Just Cleaning


Nope! Nope! We’re not reusing them! They’ve been stocked up in the cabinet for a long time and we’re just cleaning to get rid of the dusts! [ Read More ]

Flying Flip Flops in Laos

flip flops

Many cultures in Southeast Asia, where I’ve lived off and on for years, have a serious taboo about feet. [ Read More ]

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation-Popcorn, Kool Aid, and Peanut Butter

My parents are 100% Polish and had a lot of family in Poland.  In the 1970s, my dad was in close correspondence with them via letter. At that time, Poland was under communist rule, so my dad’s family did not have much. My dad wanted to send them a package that was small and compact, … [ Read More ]

The Most Dangerous Meal

The Most Dangerous Meal of The Day

We posted this picture of “the unfortunate breakfast man” for our Facebook friends one morning. We ended up getting a comment on the photo from one of our fans that we thought was the PERFECT caption… too good to pass up.  Thanks to Lisa Formanek Roche for the hilarious idea!! The caption: “It’s the most … [ Read More ]

Holy Bacon


I dared my wife to make a bacon cowboy hat this morning and this is what I got. [ Read More ]

Rebooting His Self-Esteem


It was the “teacher’s night out” when a colleague of mine was at a restaurant and he spotted a pretty woman eyeing him from the other side of the room. [ Read More ]

Horrified Eggs


Sick day. I had to eat these eggs really slowly. Gastritis is what it was called, I believe. I had fun while waiting for each bite though. [ Read More ]

Sushi Chef Extraordinaire


I’ve loved food and cooking from an early age. I was also more adventurous as far as what I’d eat than most kids were. Now… you’ll recall that like a lot of 10-year-olds, I was completely unfamiliar with sushi. That said, I had no idea a sushi platter was supposed to be served “as is”. [ Read More ]

Marry-nade Me? [PODCAST]


Andy tells the story of having dinner with his lovely wife. When he asked about the marinade, he doesn’t get the answer he expected. [ Read More ]

My History With Pancakes


Let’s just say I have a history with pancakes. [ Read More ]

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