THIS IS THE LAST DAY

HELLO FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS:

THIS IS THE LAST DAY THAT THIS BLOG WILL EVER BE AT THIS ADDRESS WHERE YOU ARE READING IT RIGHT NOW.

TOMORROW THIS BLOG WILL DISAPPEAR FOREVER AND MY NEW BLOG IS LOCATED AT:

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SO IF YOU ENJOY THE NONSENSE THAT OLD JOHN PUTS OUT AND YOU WANT TO CONTINUE READING IT, THEN PLEASE COME ON OVER TO THE NEW BLOG SITE AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:

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Unchained Melody — Haunting — Fantastic!

I have always had goosebumps whenever Elvis Presley would sing this song and I want to revisit it here with you right now.

It takes a minute or two for him to get finished with the introduction but once the music begins I believe it will blow you away:

Enjoy:

 

Grilled Chicken Breasts

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I could go on for hours about grilled chicken breasts because they are one of my favorite foods and it is the time of year when I can fire up the old stone barbecue on the back patio and go to town!

The idea is to prepare the breasts before cooking by sticking a few hundred tiny holes in them with a special tenderizing tool that fairly bristles with needles and works on a hand-held, spring-loaded mechanism. Ask about this tenderizing tool at your favorite upscale kitchen equipment supply store.

Then before cooking the breasts I like to use something I get at the local supermarket called “Emeril’s Essence.”

Before I continue I have to tell you that I am not being compensated in any way for mentioning the brand name, “Emeril’s Essence” but I am talking about it because it is my favorite seasoning for chicken and steaks and chops and soups and stews. —– I think it adds a real 5-star chef quality to almost everything and so I use it when I barbecue chicken breasts.

I cook my chicken breasts over the coals — or over the gas when I use the gas-fired grill for about 5 to 8 minutes per side depending on their weight and thickness …. It is always best to test at about the half way mark.

Of course I love sauce with my grilled chicken so I use my favorite Chinese-style “General Tso’s-style” dipping sauce and this iconic sauce comes in many brands and varieties but I always try to get one as close to the original flavor as possible.

One of the reasons I like grilled chicken breast so much is because it is low in calories and helps me to maintain or lose weight when I am in the mood to lose or maintain. I believe an 8-ounce breast is about 400 calories if I am not mistaken.

One of the best things I can think of to do after a nice grilled chicken breast with some grilled onions and red potato chunks is to find a nice place on a porch and take a nap.

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Now in my book that is what living is all about.