The two winners of the Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce are…
Congratulations to both of you! Please e-mail me with your mailing address and I’ll pass them along to the kind folks at Country Bob’s. Thanks again to them for making my very first giveaway possible. Also, thank you to everyone who entered. I have another giveaway in the works so check back soon for another chance to win!
I’m having wordpress issues today so I’ll keep my weekend recap short and sweet.
Saturday was my husband’s birthday. He started coming down with something icky and wanted to lay low for most of the day. He was feeling well enough to keep the plans we made with friends for dinner that evening. He got to choose the restaurant and we ended up at the local smokehouse. I ALWAYS get the catch of the day when we’re there and it broke my heart when I had to make another selection. Doctor’s orders were NO seafood AT ALL which is torture for someone who loves all things from the ocean. I finally decided on a grilled chicken salad with their homemade sun dried tomato vinaigrette. We ordered two appetizers and shared around the table. One plate had the biggest potato skins I’ve ever seen in my life. I only ate 1/2 of one because I knew eating the whole thing would make me too full for my entree. We also had a “nest of armadillo eggs.” They’re really just jalapeño peppers stuffed with chicken, wrapped in bacon and covered with BBQ sauce. Man they were spicy! Good times, good people & good food. Couldn’t ask for much more than that.
Sunday we headed to my in-law’s for lunch as a second celebration. My mother-in-law is a great cook, but she makes everything Paula Dean style. The menu was pork loin with a cajun rub, green beans cooked in loads of butter, 7-layer salad, mashed potatoes made with cream cheese & French onion dip and a lemon cake. I kept my portions in check even though I was really hungry and drank lots of water to help make me more full. We’d planned to spend most of the day with them, but my husband started feeling really bad again and wanted to go home. We stayed in the rest of the day. I did go out and sit on the front porch later in the evening to watch a sweet thunder and rainstorm move in.