My world famous Dirty Rice recipe. I tend to leave off things one should know, like put oil in the pan to saute meat, or with spices I do things to taste. You'll need: 2 cups cooked riceRice Dressing mix (The tub-o-guts kind), if not, use 1/2 lb chicken livers and gizzards chopped very fine.1 … Continue reading Thanksgiving Cooking
To do this dish justice, you really need Andouille and Tasso, although you could use smoked sausage and ham, or a ham bone or a Hamhock. I've done it that way as well. Lately I've been using a quick cooker - pressure cooker to cook the beans because you go from dry beans to cooked … Continue reading Wednesday Cooking: Red Beans & Rice
“When another blames you or hates you, or people voice similar criticisms, go to their souls, penetrate inside and see what sort of people they are. You will realize that there is no need to be racked with anxiety that they should hold any particular opinion about you.” Marcus Arelius
Read the post. Read.The.Post. An overloaded Persimmon Tree It's all I ask. How hard can it be? We have a persimmon tree in our yard that is overflowing to the point of breaking with fruit.What're persimmons? They are a soft fruit that goes from almost ripe to over-ripe in two seconds, turns into a gushy … Continue reading No Good Deed
“When someone gives you free food and a place to stay, even if they do it out of kindness as I’m doing right now, sooner or later they’ll cut your balls off. Remember that.”Adaptive Curmudgeon Adaptive Curmudgeon. Read it.
Kim Du Toit had a great post the other day about getting older. There's a lot of stuff in there that a lot that these younger alpha dudes need to understand. I could have gone two ways: hit the gym, manically try to build myself back up, or just accept the situation and realize the … Continue reading As good as it gets..
"Why should a British guy have to come to America and explain your presidents to the ignoramuses on the street when they've been put through public education, at considerable cost to this country, and with so little effect? It's the same with the slavery question. You hear people saying things like we've never addressed the … Continue reading Monday Quote
The democrats are stealing the election. They are stealing the election with jaw dropping brazenness. One of the better articles on their shenanigans is here, a piece by Larry Correia. I won't get into all the specifics. Others have done it better. Peter at Bayou Renaissance has a lot of great information as well. They … Continue reading Now, matters are worse…
"The politician creates a powerful, huge, heavy, and unstoppable Monster Truck of a government," P.J. O'Rourke writes in his new book, How the Hell Did This Happen? (Atlantic Monthly Press). "Then supporters of that politician become shocked and weepy when another politician, whom they detest, gets behind the wheel, turns the truck around, and runs them over."
People these days can't drive. When I first moved down to DFW, one of the things I first noticed is that people knew how to drive. Or at least new better than the denizens of the DC area from which I came. I learned very quickly that if I dawdled in the left hand lane, … Continue reading Nice Move…