Category Archives: Pets
Breakfast pr0n! Not what we had for breakfast, actually. More a breakfast for lunch. I don’t eat breakfast and Mrs J contents herself with a bagel but we both love waffles. The bacon is thin sliced porchetta.I didn’t dump all the patio herbs, I wanted to see if they would come back in the spring. The chives are doing great but the sage next to it still looks dead. The bare twigs at the far right are rosemary that I am still hoping will show new growth but nothing yet.The front gardens are just barely showing some color – the scilla can be counted on for a touch of early blue. The day lilies are greening, as are the daffodils and sedum.More meatballs! I made several, there are two left. Not enough for a proper sammich but I guess I can do a couple of meatball sliders.These were out for a last rise before baking. I busied myself about making that breakfast-for-lunch while they were out and they really puffed up before I could get them into the oven.Here’s Ollie, watching me compose this post. He’s already made himself at home. He is fitting in rather well with no apparent animosities developing with any of the other cats.One of the shelter cats. The eyes in the original picture were highlighted by a stray beam that prompted me to play that up with a few tweaks.
Here’s Blossom, a shelter kitteh that Mrs J says is 2 years old. She came in last week.A bit over exposed, here is a pile of crumbly pastrami on a bun with just a dab of mustard. It shares the plate with coleslaw and a dill pickle spear.I usually make these beans with a smoked hock but I had quite a bit of that pork belly porchetta to eat up so I used some of that instead. I sliced it to about a half inch and browned the slices in a frying pan before chopping and adding it to the beans as they simmered.Mmm… sloppy joe sammich pr0n. That’s the last of my homemade giardiniera.We got more pods and k-cups in from an Amazon order. The Fog Chaser pods came sealed in plastic bags of 10 pieces each (iirc) because of their open construction. They work just like the k-cups, using the same adapter. We will store the remaining pods from the opened bag in zip-locks. The Caza Trail Kona blend cups are the standard sealed items. Both the blends are quite good and are priced nearly the same. If I have to choose one blend out of all we have tried so far I would give the nod to the Caza Trail Kona because it tastes great and is relatively cheap. Fog Chaser is a strong second.Mrs J stops by the nose cleaning station where Ollie is on shift. He has moved smoothly into the regular rotation.