Posts from August 2012
Almost 10 million of THESE are removed in America every year.
Incorrect Guesses: old computers, warts, facebook pages, shoes
Correct Answer: wisdom teeth
A recent survey show that 15% of us do not use THESE after we get them.
Incorrect Guesses: matches, glasses, crutches, fondue set, hearing aids, gift cards, exercise videos, candles, exercise equipment, boots
Correct Answer: prescriptions
Since I have exactly 3 ripe bananas sitting on the counter at home...
1-1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter
3 medium ripe bananas, mashed
3/4 cup peanut butter chips
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a small bowl, whisk the egg, butter and bananas. Sit into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 375 for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm!
20% of men admit they've done THIS 'girly' thing.
Incorrect Guesses: cry at movies, shave legs, wear finger nail polish, pierce their ears, wax, squat down in the bathroom, pluck their eyebrows, file their fingernails, ask a buddy to the bathroom with them
Correct Answer: read a romance novel
Doctors say crayons are the most likely thing kids will stick up their nose. What's #2 on the list?
Incorrect Guesses: vegetable, peas, carrott, lego, coin, pea, pencil, popcorn, untensil, finger, green beans, lite bright, corn, brocolli, potato, cereal
Correct Answer: french fries
If you know me, you know how much I LOVE shrimp. My parents used to own a restaurant called The Shrimp House, for cryin' out loud! Here is another simple and delicious shrimp dish.
1/2 cup ketchup
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp cider vinegar
2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tbsp minced fresh gingerroot
1 tbsp canola oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 green onions, sliced
1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted
Hot cooked rice
In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry shrimp and ginger in oil until shrimp turn pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
Add the ketchup mixture; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with onions and sesame seeds. Serve with rice.
More than a third of people admit they have actually spoken to THIS inanimate object.
Incorrect Guesses: your car, ouija board, television, telephone, traffic light, toilet, mother in law, shoes, mirror, radio
Correct Answer: ATM machine
Time to get your dips in order...football season starts next weekend!
1 can (16 oz) refried beans
1-1/2 cups (12 oz) sour cream (reduced fat if you'd like)
1 cup salsa
4 green onions, chopped
1 can (4 oz) chopped green chilis
3 oz cream cheese (reduced fat if you'd like)
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
2 tbsp chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
1-1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
1 cup (4oz) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
Tortilla chips and assorted fresh veggies
In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2 quart baking dish. Cover and bake at 325 for 25 minutes.
Sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered 5-10 minutes longer or until bubbly. Serve warm with chips and veggies.
4 out of 10 married men claim they have no say when it comes to THIS.
Incorrect Guesses: haircut or style, decorating the house, re-arranging the furniture, kid's names, money, what they wear, glasses or contacts, where they go on vacation, picking out a house, having sex
Correct Answer: weekend plans
I think it all comes down to a few words from a certain celebrity.
Homer Simpson said it best when he moaned and said 'D'oh!" Here's the origin of the phrases from the man who made them: