Category «food»

The Quest for Hot Pot

Veronica is addicted to adventure the same way that some people become addicted to narcotics. I can’t really say anything bad about this because her idea of adventure is having a long weekend with me (her husband), seeing new and interesting things, and eating good food. It isn’t like she is forcing me to go sky diving or punching sharks in the face while riding a tiger; at the moment she seems to be completely at peace with just going around and exploring New England to the fullest extent.

Hot Pot Alaska

The most memorable part, of all, was when Veronica finally got the shrimp she had been longing for delivered to the table – only to see that they were fully intact shrimp.  She then sat there staring at them, impressively sad.  I was about to say something about cleaning them for her when our waitress came back and asked if anything was wrong.  Veronica did her slight and sheepish, “No,” which always means yes.  The waitress picked up on this instantly and plainly asked if she wanted the heads cut off.  I have not seen my wife smile like that since we have gotten married.  In her defense the shrimp were huge, and I kind of wish I had ordered them.

Meat Trip

Because this is what you want to see on an article about meat.

One of the few things that Veronica and I have been passingly fighting about over the last several years is the fact that she has gone to SEVERAL all you can eat meat places without me.  Normally she tries to come up with an excuse after, like I wasn’t in the same state, that someone …

Pig Roast 2017


Normally there are loads of images and stories that I can regale the world with when I walk away from the pig roast.  This year was slightly different in the fact that it was difficult to take pictures during, mainly because it would have been a terrible to take out any form of electronic device …

Ramen Exploration

One of the many odd things that my wife would be able to tell you after all the years that we have been married is that I really enjoy ramen, and not a passing interest either—I have an increasingly unhealthy love affair with noodles in broth.  I could go into an entire back story of …