Bacon Caskets. Proof that even death is better wrapped in bacon

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Ashes to ashes, pork to...pork. … [Read more...]

Voting ends in 7 days: Please vote for me a million times!

I get really excited because I have such an amazing audience (that's you) and friend base (that's still you), and it's so neat to be able to be honored as a Mom Food blogger because of everyone (still you). I am so lucky (now that's me).For four … [Read more...]

The LC-Homestyles Chili Bowl Head to Head

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Just a few, short, sweet weeks ago, you might remember I taste tested two of LC-Homestyles Chili in Chicken and Beef. Beef is the fan favorite with the experienced chili veteran, but can the rookie underdog, chicken, come in and surprise the crowd … [Read more...]

Recipes: Did they make the cut or taste like butt?

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OK, so maybe that's a little bit harsh for a title, but there are just some ideas in my brain that don't lend themselves well to actual, edible foodstuffs. I mean, we all try, right? Sometimes trying just isn't good enough when you're talking about … [Read more...]

Wise words from Thomas Jefferson

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Friday Karaoke: Talk Jerky to Me

sourceYou know I neverI never seen you taste so goodYou always dry the way you shouldAnd I like itAnd I know you like it tooThe way that I want youI gotta have youOh yes, I doYou know I neverI never pass the brisket butI'm checking out that … [Read more...]

This is what the USDA left out

Yes, the fork looks like a giraffe. I hear it all the tine. Get it?! Tine?! I picked out a fatal flaw in the USDA plating. They didn't say what the plates and cutlery should consist of. Why not meaty deliciousness? … [Read more...]

Say it with bacon

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Happy Mother's Day

source Whether you're a Mom, a hopeful Mom, a daughter remembering her Mom, a Mom of pets, named Mom, or you're the Mother of Invention, Your Lighter Side wishes you a Happy Mother's Day. … [Read more...]

Low carb meme moment

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The wisdom to not be a dunderhead

Yes. I drew this. You may marvel. There's that old adage: God grant me the serenity to not eat this crap sitting on my counter. OK. Well it's like that. I took a little poetic license. It's called forgetting the adage and making up one far better. … [Read more...]

Oops! Dolly Madison cleanup in aisle seven!

Molly Angel, move over. The b#tch has arrived, and she wants a doughnut.I went to the store the other day and bought my kids a box of those leftover bakery donuts for $2. That's a great price. I figured it'd be a great treat. For them.So, even after … [Read more...]

Napkins, Atkins, what's the difference?

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Why I love scraper sites, part 3

There's nothing quite like scraper sites. Add the language barrier and small elves make cookie magic in trees.mmm... a convalescent sandwich. How about a little Catheter Cheese or IV Drip Drink with that? … [Read more...]

Confessions of a closet baker

Pie in the sky. Or on your plate. I have a confession: I am a secret bakestress. A 100% hidden hostess with more Wilton cake tips and baking implements than anyone would ever guess. I pore over petit fours, croon over custards, chase the perfect … [Read more...]