There is a point here I promise.
Our son likes to pull out the books, pretend to read them, then leave them all over the living room. Yesterday he pulled out Philip Roth's Portnoy's Complaint. I have never read this book. My husband has, my mother did and both of them swore it was hysterical. Since I have not been able to read library books under the wire, those 14 day loans were not meant for people with small children or at least they are a dare, I decided it would be a good idea to read something from our own personal library. So, last night, exhausted, I picked up the book and laughed my proverbial ass off. It got so bad that I had to bury my face in my pillow. This book is not for everyone considering masturbation features pretty heavily. I am almost certain it would be banned or gets banned pretty often and that is a shame because humor really does set one free. I hope it stays this funny until the end as I have rarely laughed so much while reading. All I have to say is, I have never in my life considered a piece of liver as a stand in for sexual pleasure. Philip Roth. You Sir, are a madman. God. Fucking. Bless.
Onto other food.
I got rhubarb in our CSA last week. I could have swapped it out for more spinach or zucchini, but I figured it was worth trying something I have never had. First problem, most recipes have strawberries which is fabulous, but my husband despises berries, poor man, so a strawberry-rhubarb cake, while most likely delicious, would not work in my home. After a ridiculous amount of searches, I settled on rhubarb muffins. The reason being, if I didn't like them, I could give them away or if I did like them, I could freeze leftovers. Sense my genius here? I followed a recipe on Mel's Kitchen Cafe titled Delicious Rhubarb Muffins.
Yes they are. HALLELUJAH!! I was so worried I would hate them and would be stuck with 18 rhubarb muffins. Relief and happiness that they are tasty.
Look at the deliciousness you cheeky monkeys.
It has been raining non-stop, very heavy at times, since last night. Poor California wishes they were us right now I am sure. If I could I would send them the rain as we are under flood watches throughout the NYC/NJ area. Mother Nature at her best right? Ah well. Have a great evening!!