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Tuesday, January 10, 2006

In with the In Crowd

Bigmista from The Survival Gourmet tagged me a few days back. Here's an eye-opening peek into the world of the Backyard Chef. Thanks, Mista!

The 4X8 meme:

Four jobs you’ve had in your life:
1. Tradeshow Rep for Engineers/Architects
2. Communications Specialist for a Pharmaceutical Company
3. Administrator of a Welfare-to-work Program
4. Personnel Coordinator for Parks Department

Four movies you would watch over and over: (This is hard)
1. Dazed and Confused (Classic!)
2. Office Space (Damn it feels good to be a gangsta)
3. An American President (Why?)
4. Almost Famous

Four places you have lived:
1. Staten Island, NY
2. Binghamton, NY
3. Williamsburg, Brooklyn (NY-- sense a pattern?)
4. Ridgewood, NY

Four TV shows you love to watch:
1. Iron Chef/Iron Chef America
2. Good Eats
3. Gilmore Girls (You heard me...)
4. Monk

Four places you have been on vacation:
1. East Hampton, NY
2. Barbados
3. Kansas City, MO
4. Denver, CO

Four websites you visit daily:
1. BBQ-Brethren
2. WhiteTrashBBQ
3. TheBBQForum
4. Chowhound

Four of your favorite foods:
1. BBQ
2. Pizza
3. Chinese
4. Hot Dog/Sausage/Hamburger/steak...ya know, grilled stuff

Four places you would rather be right now:
1. Outside BBQing
2. Hanging with friends/family on the porch
3. Anywhere with my wife
4. San Diego

Four bloggers you are tagging:
1. Mona
2. Tim
3. Ole Smokey
4. Greg

Word, yo.


Blogger Greg said...

Word. Good Eats is the best cooking show out there.

1:35 PM  
Blogger Backyard Chef said...

You got that right. Wow-- did you just leave a comment? That's gotta be a first.

Oh-- can't wait to go the dentist this afternoon. That'll be fun.

1:55 PM  
Blogger Mona said...

HA! Oh my goodness, what fun! I am right there with you on Almost Famous. Love that one...especially Billy Crudup.
How was the dentist?
I had to go to SS office (that's social security not secret service) then the DMV office.
Kickass way to spend my Saturday.

5:09 PM  
Blogger Backyard Chef said...

Damn dentist...(mumbles something that sounds like gestapotrucker). I have to go and get a root canal, a new post, a new crown and deep cleaning. Fun...All of this has gotten worse in the years since I've been serious about flossing...I think we know what the culprit is...

4:42 PM  
Blogger Greg said...

Just popped over from Mona's Apple. Great looking smoker, I'm jealous. Cool site too.

12:50 PM  
Blogger Backyard Chef said...

Thanks, Greg! The cooker is new-- we've had it about 2 months. She's a beauty. Those Klose pits are no joke.

I checked out your blog a few times-- I'll have to add a link.

4:33 PM  
Blogger Mona said...

BC, thanks for having my back today. It 's much appreciated.

5:18 PM  
Blogger Backyard Chef said...

Any time, Mona. What a twit, huh?
Mona has a posse.

6:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

1:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.

1:45 PM  
Blogger Backyard Chef said...

To that anonymous poster-- I will continue to delete your pointless comments. You are just looking for attention and will get no more from me. You came along to insult people and started right off the bat with nasty remarks.

3:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Damn Matt, you are a trouble maker. I wish I was here earlier and got a chance to read all the annon. posts. Sounds like she got in your craw good.

Deleting annon's post is one way to deal with it, but there is another. A great advantage to that BYC you purchased is the fact that the horizontal chamber is just about the right size for a human body. Could be smoked in about 12 hours and makes great dog food.

I'm not leaving my name becuase I don't want to be stalked and forced to commit murder. But I think you know who I be.

12:34 AM  
Blogger Backyard Chef said...

I don't need any more encouragement...I'm there.


10:35 AM  
Blogger Mona said...

Oh rats...I'm getting to this point slowly but surely, but so far I'm actually getting a kick out of this moron anon. She's putting up a doggone good fight I'll give her /him that much!

Hilarious, I'm out for two days and have a blog-ebrity death match to read up on.


I just responded to her, can't believe she started jumping on your and heels blogs. Absolutely ridiculous.

1:21 PM  

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