Today I cooked a lamb curry. Cooking things like curries in my house is a tightrope walk of the kitchen, because I have to make it spicy without being hot in the mouth in any way. But I am happy to report that I nailed it. Probably because once again, I distrusted my culinary creativity and used a recipe.
In other news, I’ve been continuing my And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead education since I am going to see them in less than 24 hours (can’t wait can’t wait can’t wait!). So today I’ve been blasting the Lost Songs album. Continue reading
No, not a rude person from Jamaica, but rather today I made roast pork with a jerk marinade. Unlike all of my other cooking experiments, where I read recipes and then think I’m a better chef than everyone else and just make my own up, this time I accepted the fact that I know nothing about Caribbean cuisine, and used a recipe. Continue reading
Today during our footy game I affected a tackle and got my opponent caught holding the ball. I’m leading with this because I’m pretty sure it was for the first time. My third year of footy and that was basically my first proper tackle. I may be the softest player in AFL history, I’m not sure, but nevertheless…I tackled someone today! Progress!
I also tried the salad thing. Really, I tried.
I don’t think that joke will ever get old in my household, although we’re trying our level best. Still, another experiment ticked off the recipe pile, as I murdered the English language with that mixed metaphor and stuffed some capsicums for dinner.
I called it a little early in my last post…now my transformation into Martha Stewart is complete. I had a bunch of tomatoes sitting around that I bought during my “clean eating” binge and never ended up using, so today I made pasta sauce out of them. What on earth is happening to me?! Continue reading