We spent Saturday morning keeping an eye on the weather and vacillating about going to the Yankees-Mets game at Shea. On the one hand, we both love the Yankees, but on the other hand 1) the game would probably be rained out, 2) if the game wasn’t rained out the Yankees were going to lose anyway, and 3) no sense getting wet, miserable, and possibly sick if those lousy rassafrassin’ so-and-so’s weren’t going to bring a little metaphorical sunshine into our lives.
Can you guess what we decided to do?
Skipping the game meant no kosher dogs in their natural setting, so I had to scramble for something to take their place. Comfort food seemed to be the way to go and that usually spells bread pudding or grilled cheese, but I wanted less bread and more … stuff. Hmmm, how about open-faced sandwiches?
What we ended up with was a little like a cheesy spinach dip, but I didn’t hear any complaints. I heated some leftover bacon fat and olive oil and added brown mustard seeds and cumin seeds, stirring them until they started to pop like fragrant tiny popcorn. It’s something I picked up from One […]