Monday, February 26, 2007

Eggs, eggs, everywhere

The farm I usually go to for eggs is only opened regularly in the summer, so I've been without eggs for a while since I don't want to buy conventional eggs. I'll buy organic when I can. Anyway, I got a hold of the owner and he was there on Saturday, so we went to get eggs.

And boy, did he have eggs, he's got enough eggs there to feed the entire area. So I bought 6 dozen eggs, 2 dozen went to mom, and I plan on doing a lot more baking and eating eggs. I did do some baking this weekend; made pineapple coconut muffins, bumblebee cookies, and butterhorns. That only used up less than a dozen eggs. But at $2.50 a dozen, how could I refuse getting so many? And they've still got dirt and poop on them!

Sunday, February 25, 2007

Cat Stevens needs an update

Cat Stevens once sang about a wild world. Well it's changed since then, it's now just a selfish world. Case in point: I saw a breadmaker on sale on craigslist, and emailed the seller. We corresponded a few times, and I had every intention of purchasing it, but either he gave me the wrong phone number, or I wrote it down wrong. In any case, I didnt' get it on the day I wanted to, and emailed him the next day to apologize for not getting there that day. He emailed back and told me to contact him when I wanted to come out again. I did email him again after that, and he never responded. So eventually I checked out craigslist again, and his breadmaker is now off the site. I don't mind that he sold it to someone else, but could he not have the courtesy to email me back and tell me not to waste my time trying to figure out when I could come and see it?

It's the same in everything, people on the road are too busy talking on their cell phones to care that they're tying up traffic, or they just change lanes without looking to see if there's a car coming. What happened to common courtesy and respect for others? If I was religious, I'd say the end was coming, but being that I'm not, I'll just say, phooey to you Alvin, for being rude.

Friday, February 16, 2007

A new fave

I'm thinking of changing the name of my blog to something a little less food related, since most of my brain farts aren't actually related to food, but in the meantime, I'd like to say that 101 Cookbooks is a most wonderful site. I stumbled upon it by accident; it showed up as a google ad on my gmail account one day, so being a cookbook addict, I checked it out.

The pictures are fabulous and her writeups are neat and easy to read. And of course, there's always the recipes which are enough to make anyone drool.

Thought for the day: Never put a square of chocolate into your pant pocket and then sit with a laptop computer on your lap.

Happy eating.