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Post by Cindy B. » Mon Nov 29, 2010 3:59 am

Tequila Christmas Cake Recipe


Ingredients:

1 cup water
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp. lemon juice
4 large eggs
1 cup nuts
2 cups dried fruit
1 bottle tequila


Directions:

1. Sample the tequila in a large glass to check quality.
2. Take a large bowl and check the tequila again to be sure it's of the highest quality.
3. Pour one level cup and drink.
4. Turn on the electric mixer. Beat one cup of butter in a large fluffy bowl.
5. Add one teaspoon of sugar. Beat again.
6. At this point it’s best to make sure the tequila is still okay, so try another cup.
7. Turn off the mixerer thingy.
8. Break 2 leggs and add to the bowl and chuck in the cup of dried fruit.
9. Pick the friggin' fruit and stupid cup off the floor.
10. Mix on the turner. If the fried druit gets stuck in the beaterers, just pry it loose with a drewscriver.
11. Sample the tequila to check for tonsisticity.
12. Next sift two cups of salt. Or something. Check the tequila.
13. Now shift the lemon juice and strain your nuts.
14. Add one table.
15. Add a spoon of sugar. Or somethink. Whatever you can find.
16. Greash the oven.
17. Turn the cake tin 360 degrees. Try not to fall over.
18. Don’t forget to beat off the turner.

Finish off the booze.


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Post by Clemsy » Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:52 am

Hmmm. That's gonna take some practice. :evil:

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Post by CarmelaBear » Mon Nov 29, 2010 3:29 pm

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Post by boringguy » Mon Nov 29, 2010 3:32 pm

You see there, thats what I hate about the holidays. Big decisions! Whats it to be this year, tequila or magic dust? :? :wink:


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Post by CarmelaBear » Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:29 pm

Hi BG,

Okay, for me....just saying.....that's not a big decision.

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Post by lancimouspitt » Mon Nov 29, 2010 6:40 pm

Cindy B. wrote:Tequila Christmas Cake Recipe


Ingredients:

1 cup water
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 cup brown sugar
1 tbsp. lemon juice
4 large eggs
1 cup nuts
2 cups dried fruit
1 bottle tequila


Directions:

1. Sample the tequila in a large glass to check quality.
2. Take a large bowl and check the tequila again to be sure it's of the highest quality.
3. Pour one level cup and drink.
4. Turn on the electric mixer. Beat one cup of butter in a large fluffy bowl.
5. Add one teaspoon of sugar. Beat again.
6. At this point it’s best to make sure the tequila is still okay, so try another cup.
7. Turn off the mixerer thingy.
8. Break 2 leggs and add to the bowl and chuck in the cup of dried fruit.
9. Pick the friggin' fruit and stupid cup off the floor.
10. Mix on the turner. If the fried druit gets stuck in the beaterers, just pry it loose with a drewscriver.
11. Sample the tequila to check for tonsisticity.
12. Next sift two cups of salt. Or something. Check the tequila.
13. Now shift the lemon juice and strain your nuts.
14. Add one table.
15. Add a spoon of sugar. Or somethink. Whatever you can find.
16. Greash the oven.
17. Turn the cake tin 360 degrees. Try not to fall over.
18. Don’t forget to beat off the turner.

Finish off the booze.


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Cindy where I come from we call this 5:00 friday cake. :lol:
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Post by boringguy » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:03 pm

Hi CB,

lol, yea for me, if I associate the tequila to making food then its not really a big decision for me either, because the only thing I make well is home made ice cream. So its pretty much a given that I'll make ice cream again, but beyond that, just playing the role of the magic dust person. :)


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Post by CarmelaBear » Tue Nov 30, 2010 12:28 pm

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Post by sladeb » Fri Dec 03, 2010 7:47 pm

Yeehah. Now Christmas can begin. The reappearance of Clemsy's Christmas thread is the signal to get the alcohol out, start smoking the turkey in the weber and ordering the prawns (shrimp to all you northerners). Also breaking out the dive gear, testing, checking, then loading. 23 December - pack smoked turkey, dive gear, camping equipment, alcohol and new life partner into SUV and flee to the Australian coast for an Aussie summer Christmas.

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Post by romansh » Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:53 am

Everyday is Christmas

Though we only seem to remember it this time of year.

Which day of the year should we not:

Be kind to our family
Celebrate our existence
Enjoy life
Be generous to the less fortunate
Be thankful.
Be aware
Be respectful to our neighbours

:?:

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Post by Clemsy » Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:41 am

Is not Christmas a form of training wheels?
Nope.

Christmas draws its power from the solstice, and that goes much deeper. Christmas has its own particular meaning, but perhaps not for everybody.

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Post by Neoplato » Sat Dec 04, 2010 6:16 pm

Is not Christmas a form of training wheels?-Rom
What's interesting is that the human race has been celebrating the "Birth of the Sun" for thousands of years, maybe even tens of thousands. And here we are today, the imprint still existing on our conscious behavior.

With the symbolism still intact mind you. Albeit that the understanding behind the holiday has waned. :(
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Post by sladeb » Sat Dec 04, 2010 7:42 pm

Birth of the sun for you folks in the North. Exact opposite for us down under. Rather for us - Christmas / Solstice is the birth of the fun. Time to enjoy the sun.
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Post by Neoplato » Sat Dec 04, 2010 10:37 pm

Birth of the sun for you folks in the North. Exact opposite for us down under. Rather for us - Christmas / Solstice is the birth of the fun. Time to enjoy the sun.
Cute. :D I hope you have a guest room, see you soon. :lol:
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Post by CarmelaBear » Sun Dec 05, 2010 1:17 am

An image entered my head. In the background is the familiar refrain, "...We all live in a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine, a yellow submarine...."

After months inside a submarine, the crew gain indirect knowledge of the sun above the ocean surface. They may have some clue where the boat is located in the ocean. They may see the face of a clock or some other instrument that may tell the hour.

The crew of a sub may figure out something vague and incomplete from the meals being served. If it's pancakes, this must be morning.

Nowadays, we're all looking at clocks and computers and cell phones. The sun is as far away from our lives as the crew of a sub. If the calendar did not mark the solstice, I would not have any reason to notice. The holiday I remember is rarely about the sun. It's about all the hullaballoo.

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