Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Didn't want to name this post "Dog Biscuits"



Guess who was begging for Dad's ice cream
this evening...



Our pretty black lab



This dog biscuit is what's on the dog menu,
Dolly. Sorry girl, you need to get back on your diet.



Of course she likes it.

Now that I'm done with this post, what am I going to eat for dessert?? Hmm... I think ice cream would be delicious, but so would part of a candy bar. Talk about tough decisions. Anyway, gotta go. Take care!

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Falling in Tart with Love requires Lotsa 'Sugar'

The title is rather puzzling to me. I have no idea what it means except perhaps when the love is missing, more sugar can't hurt. Well don't overdo it, but adding a little sweetness to one's personality also is not a bad idea. Maybe I ought to take my own advice.

All I know is, "Falling in Love with Tart" (flavor), the title I thought of using before I moved the words around and added to them, would have been an exaggeration of my July obsession with black and red currants. Yeah, they are great when sweetened, and I especially like to eat them with yogurt.

Another potential title that I scrapped before publishing this entry was "Where's the Love in Logic?" And also: "Where's the Logic in Love?" I guess it's a guy thing, or just a me thing, not being able to understand relationships and why they fall apart.

The dessert (last time) was decorated, photographed and eaten a couple of days before the post. I decided to do this part ahead of time because I knew sadness would prevent me from getting much done on that day.
While we no longer have an active romantic relationship, I do cherish the memories of our love which will remain in my heart and mind forever.

Friday, July 18, 2008

Love is Forever!



Our memories of the Love we shared will last forever!

For N,

Three years ago we met in Thailand and had many happy times together and a very special relationship. I just wanted you to know I still think about the love we had together, and I will never forget when we met each other.

Love,

Scott

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Currants



Red currants are tart and not very sweet. It depends on what you like to eat. Sometimes I enjoy eating a dessert with tart, tangy flavor. But of course sugar is needed or it wouldn't be very good. I like currants with sugar in sauce, syrup or jam. Be careful when eating because currants have seeds. Mom made currant jelly today and it doesn't have any seeds. Of course we didn't use the leaves or stems and lightly rinsed off the currants before cooking with them.

This is not a blog about cooking so I won't go into details. This is a blog about fast food. But I decided a post now and then about more natural foods would be a good idea to show people that I eat more than fried foods. haha

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Waffles!!!



Yummy waffle with ice cream and currant syrup/topping!

This currant topping seems a little like cranberry sauce, though has its own flavor. Careful it has seeds! You should strain out the seeds if they bother you, and not bite down on them.

I made this syrup in a saucepan on the stove, using black and red currants, water and sugar, and the whole cooking process took about an hour... That's soy bacon on the side of the plate.
It's very tasty.



Last summer I made red currant syrup which
was wonderful on biscuits, etc.

It's not a very good webcam picture, but the syrup had

a fantastic flavor!



Waffle with ice cream and strawberry topping. Perfect for
summer, any time of day.


This waffle was on another day. It didn't have as many strawberries because I ate them earlier but it was still delicious.

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Correction

This is just a short note which will only be up here temporarily. Sometimes I will run corrections, and the notice might appear for a week or two just to notify readers of some change to a post. I made a change to a past entry. As far as I can tell, birds did not hurt the red currants this year and so I don't know what happened to the red currants last year. I like birds and as strange is it may sound, I wish them a good summer.

On a different note, I want to say thanks again to my friends. I appreciate your kindness so much and wish you the best of success, good health and happiness. Thank you. Have a great day!

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Like Carrots?



Open wide for Gajar Halwa.

This is a sweet carrot pudding, which I made two months ago when I washed more carrots than were needed to put in the Borshch. Both were delicious!

More than Cereal

Today began when I rolled out of bed. It was warm in bed, but there was no lady with her arms around me. Believe me. The room was just warm, that's all. So then, after spooning into my mouth a somewhat bland breakfast cereal, which I used to love and still like now and then, I began to think about blogging. Life sure can be boring. Anyway, I'm not letting boredom or computer viruses, adware and other annoyances get me down.

Hey, it's still warm in here. The air conditioner isn't working. But perhaps Paris Hilton being a hottie has something to do with it, too. I saw her pretty face on the Internet again today. She's everywhere it seems. Actually, and unbelievably, my mom wanted to know more about Paris, so being the good guy that I am, I looked Paris up on a web site that provides information on lots of stuff including celebrities. Some sort of computer virus or spyware got started at the same time. The anti-virus program didn't work so I had to restart the computer and lost the web page about Paris. And now I realize, I never really had her in the first place. haha

Been there, done that before. It always hurts no matter how many times it happens. Joking around helps me to not feel so sad.


Note: I currently have no love life. Chatting doesn't count. Sure, some people send kisses online, but unless lips are touching other lips, it's just a little better than a fantasy. I'm a guy. That's obvious. But I do have a sensitive side.

Right now, it would be funny to break into song. But my life isn't a musical. Maybe yours is? If we were singing together in the morning over our bowls of cereal--birds chirping in the background (sounds kinda corny)-- I'm thinking cereal eating wouldn't be quite so boring. Care to join me for cereal? haha Of course I'm joking. Better to start with ice cream.

This was written almost three days ago, when the air conditioner wasn't working. Thank goodness it is now. It's still hot outside in the afternoon. I went to A&W last evening and had a root beer shake. That's after mom and I went to Taco Time for burritos. Everything tasted great!

My mind is thinking about more sweets, such as Gajar Halwa and Dudhi Halwa, which are Indian desserts I've made before. Pics of halwa, cookies, waffles with ice cream and other desserts could be posted in the days or weeks to come.

In a related note, it was nice to find a blog about Indian actresses. Here's a gorgeous actress. Now I'm not thinking about food anymore. I guess that's obvious.

No, I never dated a famous actress, though maybe a couple of girlfriends were acting. So my only advice is: When you tell someone you love them, you should mean it. And if it's a person who likes many of the same things you do--great music, movies, fast food, etc.-- that's very, very cool!

It's midnight. I'll find a picture of food to post. Then I will get back to you. Take care.