Good 40º cloudy morning.
Yesterday the sky was blue and we had sunshine. We topped at 82º.
Since I use the Costco brand organic chicken stock
to cook Dude's boneless skinless chicken thighs I needed to go and get some. Well, our Costco was out of stock. So, I went on line to their order site and ordered 6 boxes of the stock. It will be delivered to Brian's office, since there was no place to put my gate code on the order. Should be here in about 14 days. Beats going to Costco and not finding what I want! Of course they are out of stock with TP also!
Picture of the Day .... perfectly timed
The nursery rhyme Sing a song of sixpence:
Sing a song of sixpence a pocket full of rye,
Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie.
When the pie was opened the birds began to sing,
Oh wasn't that a dainty dish to set before the king?
The king was in his counting house counting out his money,
The queen was in the parlor eating bread and honey
The maid was in the garden hanging out the clothes,
When down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose!The words to this children's action nursery rhyme which is often referred to as blackbirds baked in a pie probably because the image that blackbirds baked in a pie would create in a child's mind . The rye ( a pocketful of rye) was purchased to feed birds. Blackbirds, and other song birds, were actually eaten as a delicacy! However a court jester may well have suggested to the court cook to bake a pie pastry crust and place this over some live blackbirds to surprise and amuse the King! It would not be unreasonable for the blackbirds to look for revenge hence "When down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose!" It is interesting to note that the references to the counting house and eating honey were the common man's perception of what a King and Queen spent their time doing. The nursery rhyme Sing a song of sixpence or blackbirds baked in a pie always end with the tweaking of a child's nose!
From Mr. Food
Ready for a new kind of shrimp recipe that will break you out of that dinnertime rut? Say good-bye to steamed shrimp cocktail, because our jazzy Louisiana Shrimp Bake is to-die-for! Baking the shrimp gives them that plump, pop that we all love. Your taste buds will be tinglin' when you pop these sensationally seasoned shrimp in your mouth.
- 1 1/2 pounds large fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 stick butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
***We think this dish would taste amazing served over some hot cooked rice. This way you won't miss out on any of that buttery rich sauce!
Historically this date.....
And births this date include....
... one of those Hollyweird miracle marriages!
1946 – Hayley Mills, English actress
1947 – James Woods, American actor
1956 – Eric Roberts, American actor
.... brother to Julia and with a common doper arrest record!Possession, resisting, wife beater! Nice.
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo