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Monday, December 18, 2017

Frozen ~ Bacon Monkey Bread ~ Cigars/Jack Black/Jerry ~ Jennifer's Dogs ~ Dinner ~ Sunset


Good 27º all frozen morning. 

So frozen yesterday... we finally topped at 44º





Ok, since EVERYTHING is better with bacon, how about Bacon Monkey Bread..... (just for you Arlon Webb and Karen Sugar Bear!!) 

11 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 small onion, chopped
3 10oz cans refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
1/2 cup melted butter

1. Preheat oven to 350º
2. Coat 12 cup Bundt pan with cooking spray
3. In bowl combine bacon, cheese, and onion
4. Cut each biscuit into quarters.
5. Dip 1/3 of the biscuit pieces into the melted butter and place in the Bundt pan and sprinkle with half the bacon mixture. Repeat layers with remaining biscuits and bacon mix and end with biscuit pieces.
6. Bake 40 minutes until golden. Cool pan 10 minutes then invert onto serving dish and serve immediately.


You guys who knew my Jerry, also knew how much he loved his Rau Cigars and his Jack in the Black. I found this photo of him as a baby..... LOL!

Of course, after he grew up:



Historically this date................

1916
 – World War I: The Battle of Verdun ends when German forces under Chief of Staff Erich Von Falkenhayn are defeated by the French and British, and suffer 337,000 casualties. Unbelievable!




1932 – The Chicago Bears defeat the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0 in the first ever NFL Championship Game. Because of a blizzard, the game is moved from Wrigley Field to the Chicago Stadium, the field measuring 80 yards (73 m) long.


1958 – Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, is launched.


1966 – Saturn's moon Epimetheus is discovered by Richard L. Walker.



And births this date include...
1878 – Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union (d. 1953)
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1916 – Betty Grable, American actress (d. 1973)
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Died of lung cancer at 56!

1932 – Roger Smith, American actor (d.2017)
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1943 – Keith Richards, English guitarist (The Rolling Stones)
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He's just gross!

1946 – Steven Spielberg, American film director
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1954 – Ray Liotta, American actor
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1963 – Brad Pitt, American actor
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1978 – Katie Holmes, American actress
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VUIsm-IkAd0/Tu4Vd8v2hHI/AAAAAAAAPgE/JZkwPzXgGGA/s1600/katie-holmesMA28908821-0017.jpgOh for the entitled!

1980 – Christina Aguilera, American singer
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She can't even remember the words to our National Anthem!!! What a self-loving entitled Hollyweirdo.



Later I went for a quick run over to Jennifer and Mike's. She wanted me over to have some egg nog and see their tree and take pictures of her pups. Here's a few....   here is Keeper and Sugar Bear....
 .... and this is Heaven 


I got home and for dinner I steamed some cauliflower/broccoli/carrots and then stir fried them in olive oil and added in some leftover rice. I air fried a breaded veal patty with olive oil and garlic salt and some Omaha Steaks **Arancini. 

 **Arancini are the traditional food for the Italian feast of Santa Lucia, hand-rolled balls of white rice with savory cheeses ad the flavors of the day. These are a true classic, with chunks of chicken breast, smoked ham, and four cheeses ... Fontina, Swiss, Parmesan, and Mozzarella. Each Arancini is coated in chunky, crunchy Panko breadcrumbs and fried lightly.

The sunset last night was pretty....







All I know. Nuff said. Happy Monday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
December 18th
National Bake Cookies Day

Bake Cookies Day comes at an opportune time. It arrives amidst the major December holidays. It serves as a reminder to bake holiday cookies, if you haven't done so already.
People, young and old, celebrate this day by baking their favorite cookies. Make a party of it, and bake cookies in groups with family, friends, kids and grandkids. Don't stop at baking just one kind of cookies. Plan to bake a number of cookies. Try a new recipe, or two, or three, or....
If you bake more than you can eat, good for you! Wrap up gift trays filled with cookies for friends and neighbors. Most cookies freeze well, too.

Important Note: we are very surprised that Bake Cookies Day is not immediately followed by "Eat Cookies Day". We did not even find an Eat Cookies Day. So you can, and should, eat them everyday!.