Gosh I wish I was a Foodie! If I’m going to carry around extra weight with me everywhere I go, I wish I could at least really enjoy the food I’m eating too much of.
At no time in the history of the human race have so many wonderful food choices been so readily available. Yet, do I bother to partake of the exciting noshing to be had from our modern-day food flotilla of stupendousness?
Not really. I usually just slap some Country Crock on a bagel call it lunch.
But why eat this boring choice when I could easily gather together every item it would take to make, say, Holiday Chutney –which I came across seconds ago by googling the Food Network website and picking “Holiday Chutney” at random.
So here’s Cathy from the Food Network under whose tutelage I could explore the excitement of cooking a Foodie-type dish such as “Holiday Chutney”. After all, Cathy, who has a pretty good job, seems hell-bent on it.
First Cathy tells us to bake this teeny decorative pumpkin and then remove all the seeds from it — which is what Cathy says she likes . . . no make that LOVES doing.
Well, see that’s the difference between me and Cathy. Cathy enjoys this type of activity which means she’s living her life to the fullest. Cathy is living in the “now”.
And I admire Cathy’s ability to derive so much joy from something like de-seeding a miniature decorative pumpkin. I really do.
As for myself . . . well I suppose if I were to suddenly develop an overwhelming craving for minature decorative pumpkins — due to a serious deficiency in Vitamin A (probably as a result of eating nothing but bagels and margarine) AND if I was stranded at, say, at the North Pole and the only thing I could scrounge up was a dusty miniature decorative pumpkin left over from Santa’s rockin’ Halloween party, I’m sure I would put as much umph into de-seeding the darn thing as Cathy does, ok?
So my hat’s off to you, Cathy. There’s a talent in making Halloween Decor look edible which is something you obviously have in spades!
I just wish I could have seen the look on your face when you picked it up and took a great big ol’ scrumptious bite out of it.
What’s that? You didn’t eat any? Well, probably because you’re not hungry, that’s all.
I’ll bet you anything Cathy will take it home with her tonight and maybe later on try feeding it to her little pet guinea pig, Charlie, or failing that, try feeding it to her little husband, also Charlie (just coincidentally).
So maybe I’ll give this Foodie thing a try. I was going to have a bagel with margarine on it for supper, but now Cathy has me inspired.
I’m looking around this very minute trying to find something to stuff with chutney. And even though I don’t have any chutney, per se, I’m pretty sure I can figure out a substitute.
Well, let’s see . . . I could grab a ball off the Christmas tree, it’s hollow . . . . . . I’ve got some cheddar cheese . . . maybe I could get the guinea pig involved somehow . . . if you need me I’ll be in the kitchen . . .