You're right, Zagut. I don't make foods the best I can to get compliments. They just come. I just wanted everyone to have ribs as good as I'd made over the holidays. both racks of ribs were enjoyed, and the diced pork went over really well with the steamed rice. I seasoned the rice with salt and a touch of 5-spice powder. I made up a peach jelly based sweet and sour sauce to go with it from some peaches canned as preserves last year. It went the fastest, which was a surprise to me.
I was able to complete fixing my car as I purchased the required ratchet extension, and 15 mm deep socket. That took a few hours as it was the first time I did it on this vehicle, and had to learn where to place the floor jack, and then position the engine just right so that I could fit the wrenches in the correct places. I think I could now do it in an hour.
All is good, and I'm not completely broke. I still have some reserves in the account set up for such things.
Like I said, I just needed a little humbling to put things in perspective.
Seeeeeeya; Chief Longwind of the North
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