Sunday, August 19, 2012

Freshly ground sea salt and pepper – Andrew

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I taught my 7 year old nephew how to make salt and pepper and how to make this post. It seemed easy for us, but it meant a lot to him.

1 portion of peppercorns
1 portion of sea salt
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In a small plate
Grind the salt and pepper
Mix well
Served with your favorite food

Balsamic Vinaigrette – Jennifer

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My 9 year old niece made this dish and this post with my help. We really enjoyed cooking and posting together. :)

2 portions of Balsamic Vinegar   
1 portion of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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3 dashes of salt
3 dashes of pepper
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In a small bowl
Measure Olive Oil, pour in the bowl
Measure Balsamic Vinegar, pour in the bowl
Sprinkle salt and pepper
Mix well
Served with bread or pretzel
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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Top-Ten List of Funny Quotations about Friends and Friendship

First Top-Ten List

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.

— Plautus

Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.

— Sicilian Proverb

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

On the road between homes of friends, grass does not grow.

— Norwegian proverb

If I don't have friends, then I ain't nothing.

— Billie Holiday

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.

— Samuel Butler 

To be rich in friends — is to be poor in nothing.

— Anon

A mere friend will agree with you, but a real friend will argue.

— Russian Proverb

Make new friends but cherish the old ones.

— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A loyal best friend is someone who sticks up for you even when you're not there.

— Anon

Second Top-Ten List

Two people are never such good friends as when they are share a mutual dislike of a third person.

- Unknown Wise Person

Having friends you like who are like you is a form of narcissism.

- Laurence J. Peters

Heaven must be an awfully dull place if your best friends end up elsewhere.

- Author Unknown

Everyone should have at least two friends - one to talk to and one to talk about.

- Unknown Wise Person

A true friend is somebody who you call at 3 a.m. and say "I'm in a prison in Mexico" and he replies "No worries, I'll be there in seconds."

- Unknown Wise Person

If you really want your friends to remember you, give them something cheap.

- Unknown Wise Person

A good friend is someone who you will help you move, a really good friend will help you move a dead body.

- Unknown Wise Person

A lifelong friend is someone you haven't borrowed money from yet.

- Unknown Wise Person

Laughing at our friends, we avenge the disappointment they have caused.

- Mason Cooley

A fool and his money are my best friends.

- Unknown Wise Person