For once, a break.
Bananas were on sale.
It is Sweetie's birthday.
How is that a break?
He doesn't want a cake for his birthday. He wants my home made banana pudding.
4T corn starch
4c heavy cream
1t vanilla extract
1 stick butter
Cook over very low heat a long time until thick, layer with vanilla wafer cookies and lots of bananas. Top with fresh ground nutmeg. Cover with wrap and hide in the fridge overnight.
It will be gone in one sitting.
Chulalongokorn Day, Thailand
Feast of Fools
Festival of Forgotten Gods
National Boston Cream Pie Day
National Mole Day, from 6:02AM to 6:02PM, in honor of Avogadro's Number
Revolution Day, Hungary
Swallows leave Capistrano Day (After today, in spite of what you think, the natives will tell you that bird is not a swallow.)
St. James' Day
St. John of Capistrano's Day
TV Talk Show Host Day (The way some of them behave, do they deserve a day? Well, I guess everyone is good for something, even if only for being a bad example!)
Al Leiter, 1965
Randy Pausch, 1960
Nancy Grace, 1959
"Weird" Al Yankovic, 1959
Martin Luther King III, 1957
Dwight Yoakam, 1956
Michael Crichton, 1942
Johnny Carson, 1925
Frank Rizzo, 1920
Gummo Marx, 1893
Today in History:
According to the calculations of Archbishop James Ussher and based on the Bible, Creation begins, BC4004
Second Battle of Philippi, Brutus defeated by Octavian and Marc Antony, Brutus commits suicide, BC42
A tornado, possibly a T8/EF4, strikes in the heart of London, destroys London Bridge (then a wooden structure), 1091
The Jews of Barbados are forbidden from engaging in retail trade, 1668
A revolt is held in Haarlem after a public ban on smoking, 1690
First Jewish prayer books printed in the US, 1760
The Continental Congress approves a resolution barring blacks from the army, 1775
Failed coup against the Emperor Napoleon, 1812
The first plastic surgery is performed, in England, 1814
The New Orleans Mint reopens as an assay office, 1876
The First National Horseshoe Throwing Championship is held in Kellerton, Iowa, 1915
Husband and wife Dr. Carl Cori & Dr. Gerty Cori are first spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes, 1947
. . . and now it's Thursday
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