Friday, April 27, 2018

Leg Warmers and Necklaces: Funny Friday

Today’s post is this month’s Funny Friday, a regular feature published on the last Friday of every month. Funny Friday is a collaborative project. Each month one of the participants submits a picture, then we all write 5 captions or thoughts inspired by that month’s picture. Links to the other bloggers’ posts are below, click on them and see what they’ve come up with. I hope we bring a smile to your face as you start your weekend.

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 Here’s today’s picture. It was submitted by Dawn of Cognitive Script.

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1. Agnes: Umm, Mabel, did you not read the directions on the Depends package?

2. Sophie: Mabel, remember we had that talk about your husband's underwear not doing double duty as leg warmers?
Mabel: Sophie, it's a fashion statement. You just wait, it'll catch on and we'll all be doing it.
Sophie (whispering to Agnes): What's she going to do next, wear a jock strap as a necklace?

3. Agnes (whispering to Sophie): Well, that'll teach me to tell Mabel to hurry up, throw some clothes on and come shopping with us.

4. Sophie (whispering to Agnes): I think Mabel may not quite understand the meaning of "put on your big girl pants."

5. Security guard to department store saleswoman: I told you that people often put on clothes when trying to steal them. Now do you believe me?
Department store saleswoman: I believe you. And in this case it worked. 'Cause I'm sure as hell not taking those underwear back.


 And now for something yummy: 

Butternut Squash Fritters are a versatile dish, as an appetizer, meal or side dish, these pan fried patties are full of flavor | Recipe developed by www.BakingInATornado.com | #recipe #vegetables
Butternut Squash Fritters

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Southern Belle Charm
The Bergham Chronicles
Cognitive Script



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Butternut Squash Fritters
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Ingredients (makes about 20):
1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, cut in cubes
2 TBSP orange juice
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 egg
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/4 tsp pepper
1 1/2 tsp salt 
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped cranraisins
   
2 cups crushed Ritz crackers   

4 TBSP oil
4 TBSP butter

Directions:
*Cook the squash cubes in the microwave until soft. Cool slightly. Place in a food processor (you may need to do this in 2 batches) with the orange juice, brown sugar and maple syrup. Process until smooth.
*Move the squash to a bowl. You should have about 3 cups of squash. Allow to cool for 1/2 hour, then mix in the egg, followed by the flour, bread crumbs, pepper, salt and cinnamon, then lastly the cranraisins. Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours and up to overnight.
*Heat 1 TBSP oil and 1 TBSP butter in a large saute pan over medium heat until hot.
*Place the cracker crumbs in a bowl. Spoon a heaping TBSP of squash into the bowl and roll around until completely covered with cracker crumbs. Place into the hot pan and flatten gently with a spatula. Continue with as many patties will fit in the pan (5 - 6) without touching each other.
*Cook until the bottom is completely browned. Using 2 spatulas, gently flip the patties and cook until the other side is browned. It will take about 4 minutes per side. Remove to paper towels. Gently pat top with another paper towel, then move to a warm oven.
*Repeat until all the patties are cooked.

10 comments:

  1. A very odd fashion look. Ritz crackers as coating is just tasty!

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    1. Yes, quite odd. The question is, did she leave home that way?

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  2. Oh. My. Word. I'm stuck on that picture. It took me a moment to actually 'see' what was happening. Now I can't unsee it! Gahhh!
    As to your responses . . . hilarious! I'm going with #5. No, #2. Who am I kidding? All of the above!

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    1. So glad you laughed. I like the second one best (if I do say so myself).

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  3. I love number 5. Yeah, no returns for that item.

    Fritters sound tasty. I make veggie fritters.

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    1. Do you deep fry yours? I know many of them are but I was trying to use less oil and saute these.

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  4. #2 is great. but #5 is my favorite.

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  5. Oh, yuck, I can't move past that picture. Even for some butternut fritters served with yummy maple syrup.... Alana ramblinwitham.blogspot.com

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