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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Errands ~ Dude ~ TBT ~ Brenda & Robert ~ Veggie/Noodle/Buffalo Chicken ~ Baked Scallops


Good 50º slightly foggy morning.
 
Got some drizzly rain yesterday. Not much, but OK.
 
I went into Grants Pass to give Leah the Cusinart mini, the Gelato maker, and the professional mandolin. She was very excited about the "gifts".... I am happy to have them out of my cupboards and she is happy to have some new toys! 

 Then a stop at the Eye Care Group  
to pick up my new glasses. This is a replacement pair for the ones Dude chewed on! They are my "computer glasses" ... seeing at an arm's length... also good for cleaning up the doggie do in the yard! LOL They are great and very comfortable. The eyeglass specialist, (what are they called?) who fits them after they are made, Jeff and I got to talking about our dogs. I told him the story of Smoke. He showed me a picture of his little Rottweiler 1 year old and I showed him Dude.
 
Yesterday's vet visit for Dude went so well. He has no gum or teeth problems. I picked him up after 2:30. He was pretty lethargic the rest of the evening. He's only supposed to eat soft foods for a few days. He had some chicken stock and a few spoonfuls of his canned dog food, lamb and rice.

 
Throw Back Thursday ... my sissy Marion and I on a road trip 9-11-90 ... (wow, 9-11!)

Cool is in California, near Auburn and northeast of Sacramento...
Monday I mentioned I had found Winston Elliott's name on the RELAC newsletter as having passed away. Today would have been Win's birthday. RIP Win. HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Moon got me a phone number for his wife, but no answer and not answer machine. Will try again.
 
 
Today is a happy occasion. The 32nd Wedding Anniversary of Brenda and Robert Flores. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KIDS!

 
 
Historically this date...
1912 – The Girl Guides (later renamed the Girl Scouts of the USA) are founded in theUnited States.

 
1918 – Moscow becomes the capital of Russia again after Saint Petersburg held this status for 215 years.

1928 – In California, the St. Francis Dam fails; the resulting floods kill over 600 people.

2009 – Financier Bernard Madoff plead guilty in New York to scamming $18 billion, the largest in Wall Street history.


And births this date include....
1923 – Wally Schirra, American astronaut (d. 2007)
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1931 – Billie "Buckwheat" Thomas, American actor (d. 1980)
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1933 – Barbara Feldon, American actress and model
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1946 – Liza Minnelli, American singer and actress
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1947 – Mitt Romney, American politician, 70th governor of Massachusetts
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1950 – Jon Provost, American actor
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So the concoction I made on Tuesday night was this...
Egg noodles, chicken with buffalo wing sauce (Costco), mushrooms, asparagus, celery, red/yellow/green bell peppers...

Chopped all the veggies and put in big pan with olive oil and a little white wine... sauté and steam to 'un-raw'....


Using peeled garlic (I know, lazy!) and my GarlicTwist I minced 4 cloves and added them to the pan with the vegetables...

I cooked the noodles with lots of garlic salt...

Remember to put a wooden spoon across the top of the pot you are boiling the noodles in so it won't boil over.

Next I stirred in a can of cream of mushroom soup, the chicken, the cooked drained noodles, and some mozzarella cheese...




Heated well and dished up............ spicy enough from the buffalo chicken and DELISH!!!!!!

 
All I know. Nuff said. Happy TBT. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
March 12th

National Baked Scallops Day
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(Easy recipe... serve with a side of pasta, rice, or couscous and vegetables)

1 1/2 pounds fresh scallops (4-5 per person)
3/4 stick butter, melted
1 cup crushed Ritz crackers
1 t minced garlic, more to taste
3 T chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup grated Parmesean cheese
1/2 t Paprika
black pepper, a few grinds to taste
dash of cayenne pepper, if desired

Lemon Wedges
Preheat oven to 375 FWash the scallops and pat dry
Mix together ritz cracker crumbs, minced garlic, parsley, paprika, black pepper, cayenne pepper (if using) to make the crumb mixture
To prepare the scallops, first roll them in melted butter and then roll in crumb mixture
Place scallops in buttered baking dish
Spoon any remaining crumb mixture on top of scallops
Top with sprinkled, grated Parmesan cheese
Serve with lemon wedges
Bake at 375 F for 12-15 minutes until scallops are firm and crumbs are golden on top.

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