Snappy Stories (June 1, 1926) … Who is this cruel taskmaster, this architect of anxiety? (Sept 18, 2011 / 19 Elul 5771) …item 2.. Quick to Judge — And did I mention the gorgeous weather? (February 9, 2012 / 16 Shevat 5772) ..

Snappy Stories (June 1, 1926) … Who is this cruel taskmaster, this architect of anxiety? (Sept 18, 2011 / 19 Elul 5771) …item 2.. Quick to Judge — And did I mention the gorgeous weather? (February 9, 2012 / 16 Shevat 5772) ..
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My frustration only grew. How can I be efficient if no one else is? I told myself. (Instead of what I really should have said: “You are becoming a little obsessive; have a drink and go to sleep.")
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…..item 1)….. website aish.com … My Relentless Taskmaster … The tyranny of To-Do lists.

Sept 18, 2011 / 19 Elul 5771

by Emuna Braverman

www.aish.com/f/mom/My_Relentless_Taskmaster.html

Help! I’m feeling trapped. My oppressor is a relentless taskmaster, tormenting my waking hours and disturbing my sleep. Whenever I try to settle down this instrument of torture attacks. In the wee hours of the morning (I’m usually available around 4:00 a.m. if anyone wants company!) it pounds away at me relentlessly. Until I finally give in and leave my warm, but no longer comfortable bed to do its bidding.

Who is this cruel taskmaster, this architect of anxiety?

It is my To-Do list.

My To-Do list seems to resemble a scene from Disney’s Fantasia. No matter how quickly I check off items, they are replaced – with even more than I began with. The list overflows like the hapless Mickey Mouse’s buckets of water.

I tried not making a list but that only made the voices in my head scream louder. To preserve my sanity (and that of those around me) I tried to write everything down. That was list was totally and completely overwhelming (you have a similar list, right?) so I sought advice.

My husband, whose interest in the preservation of my sanity is the strongest, suggest that I don’t look at the whole list and just move through each piece slowly and methodically, one at a time. This helped – and dinner is still on the table awaiting him every night (although take-out is sounding very tempting).

But the midnight clamoring persisted. Why aren’t there any offices open at 1 a.m? I have some questions I need answered. Why is shopping the only commercial activity available at that time? And why isn’t everyone else responding to my emails as rapidly as I’m sending them? Don’t they know how busy I am?

Don’t they recognize I’m depending on their answers?

My frustration only grew. How can I be efficient if no one else is? I told myself. (Instead of what I really should have said: “You are becoming a little obsessive; have a drink and go to sleep.")

Perhaps I’m jittery from all the coffee I now need to keep my awake (I console myself with the fact that three to five cups a day are supposed to ward off Alzheimer’s) or perhaps it’s just the ongoing tyranny of that To-Do list. Can someone else please go to the dry cleaner’s and the grocery store?

It’s not a time management or organization issue – I could write those books. It’s strictly a numbers game. There’s just a lot to do. And there’s really no one to blame but me. I took on all my responsibilities – gladly. And I am happy about all of them. Really.

There seems to be only one solution. Hire a personal assistant! No, seriously, I mean a deeper, more spiritual solution. I need help. And while I could (and do) delegate where possible, the real assistance I need is more profound. I need to ask the Almighty to give me the energy and the peace of mind required to accomplish my daily tasks. And I need to remember He’s got my back.

By myself, I’m very limited. With His help, there’s nothing I can’t accomplish. My mistake has been thinking it’s all on me, that it’s all my responsibility. I can breathe a little easier now. I remembered that I have a partner, that the Almighty and I, we’re in this together. Take that To-Do list!
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…..item 2)…. aish.com … HOME FAMILY MOM WITH A VIEW … Quick to Judge

Why is our instinctive reaction all too often to be critical?
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February 9, 2012 / 16 Shevat 5772
by Emuna Braverman

www.aish.com/f/mom/Quick_to_Judge.html

It was the last day of mid-winter vacation. The sun was shining brightly, the ocean was calm and blue, and the temperature hovered in the mid-70’s (Just threw that in to make New Yorkers jealous!). We hadn’t really taken any family trips during this time so we decided to go out with a bang and go “segway”-ing along the beach. If you haven’t tried it, segwaying (I’m sure it’s not yet a legitimate verb) is a lot of fun – especially when done in such a setting. (I also did it recently in Talpiot on the Haas Promenade overlooking Jerusalem – now that’s beautiful!)

Anyway, the view was spectacular, the weather perfect (did I mention that?) and there was the additional challenge of trying to weave in and out of the pedestrians and bikers. As we passed one group on bikes, I heard one guy mutter to another, as he glanced in our direction, “They are so lazy.”

At first I was outraged. How dare he?! He doesn’t even know me! Should I stop and tell him that I already got my exercise for the day; that I ran on the treadmill before I came to the beach?

Then I began to laugh at the absurdity of the situation. Why did I care what some complete stranger thinks? Why do I feel the need to present him with justification for my activities and choices? A simple “Harumph” or better yet, completely ignoring him would have sufficed.

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Finally I had the most sobering thought of all. I had been him. We frequently go biking at the beach and I always looked at those segwayers (now I’m creating nouns) and thought they were lazy. I felt virtuous and self-righteous about the fact that I was biking and they were cruising. Didn’t they recognize how much healthier my activity was than theirs? Didn’t they care about their bodies and their health? How self-indulgent they were…

It never occurred to me that perhaps, like me last week, they weren’t there for the exercise, that they were just having fun. And even more than that, it was family time. It was an opportunity to see the beautiful California coast.

And worse than that, I was so quick to judge – complete strangers, whose lives I knew nothing about, quick to put a negative spin on their activities and motivations. I may never have muttered the words but my thoughts were loud. I felt embarrassed by my own shallowness.

Why did I feel the need to judge them at all? Sometimes when our feelings are hurt, it can be a challenge to fulfill the mitzvah of judging others favorably. And yet we must try. But in this situation, the other vacationers had done nothing to me. We had no relationship whatsoever. They hadn’t spoken to me. They certainly hadn’t hurt or insulted me. And yet my instinctive reaction was to be critical of them. Not a moment to be proud of. The desire to build ourselves up at the expense of others is so ingrained and so insidious that it requires constant vigilance not to give in to it. I guess my defenses were down (see how I try to judge myself favorably!) as I was caught up in the pleasure of the moment. But we can never relax our defenses because that’s when our base inclinations see their chance to attack and thrive!

I like to think that, besides the fun, the family time and the opportunity to once again appreciate the Almighty’s beautiful world, I gained some perspective, that I made a small stride forward in the area of thinking before I speak, in constantly being on my guard and judging others more favorably.

Turns out it wasn’t only a pleasurable activity (which it definitely was) but a chance for growth as well.

And did I mention the gorgeous weather?
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Film Fun, Soldier Arms! (September 1941) .. Wyoming drawing up doomsday bill to plan for fall of the United States (26th February 2012) …item 2a / 2b.. Picture – Kid Rock & Sheryl Crow …

Film Fun, Soldier Arms! (September 1941) .. Wyoming drawing up doomsday bill to plan for fall of the United States (26th February 2012) …item 2a / 2b.. Picture – Kid Rock & Sheryl Crow …
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…..item 1)…. Mail Online … www.dailymail.co.uk/news … Wyoming drawing up doomsday bill to plan for fall of the United States

By NINA GOLGOWSKI

Last updated at 8:34 PM on 26th February 2012

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2106711/Wyoming-drawing-…

Wyoming state representatives have voted to create a doomsday government task force in the event the state must self-sufficiently operate during a national economic or political collapse.

Passing on its first reading Friday, House Bill 85 would permit an investigation on issues like alternative currency, food distribution, a possible state military draft, and obtaining military aircraft.

The bill faces two more House votes before it goes to the Senate for approval.
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Protection: Some of the areas the task team would investigate are alternative currencies, food distribution and obtaining military air craft and possible drafts

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‘To put your head in the sand and think that nothing bad’s going to happen, and that we have no obligation to the citizens of the state of Wyoming to at least have the discussion, is not healthy,’ Rep Lorraine Quarberg, a Republican of Thermopolis said according to the Casper Star Tribune.

The amendment sponsored by state Rep David Miller, R-Riverton, is said to be in precaution, notably at a time when the national debt exceeds trillion.

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The house vote came the same day the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington DC-based think tank, released a report cautioning the national debt limit’s own doomsday to be closer than previously expected.

The BPC expects it to hit .5 trillion between late November and early January of next year.
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Self-defense: USAF Thunderbirds are seen flying over Sheyenne Wyoming from the state’s air force base, which could be a part of the state’s planned national defense should the bill pass and the US fail

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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified before the Senate Budget Committee last week saying the US will reach its debt limit ‘significantly’ after September 30 when the fiscal years ends, but also ‘before the end of the calendar year,’ according to a Politico report.

The BPC credits the skyrocketing figures to unexpectedly low corporate tax revenues and the extension of the payroll tax holiday.

‘I don’t think there’s anyone in this room today that would come up here and say that this country is in good shape, that the world is stable and in good shape, because that is clearly not the case,’ Rep Quarberg said Friday for the bill.

Like other states, Wyoming’s Department of Homeland Security has a management plan in place but that plan doesn’t cover extreme national emergencies such as total government meltdowns.
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Backbreaking: Wyoming’s proposed bill is said as precaution at a time when the national debt exceeds trillion (top left) and some warn of a bubble bursting for the dollar bill, similar to the housing one

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Not the first state to propose the brainstorming of alternative currencies in recent years, at least 11 others have proposed legislation for their own legal tender in the instance federal dollars become worthless.

‘I think we’re in the process of inflating a dollar bubble that could be very devastating,’ said North Carolina Representative Glen Bradley, R-Youngsville, early last year during his own legislative proposal according to the News Observer.

In addition to North Carolina, lawmakers in Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Utah and Washington have also proposed legislation in accepting currency of silver and or gold.
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The proposal of the hard metals and not paper bills follows in accordance with the US Constitution, in Article 1, Section 10, reading ‘No state shall … coin money; emit bills of credit; make any thing but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts…’

None of the states’ proposed bills have thus far been successful.

Wyoming’s proposed task force would be made up, among others, of state lawmakers, Wyoming’s Department of Homeland Security director, the state’s attorney general and its National Guard’s adjutant general.

The proposed bill originally appropriated ,000 for the emergency task force but was cut in half earlier this week by the Joint Appropriations Committee.
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SUPER BOWL XLVI – INDIANAPOLIS (February 5, 2012) .. Sizzling Superbowl Chili in A Snap (Feb 2nd, 2012) …..item 2..Paula The Octopus Predicts Super Bowl Winner — seems to think the Giants will win. Panacea, Florida (Feb 4, 2012) …

SUPER BOWL XLVI – INDIANAPOLIS (February 5, 2012) .. Sizzling Superbowl Chili in A Snap (Feb 2nd, 2012) …..item 2..Paula The Octopus Predicts Super Bowl Winner — seems to think the Giants will win. Panacea, Florida (Feb 4, 2012) …
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The perfect recipe is still being debated by cooks from Texas to New York and beyond. You will find my modest contributions to the lists of recipes below. Since there are beaucoup recipes available, I suggest you try them all. Just remember: the hotter they are, the quicker you’ll run out of antacids.

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…..item 1) …. ORTHODOX UNION … Enhancing Jewish Life …

Sizzling Superbowl Chili in A Snap

By Eileen Goltz | Feb 2nd, 2012 |

www.ou.org/life/food/recipes/chili-eileen-goltz/

Please note: Eileen Goltz is a freelance kosher food writer. The Orthodox Union makes no endorsements or representations regarding kashrut certification of various products/vendors referred to in her articles, blog or web site.

I’m traveling a lot this year so my regular recipes that take time to prepare aren’t going to cut it. I decided that a big pot of chili with all the fixings and a bunch of store bought snackie stuff (chips, pretzels and the other usual suspects) will round out the menu nicely.

However, that decision being made, I have the difficult task of deciding whether this will be a bean or no-bean kind of chili menu. That brings us to the age-old question of what exactly is the definition of chili.
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If you ask Wikipedia, they say the name is modified from the phrase “chili con carne,” which translates to “peppers with meat.” For all intents and purposes, chili is a stew made with some combination of peppers, meat, tomatoes, a variety of spices…and beans if you want them.

This hotly (pun intended) debated dish probably evolved from the cuisine of the early Spanish settlers. It was the perfect dish for using the less expensive tough cuts of meat that were available to those settling in or traveling through the Old West. Chili enthusiasts take their love of the dish to extreme heights with recipe contests, cook-off’s and grudge match cooking meets of the beans no beans winner take all variety (all of what I’m not quite sure but they do take this seriously)

The perfect recipe is still being debated by cooks from Texas to New York and beyond. You will find my modest contributions to the lists of recipes below. Since there are beaucoup recipes available, I suggest you try them all. Just remember: the hotter they are, the quicker you’ll run out of antacids.

Oh, and one last word: HEY PEYTON, GET BETTER QUICK.

Tip: Use as lean a cut of meat as you can. You may also want to drain the fat from the cooked meat before you add the remaining ingredients. Greasy chili can really sneak up on you…if you catch my meaning!

Tip: Several recipes call for beer; if you don’t drink you can use apple juice instead.
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——.. VEGETARIAN CHILI (pareve)

Servings: 8

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 1/2 cups chopped onion

3 stalks chopped celery

1 red bell pepper, diced

4 tablespoons chopped garlic

2 19 oz. cans red kidney beans, drained and rinsed

2 19 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed

1 envelope taco seasoning or 1/4 cup taco seasoning

1 teaspoon basil

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1/2 teaspoon thyme

1 15 oz can tomato sauce

3 cups vegetable broth

1 6 oz can tomato paste

Directions:

1. Heat oil in saucepan. Cook the onions and garlic until they are soft and translucent. Add beans, celery, red bell pepper, taco seasoning, basil, oregano and thyme. Mix to combine.

2. Add the tomato sauce, vegetable broth and tomato paste. Mix to combine and cook covered for at least 1 1/2 hours. Stir every 15 minutes to prevent sticking. Season with salt and pepper.

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——.. TERRIFIC CROCK POT TURKEY CHILI (meat)

Ingredients:

2 pounds ground turkey

1 cup chopped onion

2 tablespoons chopped garlic

1 cup green peppers, diced

1 cup chicken broth

2 teaspoon dried cumin

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 cooked and mashed potatoes

2 15 to 16 oz cans of kidney beans (not drained)

Directions:

1. In a large skillet, brown ground turkey and drain.

2. Add all ingredients to crock pot except the can of refried beans. Cover and cook on low 2 hours.

3. Add the mashed potatoes to chili for thickening. Cover and cook on low for an additional 2 hours.

From my files, source unknown.
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——.. CHOCOLATE CHIPOTLE CHILI (meat)

Ingredients:

2 1/2 pounds lean ground beef

1 lb. chopped kosher spicy sausage (it’s out there)

4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 cup finely chopped onion

8 oz tomato sauce

8 oz chipotle sauce (with tomato base)

1 cup water

1 bottle lite beer (12 oz)

3 tablespoons chili powder

2 tablespoons instant beef bouillon

2 tablespoons cumin, ground

2 teaspoons paprika

2 teaspoons oregano leaves

2 teaspoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon coriander, ground

1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa

1 teaspoon cornmeal

1 teaspoon flour

1 teaspoon warm water

Directions:

1. In a large stock pot, brown the meat (the beef and sausage) and drain off the fat. Return the meat to the pan and add the garlic and onion; cook and stir constantly until the onion is translucent.

2. Add the tomato sauces, water, beer, chili powder, bouillon, cumin, paprika, oregano, sugar, coriander and cocoa. Mix well. Bring the chili to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook for 2 hours.

3. In a small bowl, stir together the cornmeal and flour, then add the warm water and mix well. Stir into chili and cook, covered, for about 20 more minutes.

Tip: You can serve with pareve sour cream and pareve cheese.

Modified from slacker.blogspot.com (yes, it’s a real blog, I checked it out). This link was sent to me by reader Perry Nicson of NY who loves it.
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——.. GOOD OLD-FASHIONED CHILI (meat)

Servings: 10-12

Ingredients:

3 pounds lean ground beef

2 medium onions, chopped, divided

2 fresh tomatoes, chopped

2 cans tomato sauce, 1 pound each

1 can tomato puree

1 teaspoon honey

2 teaspoons mustard

1/2 cup ketchup

1 12 oz can beer

2 cans red kidney beans, drained

2 packs chili seasoning

2 teaspoons chili powder

pepper to taste

Directions:

1. In a large soup pot, cook ground beef. Drain and add 1 chopped onion, 1 pack of chili seasoning and 1/2 can tomato sauce. Mix well and cook for 20 minutes.

2. Add the remaining onion, chopped tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato puree, honey, mustard, ketchup, beer, beans, chili seasoning, chili powder and pepper to taste. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the temperature to a simmer.

3. Cover and cook 45 minutes to an hour, stirring occasionally.

Submitted by Randy Karpton, Tucson, AZ.
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——.. NO-BEAN CHILI (meat)

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef, cooked and drained

1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained

1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce

1 red onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies

1/2 cup minced fresh parsley

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1-1/4 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon pepper

optional toppings: pareve cheddar cheese, pareve sour cream and sliced green onions

Directions:

1. Place all the ingredients into a crockpot. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until heated through.

Modified from about.com.
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——.. BRISKET CHILI (meat)

Servings:

Ingredients:

1 pound kosher breakfast beef, diced

2 red onions, diced

5 pounds lean brisket, trimmed, cubed

1/3 cup chili powder

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 heaping tablespoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon cumin

1 tablespoon oregano

1 tablespoon kosher salt

1 tablespoon pepper

1/4 cup green chili peppers, chopped

3 12 oz bottles of beer

1 28 oz can diced tomatoes

1 teaspoon coriander

1 6 oz can tomato paste

1 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped

Directions:

1. In a large pot, cook the breakfast beef, onion and garlic. Drain when cooked. Add the remaining ingredients and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and cover.

2. Stir every 20 minutes or so for the next 2 hours. Check to see if the meat is tender. If not, keep cooking.

Tip: You can add more beer if the chili is too thick.

Submitted by Irene Louis from Chicago, IL.

Eileen Goltz is a freelance kosher food writer who was born and raised in the Chicago area. She graduated from Indiana University and the Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris. She lectures on various food-related topics across the U.S. and Canada and writes weekly columns for the Chicago Jewish News, kosher.com and the OU Shabbat Shalom Website. She is the author of the Perfectly Pareve Cookbook (Feldheim) and is a contributing writer for the Chicken Soup for the Soul Book Group, Chicago Sun Times, Detroit Free Press and Woman’s World Magazine. You can visit Eileen’s blog by clicking: Cuisine by Eileen.

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…..item 2)….. WCTV NEWS … www.wctv.tv … Updated: 12:50 AM Feb 4, 2012

Paula The Octopus Predicts Super Bowl Winner
An octopus at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab in Panacea is hoping she can predict the winner of the

Super Bowl.
Posted: 12:47 AM Feb 4, 2012

Reporter: Jacquie Slater
Email Address: jacquie.slater@wctv.tv

>>>> Paula The Octopus Predicts Super Bowl Winner <<<<<

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Betting on the big game is big business. Hours are spent compiling stats and figuring out the odds.

The folks at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab in Panacea say it’s a lot simpler than that. Paula the Octopus seems to think the Giants will win.

"If Paula predicts the giants and the Giants win, all I can say is it’s an incredible question of how that happened. Is it just chance?" said Jack Rudloe, President of the lab.

Two crabs, each in its own box. One labeled Giants, the other Patriots. Whichever she eats first, that’s the predicted winner.

"I mean, the octopus is by far one of the smartest animals in the ocean. It’s very cool, but, um, you know, the sea turtle, everybody loves sea turtles," said Cypress Rudloe, Executive Director of the lab.

In an unofficial experiment, we decided to check and see what other specimens in the lab thought. With Patriots and Giants papers in our hands, we waved them next to various sea creatures.

A horseshoe crab and one other crab chose the Giants. A shark was given the choice of two fish to eat, one in front of the Patriots sign, another the Giants. The shark chose the Giants. Only one crab chose the Patriots. As for Paula the Octopus, she chose the Giants.

"Octopus are smart animals, but, uh, the Patriots have it. I disagree with the octopus," said Cypress Rudloe.

If Paula’s right, people who take part in sports betting might want to reconsider their sources.

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Printed Gas Coupons for Official City Cars During the Fuel Crisis. A City Commissioner Shows the Coupons That Were Used in February, 1974. Each Coupon Allowed Five Gallons at City Pumps Only 02/1974

Printed Gas Coupons for Official City Cars During the Fuel Crisis. A City Commissioner Shows the Coupons That Were Used in February, 1974. Each Coupon Allowed Five Gallons at City Pumps Only 02/1974
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Original Caption: Printed Gas Coupons for Official City Cars During the Fuel Crisis. A City Commissioner Shows the Coupons That Were Used in February, 1974. Each Coupon Allowed Five Gallons at City Pumps Only 02/1974

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Photographer: Falconer, David

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February 2 2008 day 114 – Low carb. bread pudding!

February 2 2008 day 114 – Low carb. bread pudding!
Low Fat Cooking
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Yesterday, I promised you that I would make some bread pudding with the low carb. bread. Well, here you go….

5 slices of the Schwebel’s Country Hearth Lite bread, torn into little crumbs – 30 grams of carb.
1 cup of low fat 2% milk – 11 grams of carb.
1/2 a stick of low fat margarine – 0 grams of carb
1/2 a cup of splenda – 0 grams of carb.
1/2 a cup of vanilla flavored sugarfree syrup – 0 grams of carb.
1 cup of eggbeaters – 0 grams of carb.
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence – 0 grams of carb
2 teaspoons of rum essence – 0 grams of carb

Combine all the ingredients into a 9 inch non-stick baking pan greased with some non-stick cooking spray. Bake at 350 F for an hour, till done. Enjoy warm, with a sprinkle of cinnamon or chocolate.

Total carbs: 41 grams
Cut into 8 equal servings, carbs. per serving – Appx. 5 grams

Yeah. us diabetics can have our pudding and eat it too!

Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper – USAG Humphreys – US Army Korea – IMCOM – February 5, 2010

Morning Calm Weekly Newspaper – USAG Humphreys – US Army Korea – IMCOM – February 5, 2010
fitness tips
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imcom.korea.army.mil

Soldiers can improve their two-mile run time and overall fitness by following a few tips from the Health Promotion Coordinator. To learn more, call 753-3253.

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February 3 2008 day 115 – Tandoori tofu

February 3 2008 day 115 – Tandoori tofu
low fat menu
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We had some folks over for a friend’s birthday party. i baked two cakes for him, and the missus handled the dinner menu. Unfortunately, everything on the menu was high carb/high fat, so i quickly made some tandoori tofu. Combine the tofu with some home made tandoori paste and non-fat yoghurt and bake at 450 F for an hour. Turned out great! I had to share it with the "normal" folks!