Monday, April 30, 2012

Sharing...from the Hubby

The Belle, here. My husband recently asked me if I ever saw the photo he snuck on my camera the night I was photographing the pineapple upside-down cake. Somehow, I never did!

Well, let me explain something about my husband before I share the photo. He's addicted to frozen yogurt. And not just any flavor. It has to be Cookies and Cream. And he eats it by the ton. I usually buy 4 or 5 half gallons a week! (Of course the kids help some.)

Often, if he has a meeting and can't get home for dinner beforehand, he'll just come in that night and eat a huge frozen yogurt "dinner" with some extras. :)


Here's his prep area (photo above). :) And here's what's on the menu for this night where he'd missed dinner:

Giant bowl of Cookies and Cream froyo (as we call it around here)--about a third of a carton!
Banana
Chocolate syrup
Plate full of different kinds of nuts
Chocolate chip cookie (this night he ate a dark chocoalte haystack from our friend Barb at church)
Small square of an extra-dark chocolate bar
Huge glass of milk

How's that for a feast?? :)

He'll sit and read the paper and enjoy that until it's all melty. I timed him recently. He ate on it for an hour! Now that's a way to savor a favorite dessert/meal.

What do you like to take your time eating, savoring?

6 comments:

  1. I can't think of anything I willingly take my time and savor - I slow down on really hot or cold stuff but that's not voluntary...hmm maybe I should try slowing down!

    Susanna

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  2. nice idea.. thanks for sharing.

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  3. LOL, Susanna. I'm an involuntary slow eater as well. :) I usually eat pretty quickly, especially if it's something sweet!

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  4. Yum...trifle. The combination of smooth custard, soft cream and nubby rasberries...ah...you just have to let it melt in your mouth. How far away is Christmas?

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  5. I would LIKE to savor chocolate...but it never happens.

    Now, the one thing I do savor is Custard Pie. I haven't mastered the finer points of making a smooth, creamy custard (although it tastes pretty darn good), so whenever I'm at Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury, IN (http://www.essenhaus.com/), I make sure I give myself plenty of time to really enjoy a piece of custard pie.

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  6. Kav, I love a good trifle!

    Jan, I don't know that I've ever had custard pie! I'll have to remedy that.

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