I'm having fun with my new macro lens, getting up close and personal with one of my favourite noshes. Coffee beans brewed in hot water not only make a deliciously necessary morning beverage, they're also a snack that is tasty on their own. A warning though that weird looks will come your way when you reach into a bag and eat handfuls of coffee beans as you would popcorn or nuts. My poor teeth... I'll bet crunching on roasted coffee beans isn't recommended by even 1 out of 5 dentists.
The squirrels usually get to all the nuts first and steal them away, but almonds are a hard nut to crack so the squirrels tend to leave the almond tree alone. Here's the stages of how the almonds you snack on get from the tree to your snacking bowl:
It's National Corn Dog Day! Make sure you celebrate accordingly. For those of you unfamiliar with what a corn dog is, it's a hot dog encased in a cornmeal batter and deep fried. A match made in heaven:
I enjoy shopping in the asian grocery stores. Essence of chicken? How does that work? The only thing I can figure is it's the asian import equivalent of OXO. But are you really supposed to enjoy it as a drink while having a picnic in the park with Mom and Dad?