I saw on www.zestycook.com his method for making ribs, and although I used my own rub and K.C. Masterpiece bbq sauce (sorry Zesty!), the results were great.  Please go to his site and check it out – slow and steady wins the race!

BBQ rub before going in 250 degree oven for 90 minutes:

Then after 90 minutes, I applied the bbq sauce and continued to cook them for 2 1/2 hours.  The last step was crisping them up on the outdoor grill:

Keeping me company while ribs were grillin?

It was hard to think about Thanksgiving recipes when its so nice out!
It was hard to think about Thanksgiving recipes when its so nice out!

I made a great side dish, sauteed frozen corn.  It was a bag of Trader Joe’s white corn.  I went on www.recipezaar.com and searched for a recipe.  SO SIMPLE!

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 cups frozen corn
  • fresh rosemary
  • salt and pepper to taste

I did it in our cast iron skillet, and it browned and carmelized very well!  So sweet!

And Hannah made baby twice baked potatoes:

All together:

I have no exact idea how many calories the ribs were, there were so many ranges on www.calorieking.com, so I decided that each rib (I ate 4) was 100 calories and left it at that!.

  • 646 calories, 30 fat, 40 carbs, 3.8 fiber, 37 protein

Definitely didn’t have enough fiber today!


  • 1471 calories (thanks to the piece of cake!)
  • 62 fat
  • 90 carbs
  • 9 fiber
  • 114 protein


  • 10 minute morning walk with Ed
  • 15 minute warm up to run walk with Ed
  • 2 mile run (a week from tomorrow is my 5k!)

Have a great night – see you for breakfast!