Ron Swanson Quote of the Week

“I have been developing the Swanson Pyramid of Greatness for years. It’s a perfectly calibrated recipe for maximum personal achievement. Categories include: Capitalism, God’s way of determining who is smart, and who is poor. Crying, acceptable at funerals and the Grand Canyon. Rage. Poise. Property rights. Fish, for sport only, not for meat. Fish meat is practically a vegetable.”

-Ron Swanson


Bacon. Wrapped. Shrimp.

Grill Recognize Grill

-I finally did it.

I’m not sure why it took so long. But the revelation came to me on Sunday night. Maybe it was the exhaustion from a long drive back from Rogers.

I made bacon-wrapped shrimp.

I’m not sure if I’ve ever shared this on the blog, but  I’m a huge advocate for the great Ron Swanson. He might be a demigod. I’m not one to pass judgement. But he’s the one who turned me on to this delectable treat.

A brief history.

Caught up? Good.

So it’s simple enough. Take the bacon, wrap it around five jumbo shrimp.

I did that.

The tricky part was getting the bacon to cook just right. Conventional wisdom called for the bacon to be slightly pre-cooked, but I was too excited. This was bacon-wrapped shrimp, after all.

So I stayed out with the shrimp (and the bacon) and constantly flipped them a lot…

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