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Friday, March 8, 2013

26º ~ Kalamata Olive Bread ~ Harley Davis ~ Pole Down ~ Peanut Butter Cluster Recipe



Good 26º morning. Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr......................... I doubt if there is much out there that isn't frozen! Not different from last year on this date... same temperature!

 

Grass..... frozen!

 


My pal Jeannie told me she got some awesome bread in California at Safeway. It's their 'Artisan Kalamata Olive' bread. I asked her if she could get it in Grants Pass at the Safeway and she said they didn't have it. I called and they do!! Apparently they get some in every morning, but it sells out fast. I had them hold the last loaf they had, for me. I dashed off and picked it up. Came home and had some, dipped in garlic infused olive oil. OMGOOOOOD!!!!!
 


While shopping at Safeway I was talking to the produce guy. His name is Harley. I told him about my cat Harley
 
, who recently passed away at 22. I told him how he was named after Jerry's new Harley Davidson Fat Boy


.....and he laughed, and said his last name is Davis... and he also has a son who is Harley...that would be Harley Davis' son. OH MY GOSH!


Here is my stack of wood that The Timinator cut and split for me....
It will dry out now through the summer and be ready for next winter.




Yesterday the Pacific Power guys came out and pulled the old utility pole out of the ground.






They filled the hole with dirt and gravel. Now when Frank is ready to cut the pole for the bridge repair, he won't have to take it down first!
 

 
Historically this date...
1924 – The Castle Gate mine disaster kills 172 coal miners near Castle Gate, Utah.
1936Daytona Beach Road Course holds its first oval stock car race.
1983PresidentRonald Reagan calls the Soviet Union an "evil empire".
1999 – The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing.
And births this date include.....
1921Alan Hale, Jr., American actor (d. 1990)
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1922 – Cyd Charisse, American actress and dancer (d. 2008)
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1943Lynn Redgrave, English actress (d. 2010)
 

1945 – Micky Dolenz, American musician (The Monkees)
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1959Lester Holt, American television journalist
I really like his newscasts and love his voice!
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All I know. Nuff said. Happy Friday. Marine Corps League dinner tonight. Will go. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
March 8th
Peanut Cluster Day
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1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips

1 tablespoon shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)

2 cups salted peanuts


Line cookie sheet with wax paper.


Place peanut butter chips and shortening in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1-1/2 minutes; stir until chips are melted and mixture is smooth.


If necessary, microwave an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted when stirred. Stir in peanuts.


Drop by rounded teaspoons onto prepared cookie sheet.


(Mixture may also be dropped into small candy paper cups.) Cool until set. Store in a cool, dry place. About 2-1/2 dozen snacks.