I love Strange But Good, the wild creation of Laura at Sprint 2 The Table. I’ve always thought my food was a little strange, but wouldn’t you know it, since Laura started this, I have been hard pressed to find really good strange things. That doesn’t stop me from participating!! 😉
I spent the early part of Thursday evening at my local library. I was attending a class given by the library technology director and several volunteers on tips for using the library’s e-book collection. Being a recent Nook owner, I thought this would be very helpful. It would be very helpful if I could have connected to their Wi-Fi. Several Nook users couldn’t connect. I must admit that the director was more than kind, even calling the local Barnes & Noble to try to help us connect. I never did connect, but was told I should try connecting at home again and that I should also stop at the B & N store and have them do a corrective purge. I’m not sure if that’s what they called it, but it means a trip to the store. Depending on the weather, that might be on the agenda today.
Because of being out at around the time I would usually be eating dinner, I was hungry when I got home and decided on one of my Couldn’t Be Quicker meals.
Since I recently discovered that my phone has a stop watch feature (how long have I had this phone?) I thought it would be fun to time myself. A can of one of my favorite things, Margaret Holmes tomatoes, okra and corn, frozen green beans, veggie broth and couscous. Variations on this combo have been working brilliantly for almost a week now, but have gone unphotographed. Of course this time…
I had less couscous in my container than I thought and since I was timing myself here, didn’t want to take the time to open a new box. Added more broth than I need and so it ended up being a little soupier than I had intended.
It could also have been that I was hungry, impatient and I was on the clock! I was also a little bummed out when I realized that I had run out of my usual go-to topper, grated Romano cheese. 😦
Oh, yes, I did add some cottage cheese in when I realized I needed some protein. In spite of the semi-soupiness and the lack of cheese, it was quite tasty and all accomplished in 17 minutes and 23 seconds. That actually seemed longer than I thought it should have taken. I know I can do it faster,, but I worked with what I had available.
Haven’t decided if this qualifies for Couldn’t Be Quicker, but it surely qualifies for Strange But Good. Be sure to visit Laura over at Sprint 2 The Table, read a few other linky blogs and leave some comments.
It’s raining and ou friends from all over the country are calling to tell us we have a nor’ easter heading our way. Our local weather reports don’t show it for our area. I guess we’ll see. I’d better restock that cheese or I’m not going to be happy… 😉