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Monday, November 9, 2015

Rain ~ Deer ~ Clouds ~ Sunday Football Scores ~ Monday Football ~ Best Friends ~ Corn Bread Muffins ~ Scrapple

Good 43º raining morning. Another 1/4" of rain since yesterday. Temp warmed to 53º yesterday.
I am asked a lot what I do with all the food I cook... well here's what I had for breakfast... leftover veggies/pasta...
I enjoy food, even if it's breakfast for dinner or dinner for breakfast!
9am yesterday..

The little deer were out for a visit to the deer blocks and water in the afternoon...

Clouds hung out all day. Temperature never got warmer than 52º. I ran "5 Miles" about 2pm to avoid the rain and put the trash can on the road.  Rain started in about 2:45pm 

4:15pm as the sun was hiding behind the mountain...


I did some more of that exciting cleaning... getting stuff I don't want any more put in a box. Watched football..... Here is Gillette Stadium with their salute to Veterans and all military...

Bengals, Panthers, and Patriots all undefeated!

Tonight's football:

Here is a funny photo of a commercial for sugar free candy:

Historically this date..
1620 – Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower sight land at Cape CodMassachusetts.

1913 – The Great Lakes Storm of 1913, the most destructive natural disaster ever to hit the lakes, destroys 19 ships and kills more than 250 people.

1960 – Robert McNamara is named president of Ford Motor Co., the first non-Ford to serve in that post. A month later, he quit to join the newly-elected John F. Kennedyadministration.
...interesting guy... a Republican, a Presbyterian, and went to UofCal Berkeley!

And births this date include....
1801 – Gail Borden, American publisher and inventor, invented condensed milk (d. 1874)
1914 – Hedy Lamarr, Austrian actress and inventor (d. 2000), 6 husbands, 6 divorces.
1936 – Mary Travers, American singer and songwriter (Peter, Paul and Mary) (d. 2009)

Poor thing, she had leukemia.
1941 – Tom Fogerty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Creedence Clearwater Revival and Ruby) (d. 1990)
1972 – Eric Dane, American actor
...........he was on Grey's Anatomy.
This is an adorable video of Best Friends... shared by Brooklyn Vivia... Thanks, V!

Yesterday I made some corn bread... Using Marie Callender's Southwestern Mix.. just add 1½ cups water. In it is dehydrated bell peppers, chili peppers, onion, garlic, and parsley.
I also added in some Parm cheese....

When they finished baking I just tilted them up to cool... the pacakge says to use muffin liners... but I just sprayed the muffin tin with Pam!
Ate them as a "football snack" with some Boursin cheese. YUMMMMM!!!
All I know. Happy Monday. Nuff said. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
November 9th
National Scrapple Day
Scrapple is a breakfast meat product, popularly served with eggs or pancakes—or even by itself, with maple syrup. The product was originally developed to make use of pork scraps and trimmings that would have gone to waste (including the fat, heart, liver and skin). These are combined with cornmeal, wheat or buckwheat flour and spices into a mush, that is formed into a loaf. Slices of the scrapple are cut and pan fried. The result is a breakfast pattie that is crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. Scrapple is best known as a regional country food of the mid-Atlantic states, particularly the Pennsylvania Dutch region.
Here is a simple and good recipe made with pork sausage.. good with scrambled or fried eggs!