my traditional breakfast of Grape Nuts  - 3/4 cup cereal with 3/4 cup 2% milk.  It holds me until noon and fits into my carb count suggested by a nutritionist at Navarro Hospital after I was diagnosed with the diabetes thing.  She was a nice lady.  That was 2008.  I should calculate how many tons of Grape Nuts I have eaten in the past 14 years.  Might be a world record there. Might not be tooooo...

After breakfast and morning freshing-ing-ing up to make myself beautiful for the day, I read the paper and did less.  Went out back and helped Christine harvest food from our garden.  For lunch we fried up some of our garden okra picked this morning - and some store bought frozen okra.  Now you just guess which one tasted the best.  Fresh from the garden okra VS. frozen okra from the store.   Ya got an answer?  YEP!!   The frozen okra was really the best.  Apparently we lack  a certain skill when it comes to fresh okra frying.   This will not deter us.  There wasn't that much difference.

In addition we fried up some carrots, squash, broccoli, peppers, etc.  It is a pretty nice little garden.  Now, I smoked some boneless beef ribs (I have questions about this description).   They were tough.   BBQ sauce helped some.  Also smoked:  carrots, jalapeno peppers, other peppers, 2 big onions, and a cucumber.  There is something you have never had - a smoked cucumber.  Christine says it was okay with certain spices sprinkled over the top.  The onion and jalapeno were just fine.

HEB had 5 ears of corn for $1.  Have you tried cooking corn on the cob in the microwave.  There are instructions online.  Essentially, leave the husk on.  Wrap the corn in a wet paper towel.  Cook one ear for 4 minutes - 2 ears for 6 minutes - I did 3 ears for 8 minutes.  Fine.   Then you cut off the big end of the cob; squeeze from the small end; and the corn will slip right out of the husk, burning your fingers.  There will be no husk or silk.  Works fine.    "Slather on the butter."

And, now, we are into afternoon nap time.   Not much more to say about that as my fingers begin to dribble off the key board.  .joqpapk ,apiperjeirjg ga] ll'v ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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