Monthly Archives: September 2011

Attempting African Chicken with Peanut Powder

So, now that I’m retired and I have the time, I am trying to cook things that are healthy and taste good.  LOL – Al says that this is impossible, if it tastes good, it’s not healthy.  I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Fruit and Yogurt

Al actually ASKED for this!  And it’s so gooooood.  Sliced banana, raisins, and roasted peanuts on fat-free plain Greek yogurt.  YUM!!!  This is going on my permanent list.

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My Spider Lily is Blooming!

I love these flowers.  They appear out of nowhere in the fall, and are so bright and cheerful.

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Bell Pepper and Apricot Slaw with creamy Ginger Dressing

I’m always on the lookout for good recipies, especially salads, and when I saw this one in the newspaper, I really wanted to try it.  I modified it some, of course – I almost always have to tweak a recipe … Continue reading

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Salmon Burgers

These turned out to be really easy, just grilled them in the cast iron skillet.  Toasted the whole wheat buns, added some dill pickle slices, and topped it off with guacamole and chopped red onion.  They were delicious, and Al … Continue reading

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Maid Day! Exploring grocery stores.

Every other Tuesday is Maid Day.  Their little yellow car pulls into the driveway and four or five young ladies swarm all over the house and in about 45 minutes it’s vacuumed, swept, mopped, and dusted, the kitchen and bathrooms … Continue reading

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An experiement in blogging

Retirement is great!  Retirement is fun!  Retirement is a giant Pain in the Ass!!  Retirement is a big change from spending all my time getting ready for work, going to work, being at work, going home from work, recovering from … Continue reading

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