Monday, June 2, 2008
I'm very self sacrificing
Recently, on the blog of an old friend of mine, he had the following to say about his wife's hair products:
She uses bumble and bumble, but don't tell Chris, She'll be like, "That stuffs way too expensive! Here, let me make you something out of jello and honey! See the jello is only 59 cents and the honey is free cause I get it from the bee hive in my backyard. I almost died last year because I found out I was allergic to bees, but hey, for free honey, whats a week of swollen face and limbs?"
I thought that was kind if hysterical until this morning.
See I made homemade yogurt for the first time yesterday. It seemed a little off. At least it didn't set up like yogurt from the grocery store. My husband told me it was NOTHING like the yogurt his prior girlfriend's Indian mother used to make.
This morning he called:
"I steered clear of your yogurt this morning, it looked a little runny"
"Oh that's ok, I had some it was good."
"You had some?"
"Yeah, I didn't want to give it to our girl until I made sure it was ok so I ate some. I think I'll make some Popsicles with it or stick it in a smoothie if it turns out that it's ok"
"You mean if you don't get sick??"
"Yeah, I'm fine though so I think it's ok"
"You're actually testing the yogurt on yourself??"
I guess I was. Is this frugality's ugly side? Have I gone too far to save a buck and not waste food? Seriously, I had no reason to believe it was bad (I followed the directions) but I guess when you are dealing with a food product that relies on bacteria to do it's job maybe you should be a little careful. I saw no reason to waste my precious cream top milk from here.
Anyway, aside from the runny-ness it was delicious. Less tart that store bought (which is what I actually don't like about yogurt in general) and very creamy. I'll try again and make something out of the ones I still have. For organic yogurt it is a deal (even using the more expensive better quality milk.)
And for the record, I don't have a bee hive.