Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Hey guys, what's the progress on the Carols? I'm done, just brushed them up a little bit! You know, apart from the regular Christmas stuff, I came across something very interesting - Greetings from Space! Now, don't think we are having an alien attack before the Holidays, it's just something that I found out on the net! Would'nt it be just cool, if we could kind of see Santa in a space suit, and the reindeers could be jet-propelled deers... Hehe, I don't think 'Rudolph' would appreciate this change much, what say?

Neway, before I start saying too much on this space theme (it kinda stuck to my brain)... here's a cool link that has some 'spacial' greetings to check out!
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Monday, December 18, 2006

Snow, Carols and Snowmen! It just couldn't get any better! And of course, if U could throw in a couple of cupcakes and a mug of cocoa... well! I have also decided to be a lot more proactive and get things moving 'coz today morning I realized that there's just mere week left for the D-day - Christmas...

So people, get your carols ready like me, whip up some fancy cakes and cookies and just do not forget to build a snowman! I love snowmen. Though they have a short life, I like seeing their 'berry' eyes twinkling at me! And if U do not get enough snow, well check out these cool ecards on Build A Snowman Day, and for added joy, here's an easy snowman cookie recipe!

Here are the things you need:
* Vanilla Wafers
* White Frosting
* Misc. Items to decorate (See Below)

This is the way to prepare:
Use 3 vanilla wafers per snowman. Lay the wafers in a row with edges touching; one will be the head and the other two will be the body. Spread white frosting on the vanilla wafers.
Now you are ready to decorate your snowmen!

Some tips on decorations:

* Raisins (eyes, nose, mouth, buttons, etc.)
* Red Hots (eyes, nose, mouth, buttons, etc.)
* m&m's (eyes, nose, mouth, buttons, etc.)
* Chocolate Chips (eyes, nose, mouth, buttons, etc.)
* Shoe String Licorice (mouth)
* Pretzel Sticks (arms)

So, just remember to get creative and have fun!
posted by Casey Galatos at Monday, December 18, 2006 | Permalink | 2 comments | |

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Hey people, hope U guys had a great weekend so far. I'm was lazing around as usual (the second best that I do, apart from eating!!). We had a host of celebratory stuff over this weekend. I saw few people celebrating Hanukkah, a Jewish event and if U wanna have the Christmas spirit infused in it... go for Chrismahunukwanzakah! That's cool isn't it?

There was also Misa de Gallo and Las Posadas, in Philippines. I found about all these on the net. It feels great to have an Asian touch to a holiday tradition! And last, but not the least was Cookie Cutter Day, and I'm sure U can kind of guess what I did... eat cookies! Come on, what's the use of celebrating cookie cutter day if U can't get to eat cookies! They make great gifts too - check out this simple recipe that can be eaten was well as gifted !

3/4 cup Golden Crisco or Butter-flavored Crisco (shortening)
1 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
Coloured decorations or icing

  • Cream Crisco, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large mixer bowl at medium speed until light and creamy.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture, mixing on low speed until well blended.
  • Cover dough and chill 1 hour. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Roll half of dough at a time. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Using a cookie cutter, cut in desired shapes.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheets. Roll leftover pieces.
  • Sprinkle with coloured decorations or leave plain to decorate when cool. Bake at 375°F for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are light brown.
  • Cool slightly, then remove to cooling rack.
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Friday, December 15, 2006

Hey, are all your trees bought? It's Buy A Tree Day people, and here's just a friendly reminder to get your tree looking 'tree-mendous'! Getting your trees also point towards decking your halls. There's actually not much time left and even I'm lagging behind in the decorating stuff! I just wished some cousins of mine residing in greece, a happy tree decorating day, with these ecards. They are quite cool!

Speaking of which, my mom baked some yummy cupcakes for me... they were just plain 'n simple chocolate cupcakes, but that was enough to send me into a swoon! She did another thing and that really added flavor to them, she used 'perfectly chocolate' chocolate frosting and I guess, that made the cupcakes even richer and intense!

Here's the recipe, to try out:

3/4 cup butter
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup cocoa powder
2 tablespoons instant espresso powder
1-1/2 cups milk
2 teaspoons vanilla

  • Beat butter until softened. Add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Next add eggs, one at a time, beating 30 seconds after each addition.
  • Then measure the flour, baking soda, salt, cocoa powder, and espresso powder into a medium sized bowl and whisk to combine. Do the same with the milk and vanilla into a measuring thing.
  • Add about a third of the dry ingredients to the butter/sugar and beat to combine. Add about a half of the milk/vanilla and beat to combine.
  • Continue adding, alternating between dry and wet and finishing with the dry.
  • Scoop batter into cupcake cups about 3/4’s full. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25-30 minutes or until done.

* PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE" CHOCOLATE FROSTING: Melt (1/2 cup) butter or margarine and stir in 2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa. Add 3 cups powdered sugar alternately with 1/3 cup milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract beating to spreading consistency. Makes about 2 cups frosting.
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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

I'm in the mood for Christmas totally... and my heart just gladdened when walking back home today, I saw a bunch of Poinsettias! They are a mystery plant all rite... There's so many myths and legends associated with the plant. Poinsettias are actually native of Southern Mexico, Central America and Africa. They also grow in the wild in Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

There's a Mexican legend that explains how it got associated with Christmas. A child (some sites say a girl, some a boy) couldn't afford a gift for Christ on Christmas Eve. So she picked some weeds from the side of the road. The child understood that the gift didn't need to be great. It just had to be given with love and would be acceptable in God's eyes. When she brought the weeds into the church, it blossomed into red and green flowers!

The Mayan Indians believed that poinsettias are powerful creatures from another world while the Aztecs saw the poinsettia as a symbol of purity. Today, we know the poinsettia to be Christmas flowers. And the best part is... that the red really goes well with the Christmas decor!

P.S - Before I forget, just like other flowers, poinsettias are good for gifting! But, if your loved ones are far, make use of this ecard site to wish them a pre-christmas gift with a bunch of love!
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Monday, December 11, 2006

Hey people, today is a gr8 day.. Today's the Birthday of UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund. It was founded today back in 1946. Do U know where the 'E' came from in the acronym? Well, until the 1953, it was United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund – and we still use the same acronym. Besides, it's easier to pronounce it right? Visit the UNICEF Voice of Youth pages to play some interactive games and learn more. "The State of the World's Children" is the title UNICEF has for 2007 on the official UNICEF site.

You know something that we use maybe almost everyday. We're thankful it exists especially when we're stuck in traffic. What is it? It's Radio. And today is Radio Day. It is believed that Guglielmo Marconi sent the first transatlantic wireless message (from England to Canada) this very day in 1901. That makes over 105 years ago!

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Hellooo... It's sunday nite and that means a new week's starting and that also means more classes and exams... sigh! But, something really gladdened my heart on friday, and that was celebrating Brownie Day with lotsa brownies! Yummm, it was simply yumm. This holiday season is really not doing me any good with all these goodies on display. It's was almost a crime to have even Pastry Day lurking on saturday, but hey, I resisted myself to one wee little pastry only!

Another thing that also crossed my mind was, Christmas Cards! With Christmas cards, you really have to hurry up... come on, you can't send a card after the holidays are over. So, I made few and I hope you guys did the same too. If not, get going soon with them. It's really easy 'coz all U need is to get your creative ideas flowing! Time for me to sigh off too... I gotta go and hunt for few brownie recipes and promise to post them soon too!
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Friday, December 08, 2006

Hey, have U people made your Christmas wreaths yet? If not, get going 'coz today's Make A Wreath Day... and there's not much time left to Ho Ho! I like the concept of wreaths. Don't you? A simple wreath adds so much color and makes a simple door way so festive to look at... it can also be a very innovative and sweet gift if U add something special and really personalize it! Celebrating the holidays, especially Christmas is just doubled with all these simple old time traditions.

Speaking of which, today is also a day to celebrate something out of our childhood... Cotton Candy! Ahh, the sticky feel of cotton candy on the faces just take U back to the playground and the fairs. A ride on the carousel and a cotton candy stick on one hand, was the idea of ultimate joy! If U like invention and being adventurous, then here's a cotton candy making that I found... take a look!

Cotton candy is nothing but pure sugar. To make the sugar 'cottony', you need:
  • Heat to melt the sugar and turn it into a liquid.
  • A set of very small holes that the liquid sugar can flow through to form threads of sugar.
  • A spinning head that slings the liquid sugar outward so it is forced through the holes.
  • A bowl to catch the threads.

The head contains the heater to melt the sugar and make it liquid. Then, by spinning the head, the cotton candy machine forces the liquid sugar out through tiny holes in the head. The instant the thin threads of sugar hit the air, they cool and re-solidify, so in the bowl of the machine a web of sugar threads develops. The web is easily collected on a paper cone. If you mix water with cotton candy it instantly dissolves, and you can see that it's nothing but a tablespoon or two of sugar filling the entire bag. It's amazing how much you can charge for sugar, air and a little coloring!
posted by Casey Galatos at Friday, December 08, 2006 | Permalink | 1 comments | |

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Wednesday, December 06, 2006

St. Nicholas... another name for Santa or Santa himself? Whatever guys, he is as lovable and popular as Santa himself. And with St. Nicholas Day today, we can safely say that Christmas is truely here!

Speaking of Christmas, have U people made your gifts, 'coz here's another chance to do them on Make A Secret Gift Day. It's cool, making gifts hush-hush and then waiting for that look of surprise on the receiver's face. And if U kind of feel lazy doing such stuff, just happy up your friends and loved ones by sending them these cool ecards on Make A Gift Day.
posted by Casey Galatos at Wednesday, December 06, 2006 | Permalink | 0 comments | |

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You know, my days are going to be filled with Wrangler, Levis and Gap! It's Blue Jeans Day people, and time to celebrate the 'most' important piece of clothing that was ever discovered! Let's face it... our pair of blue jeans occupies the most coveted position in our wardrobe and we would probably be totally lost without it. So 'jean' up and get on the move!

Well, to end on a sweet note... it's also Sacher Torte Day. Sacher Torte is actually an Austrian dessert... a chocolate cake that was first made by Klemens Wenzel von Metternich (that's a mouthful!) and registered by the Hotel Sacher. The cake consists of two layers of dense, not overly sweet chocolate dough with a thin layer of apricot jam in the middle and dark chocolate icing with shreds of chocolate on the top and sides. This is traditionally eaten with whipped cream... (Oh boy, I'm drooling!). Here's a recipe of the Sacher Torte that I found on the net... You guys can try it out!

225 g dark chocolate
1.5 dl almonds
225 g butter
3 dl sugar
6 egg yolks
1.5 dl white flour
1.5 tsp baking powder
6 egg whites

Icing and filling:
200 g dark chocolate
1/2 Tbs cooking oil
Apricot jam
  • Set oven to 175C and melt the chocolate.
  • Next blanch, peel and grind almonds and mix with the flour and baking powder.
  • Blend sugar and butter until white and fluffy, adding the egg yolks, one at a time, to butter-sugar mixture.
  • Stir in melted chocolate and the almond mixture.
  • Then Whip egg whites to hard foam and fold in. Pour batter into baking pan lined with baking paper.
  • Bake for 30-45 minutes.Cool and spilt in two to spread the apricot jam in between.
  • Finally melt the chocolate, spread over the cake and allow it to cool again.
  • Serve cold with whipped cream.
posted by Casey Galatos at Wednesday, December 06, 2006 | Permalink | 0 comments | |

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Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Let me get straight to the point... what have U been this year? Naughty or Nice? And be honest, 'coz Santa watches U throughout the year! It's Santa List Day guys, and time for all to know which list they have made it too! Be sure to keep me posted about your list, ok?

There also a sweet ending to all this list stuff... cookies! Yumm, yumm. A cookie is any time welcome with a glass of milk or with a steaming cuppa! This something so wonderful that no wonder, that many people refer to their sweetheart as a 'cookie'! Here's a simple cookie recipe that my mom makes, to happy me up - I call them 'Happy Chocos'.
You will need -

3 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
9 Tbsp. sugar
3 Tbsp. cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips, divided

  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F. In large mixer bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Next gradually beat in half of the sugar. Then add alternately the sugar and cocoa powder with vanilla, beating until stiff peaks form.
  • Coarsely chop 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips and fold into meringue. Line the baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Drop meringues by tablespoons onto sheets. Smoothen tops and bake at 200 degrees F for 1-1/2 hours.
  • Turn off oven and let stand for 30 minutes. Then cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Melt the remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips in microwave until smooth and drizzle over the cooled cookies and let it stand until set.
posted by Casey Galatos at Tuesday, December 05, 2006 | Permalink | 1 comments | |

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Sunday, December 03, 2006
Hey, the weekend is almost over... just a few more hours to go. I spent mine pouring over few travel plans (which I'm going to share with U guys very soon). I also saw few parades re-runs on the telly... like the Christmas parades, that are celebrated locally. Today's also Advent, which means Christmas is officially here. See, this cool link that I found to wish people on Advent, if U have not done so.

Btw, guys, are your gifts ready? Like are they all packed and stuff? If not, U can opt for homemade gifts, on Make A Gift Day 'coz gifts made from the heart always strike a chord in the right place too! Here's a few more links, that U can check out for ideas.

Family Fun
Mormon Chic
About On Home Parents
Home School Zone

posted by Casey Galatos at Sunday, December 03, 2006 | Permalink | 0 comments | |

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Friday, December 01, 2006

I'm in a good mood... this week is going good! With a good paper, some french toast and now Pies. It's simply Wow! But it's good isn't it? With Christmas coming, we are just going to have a whole month simply dedicated on food... and pies and cakes are so much 'christmasy'! So, here's a quick pie recipe to enjoy... which I call Holiday Pie, while I go on an important misson... to find some travelling tips on the holidays 'coz I simply don't know to stay in or go out! Any suggestions anyone?

1 baked pie shell (this can be ready made)
3 cups strawberry ice cream, slightly softened
3 cups chocolate ice cream, slightly softened
3 large egg whites
1 cup marshmallow creme
Chocolate or caramel sauce, raspberry or strawberry puree

  • Spread strawberry ice cream in bottom of baked pie shell. Freeze 1 hour.
  • Then spread chocolate ice cream on top of strawberry ice cream and again freeze 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile heat oven to 425°F. Beat egg whites in small mixer bowl at high speed, until stiff peaks form for around 2 to 3 minutes
  • Reduce speed to low and gradually beat in marshmallow creme until smooth. Spread carefully onto frozen pie, sealing to edges of crust.
  • Bake for 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Freeze at least 6 hours or until firm. Serve with chocolate sauce, caramel sauce or raspberry puree.
This is really very simple and it takes time just to freeze this. You guys can really try this out with your favorite combos of ice cream too.
posted by Casey Galatos at Friday, December 01, 2006 | Permalink | 0 comments | |

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Thursday, November 30, 2006
Hey you guys, just a quick post now -- I just finished off a paper and need some rest. Since the big holidays are around the corner, I think I'll be looking for more chocolate recipes (hey any excuse for chocolate!) So here's a fun quiz I did, before I head off to hunting down chocolate on cyber space.

Which Chocolate Bar are you?????

Your quite sensitive, and can be quite quiet. But on the other hand, you can also be quite lively, and bouncy, but still have a bit of sensitivity lurking around :-D
Take The Quiz Now!Quizzes by myYearbook.com
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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Yawn, I'm tired! The weekend was too hectic and I have a tough paper on wednesday... so playing hookey from classes tomorrow. I'm planning an early night so that I can keep my grey cells working tomorrow. Just thought of keeping U guys updated on certain things, before I hit the sack! There was something cool that was going on yesterday... Pie In The Face Day! It's fun 'coz all U do is throw pies on anybody's face. A good way to take revenge on someone you don't like, Eh? Gives me ideas too!

Tuesday's also French Toast Day, and I have already told mom to make me some for breakfast. It will be a sweet morning for me and also get me going for the day. I gotta cram up, remember! So, while I get some shut-eye, here's my mom's recipe for Banana French Toast - She usually makes this the night before and refrigerates till baking time.

2 ripe medium bananas, sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
12 slices French bread, untrimmed
2 beaten eggs
3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon granulated sugar

  • In a bowl gently toss bananas with lemon juice. Arrange half the bread slices in the bottom of a greased square baking dish. Top the bread with a layer of bananas and remaining bread slices.
  • In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, honey, vanilla extract and cinnamon. Pour slowly over bread to coat evenly. Cover and chill for 6 to 24 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Uncover the baking dish. Sprinkle sugar over the bread and bake for 5 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F, then bake 20 to 25 minutes more or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean and top of French toast is lightly browned. Let stand 10 minutes, and enjoy.
posted by Casey Galatos at Tuesday, November 28, 2006 | Permalink | 6 comments | |

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Monday, November 27, 2006

Ohh, it's over. Thanksgiving weekend is almost over and with it is my family's craze with turkey and football!! We all went 'gobble-gobble' and gung-ho with all that fun. I'm still under the effects of party time and it's a good thing that Espresso Day was there, and I could rejuvenate myself with a large cuppa!

And guess what, the countdown to Christmas has started already and now I'm gonna be busy again! With cool celebrations like Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day on the weekend to remind U of the jolly season, who's sitting at home! Like Santa, my list is already made... and I'm just waiting for some cash to come in... Sigh! My mom made my sunday even sweeter 'coz knowing my love for cakes, baked a great pumpkin cake. It was yummy and I guess, U guys can try it out too.

It needs - 1 cup vegetable oil, 3 eggs 1 can pumpkin puree, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups sugar, 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon of baking soda, nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon,cloves(all ground) 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and grease one 10 inch cake pan.
  • Cream together oil, beaten eggs, pumpkin and vanilla.
  • Next sift the flour, sugar, baking soda, nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, cloves and salt together and add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture and mix until just combined. You can add the chopped nuts here.
  • Pour batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for a 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 5 minutes, turn out onto a plate and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
posted by Casey Galatos at Monday, November 27, 2006 | Permalink | 5 comments | |

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Friday, November 24, 2006

Hey, you guys, hope U had a great Thanksgiving! I'm stuffed and I had a blast and I still have to party more. My cousins are over, and they are looking for me! I just sneaked in to drop a line to U all. Have to sigh off now.... Ciao, will be back 'morrow with all updates!

Hey, one more thing... do keep me posted about all your 'turkey-fic' time too!

And remember, I wrote about sandwiches and turkey leftovers? Well, the time has come for that. Just gear up for some right now...'coz that's what U will be getting next on the menu!
posted by Casey Galatos at Friday, November 24, 2006 | Permalink | 1 comments | |

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Thursday, November 23, 2006
Hey, Hey, Hey... it's here! Thanksgiving is here! I'm busy and happy and I have decided not to write much today. Let's all take a breather from writing and enjoy with our friends, family and loved ones. And guys, do keep me posted on 'what happened and what was meant to
happen' on Thnaksgiving without fail.

Just a small reminder, that we have another reason to celebrate 'coz it's also What Do You Love About America Day! Let's not think too much about this o.k... 'coz we all know how much we love America. So, here's just a fun little quiz to jazz up the day!

Let me know what flavor of Ice cream You are, I am ...

Strawberry Ice Cream

A bit shy and sensitive, you are sweet to the core.
You often find yourself on the outside looking in.
Insightful and pensive, you really understand how the world works.

You are most compatible with chocolate chip ice cream.

What Flavor Ice Cream Are You?

posted by Casey Galatos at Thursday, November 23, 2006 | Permalink | 0 comments | |

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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

I'm excited, very excited! It's Thanksgiving time and I just got back from party planning with my mom. The turkey, the stuffing and the pie, gifts and what not... Oooo, can't wait to have some 'turkey-fic'fun! I have made plans to decorate my home and the backyard with a pumpkin theme, and maybe throw in a big cornucopia for the front door? What say? Head's brimming with ideas and I'm just ready to get started. A few last minute invites are still left, so I'm planning to use this ecard site for inviting and wishing others, who are miles away.

Oops, I guess I'm rambling a bit too much. Lemme not bore u guys more. Check out these few cool stuff that I found, while I go and get my things done! Ciao...

A Great Thanksgiving Blog - This is good, very informative and makes for cool reading!
Hey, It's Xanga - A cool blog again, different and informative!!
Last Minute Invites And Wishes - I found this with ecards. Good stuff.

P.s - Today's World Hello Day too. Just don't forget to greet everyone with a big hello, like me 'coz this is also a big reason to spread some holiday cheer! I'm right, ain't I?
posted by Casey Galatos at Wednesday, November 22, 2006 | Permalink | 0 comments | |

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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Peanuts and butter make a cool combo... but just turn that creamy mixture into a fudge, and you've got heaven! Peanut butter fudge sure manages to make the most heaviest of hearts lighten up and is suprisingly a very traditional feature too. A lot of homes have traditional recipes of peanut butter fudge for the holidays... So, what would be your choice of a fudge - chunky or creamy? Here's a recipe that's followed in my family -

2 cups peanut butter chips
2 1/4 cup sugar
1- 7 ounce jar of Marshmallow fluff or creme
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla

  • Place the peanut butter chips in a medium bowl.
  • Next in a heavy sauce pan, combine sugar, marshmallow fluff, evaporated milk and butter.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture boils.
  • Boil and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  • Then mix it in the peanut butter chips and stir until the chips are completely melted.
  • Finally pour into a foil covered pan and cool and refrigerate until firm.
  • Cut into pieces of desired length and size and enjoy!

Mmmm, can't wait to get hold of a few pieces right away. And if U
want to more, U get more... just check out these yummy recipes here:

It's Raining Fudge - A very good collection of recipes for U to indulge!
More Of Fudge - Yumm, yumm, yumm!

posted by Casey Galatos at Tuesday, November 21, 2006 | Permalink | 1 comments | |

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Monday, November 20, 2006
Hello people, the weekend is almost through... And I'm happy I got some work done. I planned out my Thanksgiving party and invitations! It's almost knocking loud on the door. Lotsa things to be done more... the turkey, the decorations, the decor. I need help and

There was something very interesting on saturday too... Teddy Bear Day. Hey, teddy bears are my all time favorite friends and for other people too. It's just not kids, there are lot of adults who are quite possesive about their teddy bears! I spent some of my time giving
them a brush-up and then made a special dinner for my mom and dad. Guess why... for Moms and Dads Day. My folks are very cool and they deserve the best of everything. I topped the dinner with moms favorite dill pickle, in celebration of International Pickle Festival. Ooo, it just added that zing to our dinner, but I have to admit that dad was not too pleased with our weird eating!!

So, that was me and my weekend. Got to hit my bed now, for I got an early class and a whole week! Signing off... Ciao!
posted by Casey Galatos at Monday, November 20, 2006 | Permalink | 0 comments | |

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