12/22/2015 archive

He’s got the IQ of a Rabbit

Yes, it’s time for that PUBLIC DOMAIN classic that both TMC and I remember from WPIX 11 (where only the cheapest will do, go Yankees!) and while she hates it, I love it not just because it’s cheap, but also because it’s a populist parable from Frank Capra.

Cranberry Canes

A holiday tradition at my house, I enjoy them any time of year. Cranberry Canes are basically a stuffed yeast bread roll up, like a Cinnamon Roll.  It’s the presentation of twisting the prepared strips and putting a crook at one end that gives them their distinctive appearance.  There are 3 basic elements- Dough: Scald …

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What’s Cooking: Thoroughly Modern Meatless Mince Pie

Mince pie is a old holiday tradition that can be traced back to 13th century when European crusaders returned from the Middle East with recipes for meats, fruits and spices. Mincing was a way of preserving meats without salting or smoking. The pie has been served at royal tables and, at one time, was banned …

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Punting the Pundits

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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The Breakfast Club (Wizards in Winter)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Six In The Morning Tuesday December 22

Afghanistan Taliban: Police resist siege of HQ in Helmand’s Sangin Afghan forces are struggling to hold the police HQ in the town of Sangin in Helmand province, amid a siege by Taliban fighters, officials say. But there are conflicting reports as to who controls the whole district. The Helmand governor and police dismissed Taliban reports …

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