Fearless Friday 7/17

Heather says:
Fearless Friday? This week it’s more like shameless Friday. I am going to admit that it was a week of appliance and car malfunctions. Last night I happily noshed a bowl of cereal for dinner.  Sometimes, despite everything I say about pushing boundaries and being fearless in the kitchen. Sometimes all you are doing is filling a hole.

Hopefully by the time you read this, I’m heading north on I-95.

So Home Eccers, did you attempt anything fearless this week? Tell us in the comments or link to your blog using the Mr. Linky below.

Lastly, if you’d like to help spread the meme, here’s the code for the badge. fearless-fridays


  1. Stacy on July 18, 2009 at 11:10 am

    I have been homeless this week while my husband is finishing our floors. Well, we’re staying with friends, which means I’m chasing a toddler around a non-baby-proofed house, alas. The best I can say I’ve done is to actually make some meals rather than going out for every meal, which we can’t afford. I think I just need to be fearless enough to endure this life upheaval right now…I’m pooped and pregnant and nauseas, and getting emotional!

  2. twadlund on July 17, 2009 at 11:49 pm

    I’m not much of a cook, and when I mean not much, I mean never…luckily I have an amazing wife who cooks for me, but she was out sick the last couple days which meant I have to feed the kids..not good for the kids, right? Well I ended up cooking 2 dinners and 1 1/2 lunches…so that’s my fearless feat of the week..

  3. moonablaze on July 17, 2009 at 6:23 pm

    I’m quarantined to my apartment due to severe strep throat and hadn’t had anything but soy ice cream and broth made from better-than-bullion to eat since tuesday afternoon (thanks to good friend Joe for picking up the ice cream and other necessities). so I decided to make that packet of top ramen that was sitting in the back of my cupboard. I put the water on to boil, put in the powder and noodles and go off to grab my phone with the intention of setting the timer. but I get a text, reply, get another text, reply to that… next thing know I’m running back into the kitchen to find that the pot has maybe a 16th of an inch of water left in it, the noodles are mostly cooked but still brick-shaped and burned on the bottom! friday fail.

    I added water to lift the burnned stuff from the bottom, left it to soak for a bit, then came back and realised I was so hungry I needed to eat it anyway. I left the really burned bits in the pot, but it wasn’t all that terrible and now I can take my rx strength ibuprofen. fearless friday!

  4. dani on July 17, 2009 at 10:09 am

    Well, I was supposed to make a massive graduation cake this week (to feed 150 people, 3 tiers, covered in fondant, etc.) but the party was canceled and now I’ve got lots of ingredients and nothing to do for a couple days, since I took off work to make this cake.

    So yes, I’ve had a friday fail is well!

  5. ToyLady on July 17, 2009 at 8:03 am

    I cooked (and ate!) fava beans for the first time! And yes, they are a bit of a pain, but really very tasty.

  6. Angela on July 17, 2009 at 7:58 am

    I don’t know how fearless this is, but I made it a whole week without going out to eat. That is making 6 dinners in a row. Almost a record for me I think.

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