What a quiet day it is today. It’s been raining and cool….quite cool. So I packed up my straw and left for my tent without a roof. Now, you may be asking yourself…,”What does Shoko need a straw for?” Well, there are the obvious benefits of straw play. A chew and a bat teaches the straw not to run from me again. There is one not so obvious use for a straw. I suck up some nip and wash it down with tuna juice…..man what a kick! MOL
However, as a newbie I tried shoving the straw up my nose and snorting the nip into my nose. A terrible idea….I was plugged solid for an hour. Kali had to help me get the nip outta my nose and the straw….what a mess. You know I didn’t get any kick just little bits of nip outta my nose every time I mewed. I was annoyed.
A mini lesson for those tempted to shove a straw up their nose and partake of the nip. Don’t bother…the mess is not worth it.
Bacon, of Piglove, is having his Shopping Around the World blog hop today and we thought we would honour him by cooking a snack with no meat. Teddy of Two Spoiled Cats is the guest host for this month so we applaud Teddy for taking on the duty. *apaws* *apaws* We decided this was a great idea. Our snack is a warm and a fun food….no cares, no worries. The only things that lost their lives ….oh, oh! What Shoks? What did YOU do wrong? This snack has meat….bacon to be exact. How could you Shoko…..poor Bacon…you’re cooking him! The poor guy. I feel terrible Kali. You should…maybe we can get around it. We’ll call it, um, nocab. Gotcha!
Today we are making CHEESE AND NOCAB-STUFFED PEPPERS This is a snack you can make and cook in 30 seconds…I mean minutes, 30 minutes. Mom can make it up quickly cause dad keeps eating them. So she’s getting lots of practice.
10 jalapeno or banana peppers…$0.27 each fresh
2 slices of nocab….$5.28…500 grams No Name
3 tablespoons cream cheese…$2,88 No Name
2 tablespoons of fresh mint…$1.98 President’s Choice
Seed peppers. Cook nocab slices until crispy. Finely chop or rip them up. Stir cream cheese with chopped mint. Stuff peppers with cream cheese mixture and top with nocab pieces. Broil on a baking sheet for 2 to 3 minutes.
You could have softened the cream cheese Shoko, crap! My paws are getting cramps and I broke a nail.
This is it for the recipe. You will notice mom has more than 3 tablespoons of cream cheese…this is because she’s cheating and adding more cream cheese with green onions and nocab…a little summer savoury for additional flavour. I urge you to first try the recipe and then experiment.
The peppers are from our garden and so different sizes.
Shoko, come on over here. Leave the digging for now.
Coming Kali…this must be important, Kali never calls me to come and sit with her. Ok I’m here, what’s the big deal.
Nellie from Nellie on the Edge and her mom, Barb, painted a picture of me and I got it today. It was even addressed to me. Aren’t I beautiful?
Nellie’s mom has captured the shape and sea blue of my eyes perfectly. You’re right it looks just like you, Kali. I must admit Nellie’s mom did an excellent job of capturing a Kali ghosty. I could sit and look at me for hours. Geesh Kali! Do you know how vain that sounds? I’m not vain but I also never lie and I look gorgeous. Did it ever occur to you that I could easily be described as a voluptuous, platinum blond with flame coloured highlights.! Humpf. Holy Catastrophe Kali. If it makes you feel better, you’re the best looking ghosty I’ve ever seen. Now, I’m getting back to the garden.
Come with me my friends. Let’s spend some quality time with my picture.Mom is going to frame my picture so everyone can enjoy me. Thank you so much Barb… we love my painting.
Have a fun day and enjoy the warm summer days as they won’t last.
Shoko you look funny trying to wear those things. MOLWhat, you must be kidding mom…no it’s ok, I insist I don’t want to wear them. How are we suppose to wear these things, Shoko?
How dare you mom, messing up my fur! Keep your paws down. You look like a movie star in the sunglasses Kali. Really?? Maybe I shouldn’t struggle so much and enjoy the look.How do I look Shoko? Like a ghostie wearing sunglasses. Meeting you is a haunting encounter, Kali. MOL How rude, I’m not a ghostie and these sunglasses are beautiful. Whatever turns your crank, Kali.I feel good about myself and my sunglasses. I hate to tell you this Kali but you are just one of many that will wear these sunglasses. You mean everyone in Blogville will wear these? Well, no, only a select number of kitties will wear them. Oh good. I was afraid for a minute some Woofie might give us all fleas from the sunglasses.
Good grief, we thought you two would never wake up! You both slept for more than 48 hours. *Yawn* We were very tired. I guess everything that has happened caught up with us.
Hello and thank you for all your help. Not many would put up with us and keep us warm and as dry as possible. My name is Willow and I am Sky’s big sister. We have been staying in Williams Creek for several weeks now. We managed to find enough food to keep rollin’ on. The nights were the worst….the male stones that worked sifting gold all day would get totally stoned and want to rock with ladies and harass us. They would finally settle on some cheap looking cracked rocks that wereout for a good time.
I was taught stone physiology and am able to work as a nurse for any sand based shape. I have helped several female rocks give birth to the tiniest of pebbles. This is the satisfying part of being a Stoned Nurse. I am capable of helping a hurt stone or pebble. What happened to your mom? Mom left to pursue her dreams of becoming a Herbalist Stone. Oregano is a tranquil and calming herb to us, so mom found a school in Quesnel (kwa-nel) that deals with the properties of herbs and has a course designed for us. Before mom left us she said she wasn’t coming back to Barkerville and wished us the best and then she rolled on with her worldly belongings in a knapsack. We were sad for awhile but she was doing what she always wanted to do and when we saw your carrying bag laying on the grass we knew it was our chance to leave Barkerville forever. So we rolled on over to your blue bag and the flat cats helped us hop aboard.So, why did you run into the Lane? We were worried about you. Sky was quite worried. Well Kali I panicked. There were so many cats….granted they were mostly flats but they scared me. Well, we’re all here now and lets enjoy each others company.