Well, my bracket is #(*$(*%$. Anyone else’s? Full disclosure, I had Syracuse going down after their second game, and am now going down for it. All of my ‘Cuse friends are hardcore-shaming me for “not believing,” but come on. Really? Did we REALLY see this coming?!
Don’t get me wrong, it’s cool and all, but I never fill out my brackets due to personal ties. I grew up in Syracuse (for the most part), and I’m awesome, but that doesn’t exactly equate to the basketball team going all the way. I went to Tennessee, and L-O-V-E the Vols, but they are horrific on the court. I made my peace with that long ago. I am super competitive, and when it comes to winning a bracket or showing that I am a true fan, I’m going with the teams that have the better track records.
That being said, thanks a lot, Kansas.
So, since the big weekend’s coming up, there’s a good chance we are going to either eat out or order in. One of my all-time favorite to-go meals is Chinese beef with broccoli. It’s so flavorful and filling, and it’s not fried, so I don’t feel too icky; however, it’s still pan-seared in a ton of oil, so it’s not exactly health-conscious. My solution: make your own! I made this when I was craving some take-out, and it did not disappoint. Make sure you use a decent cut of beef, so your dish will be tender. Enjoy with a side of brown rice. Your fortune: You will not feel bloated and sluggish. Continue reading