Got a lot of blackberries? Then check out this recipe for Blackberry Mojito Fruit Leather.

I'm not a huge fan of fruit leathers, but this turned out super good! And, really, you can't go wrong with blackberries, mint and rum.

Friday, November 30, 2007

My punkin made a pie!

Random pumpkin pie pictureYes, the man who, two weeks ago, couldn't walk because of the double-barrelled blood clots he was sporting in his legs. The same man who, two months ago, was clinging onto dear life in the ICU. This man that I love got his ass in the kitchen and made me some pie!

That's right. Mr. Crunchy has cast away his wheelchair and his walker like a man saved at a religious revival. It's like a miracle! Well, that and handfuls of medications.

And, since he's Mr Crunchy and all, this was a totally local pumpkin pie, with the pumpkin from our backyard and everything else local too.

I'm trying to convince Sir Crunch-a-lot to write a guest blog post, but I was thinking of instead doing an Ask Mr. Crunchy, similar to my Ask Crunchy posts. He just needs a little encouragement...

18 comments:

Burbanmom said...

YEAH MR. CRUNCHY!!! WOO HOO!!!!

So happy to hear you're up and about! Now sit down so your wife can ask you some questions! (do we get to submit any?)

Great news, great news! :-)

Becky @ Boys Rule My Life said...

Wish my hubs-man would make me a pie! You've trained him well, I see. LOL!

Glad Mr. Crunchy is feeling better!

Jill said...

You can do it Mr. Crunchy! I would love to hear from you!

Deb G said...

That is just awesome! All the best, and yes, a guest post would be fun.

Jo said...

Hooray for Mr. Crunchy! Glad to hear he's feeling better.

Sandy said...

Dear Mr. Crunchy,

Three cheers for your pie making!

Now think about this...what's easier? Guest blogging or making pie for the entire class. We all like pie too, you know.

So glad to hear that you are feeling better. Absolutely fabulous news.

Chile said...

Way to go! Pie party!

I'm so glad to hear he's doing better. Yay.

PS: I've tried to convince my sweetie to do an occasional guest post, too. Have you seen one on my blog? No..... *sigh*

salmonpoetry said...

he has to at least give the recipe, don't you think?
glad he is feeling better.
for an entire blog dedicated to the healing power of pies (and animals) see Donkey Dreams & Pino's Pies:
http://donkey-dreams.blogspot.com/
If he isn't up to writing on this blog, maybe he can send his story to Pino the donkey, who is gathering material on pies.

Theresa said...

Hooray! So glad to hear you are feeling a bit better Mr. Crunchy! I would love to hear about the crunchy lifestyle from your perspective, so I'm sending along many encouraging thoughts and vibes!

Chile said...

Deanna, I've nominated you for a Community Blogger Award. Check my post for details. Have some pie to celebrate!

QT said...

I am so glad that he is up and about and feeling better!

Laura said...

sandy has the right idea, blog or pie. Kind of like truth or dare. ;)
Horray for being on the mend! Senior Crunch, I hope you got make your punk pie and eat it too.

K said...

So glad to hear you're feeling better! Take a break from baking and share your perspective of crunchiness with us!!!
:-)

Aimee "Roo" said...

glad to hear it! and the pie looks yummy too. i can't get my hubby near the kitchen, unless it's to eat, and he doesn't have any good reasons not to! how did you do it?? ;)

april said...

Ahhhh, the healing powers of pie. Way to go Mr. Crunchy! I hear there's only two kinds of pie that people like; Hot and Cold.

KellyJean said...

Great job Mr. Crunchy!!!

RC said...

Crunchy, Sire: I vote that you do what you want to do when you feel you can do it. I was badly injured in 1999 and it took me three years to learn to walk normally again, and only by late 2006 did I feel well enough to say "I feel good!".
Even now I sometimes detect one leg or the other dragging and have to consciously correct my walk! I hear my therapist {a tiny but strict woman} shouting to get my attention: "Walk this way, the way you are supposed to!"
At the time of the accident all of my friends and clients insisted that I was indeed lucky- lucky to be alive, lucky not to be paraplegic, lucky to have recovered from a spinal injury and so on.
Honestly, I did not feel very lucky, lucky hurt big time.
All the same, excuse me for saying, that aside from your unfortunate recent and ongoing health crises you DO have a lot to feel lucky for pal. Why, just being a member of the Crunchy Clan is pretty lucky I think, and there is always the ecstasy of pie. I was alone throughout the years of recovery and I think you are lucky to be with such a lovely family, butt freezing included.
I know the real reason you were in the kitchen, pal. It's warm in front of that stove.
I send my best wishes for your rapid and lucky recovery and hope you keep your buns warm whipping up some winter delicacies.
Happiness to all the Crunchy Crew.

bookstorebabe said...

I'm very happy for the whole Crunchy clan.My hubby this time last year had a stroke,then congestive heart failure a month later his first night home! But now he's also tossed away the walker and crutches,yay!Funny,the one treat he makes is also pie.Chess pie,mmmm.
You guys hang in there-lots of good vibes are being sent your way.Yay for the good news!

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