Oh no, here we go again…

cayenne pepper

Someone responded to a post I did ages ago entitled “Art in the Kitchen.”  I guess he picked up on my obsession with weight issues.

He sent me the latest hot diet – The Cayenne Pepper and Lemon Diet – purported to be a cleansing regimen that will help detoxify the digestive system and at the same time help you lose gaboodles of weight. Continue reading

New sign of a stroke – stick out your tongue


If you see me walking around with a big goon-like grin on my face and frequently sticking out my tongue and raising my arms up over my head, think nothing of it.  I don’t have turrets or anything, I’m simply making sure I haven’t had a stroke.

I’m not making fun, this is deadly serious. Continue reading

Look what them Yankees gone and done!

Mac ’n’ Cheese Pancakes

kenny Shopsins pancakes

I was driving to Walmart today. I usually try to avoid it like the plague, but sometimes you’ve just gotta go Walmartin’.  Today was the day.

As I scooted over the river and through the woods to Walmart, I listened to Martha Stewart Radio.  Some hoity toity restaurateur from the Big Apple was talking about the best new eateries and some of the wacky recipes that are gaining wide acclaim.

Would you believe Macaroni and Cheese Pancakes and Chocolate Chip Cornbread are making it big among the New York crowd.  What have those damn Yankees done to the sanctity of our most revered Southern vittles. Continue reading