Fully Cooked Appleton Farms Bacon

Sandwich in a hurry

Tim gave me some tomatoes, from his garden, so I wanted to make some bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwiches. I haven’t been feeling too good so I knew I wouldn’t get that bacon fried, even if I bought some. I had wanted to try the fully cooked variety so this was the opportunity.

Continue reading “Fully Cooked Appleton Farms Bacon”

Shopping Carts

Self-driving shopping carts?

Shopping carts are a vital part of retail stores. They let customers buy more than they could carry, they haul the small children around and they get stolen oh so often. According to the Food Marketing Institute in Washington D.C., annual costs due to cart theft is around $800 million.

Continue reading “Shopping Carts”

Black Bean Soup

Enjoy your dinner with this black bean soup – perfect for a tasty meal.

I decided to make some black bean soup with my new Instant Pot so I started browsing recipes. I decided to combine several and use some of my previous (very little) experience. I wanted to use one of the no-soak recipes as a starter. I bought a bag of beans at Aldi.

Continue reading “Black Bean Soup”

Salisbury Steak

I recently bought a frozen meal of Salisbury Steaks, 6 of them in brown gravy, at Aldi. They are delicious, just as I remember from many years ago when I last had one, maybe in a TV Dinner, probably 40 years ago. It got me to wondering, what exactly is a Salisbury Steak?

Continue reading “Salisbury Steak”