So in the chaos of everyone in the family making Christmas cookies today, we got hungry. Tina and I thought (in the spirit of holiday indulgence) to get some take-out at McDonalds – so I offered to drive up the road and grab some. I enlisted Gavin to help me – with the first task of taking everyone’s order. This is what I pulled into the McDonalds drive-thru with …
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Cuts Like a Knife
You’re Doing it Wrong
New Years Day, 2011. Gavin’s first breakfast of the year = Donut. Eaten in his unique way of “Toppings Only”. Nice.
The Bread of Life has it’s Own Toaster
Buy your Jesus Toaster here.
No Soup For You
“I Must Warn Others”
“Are you going to post about this?” Tina said tonight, as I ran out to the patio to snap the above pic.
“Yes, Dammit.” I said. “I must warn others.” I continued to eat ice. I was on my 5th or 6th mouth-full.
Earlier, Tina kicked off the harvest season (Labor Day is today … the last day of Summer) by snipping off a few of the orange peppers from our plant. Curiously, I agreed to cut one open and have a taste. I sliced off the stem and simply put the tip of my tongue on the pepper’s flesh.
What started as a slight sting slowly grew into agony.
Habanero chili peppers are rated 100,000–350,000 on the Scoville scale. Conservatively, that’s about 40 times hotter than a Jalapeño. I didn’t know that when I bought a baby plant at a local nursery this past spring.
An hour later … Awesome! It’s really neat to have a plant growing on our patio with such amazing power. I look forward to finding some applications for this powerful pepper …
But, you’ve been warned.