April 2nd, 2014

Baseball’s Craziest Hot Dogs

Not only is it basketball time, it’s BASEBALL time, too! I love this time of year!

Part of the experience of going to the ballpark to watch some baseball is the food, right?

Ya gotta get into the spirit of America’s pastime by eating a good ‘ol American hot dog.

BUT, some major league ballparks are taking their dogs, well, to the extreme.

Take Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. They’ve got The Beast (see above), a grilled bratwurst cut in half and stuffed with a HOT DOG, then wrapped in bacon and topped off with sauerkraut and grilled onions on a pretzel roll.

WOW. That took some real thought — and calories.

Click here to see more crazy hot dog concoctions. Would you eat all of these? Not in one sitting, of course.

Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Brewers via People.com.

September 9th, 2011

Steakburgers Make Me Happy

This was the scene on Labor Day. Grilling. Chilling. Peacefulness.

Except for the minor mishap with that burger in front. Not sure what happened there. It somehow got split in two.

I got to eat that one. That’s what moms do.

But it tasted fantastic all the same.

Those other delights on the grill are bratwurst. We had ourselves a little combo going and our friends who came over thought they had died and gone to heaven.

We had a little football on TV, some meat on the grill and all was well.

THAT’S something to be thankful for. And that’s what we’ll be thinking on Sunday as we remember what happened in our country 10 YEARS AGO.

I can’t believe 9/11/01 was 10 years ago. It feels like yesterday in my mind. My kids weren’t even born then. But they know about 9/11 and we’ll discuss it again.

Just being here is something to be thankful for. And we’ll remember those who aren’t. I hope you will too.