Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Peanut Butter and What!!
“So, to set the record straight, Suzy and I are guilty as charged of making, eating and loving peanut butter and onion sandwiches. Of course Suzy thought the entire LeRoy family was as nutty as a fruitcake when we offered her the first one. But as game as she is, she took one bite and was instantly converted to a believer.
For you folks out there, this may be hard to believe, so we offer you the recipe and process to try for yourselves.
First, take two slices of good bread for each sandwich. That’s the common part with most other sandwiches. We usually use a bread that is high in fiber, but we know some of you stick to good old white bread. Like when you were little kids. And you didn’t like the crust. And Mom said eat it anyway!
Slather one piece of bread with a good layer of peanut butter. We like chunky, but some of you may prefer smooth, the kind that doesn’t have lumps.
So far this isn’t any different than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. But the anticipation is killing you, isn’t it?
Then slather the other piece of bread with mayonnaise. We like light mayo, but you can use what you have in your cupboard. If it’s already been opened, you’ll probably find it in your refrigerator.
Here comes the good part! Take a nice big sweet red onion (or you can use a Vidalia or Walla Walla if you have it). Take off that papery outside skin, and slice right through the middle of the onion. And you now have a choice – you can make one thick slice (1/4 inch), or if you are good with a knife, make a pile of thin slices.
Toss the sliced onion on the peanut butter side of the sandwich.
The next step is important. Sprinkle just a little salt on the sliced onion.
Divide each sandwich in half, either crosswise or diagonally. It’s your choice. Put the two halves on a plate.
Don’t eat it yet. Pour each participant a big glass of cold milk. We prefer nonfat, but it’s your choice if you’ve come this far with us.
Each participant then picks up one sandwich half, inserts a portion of it into his or her mouth, and bites down. Heavenly! From: http://jerrysuzylifeonwheels.blogspot.com/2009/10/what-sandwich.html
Vampire Day, or blood-letting!!
Last night I moved the creamer and organic sugar away from the coffee maker, so I would not use them this morning. Reluctantly, I drank just black coffee with my emails.
Jay also had to go to his doctor, so I took him into the next town, Conroe, too. It didn’t take long for the vampire lady to suck two vials of my blood, so on to Jay’s doctor. That took quite a while, but it was a nice sunny day, so I spent the time outside reading a Readers Digest, drinking ‘white’ coffee, which I had in a thermos in the van.
http://mexicanfood.about.com/od/mexicancookingfaqs/f/flautaortaquito.htm I ate the chicken out of mine, and saved the ‘shells’ for the birds in the different parking lots.
At the big Flagship Krogers, their birds got some more, while we looked for, and found, a special non-alcoholic wine that Claudia likes, called Fre White Zinfandel: http://www.frewines.com/wines/ We had looked in a smaller Krogers and Walmart, but couldn’t find it. (There are 3 Krogers in Conroe, and also one in our hometown.)
By the time I got home, it was time to start dinner and feed the cats.
A full day.