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Monday, February 16, 2015

Ice ~ Sami's Valentine ~ Asparagus ~ Dude ~ Turkeys ~ Bruiser ~ Spicy Roasted Almonds


Good 30º ice on the barn roof morning............

Here is the Valentine Sami made me..

Yesterday after stuffing myself like a PIG at Tap Rock I went by Safeway. They have fresh asparagus for $1.46!!! I should have bought more. Maybe today or tomorrow. Normally it's about $4-5. This is great. I love it.
After getting the blog out and the Smilebox made I took Dude for a run 

to the trash can and put it on the road. Then to PJ and Dave's to take water out of their fish pond. It was full to the tippy top. Came back and the "boys" were showing off for each other back in the trees..... LOL. Not a hen in sight!


Historically this date...

1959 – Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba after dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown on January 1.

1960 – The U.S. Navy submarine USS Triton begins Operation Sandblast, setting sail fromNew London, Connecticut, to begin the first submerged circumnavigation of the globe.

2005 – The National Hockey League cancels the entire 2004-2005 regular season and playoffs, becoming the first major sports league in North America to do so over a labor dispute.

2006 – The last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) is decommissioned by the United States Army.


And births this date include....
1909 – Hugh Beaumont, American actor (d. 1982)

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1909 – Richard McDonald, American fast food entrepreneur (d. 1998)
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1921 – Vera-Ellen, American actress (d. 1981)
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1935 – Sonny Bono, American entertainer politician (d. 1998)
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1954 – Margaux Hemingway, American actress and model (d. 1996)
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1959 – John McEnroe, American tennis player
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Later... I had a couple carrots for dinner (still too full to eat) and had a fire and watched TV.... the Bruise enjoyed the fire too!

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Monday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
February 16th
National Almond Day
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Spicy Roasted Almonds

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1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
2 tablespoons Worcestershire
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 cups whole almonds
Coarse salt to taste
Melt the butter slowly in a medium-size saucepan and stir in the spices. Add the Worcestershire sauce and the nuts. Stir until the almonds are well-coated with the butter mixture.
Turn the nuts out onto a shallow baking sheet (no need to grease it) and roast the nuts in a preheated 350° oven for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Transfer to a serving bowl and toss with coarse salt.
Serve warm, or if you prefer, cool the nuts and store them in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks. Makes 3 cups.


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