Archive | September, 2012

Dietary Slumming With Tammy: Memphis Jo-Jos

Hey ya’ll. It’s Tammy again. I just went to Memphis with my friends Captain Anna and El Guapo.┬áSee, they know how much I love Elvis. Also, I have a lot of time on my hands, with that little unemployment issue I’m still wrasseling with. I think the highlight of the trip for me was Graceland. […]

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Elvis’ Peanut Butter & Banana Sandwiches

There are a few things that are classic Elvis. His crooked smile. Blue suede shoes. All those movies he did. Hound dogs. But the very most classically Elvis thing is– –you got it– The Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich. First, get 2 bananas. Put them in a bowl, And mash them up. Then mix them […]

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Sweet Potato Pie, Elvis Style

When we were in Memphis, El Guapo, Tammy, and I went to the Pink Palace museum. You may remember that the Pink Palace museum is the home of Piggly Wiggly replica. Well, it’s also home to the Clyde Parke Miniature Circus. It’s an enormous, hand-carved, complete circus, begun in the Depression when Clyde Park found […]

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Elvis Meatloaf & the Piggly Wiggly

When we were in Memphis, one of the places we visited was the Pink Palace. The Pink Palace is not, in fact, a gay bar. Nor is it pink in the way that you would expect a place called “The Pink Palace” to be. No, it’s more refined than that. The Pink Palace is a […]

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Meatballs & Bacon a la Elvis

When El Guapo, Tammy, and I were in Memphis, we went to this great little restaurant called Itta Bena. Well, El Guapo and I did. Tammy chose to go somewhere else. I’ll let her tell you about that later. So this restaurant. It’s above B.B. King’s club on Beale Street, and if you don’t know […]

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Elvis’ Spanish Omelet

El Guapo and I just took a trip to Memphis, where the blues are hot, the BBQ is smoky, the Piggly Wiggly was born, and The King lived and died. Actually, forget everything else, all of Memphis is like a shrine to Elvis. Even the Days Inn we stayed at had Elvis all over the […]

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Fabulous Lists, Fabulous Bloggers

Recently, I was nominated for a Fabulous Blogger Award. In accepting the Fabulous Blog Ribbon, there are five rules I need to post and follow: 1. Thank the blogger who gave it to me and share the link back to the awarding blog. 2. Name 5 fabulous moments in my life. 3. Name 5 things […]

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