Cyber Monday Foodie

By Megan McDonald November 28, 2011

So, I think people are nuts—as nuts as a big bowl of whole walnuts waiting to be cracked. Give up the enjoyment of a hot turkey dinner, pumpkin pie and a good bottle of Pinot Noir for pepper spray on Black Friday?! Seriously—there has to be a better way to get the family back to the table. After serving 31 this year, I could barely walk, let alone think of shoving all those people out of the way to get my $8.91 waffle iron at WalMart. This Cyber Monday thing sounds so civilized. I can sit with my leftover cranberry bread and click, click, click.

I think our granddaughter, Sophie, is asking for mac and cheese this year--good girl.

I sit in front of the computer not knowing what Cyber Monday is truly about, but knowing that the chocolate-covered pears from Harry and David look like a crowd pleaser—sign me up for six boxes. 

Mr. Chatterbox looks like he wants cupcakes this year--look at that intense study. is the next click come Monday—give me three packages of the American Classics at $75 apiece (Mt. Tam, Humble Fog, Pleasant Ridge Reserve). For the fromage lover in the family, I say it’s a perfect gift and to relatives reading this…HINT HINT! in the Russian River of California is the next mouse move. The chipotle trio box, at $27, is perfect for those grilling fanatics who like a tang in the glaze. I buy myself the apricot mango chipotle by the case.

So far, I have purchased myself everything on this list and will next run to Fleming’s and Lee Roy Selmon’s to buy staff gift cards so I can get the $20 freebie—gosh, I love the season of giving, don’t you?

Santa, can you fit a burger on your sleigh this year?

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