Archive for November 6th, 2006

Countdown to Thanksgiving (T minus 17) – Recipe: Aunt Polly’s Sweet Potato Casserole

Monday, November 6th, 2006

As we countdown to Thanksgiving we thought we’d feature a tasty recipe or fun craft idea each day to help get you in the turkey mood.

So on this 17th day before Thanksgiving lets start by highlighting this delicious recipe for…

Aunt Polly’s Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients:

2 lbs. sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed
2 eggs, beaten 2 oz.
margarine, melted
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. nutmeg and cinnamon
Instructions:

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Good Grief Charlie Brown!

Monday, November 6th, 2006


Charlie Brown

Originally uploaded by dummied.

Its a sad time for all us Charlie Browniacs with the announcement this weekend that the Charlie Brown and Kermit the Frog balloons will not be in this years Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade here in New York. And to make matters worse they are to be replaced by Pokemon and the Energizer Bunny!

ARRRGH. Have they no shame! :(

(Nov.06) Today we're celebrating…Saxophone Day

Monday, November 6th, 2006

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Saxophone Day
What do President Bill CLinton, Lisa Simpson, Charlie “Bird” Parker and Branford Marsalis have in common? How about a little “sax” appeal?

Lets all give a little thanks to Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the saxaphone, who was born on this day in 1814.

Bass saxophone by Adolphe Sax, Paris, ca. 1876

 

More info: History of Saxaphone

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