Saturday, June 4, 2011

Friday, October 3, 2008

Boy feeds Aussie zoo's animals to croc

Consider the title above, and have a read.

Boy feeds Aussie zoo's animals to croc

My first questions are:
1. Where were the parents?
2. Where did he come up with this idea?

Monday, September 29, 2008

Dog gets stuck in sink drain during bath

Your reaction may be as mixed on this one as mine was.

Dog gets stuck in sink drain during bath
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08273/916036-100.stm

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Tuna Pesto Wraps

I had a jar of pesto hanging around and some tortillas, and decided to search for a recipe to make things interesting, but I also wanted something simple. I ran across the following recipe. Being lazy, I just mixed up the tuna, pesto and ranch, added some lettuce leaves, and rolled it up in the tortilla -- but YMMV.

You can find the recipe here.


Pesto Tuna Wraps Recipe #325761

Pesto and ranch dressing make a flavorful tuna salad. This makes a quick and easy lunch out of stuff I usually have on hand. I like adding lots of crunchy veggies, so I add bell peppers, celery, chopped apple, or whatever else I have. Use more or less ranch dressing and pesto, depending on how you like it.
15 min 15 min prep
SERVES 2

6 ounces canned tuna
2 tablespoons
pesto sauce
3 tablespoons ranch dressing or light ranch salad dressing
1 cup
cheddar cheese, grated or monterey jack cheese
2 cups
lettuce
2
flour tortillas
1 teaspoon
black pepper
4 ounces of sliced
black olives
2 stalks
celery, chopped (AND or OR)
1/2
apple, chopped into small pieces

Wash and dry lettuce and tear into small pieces. Set aside.

Open tuna and drain well. Drain black olives, too.

Mix tuna, pesto, and ranch dressing in a bowl.

Mix in cheese, black olives, chopped celery, chopped apples, and black pepper. Set aside.

Warm tortillas lightly in hot cast iron pan or in oven. (I use my toaster oven.) Tortillas should be warmed until soft and flexible, but not long enough to get dry or crisp. (That's the secret of a good wrap.).

Place tortilla on a flat surface.

Scatter lettuce onto tortilla.

Spoon Tuna salad on top of the lettuce.

Roll up your wrap and you're done!

WRAPPING TIPS - grab the tortilla at 3 and 9 o'clock, and fold each side in about 1/3 towards the middle. Then fold from 6 o'clock up, tucking the edge of the tortilla up and aroundthe fillings and sort of curling it under the filling a bit. Then roll forwards, pulling towards you a bit as you go, and ending with the loose edge of the tortilla on the underside of the roll. I hope that makes sense! Spreading a very thin layer of dressing or sauce over the tortilla before adding the filling makes it hold together better. But you can use toothpicks. I like to slice wraps into 2 halves, but that's just presentation.

Monday, September 15, 2008