As people across the country get ready for Thanksgiving, here are a few odd and interesting facts about the holiday, along with some important commentary. Continue reading “Thanksgiving, turkeys, and why you should root for the Detroit Lions this holiday”
As I walked into the kitchen on a dark and dreary Tuesday evening, I was greeted by the sounds of mysterious creaking and moaning.
“Is that the floorboard or my knees?” I asked myself in my best tough guy detective voice. “We don’t have time for that right now, we’ve got bigger fish to fry.”
I don’t actually know how to fry fish or understand why you would want to fry the bigger fish before the smaller fish, so I forged on with my noble quest. Continue reading “The Mystery of the Missing Peanut Butter”
It’s interesting to see how certain trends become popular in our culture today. At the same time, though, it’s also frustrating if I am not a big fan of some of the trends.
For example, I am constantly seeing people using periods in order to create emphasis in a sentence. I understand why they do it and I suppose it is working for them, but it’s still annoying.
Someone may write “This. Needs. To. Stop.” or something like that to try to cleverly emphasize what they are saying, but what I see is “Sen. Tence. Frag. Ment.” Continue reading “I. Don’t. Like. This. Trend.”
Like most people, I have made a few sensible plans for what to do after I win the Mega Millions jackpot this week.
It’s important to be smart about things like this, though, so I have also made plans for what not to do after I win $1.6 billion.
Here are a few of the items on my list: Continue reading “How I plan to spend my Mega Millions jackpot”
For many years, cauliflower was content to stay behind the scenes as a “Wind Beneath Your Wings” type of food item that was there to lift up the other parts of the meal.
No one really ever wanted to eat just cauliflower, but it was fine to add to a salad, stew, curry, pasta, pizza or really just about any dish. Recently, though, cauliflower has been receiving acclaim as a “Super Food,” and people seem to be using it more and more often.
But what do we really know about cauliflower anyway? Our crack team of investigators went behind the stem to find out, and what they discovered may surprise you. Continue reading “It’s time we had a talk about cauliflower”
Fall can mean many things to different people.
For some, fall is a time for reflection as we enjoy the fleeting days of warmth and sunshine with family and friends, and we prepare for the winter ahead of us with hope and joy.
For others, it’s a time to eat as much candy, turkey, pie and other foods as possible. Continue reading “A few thoughts on fall, keyboards and pies in the face”
THIS IS A TEST of the Nick Claussen Blog System. If this were an actual emergency, such as if I were out of cheesecake or doughnuts or if my television wasn’t working, you would have been instructed to bring me snacks or to invite me to your home to watch television and eat doughnuts.
Because this is a TEST of the Blog System, though, here are a few questions: Continue reading “This is a test alert”