Basically the remnants of Ike were passing to our west and unexpectedly hit a massive cold front from the east and created 70+ mph winds for hours on end. Basically, we had a Category 1 hurricane in
We were very, very fortunate. Check out some of the pictures from our neighborhood:
More than 2 million people in Ohio lost their power...we were amazed that we never lost power...just our phone, cable and internet. Many of my friends and neighbors still do not have power.
I figure some good old fashioned comfort food is in order this week. Our menu:
Roasted Chicken, Green Beans with Almonds and Lightened Cauliflower Au Gratin (recipe tomorrow--it rocked!!)
Barbecue Chicken Pizza with a side of Broccoli
Turkey Burgers (California style--with avocado, red onion and yellow tomatoes), Oven Fries and "Fried" Okra
"Make it Better" Frijoles Refritos (recipe coming soon) and Rice with Tomatillo Sauce