Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Believe it or not...

There are some regular readers who will be looking in at this and I suspect will never forgive me for what I'm about to share with you.

Last night following the unnecessary shirt-purchasing expedition, I rang out for a pizza rather than cooking tea. No great surprise there, it's been known to happen at least once a week.

Full of seafood pizza, tomato garlic bread and guilty thoughts about the food that remained untouched in the cupboards, I resolved to plan something in advance for supper tonight and began to throw a few bits into the slow cooker. To date I've had some acceptable offerings from the afore-mentioned pot but nothing worth writing home (or on here) about. No real surprise there either then, many of my meals are little more than fortunate accidents.

So in it all went: stewing steak, onion, garlic, salt, and gravy granules. Oh, and a can of Wychwood Hobgoblin. Can you believe I sacrificed a whole 500ml of alcohol from one of my favourite tipples in the name of culinary experimentation? You betcha - it was a gamble worth taking for the delicious meal I enjoyed earlier this evening and I'd do it again.

What next - perhaps one of these Jack Daniels recipes? Not a chance, I'm not a big fan of canned beer anyway, but to waste Jack like that? That's just rude...

4 comments:

delcatto said...

Thank god it wasn't Carling.
There are recipes for using Jack Daniels but if you do; there'll be a rainswept night, a full moon obscured by cloud and you'll hear the baying of hounds in the distance. As you draw closer to the fire you'll hear the whistle of a train in the distance and the baying of the hounds drawing near. There's the strange scent of magnolia drifting in from the front door and you hear the unsteady thump of boots on the veranda.The soft sound of heavy breathing, of someone struggling to catch their breath followed by a sudden hammering at the door.
Is it the spirit of Jack Daniels come for you?
Or is it...

Seany said...

...the builder to say "There you go mate, we've finished building that veranda"...

delcatto said...

In an Alabama accent...

Fil said...

Oooohhh ya just can't and best not mess with Jack !!