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Posts from June 2015

Brain Strain

According to NASA, the perfect one of THESE lasts 26 minutes

Incorrect Guesses:  eclipse, sunset, shuttle launch, splashdown, sunrise, pre flight check, orbit around the earth

Correct Answer:  a nap
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All American Cheeseburgers

Juicy and delicious!

2 tbsp finely chopped onion
2 tbsp ketchup
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp steak sauce
1/4 tsp cider vinegar
1 pound ground beef
4 slices sharp cheddar cheese
4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
8 cooked bacon strips
Toppings:  lettuce leaves, tomato slices, pickles

Combine the first seven ingredients in a large bowl.  Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.  Shape into four patties.  Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat (or broil 3-in. from the heat) for about 4-7 minutes on each side until juices run clear.  Top with cheese.  Grill (or broil) one minute longer to melt cheese.  Serve on buns with bacon and toppings!
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Brain Strain

Some do THIS every weekend, but the average person does THIS only once a year

Incorrect Guesses:  play golf, clean out the car, spring cleaning, go to the movies

Correct Answer:  eats waffles
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Brain Strain

Before deciding on which they prefer, women need to see 5 of THESE, but men only need to see 2

Incorrect Guesses:  shoes, car, hair-dos, pants, paint colors, houses, credit cards, greeting cards, wedding rings

Correct Answer:  selfies
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Brain Strain

When asked what you really miss, when you're away on vacation, the majority of people said THIS

Incorrect Guesses:  e mail, tv, your own bed, shower, playing the Brain Strain, pets, kids, friends, going to work, your toilet, pillow, vehicle

Correct Answer:  co-workers
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Shrimp Skillet

Nothing I love more than shrimp...

1 small onion, diced
1 small red (or yellow or orange) bell pepper, diced
3 tbsp butter
3 cups frozen corn (use fresh if/when you can)
2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp each salt, dried basil, dried thyme and black pepper
3/4 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

In a large skillet, saute onion and bell pepper in butter for 2 minutes.  Stir in corn, suagr, salt, basil, thyme and black pepper.  Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 5 minutes or so until corn is tender.  Add shrimp; cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
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Brain Strain

The average person will do THIS 4 times today, and do the exact opposite thing 4 times as well

Incorrect Guesses:  talk on the phone, pass gas and burp, say good morning and good night, 

Correct Answer:  startand turn off the car
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Four Cheese Stuffed Shells

Let's go with a meat-free Monday dish so one will miss the meat!

12 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
1/2 cup shredded Asiago cheese
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup 4% cottage cheese
2 tbsp minced chives
1 package (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce, divided

Cook pasta according to package directions.  Combine 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese with all of the Asiago cheese, ricotta cheese and cottage cheese plus chives and 1 cup spinach.  Spread 1 cup spaghetti sauce into a shallow baking dish coated with cooking spray.  Drain pasta; stuff each with cheese mixture.  Arrange shells in baking dish; top with remaining spaghetti sauce and mozzarella.  Cover and bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes until heated through.
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Brain Strain

One quarter of men do THIS at least once a week

Incorrect Guesses:  snore, call their Mom

Correct Answer:  wash their car
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Brain Strain

One third of people say they give up on THIS after about a week

Incorrect Guesses:  working out, diets, a new boyfriend, giving up chocolate, looking for a new job, carffeine

Correct Answer:  an item they've lost

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