I am an Egghead. I cook on a Big Green Egg. I own six. A Big Green Egg is a kamado style ceramic smoker/grill that can trace its roots back 3,000 years to China and Japan. They burn natural lump charcoal and can slow cook at temperatures below 200° for many hours (20 to 24 is not unusual) or medium temps for those dishes that are typically cooked in a regular gas or electric oven, or 750 to 900° for meats that require searing heat like steaks. I also do a little woodworking.
Well, it's official now... I'm married to someone who is old enough for both Medicare and Social Security. But that's a good thing.
Yep! She had a birthday last Thursday and, as usual, she claimed the entire week to be her "Birthday Week."
Our Forever Friend, Wanda, flew in from Jacksonville on Wednesday and stayed until Saturday. We had a great time, frequently punctuated with food and drink. Our neighbors Pam and Tom joined us for much of the food and drink. We even took Wanda to see the Burcham Triplets that she's been hearing about for over a year. I made a video just to remind us how tiring babies can be for old folks. Here's the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J92SEIZWBUA
No sooner than we dropped Wanda off at the airport on Saturday, Judy's brother Curtis and wife, Sandra, drove in from Kerrville, and sister Joyce and husband, Allen, drove in from Metairie. We picked up where we left off with lots of fish cooked different ways on the Big Green Egg and more birthday cake.
But we celebrated four birthdays since they all come up soon. Four kinds of cake. Yes, we all probably gained a few pounds.
By 9:00 AM Sunday morning everyone was gone and the house was quiet. We never even got out of our PJ's all day long.
Happy Birthday, my Love. Thank you for sharing your life with me.