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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Thought For Today

"A man who carries a cat by the tail will learn something he can learn in no other way." - Mark Twain

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What on Earth - A Collection Of Fun Wear & Delightful Diversions

What on Earth - A Collection Of Fun Wear & Delightful Diversions

Another fun place to shop - I get a lot of my T-shirts here. "Some days it's not even worth chewing through the restraints." What more can you say?

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Thought For Today

“Writers fish for the right words like fishermen fish for, um, whatever those aquatic creatures with fins and gills are called. 
”  ― Jarod Kintz

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Rec: Crockpot Bouillabaisse

1 onion, chopped
1/2 cup dry white wine
3 celery stalks with leaves, chopped
1 pinch saffron
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 dash Tabasco sauce
1/2 cup olive oil
3 lbs mixed fish, cut into 1" squares
2 cups clam juice
1 lb lobster/tails (optional)
1/4 cup parsley, chopped
1 lb crabmeat (optional)
3 tomatoes, diced
1 lb shrimp, shelled and deveined
2 teaspoons salt
2 dozen clams, mussels or scallops
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1 tablespoon paprika


Put all ingredients, except seafood, in crockpot. Cover and
cook on HIGH for 2 to 4 hours. Add seafood. Cover and cook on
HIGH for 1 to 3 hours. Serve in heated large bowls garnished
with fresh parsley with crusty bread on the side.

Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave though it's also good chilled

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Rec: Best Unsteamed Shrimp

1/2 cup butter
2 pounds large shrimp - peeled and deveined
1/4 cup Old Bay Seasoning
2 tablespoons lemon juice



Place butter in microwave safe bowl. Place bowl in
microwave and melt butter (15 to 30 seconds on HIGH).
Add Old Bay seasoning ™ and lemon juice. Stir well. Coat
microwave safe pan with non-stick cooking spray.
Arrange shrimp in a layer in the pan. Pour butter
mixture evenly over shrimp. Cook in microwave on
HIGH power for 6 minutes. After two minutes have
elapsed pause microwave and rearrange shrimp (move
shrimp from the center to the outside, from the outside to
the center). Let the shrimp cook for another 2 minutes.
When 4 minutes have elapsed pause the microwave
again, rearrange the shrimp once more. Place shrimp
back in the microwave and cook remaining two minutes.
Cook until shrimp turn pink. Serve hot with your favorite
cocktail sauce.


Serves 4

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Rec: Microwave Red Snapper

4 (6 oz) fillets red snapper or haddock
3/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon prepared mustard
1 1/2 teaspoons dill weed
hot cooked rice



Cut fish into serving-size pieces; place in an ungreased
shallow microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on
HIGH for 3 1/2 minutes. Drain liquid. Combine the sour
cream, mayonnaise, milk, mustard and dill; drizzle 1/2 cup
over the fish. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH for 3 1/2
minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve over
rice with remaining sauce.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Microwave Mediterranean Fish

1 sliced onion
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 crushed garlic clove
1 (14 to 15 oz) can stewed tomatoes
4 tablespoons tomatoe-based salsa
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 lbs red snapper
12 sliced green olives


In a microwave safe container, combine sliced onion, olive oil
and crushed garlic. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 3
minutes. Drain. Stir in stewed tomatoes, salsa and cinnamon.
Top with red snapper and sliced green olives. Cover and
microwave on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes or until fish flakes
easily with a fork.

Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Trout Chowder

1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
2 cups milk
1 cup Ranch salad dressing
1 pound skinless, boneless trout fillets
1 (10 oz) package frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
1 cup cubed or shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup cubed or shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Paprika


In a skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Transfer to
a crock pot; add milk, dressing, fish, broccoli, cheeses and
garlic powder. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1-1/2 to 2 hours
or until chowder is bubbly and fish flakes easily with a fork.
Sprinkle with paprika if desired.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, January 14, 2017

CollegeHumor - Funny Pictures, Funny Videos, Funny Links!

CollegeHumor - Funny Pictures, Funny Videos, Funny Links!

Funny, but definately college type humor.

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Friday, January 13, 2017

The Thought For Today

"For Christmas, I gave my kid a BB gun. He gave me a sweater with a bull's-eye on the back." - Rodney Dangerfield

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The Coalition to Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide

Look it up people...

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Thought For Today

"To me, clowns aren't funny. In fact, they're kinda scary. I've wondered where this started, and I think it goes back to the time I went to the circus and a clown killed my dad." - Jack Handey

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Bullshit Deflectors

"The "Bullshit Deflector" flaps are a great way to protect yourself from GOP or punditry bullshit and spin..."

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Thought For Today

"A friend of mine once sent me a post card with a picture of the entire planet Earth taken from space. On the back it said, 'Wish you were here.'" - Steven Wright

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News Thump

UK spoof news and satire. Their version of The Onion. Enjoy.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Thought For Today

"Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside." - Mark Twain

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Rec: Microwave Chicken Cacciatore

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 medium green pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 medium red pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 stalks celery, sliced
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon water
4 ounces of sliced black olives, drained
2 cups bottled spaghetti sauce (no meat)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons tomato paste


Combine celery, peppers, onion, garlic and mushrooms with
water and butter in a 2 quart microwave-safe dish. Cook
uncovered on HIGH for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring after every
minute. Drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce, olives, tomato paste,
salt and pepper. Slice chicken breasts in half lengthwise. Slide
chicken into casserole dish with other ingredients, turning to
coat with sauce. Arrange with meatiest portions towards the
outside of the dish. Cover and cook 10 to 12 minutes on HIGH,
or until chicken is cooked through. Serve over hot pasta or rice.

Serves 5 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Chicken Wings In Honey Sauce

3 pounds chicken wings (16 wings)
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups honey
1 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup ketchup
1/4 cup oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
Sesame seeds (optional)



Rinse chicken and pat dry. Cut off and discard
wing tips. Cut each wing at joint to make two
sections. Sprinkle wing parts with salt and pepper.
Place wing parts on broiler pan. Broil 5 to 4
inches from heat 20 minutes, 10 minutes a side
or until chicken is brown. Transfer chicken to
crockpot. For sauce, combine honey, soy sauce,
ketchup, oil and garlic in bowl. Pour over
chicken wings. Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 5
hours or on HIGH 2 to 2 /2 hours. Garnish
with sesame seeds, if desired.


Serves 2 to 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Chicken Cordon Bleu

6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 10.75 oz can condensed cream of chicken soup
1 cup milk
4 oz sliced ham
4 oz sliced Swiss cheese
1 8 oz package herbed dry bread stuffing mix
1/4 cup melted butter
salt and pepper to taste


Mix the soup and milk together in a small bowl. Pour enough
of the mixture into the crockpot to cover the bottom. Layer
chicken breasts over the mixture. Cover with sliced ham and
then with Swiss cheese. Pour the remaining soup mix over the
top, stirring a little to distribute between layers. Sprinkle
stuffing on top and drizzle butter over stuffing. Cover and
cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours, or 2 to 3 hours on HIGH.

Serves 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crocked Chicken

1 1/3 cups rice
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of celery soup
1 can (6 oz.) evaporated milk
1 chicken, cut up
1 package dry onion soup mix


Butter crockpot (or Pam'd). Add rice, soups and
milk. Place chicken over rice mixture in crockpot.
Sprinkle dry soup mix over chicken. Cook on
LOW 8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours.

Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Bloody Mary Chicken

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 (33.8 ounce) bottle Bloody Mary mix (extra spicy okay)
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped carrot


Wash, skin and remove fat from chicken breasts and place
in a crockpot. Pour Bloody Mary mix and vegetables over
the chicken breasts, cook on LOW for 8 hours. Serve over
a bed of rice or noodles.


Serves 2 to 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, January 09, 2017

The Thought For Today

"Sharks have been swimming the oceans unchallenged for thousands of years; chances are, the species that roams corporate waters will prove just as hardy." - Eric Gelman

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Main Page - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia

Main Page - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia

I have no doubt that they've chased you off of Wikipedia. But here you can play to your hearts content. Or as they put it, "the content-free encyclopedia that anyone can edit".

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Sunday, January 08, 2017

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, January 07, 2017

Deano Sez: Unfortunate Star Wars Costumes

After you view (and laugh at) the costumes, go back and view the cards....well worth the fifteen minutes...

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Friday, January 06, 2017

The Thought For Today

"The trouble with class reunions is that old flames have become even older." - Doug Larson

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NSFW Welcome To The Land Of NSFW Comics

NSFW I don't even know how to begin to describe this one. Enjoy. NSFW

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, January 05, 2017

The Thought For Today

"The dog was created especially for children. He is the god of frolic." - Henry Ward Beecher

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Burn's Night Present

With Burn's Night coming up, forget the haggis, THIS is the way to celebrate!

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Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The Thought For Today

"A surgeon in Florida was fined $5,000 for removing the kidney of a patient instead of the gallbladder. The surgeon said, 'I am so sorry for the mistake, and I mean that from the bottom of the red, pumpy thingy in my chest.'" - Jimmy Fallon

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They Do It With... - Chez Goodman

They Do It With... - Chez Goodman The collection that you've been waiting all your life for. And remember: "Mimes don't do it; everyone hates a mime."

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Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The Thought For Today

“The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.” ― Calvin Trillin

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Rec: Microwave Chinese Beef With Brocoli

11 oz. of sliced beef
11 oz. of brocoli
4 tablespoons of oil
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 teaspoon of corn flour
1 teaspoon of wine
1/2 teaspoon of salt


Cut the brocoli into bite-size pieces and mix them
with 2 tablespoons of oil. Cover with cling-wrap.
Marinate the beef with soy sauce, wine and corn
flour for a 1/2 hour. Add 2 tablespoons of oil and mix.
Cover with cling-wrap and cook on HIGH for 3 minutes.
Add brocoli and salt. Cover with cling wrap and cook
for 2 minutes on HIGH.

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Rec: Microwave Beef Sukiyaki Donburi-Bowl

4 cups warm steamed rice
1 lb sirloin beef steak, sliced into 1 x 2-inch pieces
1 pound tofu, cut into 1 x 2 inch cubes
2 cups leek, cut into 2-inch lengths
1 cup zucchini, cut into 1/3-inch slices
1 cup carrots, cut Julienne
1 cup chives or green onions, cut into 1-inch length and cut length wise
1/4 teaspoon red pepper, chopped

Sauce
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup white wine




Place the ingredients in a microwave-safe
bowl (4 liter or 4 quart) and stir until sugar dissolves. Layer
in order, the tofu and the vegetables. Then the beef,
leaving a space in a center of the casserole. Pour the
Sukiyaki Sauce over the ingredients. Cover with a vented
microwave lid and cook on HIGH (1200W) for 12 to 14
minutes. When the beef is done, take out the casserole
and sprinkle with chives. Spoon steamed rice in serving
bowls and top with the Sukiyaki Sauce. Sprinkle with a
small amount of red pepper and serve.



Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Microwave Chinese Shredded Beef With Chives

14 oz. of shredded beef
7 oz. of chives (cut into 1 inch length)
2 tablespoons oil
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 teaspoon of wine
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of corn flour
1 red chilli, sliced



Marinate the shredded beef with soy sauce, wine and
corn flour for 20 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons of oil
and cover with cling-wrap. Cook on HIGH for 3 minutes.
Add in the cut chives and sliced red chilli. Cook on HIGH
for another 2 minutes.

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Rec: Kei's Beef And Bell Peppers

1 lb sirloin beef, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups red bell peppers, cored, seeded and cut into 1/2 inch strips
1 1/2 cups yellow bell peppers, cored, seeded and cut into 1/2 inch strips

Sauce

3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon Toban Jyan sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon water


Garnish

4 sprigs cilantro


Cut the beef into 3 inch wide blocks. Then cut the blocks
into 1/2-inch strips. Mix the teriyaki sauce ingredients
in bowl. Place the bell peppers in a microwave-safe bowl
(3 quart.) Place the beef on top around the perimeter.
Remember: microwaves do not cook well at the center.
Pour Teriyaki sauce over all. Cover with a microwave lid.
Cook on HIGH (1200W) for 5 to 6 minutes. 4. Stir the
ingredients together and serve. Garnish plates with
cilantro sprigs.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Chinese Beef And Pea Pods

1 lb family steak - (to 1 1/2 lbs) thinly sliced
(works well to freeze it and then cut while partially thawed)
1 can beef consomme soup
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 bunch green onions - (abt 8)
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
1 can sliced water chestnuts drained
1 sm can bamboo shoots drained
1 sm can bean sprouts drained



Combine steak in crock pot with consomme, soy sauce,
ginger and onion. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 7 hours.
Turn control to HIGH. Stir in cornstarch that has been
dissolved in the 2 tablespoons cold water. Cook on high for
15 minutes or until thickened.During last 5 minutes of
cooking, add water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts
and pea pods. Serve over hot rice.


Serves 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Sunday, January 01, 2017

Guess

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!



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Saturday, December 31, 2016

Rec: Rock Shrimp On Toast For New Years Morning

1/4 lb butter
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
dash of pepper
1 lb of rock shrimp, peeled and deveined (you can
use kitchen scissors to cut open the back of the shell and
remove the meat)
4 to 6 slices of toast


Put butter, lemon juice, garlic salt and pepper in casserole
dish and microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir well. Add
shrimp and microwave on HIGH 3 to 4 minutes, stirring
once. Serve shrimp on toast, pour sauce over shrimp.

Serves 2 to 3
Does not reheat well. Shrimp will become rubbery, so eat it
all today!

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Friday, December 30, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Search crews in Montana are looking for two bags of mail in the wilderness that fell out of a plane last week. Meanwhile, a bunch of squirrels were excited to learn they'd been pre- approved for a Discover Card." - Jimmy Fallon

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New Years Eve Drink Recipes

Well, grab your noise makers and put on your funny hats - here's a couple of dozen recipes to get you started. And remember, a couple of coated (enteric) aspirin and a glass of water before you go to bed will save you a major headache in the morning. Or you could just not drink, but where's the fun in that? 

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Thought For Today

"A day without laughter is a day wasted." - Charlie Chaplin

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101 Simple Appetizers in 20 Minutes or Less - New York Times

101 Simple Appetizers in 20 Minutes or Less - New York Times

For New Years Eve.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Without computers, the government would be unable to function at the level of effectiveness and efficiency that we have come to expect. This is because the primary function of the government is -- and here I am quoting directly from the U.S. Constitution -- 'to spew out paper.'" - Dave Barry

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FOOD!

A really GREAT animated Site on food and cooking is http://www.8legged.com/. You'll be entertained by Tako the octopus, your host. There are 8 full episodes plus 1 short. Each episode has a complete, REAL recipe. Even if you're not planning to cook anything more complicated than a TV dinner, they're great fun to watch. Especially if all you're having to eat is that TV dinner.

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The Thought For Today

"I will not eat oysters. I want my food dead. Not sick, not wounded: dead."  -  Woody Allen

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Rec: Hearty Tuna Chowder

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 cup each, chopped celery, onion and green pepper
2 medium potatoes, cut in small cubes
1 can or package tuna in water (7 oz), undrained
3 slices cooked bacon, crumbled (optional)
3 tablespoons flour
1 cup vegetable or chicken broth
1 can whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup evaporated milk or half and half
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


Melt butter or margarine in a non-stick saucepan over
medium low heat. Saute celery, onion, green pepper and
potatoes for about 10 minutes. Stir flour into the mixture
and cook another 3 minutes; add tuna, bacon and broth. Stir
until smooth and thickened. Add corn and transfer mixture
to crockpot. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 hours. Add milk,
cheese and salt and pepper to taste. Cook on HIGH for another
20 to 30 minutes.

Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Microwave Catfish In Ginger Sauce

1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
1 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
4 (6 oz) catfish fillets



In a 2 cup microwave bowl, combine the onions, oil and
ginger. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes
or until onions are tender. In small bowl, combine the
cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir in the broth,
soy sauce, vinegar and cayenne. Stir into onion mixture.
Microwave, uncovered, at MEDIUM HIGH for 2 to 3
minutes, stirring after each minute, until sauce comes to
a boil. Place catfish in a microwave 3 qt. dish and pour
sauce over the fish. Cover and microwave on HIGH for
5 to 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Scallops Poulette

1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 tablespoon minced onion
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 (4 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
1/4 cup white wine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound bay scallops
1 bay leaf
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 cup milk, light cream, or evaporated milk
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley



Combine butter and onion in a 2-quart, microwave-safe
casserole. Cover, and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
Stir in flour until well blended, then stir in mushrooms,
wine, salt, pepper, scallops, bay leaf, and lemon juice.
Recover, and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes, or until
the scallops turn opaque. Remove and discard the bay leaf.
In a small bowl, stir together the milk and egg yolk until
combined. Stir the hot liquid from the scallops, about 1
tablespoon at a time into the milk mixture. When
combined, stir the sauce back into the scallops. Cover,
and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes, then stir, and
microwave for another 3 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley
before serving.



Serves 4

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Rec: Saucy Lemon Shrimp

1 1/2 lbs uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails on
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, thinly sliced
juice and zest of 2 lemons
1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley


Put the shrimp in a single layer in a microwave baking
dish. Season with the pepper then top with the butter,
lemon zest and parsley. Pour the lemon juice into the
baking dish. Cook on MEDIUM HIGH for 3 1/2 minutes or
until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.

Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated next day in microwave
Do not over heat or shrimp will become rubbery

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Rec: Crab Mornay

2 cups basic white sauce
2 cups cooked crab meat
1/2 lb Swiss cheese, grated

Basic White Sauce
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk


Microwave butter 30 seconds on HIGH. Blend in flour and salt,
gradually stir in milk. Microwave 4 1/2 minutes total on HIGH
or until mixture boils and thickens, stirring twice during
last half of cooking time.

Layer 1/2 of the crab meat, white sauce and cheese into an
8" by 8" baking dish. Repeat with a second layer. Microwave
8-10 minutes on MEDIUM-HIGH.

Can be prepared a day ahead of time, stored in refrigerator
and heated later
Serves 5 to 6
Refrigerate remainder, not that there's going to be any
Can be reheated in microwave - see above

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Monday, December 26, 2016

The Thought For Today

"When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain" - Mark Twain

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The Fable of Stone Soup

One of my all-time favorite stories.

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Sunday, December 25, 2016

Ho, Ho, Ho - The Thought For Today

"Santa is very jolly because he knows where all the bad girls live." - Dennis Miller

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Norad Tracks Santa



Norad Tracks Santa

If you're still up at about midnight, when I Post this, you can visit the NORAD tracking Site and follow Santa around the world. Maybe you'll even see when he gets to YOUR house.

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Hanukkah


Gmar chatimah tovah. A time of celebration with family and friends. It runs from sunset on 24DEC to sunset on 1JAN. Time to dig out your dreidels and Hanukkah Gelt.


I have a little dreidel. I made it out of clay.
When it's dry and ready, with dreidel I shall play.
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made you out of clay.
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, with dreidel I shall play …
My dreidel's always playful. It loves to dance and spin.
A happy game of dreidel, come play now let's begin.
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, it loves to dance and spin.
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel. Come play now let's begin.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

The Thought For Today

"The one positive outcome of the suffering economy is seven million fewer people than last year will be subjected to an office Christmas party." - Jimmy Kimmel

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YouTube - ADAM SANDLER - CHANUKAH (HANUKKAH) SONG [PART 3]

YouTube - ADAM SANDLER - CHANUKAH (HANUKKAH) SONG [PART 3]


And time to celebrate!

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YouTube - Adam Sandler: The Chanukah Song Part 2

YouTube - Adam Sandler: The Chanukah Song Part 2


And part two with a few more laughs.

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YouTube - Adam Sandler original Chanukah (Hanukkah) Song

YouTube - Adam Sandler original Chanukah (Hanukkah) Song


And because it's Hanukkah...

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Thought For Today

"If Jesus had been killed 20 years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little Electric Chairs around their necks instead of crosses." - Lenny Bruce

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Santa Claus' Christmas Blog!

Santa Claus' Christmas Blog!

Find out what the Big Guy and his Xmas Crew are up to.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Thought For Today

"You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, "My God, you're right! I never would've thought of that!"" - Dave Barry

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YouTube - Baarmy sheep Xmas.wmv

YouTube - Baarmy sheep Xmas.wmv


A classic bit of holiday cheer.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Thought For Today

“Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.”  ― Erma Bombeck

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Rec: Sweet Potatoe Pie

2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
1/4 pound butter, softened
2 eggs, separated
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup white sugar
1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust



Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine
the sweet potatoes, butter, egg yolks, brown sugar, salt,
ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and evaporated milk. Mix
together well. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form;
add 1/4 cup sugar and fold into sweet potato mixture.
Pour into pie shell and bake at 400 degrees F for 10
minutes. Reduce heat and bake at 350 degrees F for
30 minutes or until firm. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.


Serves 8
Refrigerate remainder
Good cold or reheated

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Rec: Steamed Asparagus

1 pound fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons butter


Place asparagus in a microwave dish. Pour in water, and
dot with pieces of butter. Cover loosely, and cook in the
microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes, or until bright green
and tender. Allow the dish to stand 5 minutes before
serving.


Serves 4

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Rec: Simple Blender Hollandaise Sauce

1 cup butter or margarine
3 egg yolks
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
hot water to thin


Melt butter in microwave. Rinse blender with HOT water.
Put remaining ingredients in blender. Cover and switch on
and off to blend. With blender on high, slowly add melted
butter through hole in lid in a steady stream until all the
butter has been added. Thin if needed. Turn blender off and
serve immediately.


Serves 4

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Rec: Southern Cornbread Oyster Dressing

1/4 cup butter
1 red onion, chopped
4 green onions, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
3 cups crumbled cornbread
3 cups soft bread cubes
1/2 cup chopped parsley
2 eggs, beaten
1 pint shucked oysters, drained with liquid reserved
salt and pepper to taste



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter one 4 qt casserole
dish. Chop the oysters. Saute red onion, green onion, celery
and oysters in 2 tablespoons of the butter until soft. In a
large bowl, combine cooked onion and oyster mixture with
cornbread, bread cubes, parsley, eggs and 1/2 cup
reserved oyster liquid. Gently toss to mix, add salt and
pepper to taste. Place dressing in casserole dish and dot
with remaining butter. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes
or until top is golden brown.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Simple Roast Duck

2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 (5 lb) whole duck
1/2 cup melted butter


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Rub salt, pepper, and
paprika into the skin of the duck. Place in a roasting pan.
Roast duck in preheated oven for 1 hour. Spoon 1/4 cup
melted butter over bird, and continue cooking for 45 more
minutes. Spoon remaining 1/4 cup melted butter over
duck, and cook for 15 more minutes, or until golden brown.

Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, December 19, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Let me see if I've got this Santa business straight. You say he wears a beard, has no discernible source of income and flies to cities all over the world under cover of darkness? You sure this guy isn't laundering illegal drug money?" - Tom Armstrong

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Write & Email Santa Claus a Christmas Letter

This is it, you'ld better get those requests in and don't worry, he WILL answer. Don't forget to leave some cookies and milk or even a slice of pie. He doesn't mind diet cookies but soy milk gives him heartburn. So if you don't want reindeer poop in your stockings (or under the tree), I'ld go with the real thing.

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Deck Us All With Boston Charlie

Deck us all with Boston Charlie,
Walla Walla, Wash., an' Kalamazoo!
Nora's freezin' on the trolley,
Swaller dollar cauliflower alley-garoo!

Don't we know archaic barrel
Lullaby Lilla Boy, Louisville Lou?
Trolley Molly don't love Harold,
Boola boola Pensacoola hullabaloo!

Bark us all bow-wows of folly,
Polly wolly cracker 'n' too-da-loo!
Donkey Bonny brays a carol,
Antelope Cantaloupe, 'lope with you!

Hunky Dory's pop is lolly gaggin' on the wagon,
Willy, folly go through!
Chollie's collie barks at Barrow,
Harum scarum five alarm bung-a-loo!

Dunk us all in bowls of barley,
Hinky dinky dink an' polly voo!
Chilly Filly's name is Chollie,
Chollie Filly's jolly chilly view halloo!

Bark us all bow-wows of folly,
Double-bubble, toyland trouble!
Woof, woof, woof!Tizzy seas on melon collie!
Dibble-dabble, scribble-scrabble! Goof, goof, goof!

- The Late, Great Walt Kelly

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Friday, December 16, 2016

The Thought For Today

"I have six locks on my door all in a row. When I go out, I lock every other one. I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks, they are always locking three." - Elayne Boosler

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Charlie Brown Christmas Tree with Blanket

With this and a DVD of A Charlie Brown Christmas from Amazon/eBay, you can celebrate the TRUE meaning of Christmas.

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Thought For Today

"If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason." — Jack Handey

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YouTube - Adam Sandler santa song FUNNY!!!!!!!!!!



YouTube - Adam Sandler santa song FUNNY!!!!!!!!!!


And back to Xmas...  (picture's a bit shaky, sorry)

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Thought For Today

"I hope life isn't a big joke, because I don't get it." — Jack Handey

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YouTube - ding fries are done

YouTube - ding fries are done


And now that holiday favorite, Carol of the Bells. Updated of course.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Thought For Today

"The reason gas stations sell food, of course, is that the supermarkets are busy cashing checks. The supermarkets have to cash checks because the banks are busy mailing unsolicited credit cards to everybody in the Western Hemisphere. The result is that very few people fix cars." - Dave Barry

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Rec: Crockpot Scotch Broth Soup

2 lbs lamb, diced
1/2 cup pearl barley
1 large onion, chopped
4 celery ribs, sliced
4 carrots, chopped
1 cup diced rutabaga
8 cups water
4 beef bouillon cubes
2 bay leaves
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Combine all ingredients in a crockpot. Cover and cook on
LOW 8 to 10 hours or cook on HIGH 5 to 6 hours.

Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Redcurrant And Honey Glazed Lamb

4 to 5 lbs leg of lamb
4 to 5 tablespoons red currant jelly
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 to 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed or 3 teaspoons garlic powder
salt
black pepper


If the leg of lamb is too big for your crock-pot, cut through
the joint between the main leg and shank. Put 2 tablespoons
water into the crockpot and place the lamb inside. Spoon
the honey, Dijon mustard and redcurrant jelly over the top
of the lamb. Sprinkle the crushed garlic/powdered garlic,
salt and black pepper over the top of the lamb. Cook on
HIGH for at least 6 hours and up to 8 hours. If it is a 4lb
to 5 lb leg of lamb, these are the perfect timings - it falls
off the bone and is moist and tender. About 30 minutes
before serving, carefully ladle most of the juices out of the
crockpot and into a large mixing jug. Allow the juices to
cool and skim the fat that rises to the surface. Place the
juices into a saucepan and bring to the boil, boil vigorously
until it has reduced by about a half - you now have the
most wonderful gravy or sauce to serve alongside the lamb.
Take the lamb out and allow to "rest" for about 10 to 15
minutes before carving.

Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Indian Lamb And Spinach Curry

11/3 cup canola oil
3 yellow onions , chopped
4 cloves garlic , peeled and minced
1 (2 inch) piece of ginger , peeled and grated
2 tsp. ground cumin
1 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tsp. ground turmeric
2 cups beef broth , preferably high quality
3 pounds boneless leg of lamb , cut into 1 inch cubes
Salt
6 cups baby spinach
2 cups plain full-fat yogurt


Note: For an easy mint pilaf to serve with the curry, steam
2 cups basmati rice; just before serving, add about 3
tablespoons minced fresh mint. Fluff mint and rice
together with a pair of forks.

In a large frying pan over MEDIUM-HIGH heat, warm oil.
Add onions and garlic, and sauté until golden, about 5
minutes. Stir in ginger, cumin, cayenne, and turmeric and
sauté until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Pour in broth, raise
heat to high, and deglaze the pan, stirring to scrape up the
browned bits on the bottom. When broth comes to a boil,
remove pan from heat.Put lamb in a crockpot, and
sprinkle with 1 tablespoon salt. Add contents of frying
pan. Cover and cook on HIGH setting for 4 hours or LOW
setting for 8 hours.Add baby spinach to pot and cook,
stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted, about 5
minutes. Just before serving, stir in 1 1/3 cups yogurt.
Season to taste with salt. Spoon into shallow bowls and
serve, passing remaining yogurt to add as a garnish.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Persian Stew

2 pounds lamb
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 leeks, chopped
1 onion, chopped
½ cup dry split peas
4 teaspoons minced garlic
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon oregano
1½ teaspoons cumin
½ teaspoon pepper
3 cups chicken broth
½ cup raisins
2 tablespoons lemon juice


In a skillet, brown meat in the oil. Add to crockpot with all
other ingredients. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or
HIGH 4 to 5 hours. Remove bay leaves before serving.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Curried Lamb And Swiss Chard Soup

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 small red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups Swiss chard, trimmed, cleaned and chopped
2 cups green cabbage, cored, cleaned and chopped
2 cups cannellini beans, sorted and rinsed
2 lamb shanks
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
fresh parsley for garnish


In a medium skillet placed on stovetop set to MEDIUM heat,
add oil. When heated, add onion and garlic. Cook the onions
and garlic about 3 to 4 minutes or until tender. Transfer
onions and garlic to crockpot. Add the Swiss chard, green
cabbage, beans, lamb shanks, salt, curry powder and pepper.
Stir well to combine ingredients. Add 2 quarts of water.
Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours. Add the lemon
juice. Transfer the lamb shanks to a cutting board and
remove the meat from the bones. Dice the meat and
return the lamb to the stoneware and mix again. Garnish
the soup with the lemon zest and parsley to serve.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, December 12, 2016

The Thought For Today

"In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it "Christmas" and went to church; the Jews called it "Hanukkah" and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say "Merry Christmas!" or "Happy Hanukkah!" or (to the atheists) "Look out for the wall!"" - Dave Barry

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Write & Email Santa Claus a Christmas Letter

Last chance! This is it, you'ld better get those requests in and don't worry, he WILL answer. Don't forget to leave some cookies and milk or even a slice of pie. He doesn't mind diet cookies but soy milk gives him heartburn. So if you don't want reindeer poop in your stockings (or under the tree), I'ld go with the real thing.

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, December 10, 2016

YouTube - Jingle Bells

YouTube - Jingle Bells


And more Xmas cheer.

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Friday, December 09, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.It's scary when you start making the same noises as your coffee maker." - Anon

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RoadkillToys.com Designer Plush Toys - shop

RoadkillToys.com Designer Plush Toys - shop

For Weird Friday, we have examples of typical Haggis ingredients. And the perfect toys for birthdays/Xmas. You might want to add this Site to your Favorites list. Don't forget to check the Home page for all their obits and other free stuff.

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, December 08, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Guys are like dogs. They keep coming back. Ladies are like cats. Yell at a cat one time...they're gone." - Lenny Bruce

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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

And, of course, we have the true Xmas classic...

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Wednesday, December 07, 2016

The Thought For Today

"I don't know if the presidential candidates are running for the White House or Animal House." - Bob Hope

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Crazy Frog Christmas

Heeeeeeeeeee's back for Christmas...

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Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Thought For Today

"It's important to watch what you eat. Otherwise, how are you going to get it into your mouth ?" - Matt Diamond

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Rec: Erma Bombeck's Taco Salad

1 head lettuce
1/2 pound ground beef or ground sirloin
2 large tomatoes, diced
1 1/2 cups Cheddar cheese, grated
3/4 cup dressing (your favorite)
sour cream
tortilla triangles


Wash and chop the lettuce. Drain and refrigerate. Put ground
beef in large glass bowl and microwave on HIGH for 3-4
minutes. Drain. Add lettuce, tomatoes and 1/2 the cheese to
bowl. Toss with salad dressing. Divide salad onto 6 plates.
Sprinkle remainder of cheese on top of each serving. Put
1 1/2 teaspoons of sour cream on top of each salad. Serve
with tortilla triangles.

Serves 6

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Rec: Fiesta Beef Kabobs

1/2 envelope (1/4 cup) dry onion soup mix
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup catsup
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup salad oil
1 tablespoon prepared mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
dash bottled hot pepper sauce (Tabasco)
1 1/2 lb. beef chuck roast, cut into 1" cubes
instant unseasoned meat tenderizer
1 green pepper, cut in pieces
1 sweet red pepper, cut in pieces


In saucepan combine first 8 ingredients and 1/2 cup
water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer 20
minutes. Cool. Add meat; toss to coat. Refrigerate
overnight; drain meat, reserving the marinade.
Use tenderizer on meat according to label directions.
Thread meat and peppers on skewers. Cook 20 to 25
minutes turning and brushing with marinade.

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Rec: Original Homemade Italian Beef

2 pounds beef chuck roast
2 (1 oz) packages dry Italian salad dressing mix
2/3 cup water
2/3 (16 oz) jar pepperoncini peppers
5 hamburger buns



Place the roast into crockpot and season with Italian
dressing mix. Pour in the water. Cover, and cook on
HIGH for 5 to 6 hours. During the last hour, shred the
meat with two forks - if it does not shred easily, cook
longer. Add the peppers, and as much of the juice as
you like for additional flavor. Serve on buns.


Serves 3 to 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Jenny's Crockpot Venison Stew

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 lb venison roast cut into 1 inch cubes, trimmed
seasoned salt and pepper
1 can beefy mushroom soup
1 can beef noodle soup
8 ounces fresh or canned mushroom pieces
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder, optional
2 teaspoons Worchestershire sauce


Sprinkle venison with salt and pepper. Heat vegetable oil in
a skillet over high heat and sear venison on all sides.
Combine venison with soups and mushrooms in crockpot.
Season with garlic powder, onion powder and Worchestershire
sauce. Cover and cook on LOW for 9 to 11 hours, or on HIGH
for 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours. Excellent served over rice.

Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Reheat in microwave the next day

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Rec: Basic Crockpot Meatloaf

2 lbs lean hamburger (or turkey)
2 eggs
2 slices bread, cut in small cubes
milk
catsup
salt and pepper
1 small onion, chopped



Beat eggs and add bread cubes. Add enough milk to moisten.
Add hamburger and onion and squish all together with your,
well washed, hands. Season to taste and place in crockpot.
Shape to fit and flatten. Cover completely with catsup and
cook on LOW for 8 to 12 hours. Always wash your hands before
and after handling raw meat.

Serves 2 to 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, December 05, 2016

The Thought For Today

"More Americans can name the three stooges than the three branches of government. Well, that's because the three stooges are more likely to get something done." - David Letterman

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Write & Email Santa Claus a Christmas Letter

This is it, you'ld better get those requests in and don't worry, he WILL answer. Don't forget to leave some cookies and milk or even a slice of pie. He doesn't mind diet cookies but soy milk gives him heartburn. So if you don't want reindeer poop in your stockings (or under the tree), I'ld go with the real thing.

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Saturday, December 03, 2016

Sloganize your name

Put your name, or any other word, into an Ad slogan.

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Friday, December 02, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Never sit on the toilet, while the plunger is still in it." - Steve Dilla

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PRONQUEST

NSFW  NSFW  I don't think that ANY of the D+D manuals covered this. Enjoy.  NSFW  NSFW

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Talk about getting old. I was getting dressed and a peeping tom looked in the window, took a look and pulled down the shade!" - Joan Rivers

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Home

Home


Robots, remote controlled vehicles and more. Soon you can have butterflies and fairies flying around your house.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive." - Bruce Friedman

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Perfect Petzzz

The name says it all...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant? I'm halfway through my fishburger and I realize, Oh my God....I could be eating a slow learner." - Lynda Montgomery

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Rec: Split-Second Shrimp

2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
5 teaspoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound large uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined


In a 9 in. microwave pie plate, combine the butter,
garlic and cayenne. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1
minute or until butter is melted. Stir in the wine or
broth, lemon juice, parsley and salt. Add shrimp;
toss to coat. Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 1/2
to 3 1/2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, rotating
once. Stir before serving.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: St. Joseph Seafood

2 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1 lb cooked shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 6 1/2 oz can crab meat (tuna in water can be
substituted)
1 cup mayo
1/2 cup sour cream
1 dash Tabasco sauce
1 dash salt
3/4 cup bread crumbs


Melt butter and microwave vegetables 4 minutes
on HIGH. Stir once while cooking. Combine
remaining ingredients, except bread crumbs,
with cooked vegetables. Top with bread crumbs.
Cover with wax paper. Cook 5 minutes on HIGH
or until bubbly.

Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon minced garlic
30-35 large fresh mushrooms, stems removed
2 cups cooked crab
1 4 oz package cream cheese
2 finely chopped green onions
3/4 teaspoon crab boil seasoning
salt and pepper to taste


Melt the butter in a pan and saute the garlic. Add
the mushrooms and fry until lightly browned.
Remove pan from heat and mushrooms from pan
allowing both to cool. Place crab, cream cheese,
green onion and seasoning into pan and mix well.
Fill each mushroom with mixture and place on a
lightly greased (Pam'ed) cookie sheet and bake in
a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 to15 minutes
or until browned.

Serves 4 to 6
IF there's any leftovers, refrigerate

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Rec: Lemon-Garlic Roast Salmon on New Potatoes

---The Marinade:
1/2 cup good-tasting extra-virgin olive oil
5 large cloves garlic
Juice of 1 large lemon
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
---The Fish:
4 (1-in.)-thick salmon steaks , or Pacific cod or halibut
2 to 3 medium-size, unpeeled redskin potatoes
2 generous teaspoon pickled capers, rinsed, divided
Leaves from 2 to 3 branches parsley


About a half hour before cooking, preheat oven to
400 degrees. In a food processor purée together the
olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt and pepper to
taste. Pour over the salmon steaks and refrigerate
20 to 30 minutes. Have a shallow baking dish that
can hold the salmon steaks, with some room to
spare. Boil potatoes until barely tender. Peel and
thinly slice the potatoes, then overlap slices to
cover the bottom of the dish. Moisten the potatoes
with a little marinade and sprinkle with half the
capers. Top with the steaks and the rest of the
marinade and capers. Bake the steaks 8 to 10
minutes, or until the center of a steak is no
longer raw-looking. Serve hot, sprinkled with the
leaves of parsley.

Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Shrimp Enchiladas Verde

1/2 lb peeled cooked shrimp (21-25 per pound;
thawed if frozen), tails removed, diced
1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
1 (4 oz) can chopped green chiles, undrained
1 cup canned green enchilada sauce or green salsa, divided
6 corn tortillas
1/2 (15 oz) can nonfat refried beans
1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded cheese, such as
Mexican-style, Monterey Jack or Cheddar
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 lime, cut into wedges



Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Coat a 6 by 9 inch glass
baking dish with cooking spray. Combine shrimp, corn,
chiles and 1/4 cup enchilada sauce (or salsa) in a microwave
medium bowl. Cover and microwave on HIGH until heated
through, 1 1/2 minutes. Spread 1/8 cup enchilada sauce
(or salsa) in the prepared baking dish. Top with an
overlapping layer of 3 tortillas. Spread refried beans evenly
over the tortillas. Top the beans with the shrimp mixture,
followed by the remaining 2 tortillas. Pour the remaining
sauce (or salsa) over the tortillas. Cover with foil. Bake the
enchiladas until they begin to bubble on the sides, about 15
minutes. Remove the foil; sprinkle cheese on top. Continue
baking until heated through and the cheese is melted, about
5 minutes more. Top with cilantro and serve with lime
wedges.



Serves 2 to 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, November 28, 2016

The Thought For Today

"This is little strange. A couple in England named their new daughter Kia because she was delivered in the back seat of a Kia. No one was happier than her older brother — Hospital Bed." - Jimmy Fallon

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Primula Teas










This is kind of cool. They make coffee and tea makers/ware, but the coolest thing is their flowering teas. Thats right, no tea bags for them - instead you get a tea ball that when dropped into water, not only makes tea, but also makes different flowers. The prices aren't bad and they should make great gifts.

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Sunday, November 27, 2016

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, November 26, 2016

"What Shall We Do With The Leftover Turkey?"

"What shall we do with the leftover turkey,
What shall we do with the leftover turkey,
What shall we do with the leftover turkey,
Early In The Evenin'?"              (To The Tune Of "Drunken Sailor")


Well, here's a Link to 56 ideas. And if you STILL have more leftovers, you cooked WAAAAAY too much.

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Friday, November 25, 2016

The Thought For Today

"I ad lib most of my dialogue. If I did remember my lines, it would be too bad for me." - W.C.Fields

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Lizard-ville > Home

Lizard-ville > Home

Welcome to another Weird Friday and beautiful Lizard-Ville. Come see the world of a 19 year old girl who can talk lizards into letting her dress them and pose them for photographs.

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day." - Robert Caspar Lintner

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Thanksgiving Myth: Turkey Makes You Sleepy


Sorry, you've got one less excuse for falling asleep in front of the telly after you pig-out.

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Thanksgiving - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Thanksgiving - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


You might note where and when the first Thanksgiving REALLY was.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The Thought For Today

"My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia." - Dame Edna Everage

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IT'S DARCEL DREW DAY!

Yes Darcel, YOU know why it's your day!
(Don't worry, I'm pretty sure that the statute of limitations has run out.)

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Rec: Deep Fried Turkey

But if you must...

One 20 lb turkey
2 cups of salt
2 cups of sugar
2 gallons of water
1 cup of pickling spices
2 gallons vegetable oil (or follow recommendations of
deep fryer manufacturer.)


Combine water, sugar and salt in a large pot and submerge
thawed turkey. Refrigerate overnight allowing the turkey to
brine. When ready to cook the turkey, place 2 gallons of
vegetable oil in a turkey fryer and heat to 400 degrees.
Pull turkey out of brine and allow to completely dry on a
rack. Slowly submerge turkey in fryer. Cook for one hour
or until golden brown and crispy on the outside.Remove
turkey carefully and put it on a platter. Allow to rest for
10 to 15 minutes before carving. If serving later that day,
cover with aluminum foil and allow to sit on top of the
stove. When ready to serve, heat in a 350 degree oven
for a half an hour.

Serves 8 to 10 so be prepared for lots of leftovers
Refrigerate remainder
Good cold or reheated in microwave

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Rec: Cranberry Sauce

1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries


In a medium saucepan over medium heat,
dissolve the sugar in the orange juice. Stir in
the cranberries, and cook until they start to pop
(about 6 to 8 minutes). Remove from heat, and
transfer to a bowl. Cranberry sauce will thicken
as it cools.


Serves 6

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Monday, November 21, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Don't assume you're always going to be understood. I wrote in a column that one should put a cup of liquid in the cavity of a turkey when roasting it. Someone wrote me that: 'The turkey tasted great, but the plastic cup melted." - Heloise

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Welcome to Cattle of the Sea!

Welcome to Cattle of the Sea!

For a traditional Florida Thanksgiving dinner, though some of the REAL old time Florida crackers still swear Long Pig is the best. Hopefully it shouldn't take you more than 5 seconds to figure out that this is a humor Site, though the recipes can be used for beef. Or nosey neighbors.

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Top 10 Ways to Have a Great Thanksgiving

When you REALLY want to show your guests how much you LOVE them. Number 9 is my favorite.

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World Toilet Day

Yes it's real. Read all about it at Wikipedia.

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Friday, November 18, 2016

The Thought For Today

Secretary: "It must be hard to lose your mother-in-law."
WC: "Yes it is, very hard. It's almost impossible." - W.C.Fields

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War on Terror, the board game TM - a satirical board game from TerrorBull Games

War on Terror, the board game TM - a satirical board game from TerrorBull Games

Welcome to another Weird Friday. To quote from their homepage: "It's got suicide bombers, political kidnaps and intercontinental war. It's got filthy propaganda, rampant paranoia and secret treaties..." Now, you too can prepare yourself for a government job.

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Thought For Today

"The reason most people play golf is to wear clothes they would not be caught dead in otherwise." - Roger Simon

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Hamster Powered Walker

More cool stuff from Crabfu. With a hamster, even. And, no, he's NOT steam-powered.

http://crabfuartworks.blogspot.com/2011/02/hamster-powered-walker.html

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Just think how stupid the average person is,and then realize that half of them are even stupider!" - George Carlin

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Crabfu Steam Toys

crabfu steam toys

Steam powered radio controlled vehicles. Why steam powered? Because he could. Weird but cool, click on the photos for more info and videos. Love the R2S2, which is a steam powered you-know-who. The crab was giving me flashbacks to the movie Runaway. Little known fact - Gene Simmons of KISS, without his make up, starred as the villain in it.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Thought For Today

"The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star. " - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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Rec: Basque Style Chicken Stew

2 tablespoons olive oil
6 slices turkey bacon, cut in 1/2-inch dice
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1 red bell pepper, cut in 1-inch squares
1 green bell pepper, cut in 1-inch squares
1 bunch green onions sliced in 1/2-inch (white and some green)
4 chicken breast halves, boneless, cut in 1/2 to 1 inch chunks
1 can (4 oz size) sliced ripe olives
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons tomato paste
1 can (16 oz size) tomatoes
1/4 cup chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon dried ground marjoram
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper or mixture of black and red pepper




Heat olive oil in a large skillet; saute bacon until browned.
Add mushrooms, peppers, and green onions and saute for
a minute. Add vinegar and cook 1 minute more, scraping up
the browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Set aside.
Place chicken in a 3 1/2 quart or larger crockpot. Add
sauteed bacon and vegetable mixture to the pot, then the
olives. Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl and
mix. Pour over chicken and vegetables in the crockpot.
Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Veggie and Chinese Chicken

1 lb. chicken breast (chopped)
2 cups chopped cabbage
1 each red and green pepper (chopped)
1 white onion (chopped)
1 teaspoon ground Chinese peppercorn
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons soy sauce
salt to taste
1 tablespoon diced ginger
1 to 2 cups chicken soup stock
2 tablespoons corn starch
1/4 cup cold water




Mix all the ingredients in the crockpot (but not the starch
and water), and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours. Or 4 to 6
hours on HIGH. In the last 30 minutes mix the starch and
water add to the pot. This will thicken the chicken in the
crockpot. Serve.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Chinese Braised Crockpot Chicken

1 1/2 lbs.chicken legs or thighs
3 stalks celery (cubed)
1 white onion (cubed)
4 to 6 cloves garlic (crushed)
1 tablespoon ginger (diced)
3 to 5 red chilies (diced, optional)
1 pinch 5 spices powder (optional)
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
2 teaspoons sugar
1 to 2 cups chicken soup stock



Cut the chicken in bite sized pieces. Mix with the diced
ginger and red chilies. Add the celery, white onions, garlic
in to the crockpot. Add in the chicken, and the rest of the
ingredients. Cook for 6 to 8 hours on LOW.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Sweet And Sour Chicken

1 1/2 cups baby-cut carrots
6 large boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 2 lbs.)
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/3 cups sweet & sour sauce
1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained
1 (1 lb.) bag frozen stir-fry bell peppers and onions,
thawed and drained
6 cups hot, cooked rice



Place carrots in 3 1/2 to 4 quart crockpot. Top with chicken,
sprinkle with red pepper. Cover and cook on LOW heat 6 to 7
hours or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers
of thickest pieces are cut. Remove chicken from cooker; drain
and discard liquid from cooker. Return chicken to cooker.
Pour sweet & sour sauce over chicken; top with pineapple
and stir-fry vegetables. Cover and cook on HIGH for
45 to 60 minutes or until carrots are tender. Serve with rice.


Serves 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Southwestern Chicken

1 (15 oz) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 (11 oz) can Mexicorn, drained
1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (16 oz) jar chunky salsa (divided use)
6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, rinsed and dried
Flour tortillas
Shredded cheddar cheese



Combine the cans of corn, beans and half the salsa in
crockpot. Top with the chicken. Pour remaining sauce
over. Cover and cook first hour on HIGH, then either
3 more hours on HIGH or 6 on LOW until meat juices
run clear. Serve with warm tortillas; top with cheese.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, November 14, 2016

The Thought For Today

"I would like to deny all allegations by Bob Hope that during my last game of golf, I hit an eagle, a birdie, an elk, and a moose." - Gerald Ford

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Where To Get The Best Free Education Online

"While most online resources won't grant you a college degree, there's a lot more to the internet than Wikipedia when it comes to learning. Whether you learn best through video or text, want to take a year-long course or just to touch up on a few topics, there are more than a few places online that can give you the full experience. In fact, there are enough that it can get quite overwhelming, so we've rounded up the best resources to make it all a bit more manageable. Here are some of the best places to get an education without ever leaving your computer." Good stuff.

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Meg Cabot's Blog -- Simply the Best

There are only a few blogs I follow (who has time?!), but one of my favorites of the few is that of YA writer Meg Cabot, she of The Princess Diaries. I know, you're saying, Princess Diaries? You gotta be kidding. No, I'm not, although Meg kids around a lot herself, which is what makes the blog so great. She spends more blog time entertaining than complaining. While you're there, be sure to check out her VidLit, which is also funny.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

The Thought For Today

"There is no such thing as a good war and there is no such thing as a bad peace." - Benjamin Franklin

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Veterans Day

"This day is called the Feast of Crispian.
He that outlives this day and comes safe home
Will stand a-tiptoe when this day is named
And rouse him at the name of Crispian.
He that shall see this day and live t' old age
Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours
And say, "Tomorrow is Saint Crispian."
Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars
And say, "These wounds I had on Crispin's day."
Old men forget; yet all shall be forgot,
But he'll remember, with advantages
What feats he did that day. Then shall our names,
Familiar in his mouth as household words —
Harry the King, Bedford and Exeter,
Warwick and Talbot, Salisbury and Gloucester —
Be in their flowing cups freshly remembered.
This story shall the good man teach his son,
And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by
From this day to the ending of the world,
But we in it shall be remembered,
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.
For he today that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile,
This day shall gentle his condition.
And gentlemen in England now abed
Shall think themselves accursed they were not here,
And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks
That fought with us upon
Saint Crispin's Day."

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Thought For Today

"There's nothing wrong with a woman welcoming all men's advances, darling, as long as they are in cash ." - Zsa Zsa Gabor

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Internet Slang & Acronym Dictionary

Internet Slang & Acronym Dictionary

For people, like me, who don't know what's going on.

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Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The Thought For Today

"My wife doesn't care what I do when I'm away. As long as I don't enjoy myself." - Lee Trevino

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The VOCO Clock

The VOCO Clock

Not cheap. Reproduces the subtle wit employed by P. G. Wodehouse's most famous character--the valet Reginald Jeeves politely affirms the beginning of the day. 126 different wake-up messages in the reserved voice of Stephen Fry When the alarm sounds, Jeeves speaks softly as he assuages your displeasure that the morning has indeed come: "Excuse me sir, I'm so sorry to disturb you, but it appears to be morning... Very inconvenient, I agree... I believe it is the rotation of the Earth that is to blame" or greets you with "Good morning, sir... I feel sure you have slept soundly, feel thoroughly refreshed, and await the day with the anticipation of an energetic gazelle. If you are not roused sufficiently, a series of beeps will ensue A press of the rosette at bed time initiates a three-minute relaxation message with ambient music. Made of wood and handpainted in a subdued lacquer. A button on the back illuminates the clock's face.

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Tuesday, November 08, 2016

The Thought For Today

"It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat." - Robert Fuoss

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Rec: Crockpot Lamb Stew

2 pounds lamb, cubed
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons oil
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup flour
2 cups water
3/4 cup red cooking wine
1/4 teaspoon powdered garlic
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
6 medium carrots, sliced
4 small onions, quartered
4 ribs celery, sliced
3 medium potatoes, unpeeled, diced


Sprinkle lamb with sugar. Brown in oil in skillet.
Remove lamb and place in a crockpot (4 quart size),
reserving drippings. Stir salt, pepper, and flour into
drippings until smooth. Stir in water and wine until
smooth, stirring until broth simmers and thickens.
Pour into crockpot. Add remaining ingredients and
stir until well mixed. Cover. Cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Indian Lamb Korma

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon ground coriander
½ teaspoon hot chili powder
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
6 green cardamoms, crushed
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 medium onions, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
1lb 9oz boneless lamb shoulder, roughly diced, most fat removed
4fl oz boiling water
1 chicken stock cube
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1-2 teaspoons cornstarch, optional
6 tablespoons double cream
2 tomatoes, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons fresh coriander, chopped



Preheat the heating base to Low. Place the stoneware on the
stove, add the oil and warm gently. Add the dried spices and
cook gently for 2 to 3 minutes, to release their flavour but
do not allow to burn. Add the garlic, onions, and ginger and
cook for a further 3 to 4 minutes, coating well in the spices
and oil. Next add the lamb, water and stock cube, season
well with salt and pepper, then place into the crockpot.
Cover with the lid and cook for 5 to 6 hours on LOW, or
3 to 4 hours on HIGH or until the meat is tender. Once
cooked, stir well. If the sauce is a little thin, mix the
cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water; stir into the korma
and cook for a few minutes on HIGH to thicken. Add the
cream, tomatoes and coriander. Check the seasoning and
serve.Serve Poppadums, Basmati rice and Raita.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Irish Stew

2 pounds lamb stew meat
6 potatoes, sliced
4 onions, sliced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon thyme
1 14½ oz can beef broth


Layer potatoes and lamb in crockpot. Add remaining
ingredients. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or
HIGH 3 to 5 hours.

Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Lamb Dijon

½ cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 pounds lamb stew meat
6 new potatoes, cubed
¼ cup Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon lemon peel, grated
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon rosemary
2 teaspoons minced garlic
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 14½ oz can beef broth
1 10 oz pkg frozen green peas, thawed



Mix flour, salt, red pepper and pepper. Toss lamb in
mixture, then brown in skillet. Add lamb and remaining
ingredients, except for peas, to the crockpot. Cover; cook
on LOW 8 to 10 hours. Add peas during last 15 minutes of
cooking.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Easy Lamb Hot Pot

2 small onions, finely chopped
1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
2 large cloves garlic, crushed
1 1/2 inch thick lamb neck chops
4 oz black pudding, cut into 4 pieces (optional)
2 oz pearl barley, soaked
3 tablespoons flour
6 tablespoons cold water
3 large baking potatoes peeled and sliced
1 organic lamb or chicken stock cube
½ pint boiling water
4 tablespoons melted butter
salt
freshly ground black pepper


Preheat the heating base on LOW. Place half the chopped
onions, carrots and garlic into the bottom of the crockpot.
Add the lamb neck chops, then top with the black pudding,
the rest of the onions, carrots and garlic and finally the pearl
barley. Mix the flour and cold water together to form a soft
batter, then pour over the onions and carrots. Place
overlapping potato slices on top. Dissolve the stock cube in
the boiling water and pour into the center of the potatoes.
Pour the melted butter over the potatoes and season well.
Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 5 hours, or 2 to 3 hours on
HIGH, until the lamb is tender.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, November 07, 2016

The Thought For Today

"I've been on a calendar, but never on time." - Marilyn Monroe

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SIGN BUILDER 2.0 - INDUSTRIAL SIGNAGE

SIGN BUILDER 2.0 - INDUSTRIAL SIGNAGE

For making various Danger/Hazmat signs on your computer. Now you can put something interesting on your bathroom door.

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Sunday, November 06, 2016

POOR DEANO!

Thanks Rob DenBleyker

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Saturday, November 05, 2016

IT'S BONFIRE NIGHT!

AHHH, BUT WHAT IF THEY HAD SUCCEEDED?

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Friday, November 04, 2016

The Thought For Today

"I have no respect for gangs today. None. They just drive by and shoot people. At least in the old days, like in West Side Story, the gangs used to dance with each other." - Robert G. Lee

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Gothic Industrial Culture

Welcome to another Weird Friday and I'm at a loss for words about this Site. I'm not going to make fun of it just because I don't understand it. I'll leave it up to YOU to decide.

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, November 03, 2016

The Thought For Today

"There are many silly superstitions about lightning, and as a result many people - maybe even you - are terrified of it. You shouldn't worry. Thanks to modern science we now know that lightning is nothing more than huge chunks of electricity that can come out of the sky, anytime, anywhere, and kill you." - Dave Barry

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BEN KENOBI: PRIVATE JEDEYE

Watch. Laugh. Enjoy.

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Wednesday, November 02, 2016

The Thought For Today

"The largest cruise ship ever built set sail for the first time — from Finland to Miami. The ship has a park, golf courses, a shopping mall...all the things you can do on land with the added excitement of possibly sinking." - Craig Ferguson

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Let's start Shopping...only 53 Days Til...

Halloween is over, lets skip Thanksgiving and go right to Christmas. Here's a few good places for us geeks to start shopping:

http://www.computergear.com/

http://www.x-tremegeek.com/

and if you really HAVE to leave the house and go out on "Black Friday," get an early check on the sales:

http://www.bfads.net/

Happy shopping!

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016

The Thought For Today

"You define a good flight by negatives: you didnt get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful." - Paul Theroux

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Rec: New England Boiled Dinner

3 lb Corned beef
6 Carrots; halved lengthwise
6 Potatos; halved lengthwise
1 medium Cabbage
3 cups Water
6 Turnips; quartered


Place corned beef and water in crockpot.
Cover. Set on HIGH. When steaming
vigorously, set to LOW and continue
cooking 3 1/2 hours. Remove meat from
crockpot. Put potatoes, turnips, carrots and
cabbage in crockpot. Place meat on top of
vegetables. Cover and set to HIGH again.
When mixture is steaming briskly, set to
LOW. Cook for 1 1/2hours. Ham may be
used in place of corned beef, if desired.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: California Tamale Pie

1 lb lean ground beef; browned
3/4 cup yellow corn meal
1 1/2 cup milk
1 egg; beaten
1 pk chili seasoning mix
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 lb canned tomatoes; cut up
1 lb whole kernel corn; drained
2 1/4 oz sliced ripe olives; drained
1 cup Cheddar; grated


Stir together corn meal, milk and egg. Add rest of
ingredients, except cheese. Pour into crockpot, cover
and cook on HIGH 3 to 4 hours. Sprinkle cheese over
top, cover and cook another 5 minutes.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Beef Stew

1/2 lb. cubed stew beef
2 to 3 carrots, cut up
6 to 8 pearl onions
2 to 3 potatoes, cut in cubes
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup red wine
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 teaspoon soy sauce
salt and pepper


Brown stew beef cubes (you can coat in flour first) in pan.
After browning, put in crock pot. De-glaze pan with 1/4
cup red wine and pour into crock pot with beef. Add cut
up carrots, onions, garlic and potatoes along with soy
sauce and Worcestershire Sauce. Cook on HIGH for
3 to 4 hours or LOW for 6 to 8 hours until beef is tender.
Add water as necessary and salt and pepper to taste.


Serves 3 to 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Crockpot Belgian Roast

3-4 lb. boneless rump roast
1 1/2 Teaspoons oil
2 Teaspoons butter
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 Cups peeled sliced onion
4 garlic cloves minced
2 Teaspoons light brown sugar
2 sprigs of parsley
2 Teaspoons white vinegar
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon pepper
12 oz. beer

Saute the roast in oil and brown on all sides. Add
to crockpot. Saute onions with the butter in the
same pan you used for the roast and cook onions
until medium brown. Stir in garlic and cook 1
minute more, add to crockpot. Add the beer to
the skillet with the brown sugar, parsley,
vinegar, bay leaf and pepper. Warm and pour over
roast.

Cook on LOW for 8 hours. Remove juices to a
saucepan and thicken juices with:

3 Teaspoons cornstarch
3 Teaspoons water
Serve on side with the roast.

Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Guinness® Corned Beef

1 pound corned beef brisket
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle Irish stout beer (e.g. Guinness®)


Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Rinse the beef completely
and pat dry. Place the brisket on rack in a roasting pan or
Dutch oven. Rub the brown sugar on the corned beef to
coat entire beef, including the bottom. Pour the bottle of
stout beer around, and gently over the beef to wet the sugar.
Cover, and place in preheated oven. Bake for about 2 hours.
Allow to rest 5 minutes before slicing. During the last hour,
you may put vegetables in the roasting pan as well. Try a
wedge of cabbage, new potatoes, onion, carrots, etc. You
may need to add a little more beer with your vegetables.

Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, October 31, 2016

The Thought For Today






"Nothing on Earth so beautiful as the final haul on Halloween night." - Steve Almond

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IT'S HALLOWEEN!

TIME TO PIG-OUT ON CANDY!

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Urban Legends Reference Pages: Holidays (Halloween Legends)

Urban Legends Reference Pages: Holidays (Halloween Legends)

Just in time for Halloween. What's the truth about Halloween candy being poisoned by crazy people? Or pins and razor blades being put in treats? Well, start reading and find out the facts.

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Halloween - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Halloween - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Halloween - everything that you ever wanted to know but were AFRAID to ask. You might even find a few surprises here.

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Ten Spooky Short Shorts

What's a short short? It's a very short story that still supposed to have the classic short story elements of protagonist, conflict, obstacles or complications, and resolution. Short shorts are also known as flash fiction, sudden fiction, microfiction, micro-story and postcard fiction. Here at NPR are ten seasonal tales by various radio types and writers, including Stardust's Neil Gaiman. (And who is more appropriate to showcase for Halloween than Gaiman?)

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Friday, October 28, 2016

The Thought For Today







"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me." - Hunter S. Thompson

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YouTube - Happy Tree Friends - Remains To Be Seen

YouTube - Happy Tree Friends - Remains To Be Seen


With Halloween almost here, let's go trick or treat with the Happy Tree Friends. Or not!

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Thought For Today

"No problem is too big to run away from." - Charles M. Schulz

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Halloween Online

Halloween Online

The official magazine of Halloween.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Thought For Today

"A lady came up to me on the street and pointed at my suede jacket. "You know a cow was murdered for that jacket?" she sneered. I replied in a psychotic tone, "I didn't know there were any witnesses. Now I'll have to kill you too." - Jake Johansen

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Death and Dementia

Keeping with the Halloween motif......the name of the site says it all. Lots of links to keep busy for a while.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Thought For Today

"If it screams, it's not food... yet." - Anon

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Halloween Drink and Cocktail Recipes

Halloween Drink and Cocktail Recipes

And for you older ghosts and ghoulies out there...

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FamilyFun: Halloween Recipes - Cakes and Treats - and More Family Fun

FamilyFun: Halloween Recipes - Cakes and Treats - and More Family Fun

Instead of just giving you two or three Halloween recipes, here's a full page of them. Enjoy!

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Monday, October 24, 2016

The Thought For Today

"Some people say that I must be a horrible person, but that's not true. I have the heart of a young boy ... in a jar on my desk." - Steven King

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Frightbytes Virtual Haunted House Halloween Ghost Stories

Frightbytes Virtual Haunted House Halloween Ghost Stories

IT'S ALMOST TIME!

P.S. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for a couple of fun(?) interactive novels.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, October 22, 2016

The Only Way To Guarantee Your Spot In Hell

Includes a Link to go the other direction if you can't take the heat.

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Friday, October 21, 2016

The Thought For Today

"The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball." - Doug Larson

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Welcome to Vampire.com

Welcome to Vampire.com


Well it's red and comes in bottles. I THINK that it's wine. For those truely UNEXPECTED Halloween guests. Good luck.

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Thought For Today

"My husband and I had our best sex during our divorce. It was like cheating on our lawyers." - Priscilla Lopez

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Light Up Talking Eyeball Doorbell

This will be the biggest hit this Halloween (yes I've ordered one).

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The Thought For Today

"This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force." - Dorothy Parker

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SHARK! Jammies

Not cheap but they'll double as a Halloween costume.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Thought For Today

[Meeting Aliens]" Please don't eat me! I have a wife and kids. Eat them!" - Homer Simpson

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Rec: Barbecued Shrimp

2 lbs. large shrimp in shell
3/4 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon thyme or oregano
1/4 cup parsley, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons salt


Shell shrimp, leaving tails on. Make marinade by
combining all remaining ingredients. Pour over
shrimp and refrigerate for 1to 4 hours. Place
shrimp on skewers. Grill over white hot coals,
turning once. Cook until brightly pink.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be carefully reheated in microwave

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Rec: Rock Shrimp Casserole

1 lb. cooked, peeled, deveined rock shrimp
1 (2 1/4 oz.) jar mushroom stems and pieces, drained
2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
2 tablespoons chopped onion
2 tablespoons cooking oil or melted butter
1 (10 3/4 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1 tablespoon melted butter


Cut large shrimp in half. Cook mushrooms, green pepper
and onion in oil until tender. Stir in soup, cheese, and
pepper. Heat, stirring constantly, until cheese melts. Stir
in rock shrimp. Pour into well-greased 1 quart casserole
dish. Combine bread crumbs and butter. Sprinkle over
top. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or until
thoroughly heated and crumbs are brown.


Serves 4 to 6
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Microwave Fish Creole

1 lb. sole or haddock fillets, defrosted
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1 can (2 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained
1/2 green pepper, diced
1 stalk celery, diagonally sliced
3 tbsp. water
1 1/2 tbsp. instant minced onion
1 tsp. chicken bouillon granules


 Rinse fish and pat dry with paper towels. In 12x8x2 inch dish arrange fish with thickest pieces to outside edges of dish. In 1 quart glass measure stir together tomato sauce, mushrooms, green pepper, celery, water, minced onion and bouillon. Pour evenly over fish. Cover tightly with plastic wrap, turning back one corner to vent. Microwave at HIGH 8 to 10 minutes, rotating dish 1/2 turn after 4 minutes until fish flakes easily with fork. Let stand about 5 minutes before serving, to blend flavors.


Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Tamra's Microwave Tilapia

1 lb Tilapia fillets
1 tablespoon butter
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon fresh chopped tarragon
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar


Arrange Tilapia fillets in a single layer in a microwave baking dish. Dot with pieces of butter and minced garlic. Sprinkle with fresh tarragon. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes. Turn fillets over, recover and continue to microwave on HIGH for 2 more minutes. Remove immediately, sprinkle with apple cider vinegar and serve.


 Serves 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Rec: Microwave Red Snapper

2-3/4 (6 oz) fillets red snapper or haddock
1/2 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons mayonnaise (Reduced-fat or fat-free
 mayonnaise is not recommended for this recipe.)
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1 teaspoon dill weed
Hot cooked rice


Cut fish into serving-size pieces; place in an ungreased shallow microwave dish. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes. Drain liquid. Combine the sour cream, mayo, milk, mustard and dill; drizzle 1/2 cup over the fish. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve over rice with remaining sauce.


Serves 2 to 4
Refrigerate remainder
Can be reheated in microwave

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Monday, October 17, 2016

The Thought For Today

"If you drink, don't drive. Don't even putt." - Dean Martin

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MAKE: Blog: Halloween links - over 250 things to make, hack, build and do for "DIY Halloween"

MAKE: Blog: Halloween links - over 250 things to make, hack, build and do for "DIY Halloween"

Halloween heaven for the Do It Yourselfer. Better get started.

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

POOR DEANO!


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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Halloween Costumes, Costume Accessories & Costume Ideas!

Look Ma! Plenty more costumes, in plenty of time for Halloween. So start your buying.

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Friday, October 14, 2016

The Thought For Today

"There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." - Beverly Sills

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MYPETZOMBIES.COM

MYPETZOMBIES.COM

I'm at a loss for words. Feel free to share this with friends and loved ones. And before you ask, I have NO idea how I'm going to top this. Frankie loved this Site. Birthday presents for the hard to buy for. And Halloween is almost here. Better hurry and order.

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"Rotting my mind on the Internet so that YOU don't have to."

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Thought For Today

"That day I played golf, I was three over. One over a patio, one over a house, and one over a swimming pool." - George Brett

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Halloween Decorations, Props, Costumes, Masks, - Frightcatalog.com!

Halloween Decorations, Props, Costumes, Masks, - Frightcatalog.com!

It's almost time. Better order now. Good prices. Now, let's see - who or what do I want to be this year?

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Thought For Today

"For years, my husband and I had advocated separate vacations. But the kids kept finding us." - Erma Bombeck

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You Too Can Be A Flaming Carrot!

"Nothing would make a parent prouder than to hear their child proclaim, "Mommy! Daddy! When I grow up, I want to be a Flaming Carrot!" Now, I'm sure some of you are all grown-up now, but still have yet to accomplish those dreams. Well it's time to take said dreams off the backburner and make them a reality!" You still have plenty of time until halloween, so get started!

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