Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Triglyceride Tuesday

At least my salad and veggies were healthy
One of the reasons I need to take statins for cholesterol is that I can't resist deals like IHOP's free pancakes on Fat Tuesday. As I wrote last year,

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, during which we are to abstain from the foods that give us pleasure. The pancake supper reminds us of the centuries-old tradition of emptying the larder of perishable items that will spoil during Lent's 40 days.

Freezing and refrigeration have eliminated the need to empty the larder. Nevertheless, we must honor tradition...

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