Classic Steakhouse Father’s Day Supper

Hubby likes eating at a good steakhouse. You know the kind I’m talking about, with baskets of warm bread brought to the table while you decide which of a zillion different steak options you are in the mood for. The menus look like small phone books with page after page of dining choices. When the bread runs out, no worries because there are buckets upon buckets of roasted peanuts still in the shell to keep you occupied. Just crack ’em open, toss the shell on the floor and pop those addictive nuts into your mouth. I don’t know how it is in your family, but with mine we are so full of bread and nuts that the meal itself is an after thought. Maybe there should be a restaurant that serves only warm bread and peanuts in the shell. Oh wait, those are called saloons!

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Let’s Eat Something on a Stick

Today in day twenty of the Lenten Season. You know what that means, right? We are at the half-way point between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. It’s also National Something on A Stick Day. I will admit, at first I thought about sharing a Lenten Recipe that did not involve skewers, and also share a recipe for the first food that popped into my head when I heard “on a stick”, the Corn Dog. When I was a teenager, back when the Model T first rolled off the assembly lines (just kidding); we would drive out to the Auction and Farmer’s Market way up on the north end of town just to get a deep-fried corn dog. The last time Hubby and I went to the Auction, the corn dog left me feeling not so good. Now I could be wrong, but I don’t think they’ve changed the frying oil in all those years. Uck!

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