I read quite a few cooking blogs and love to read Cookbooks and my monthly "Cooking Light" issue. They would have you believe that cooking must be SO complicated. I enjoy making some of these recipes, BUT some of the simplest dishes are many of our favorites. Since all of the blogs give you "MINUTE INSTRUCTIONS", I will do the same for tonight's supper (Dinner if you are from anyplace but the South)- An Old Fashioned BLT Sandwich
We prefer green leaf lettuce-it has a nice flavor. It has been my experience that iceburg lettuce has no flavor-it is all texture. The Coup De Gras ingredient-FRESH FROM THE FIELD TOMATOES. No sickness scare here-You can see the field they were raised in. Personal preference is the More Acidy (is that a word?) the better. I love to have them hurt my mouth after ingesting a few.
Fry the bacon. We do not like our bacon cooked in the microwave. You just absolutely lose something in the nuking. I fry is slowly until it is brown and crisp and then drain on a paper towel over a brown paper bag.
Now NO COMMENTS or WHINING about "I don't like mayo!" Bobby NEVER eats mayo-EXCEPT on our BLT's. This just sets the flavor of the tomato off PERFECTLY! I do use Hellman's and tonight I used "Light". YOU HAVE TO AT LEAST GIVE IT A TRY! I PROMISE-it is not a BLT without mayo!
After toasting your bread, layer on the bacon and lettuce & tomato. A little kosher sea salt sprinkled on that tomato helps draw out the flavor.
You just cannot beat this meal in the summer. We only eat these when the tomatoes are fresh in the fields, but look forward to the treat each and every summer, until the last tomato has been pulled from the vine. Served tonight with sweet potato chips, it was DELICIOUSO!
Here we have the box of canned goods that the runners have collected over the past 4 weeks. Basically it went like this, IF YOU PLAY, YOU PAY. Every week when we all meet for our long run, we brought canned goods to be donated to the local Christian Community Action. CCA helps those in need locally, including providing groceries.
Here is the local Volunteer Receptionist, Beth Anders, with the box. See Girls & Larry-I did get it delivered! The Runners are great people who are kind, compassionate and generous of spirit. I invite you to join the group!
FINALLY (No comments about THANK GOODNESS), we walked almost 5 miles this morning and then went to Aerobics. I AM A WEAK SPINELESS PERSON when it comes to saying NO to exercise options. Sandra talked me into going to Aerobics at the local university. BIG MISTAKE! The class was full of young coeds and a few guys looking at the young coeds. JUST MY LUCK, today the instructor wanted to "ZONE IN ON ABS". This meant one hour of ab work. THANK GOODNESS I still have a large supply of Alleve!
Side-note-# 2 son e mailed to say that he has broken 2 ribs. Some story about "SOME GIRL" pushing him around! If he were exercising more, this would have never have happened.
DON'T FORGET TO GUESS HOW MANY MILES LORA WALKED & RAN IN 2007 under comments. I hear this genuine "FOLETTE PEACH PIE PLATE" calling you-"I AM YOURS IF YOU ONLY GUESS THE CLOSEST NUMBER WITHOUT GOING OVER!"