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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Heat ~ Schwans Order ~ Bruiser ~ Marie Vincent ~ Spencer ~ Rotisserie Chicken Recipes ~ Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Good 59º clear sunny morning.

Warmed up yesterday!! Hit 105º. To be hotter today. Am I living in the desert?

Yesterday I got my Schwans order:
Fire roasted vegetable blend:

Micro steam whole green beans:

Mini sweet corn on the cob:

Sweet peas:

Pork egg rolls with sweet chili sauce:

Sausage breakfast skillet:

Wild caught sea scallops:

Oink oink oink!!!

Today is the day I celebrate Bruiser's birthday. He is 10 years old.

Another special birthday today, former Temple Ciy neighbor Marie Vincent. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARIE!

And yet another special birthday, pal Erika's husband Spencer is celebrating today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SPENCE!

Historically this date.......

1776 – The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence took place.

1923 – As vice president, Calvin Coolidge becomes the 30th President of the United States after the death of Warren G. Harding

1964 – Vietnam WarGulf of Tonkin incident – North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the U.S. destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy.

1990 – Iraq invades Kuwait, eventually leading to the Gulf War. Brian joins the Marines!

And births this date include...

1924 – Carroll O'Connor, American actor (d. 2001)

1932 – Peter O'Toole, Irish actor (d. 2013)

1945 – Joanna Cassidy, American actress

On Dr. Oz they did a segment on store bought rotisserie chicken. Here are some recipes from that show.... all sound heavenly good!! This type of chicken was recommended, not only for the flavor and the ingredients but the price.....

Salsa verde chicken enchiladas
Cheesy chicken broccoli rice casserole
Chicken Alfredo pasta bake with sun dried tomatoes
Chicken and broccoli stuffed shells with Alfredo sauce

Later dinner was an air fryer cooked Omaha steak, leftover rice blend with veggies and an Omaha single serve cheese cake. OMGOOOOD!!

All I know. Nuff said. Happy Hump Day. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
August 2nd
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day is a time to enjoy a cold ice cream sandwich.
In July and August, we find many special days for one kind of ice cream or another. The ice cream sandwich is so popular, and tastes so good, that it earns its own special
Ice cream sandwiches have been around since the early 1900's. Vanilla, chocolate and a combination of the two, are the most popular. You can make homemade sandwiches. Just put some ice cream between a couple wafers, and.. ...Voilá! Don't have wafers? That's okay. Put some ice cream between two of your favorite cookies.

Today’s five facts about ice cream sandwiches:

  1. The 30-44 age group buys the most ice cream sandwiches.
  2. The average number of ice cream sandwiches eaten per second nationally is 48.
  3. The ice cream sandwich ranks as the second best-selling ice cream novelty in America.
  4. If all the ice cream sandwiches made last year were placed end to end, they would circle Earth 3 1/2 times.
  5. The eastern seaboard consumes almost 50 percent of all ice cream sandwiches.