Saturday, October 29, 2011

I Quit

Yeppers. I'm done with salad bar.  Officially quit today.  Hated it.  Now I'm just a prep cook.

A happy prep cook. 

And dig this, I was granted my annual Halloween staycation.  So I bought Halloween gifts for Tim, two big-ass bones for the pups and a zillion ingredients for me.

Have an Oogie Boogie weekend.

34 comments:

  1. Glad things are working out for you, hoping to make a job change soom myself. Life is too short to be unhappy at work!

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  2. Brutorz: It is. We tried a compromise first, where I opened the bar, but even that wasn't working. The mess the kids would leave from the night before, ugh. That, and the job sucks. But prep. Now that I love.

    Glad you're making the job move. Life is just too dang short to be unhappy. Wishing you the best in your hunt.

    Happy Oogie Boogie Day.

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  3. Enjoy your weekend and happy cooking! I picked a pumpkin from my garden and am looking forward to turning it into soup tomorrow. :)

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  4. christian: Can't wait to hear how your pumpkin soup turned out. I'll bet it's fantastic. Boogie boogie.

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  5. Good to hear Whisk, it's good to be happy at work, have a spooky one this weekend.

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  6. Lurk: I'll get less hours now, but I'll be happier and have more time at my writing desk and in my own lab.

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  7. No fun having a job you hate.

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  8. Yaaayyy! Have a great staycation (pleased to hear it was granted!)

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  9. austrodavicus: I tried to like it, but it has nothing to do with cooking/prep.

    Flea: I didn't think I would be granted my holiday since I was out sick for a zillion days.

    Happy Oogie Boogie Weekend.

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  10. whooo-hooo! salad sucks unless you are eating it... oh happy day!

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  11. iZombie: Love making salads, but salad bar isn't that. There's no making of anything. But prep ... that's where the action is.

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  12. Glad you've narrowed things down to what you love doing! Good for you. Happy Halloween to you too!

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  13. Carol: I HATED salad bar from the start. But I tried to make it work so I could keep the hours.

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  14. Groovy! Have fun on prep! :)

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  15. You made the right choice! Everyone's said it already, but life's too short for unhappy work.

    We've become involved with a local farm co-op recently which drops off a box of local organic food once a week with recipes. OMG! Ingredients make such a difference! My whole body is thanking me for switching to better food.

    Have a great weekend!

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  16. James: Thanks. I sure will.

    Hanny: Organic, local. Billions different. So flipping good. Glad you're enjoying it. Do you like to play in the kitchen?

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  17. argh, good thing you got out of there!

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  18. Glad to hear you get to do prep now with no salad bar. Enjoy your staycation!

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  19. iZombie: Me too. We just finished a Thanksgiving-style meal and it was yummy. You making anything good to eat this weekend?

    Bard: I'm a dancin' fool, I am. You and Mrs. Bard scary movie watchin' it this weekend?

    We bought a DVD collection at Target yesterday. 50 old black and white scary movies for 10 smackers.

    We started watching one last night. The picture was grainy and the sound was hard as heck to hear, even on 11.

    I LOVED it. So fun.

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  20. Good for you! Time for a Halloween party then.

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  21. Yippee for the new job. Battling the snow storm here but glad my power if finally back.

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  22. glad you're doing what you like. happy halloween :)

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  23. Yeah! Happy day and Happy Halloween.

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  24. Alex: Have a spooky weekend.

    Susan: Glad the power is back. That always sucks. As for snow in October ... I have a good friend who is experiencing her very first snowy Halloween.

    Not here though.

    mshatch: All I want to do is write and cook. That's it. Makes me a very happy camper.

    Southpaw: You cooking anything special for Halloween?

    Norma: Me too. Happy Halloween

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  25. I'm glad you are happier at work! My kids are on fall break, but I'm sick, and have to work tomorrow, I might call in if I don;'t feel better, but I hope your Halloween is awesome!

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  26. Todd: Thanks. Me too. It was great going in today and only being a prep cook. Loved it. Even did my prep job better because of it. Just nice.

    I am sorry to hear that you are sick. I hope you rest tomorrow instead of going to work.

    If I could, I'd teleport you some good soup.

    Happy Oogie Boogie to you, as well.

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  27. i made homemade mashed potatoes for the first time and i think they came out okay... lovin' the skins and the minced garlic. nummy!

    now i have to make something else with it.

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  28. I did some cooking today too. Always could use more ingredients :)and recipe ideas

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  29. Staycation and off the salad bar? Woot woot! what a great way to end the month!! Have a spooky halloween!

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  30. Yay for quitting! It's always a great feeling to get yourself out of something that isn't fulfilling. Life is too short. Why waste it doing things that don't make you happy?

    Happy Halloween!

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  31. iZombie: Nothing like good mash. Add some skins and garlic and there's a party on a plate.

    Kim: Ingredients are fun. Happy Cooking.

    Lo-mo: Quiting was my Halloween gift to myself.

    Melanie: Yeppers, it a great way to celebrate. Won't get as many hours but ... I'm MUCH happier being just a prep cook.

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  32. A lot of good news - I hope it's a good one. No pumpkin here, but a fresh beetroot salad instead and a lot of cabbage. Beff and chicken broth yesterday. Bring on the cold!

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  33. Porky: It's been a great day, so far. Nice start to our Halloween staycation. And, one we needed. Been passing each other in the hall more than getting to spend time together.

    Love broth. Love it. Hope you're not sick.

    Happy Oogie Boogie Day.

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