I’m playing a bit of catch up here. I caught up with my running, and now am going to catch up with my running posts!
This last week I was back in the swing of the Couch 2 5K training. I think I am now half-way through this “getting back to running” training. After that, I will get on with a 10K program so I can run a race at the end of April, and then it’s on to marathon training.
But, for this last week I started on Monday. Bear in mind, I was back to work on Monday, so I ran after work, in the dark. Luckily, while it was chilly and a bit damp, it was NOT raining. The intervals for session 10 were: run 3 walk 2, run 4 walk 3, run 4 walk 3, run 3 walk 2. Getting closer and closer to running with no walking breaks. I should note that this run felt great! In fact, all my runs this week felt great. Maybe running later in the day, dark or not, is a good thing!
And, without further ado, this is what I saw along the way!
And now for my new challenge: working my way through Bacon Recipes in 2016!
Guess it’s not exactly Julia Child, but it could be fun. You may hear (read) some swearing along the way. Some of these recipes will push me into directions I don’t normally stray when I cook (although I am looking forward to wrapping many different things in bacon), and many of them will need to be adapted for a gluten-avoiding person such as myself. But, it sounded like a fun idea when Kirsten and Maynard gave me this little cookbook all about my signature ingredient, so…Challenge Accepted!
And for the first recipe, we have
Twice Baked Potatoes!
I argued with this recipe for a minute. It only has bacon as “optional”, but this is a Bacon Recipes book. What’s this waffling all about? But then I settled down and got to cooking.
Baked potatoes, evaporated milk (I used cream), cheese and butter, along with the chives and bacon.
Scoop out the potatoes and mash everything together – then refill the potatoes
Now, to figure out what I will make this week!