THIS FAT OLD LADY LOVES SANDWICHES IN A BOWL

Togos (a sandwich shop chain in California) has excellent sandwiches. And we like them because they also do not have a history of making crude jokes about fat people – like Subway. (No, Subway, we haven’t forgotten about you and your nasty ad campaign.) Togos started out having sandwiches and salads (and soup). And Togos…

THIS FAT OLD LADY HAS HER DROOL ON

Ranch flavored Fritos? Why did nobody tell me about these? How long have these existed without me knowing? Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum. Nom, nom, nom, nom, nom. Thank you snack food gods.  I have truly been blessed by you.

THIS FAT OLD LADY MAKES GRAVY-ISH STUFF

Okay, that title sounds disgusting. What I mean is, I made a goulash recipe that called for the addition of water and flour to thicken it – something that I usually avoid (explaining all the “soupy” meals I foist on my hubby) because it scares me and because I personally cannot abide flour lumps in…

THIS FAT OLD LADY GETS HER IRISH ON

Today I finally did something I’ve been meaning to do for a long time. I made us some Irish Soda Bread. Nom, nom, nom. It is so easy to make and it is so yummy.  So why don’t I make it more often? One word: Buttermilk. Who has buttermilk just hanging around in their fridge?…

THIS FAT OLD LADY VERSUS SHREDDED WHEAT CEREAL

I like shredded wheat cereal – especially the little bite-sized frosted kind. Yum. However, I recently learned that this breakfast can be fraught with danger – if you have to sneeze. When you eat shredded wheat cereal, unless you wash it down with a liberal dose of whatever morning beverage you prefer (in my case,…