Versatile Blogger Award

20 Dec

Could this week have started any better? I am honored and flattered to announce that I have been nominated and awarded the “Versatile Blogger Award”!  It is a great honor and achievement for me as I have only been at this blogging gig for like a minute. I would like to personally and especially thank Danya at Ediblesubstance for this wonderful nomination!

Versatile Blogger Award

The Versatile Blogger Award

First things first, there are some rules that come along with this distinction:

1) Thank the person who nominated me and link back to them in my post.

2) Share 7 things about myself

3) Pass the award on to 15 more bloggers that I enjoy

4) Contact the bloggers I have chosen to let them know that they have been selected!

So here we go!

Seven Things About Me:

1. I am INTENSELY competitive. I was once sent off in a touch football game (thats American Football) for unecessary roughness.

2. I absoultely love to learn about anything to do with history. World War II, American Indians, and Eygptology are among my favorite topics for discussion.

3. Top 3 Music groups of all time: Journey, The Police, and U2. I also have a strange fascination with Disco.

4. I love to travel and have been to Canada, Italy, Mexico, Korea, Japan, China, Australia, and Guam.

5. I am quite addicted to wine, with the Argentinian varieties being my favorite.

6. I have a special talent with voices. I can imitate about a dozen different cartoon voices. Some of them being Golom from the Lord of the Rings, Scooby-Doo, Roger Rabbit,  and Yogi Bear.

7.  My absolute Top 5 foods!

  1. Tamales Oaxaqueños- traditional to Oaxaca, a corn tamale usually filled with chicken and mole negro, wrapped in a banana leaf.
  2. Tostadas de Pata – Delicious pickled beefs feet served on a tostada.
  3. My fathers fresh cavatelli with ragu – He makes this fresh ricotta cavatelli that is a must eat!
  4. Anything involving duck!
  5. Alaskan King Crab Legs – Steamed, Grilled, Braised, whatever! One of my wifes favorites too!

Now for my fifteen nominees (in no particular order):

1. Back Road Journal 

2. Oh Cake 

3. The Three Little Piglets 

4. Sarah Cupcake

5. Cooking in the Great Outdoors

6. European Cutie 

7. Cooking Classy

8. I Thee Cook

9. My Fudo

10. Dream of Cakes

11. Sandra & Kathy’s Corners

12. Freshly Seasoned

13. Fresh of the Boat Meats

14. Eat Yourself Skinny

15. The Saucy Gourmet

These are the Best of the Best in my food world. I would have nominated some others, but they were already nominated. Among those are of course EdibleSubstance and her fabulous sister at Eat Now Talk Later, thanks for inspiring me to do a better blog!

I hope you all enjoy these blogs as much as I have! 


5 Responses to “Versatile Blogger Award”

  1. Karen December 21, 2011 at 2:04 pm #

    Thank you so much for thinking of Back Road Journal for the award. I was already given this award but it is a pleasure when other bloggers think highly of your blog.

    • cjdelgrosso December 21, 2011 at 2:09 pm #

      It is well deserved! I think your blog is fantastic!

  2. Patti December 22, 2011 at 4:17 pm #

    Wow Chris – how cool is that! And well deserved.

    • Dane Tullock January 5, 2012 at 11:59 pm #

      Chris – First off, a belated congrats on the nomination! Secondly, thanks for mentioning our site, in your own list of notable blogs. I only hope that we can live up to the standards that you have set forth.

      Dane Tullock

      • cjdelgrosso January 6, 2012 at 1:27 pm #


        You already have exceed those expectations! I hope we can have the chance to collaborate in 2012! Your endeavors deserve the nomination! The best success to you in 2012! I also hear this is the year your getting hitched! Congratulations to you both!

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