Thursday, January 01, 2009
New Years Eve... 2008 Until Midnight!
We have a loose tradition of fixing a rather special meal for my son(sons) and either a friend or their girlfriend... My son , who lives about 4 miles from my house was here for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, The 29th and 30th(power outage at his place!) and was back for more food New Years Eve! He had given me a nifty deep fryer for Christmas, and we decided to have a deep fried meal NYE... We had Mushrooms, chicken wings, shrimp, mozzarella sticks, pickles- all deep fried! White chocolate cheesecake was the dessert... First try at using a new device is usually a mixed bag of success and disaster- and this was no exception! Shrimp and mushrooms were best, chicken and pickles- need work. Cheese sticks were just flat out pooched! Sauces were good, but learned a few tricks about deep frying! Freeze cheese sticks, then batter and fry! Don't overload the fryer basket! Make sure your health care is current!
We then drove 30 miles to play cards with friends... came home with $100 I didn't bring with me! This morning my stomach felt like I tried to eat dinner at Jiffy Lube.. Happy New Year, and try to eat healthier- I'm gonna!