Archive for October, 2009

Photo of the Day: How’s This Treat?

| October 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: How’s This Treat?




This isn’t a trick…this snake is seriously CHOMPING. A valuable preserve found in Southeast Asia. Photo courtesy of my little sister aka Monkey.

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Photo of the Day: Shrimp Chips

| October 29, 2009 | 1 Comment
Photo of the Day:  Shrimp Chips




The best stuff on earth.

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Photo of the Day: National Chocolate Day!

| October 28, 2009 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: National Chocolate Day!




Don’t forget to celebrate the wonders and delights of chocolate today.

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Zomppin’ with Z: Hello Dolly!

| October 27, 2009 | 1 Comment
Zomppin’ with Z: Hello Dolly!




When you have a beautiful young lady like this over for a party, what do you serve? This photo, by the way, is specially for my sister who has an inexplicable fear of Barbie dolls. It was of one of the entries at the NC State Fair – creative! Back to parties – appetizers and […]

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Photo of the Day: Goldish vs. Cheddar Bunny

| October 26, 2009 | 1 Comment
Photo of the Day:  Goldish vs. Cheddar Bunny




For all you parents (kiddies):  Annie’s Cheddar Bunny or The Goldfish?

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Photo of the Day: Sham? WOW!

| October 23, 2009 | 2 Comments
Photo of the Day: Sham? WOW!




I admit, I was enthralled by the presentation. Didn’t buy one, but….

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Deep-Fried Happiness

| October 22, 2009 | 5 Comments
Deep-Fried Happiness




I know. We here at Zomppa talk about eating well, organically, locally…please forgive me as I indulge you with my recent gluttonous trip to the NC State Fair. It wasn’t necessarily organic…or healthy…but sure was local. I’m from New England originally and we don’t really have this “whole lotta happy” where I’m from. Last year […]

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The ‘Real’ Chef Boyardee: Kid-Friendly Tomato Soup

| October 21, 2009 | 4 Comments
The ‘Real’ Chef Boyardee:  Kid-Friendly Tomato Soup




Does anyone remember eating Chef Boyardee’s canned pasta?  All you had to do was add a convenient can of water?  Remember? Was I the only one who ate this stuff?  Who couldn’t get enough of Chef Boyardee’s pasta with mini-meatballs?  Man.  I loved that pasta.  And in particular, I loved the meatballs. Wait. Were the […]

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Photo of the Day: Botanical Gardens

| October 21, 2009 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: Botanical Gardens




Yellow Flowers.  National Botanical Gardens, DC.

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Photo of the Day: Nothing like Homemade

| October 20, 2009 | 4 Comments
Photo of the Day: Nothing like Homemade




Is corn syrup part of Grandma’s recipe?

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