At least three people like the first edition of “Stuff I Like,” and I consider that a mandate.
Wherein we explore the wonders of chicken and waffles, kindling crackers, LED headlamps, and AI-generated images…and more!
Baseball stats, hop water, Ray Wylie Hubbard, unrhymable words. Are you seeing a pattern here? If so, perhaps you’re imbibing too much.
We’ve spent a lot of time in San Antonio, but we’re still having surprising adventures there.
Well, hello there. Did you miss me? (Don’t answer that. It’s a long story, almost as long as the time since I last posted something here.) Today is National Bicarbonate of Soda Day, and the only explanation I can come up with for the timing is that it’s anticipatory of a critical need in two… Continue reading Random Thursday: The Last 1 of ’21
Mondays are our usual grocery shopping days, and today was no exception. The HEB store in Marble Falls was practically deserted when we got there around noon…at least compared to the pre-Thanksgiving madness of last week. We picked up everything on our list plus about fifty things that weren’t and headed for the checkout, where… Continue reading HEB Giveth…And Taketh Away
Last weekend we met friends in San Antonio and spent a few days enjoying some quite varied activities and events in that amazing city. If you haven’t been to SA before, or if your exposure has been limited to the often frantic and always touristy downtown portion of the Riverwalk, the following is a sort… Continue reading A San Antonio Travelogue: Food, Music, More Food, More Music
I hate to disappoint you if you came here looking for tips regarding scorched bread, but while I am an acknowledged — yet exceedingly humble — expert on the subject, I’m actually here to warn you about the app named Toast. You may have encountered Toast at a restaurant that has adopted it as its… Continue reading Toast Alert
This post is dedicated to mi amigo bueno who, along with his lovely bride, was scheduled to attend this event with Debbie and me. Unfortunately, they both came down with COVID a couple of weeks earlier and thus had to bow out (they’re recovering nicely now; thanks for asking). I promised him a report, and… Continue reading Beer By The Bay 2021: A Strange Trip
So, I was doing some spring cleaning, hosing down the Gazette archives, when I ran across some articles that I never got around to publishing, due to my incredibly busy regimen of being retired. And I realized that the Gazette’s Food & Drink category was more lacking in nutrients than a Fletcher’s corn dog at… Continue reading COVID Cooking: Chile Rellenos