Dec 1, 2006

Holiday Menu For The Troops...

Display of Specialty Cheeses and Winter Fruits (Served with a Bountiful Display of Lavish Specialty Crackers and Spiced Pecans).

Colossal Shrimp Cocktail and Jonah Crab Claws (Served with Ramsey’s Cocktail Sauce and Spiced Remoulade).

Stuffed Turkey Breasts with Winter Mushrooms, Cheese and Brandied Cranberries.

Sugar Cured Virginia Ham with Hot Pepper Mustard (Served with Warm Blue Corn Muffins).

Chicken Fried Beef Tenderloin with White Onion Gravy (Served with Tiny Icebox Rolls).

Herb Roasted Lollipop Lamb Chops served with Warm Yeast Rolls.

Honey Cup Mustard Sauce.

Fresh Tamales with Tomatillo Sauce and Black Beans.

Baked White Cheddar Farfalle.

Sweet Potato Soufflé.

Asparagus Tier with Lemon-Garlic Aioli.

Golden and Crimson Beet Salad with Orange, Fennel, and Feta.

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with Peppermint Crunch.

Pecan Sandie Tree (Mexican Wedding Cookies, Russian Tea Cakes) with Layers of Cookies.

Holiday Ornamental Cookies: Barney, Miss Beazley, Christmas Trees, Snowflakes, Candy Canes.

Red Hat Box Mascarpone Cake.

White Pound Cake with Mascarpone Cream Filling, Red Marzipan Frosting and Red Ribbon Bow Decoration.

Coconut Cake.

Coconut Chiffon Cake, Coconut Pastry Cream Filling and 7 Minute Meringue Frosting.

Chocolate Roulade (Christmas Log): Soft Ganache Frosting with a Chocolate Sponge, Meringue Mushrooms, Magnolia Leaves in White Chocolate, Raspberries.

Mini Tartlettes.

Pecan Pie, Lemon Meringue Pie, Orange Chiffon and Chocolate Boston Cream Pie.

Chocolate Truffles.

Homemade, Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache.

Long Stem Strawberries with Dark Chocolate Dipping Sauce.

Warm Macintosh Apple Cobbler With Oatmeal Crumble.

Pumpkin Trifle.

Spiced Pumpkin Mousse with Whipped Cream and Shaved Dark Chocolate.

...if they happen to be invited to the White House.


Blogger A_Loon said...

The troops need some "warm and fuzzies" like the folks in Washington D.C. enjoy - don't they? (Too bad the troops don't get the same Secret Service protection, benefits, retirement, and healthcare.) Railroaders and corporate execs could surely contribute chefs, and recipes for fine cuisine..... and if not their vendors will supply them - FOR FREE (with a $$$ contract, of course.) Tons of food from corporate and elite parties is thrown away. Perhaps they could send it to the troops for Christmas?
Wouldn't that be generous?

12:31 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

The only way they would get invited to the white house is if the war was moved there. The troops will get the usual KBR Listeria Buffet. Cheney should remember he's not the only one who's got a gun.

12:51 AM  
Blogger A_Loon said...

Instead, their children will probably end up in some "nut-house" government, tax-force-funded institution, under-educated, addicted or in poverty, getting their blood checked for "science" -- force-medicated, and guinea-pigged for the medical "societies" ..... and bill-boarded at "ELI-LILY's" site as the Poster Child for "HOPE."
(And GULF WAR SYNDROME is REAL... so "WAS" Agent Orange Poisoning.)
"I love my country: 'tis the Government I'm afraid of."

12:52 AM  
Blogger A_Loon said...

NEVER, EVER go to Wyoming to "Elk Hunt." My uncle did that. He died in 1966, "heart attack." AGE: 39.

12:56 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

And right you are to fear a government whose actions are not driven by the best interests of its people.

12:56 AM  
Blogger A_Loon said...

PS: Why don't the lobbyists throw in a few chocolate- covered-strawberries for the troops and their families? White chocolate, at least? It's cheaper, for GOD'S SAKE. The "Troops" are guarding their bank accounts, RIGHT???

1:00 AM  
Blogger A_Loon said...

Calamity are we kin? ;-)

1:02 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

At least. Greed knows no bounds.It will be difficult this Christmas for the families of the troops. My daughter is in England now with her AirForce husband, not even in danger, but I still miss her alot. I cannot imagine if she or my son were over there.

1:04 AM  
Blogger A_Loon said...

At least we think alike, my friend, Calamity. My warmest wishes for your family.

1:11 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

My warmest wishes to you and your family as well. I look forward to the day when we will be free of this whole mess. I feel ashamed of our country sometimes.

1:19 AM  
Blogger A_Loon said...

So do I, Calamity: Maybe the Lobbyists can purchase some sort of justice with their international/banking corporate backing, and profiteering designs: - they seem to have a free "reign" when it comes to "crafting laws." Rest Assured: their bank accounts are well guarded, their children's futures secured: with American children they care NOTHING about: spent at war on the front lines, guarding their booty.

1:32 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

I just can't believe that Cheney's retirement stock in Halliburton went up like 1000% after we invaded Iraq and nobody saw a conflict of interest. What is that about?

2:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my my seems like the paddy me boy is feed up

2:09 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

I felt so bad about the whole blood for oil deal that I sold my excursion and bought an economy car!

2:11 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

feed up? what's that?

2:12 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my my

2:14 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

you you

2:15 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

I can stay up later 'cause it's only 11:30pm on the west coast. Nighty night!

2:29 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

Fitz I'm glad you explained the posting at the bottom. Peaches didn't get any of that. In fact the food was late and not that good. So the White House is eating good the troops well let's just say the pictures don't tell the hold story. Our military pick one place to film for the media to report to Americans the rest of the troops get what ever is cheap.

2:43 AM  
Anonymous calamityjane said...

good night everyone.Love to all.And peace.

3:11 AM  
Blogger Night Owl said...

Ummm, can anyone spell I R O N Y:

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Do those cookies come with immigration papers or a Green Card?

I have insomnia; I better stop before I am really naughty. ;-)

4:09 AM  
Blogger Night Owl said...

Homeland Security will give anyone insomnia:

More fun for travelers

Are we at 11 trillion in debt yet?

4:22 AM  
Anonymous Kathleen M. Dickson said...

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Then ya got both a permanent brain infection, plus the arthritis. The victims are doubly disabled.

Then blame the victims.

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6:32 AM  
Blogger GrandmaNuk said...

This immeasurably spoiled child/(p)resident refuses to give up his pipe dream (or should I say oilpipe dream) of an American foothold on the Arabian peninsula. He has gambled our children, our financial treasure, the lives of half a million Iraqis and our good name, but WILL NOT even consider the bold-faced fact that he gambled and lost due to arrogance, ignorance and incompetence. He is a pitiful, tragic consequence of overindulgence and has never been held accountable for his actions and behavior. The American people spoke to him on November 7th, yet he continues with this misadventure as though it was merely a bump in the road.

The newly elected majority has stated that the funds will not be cut off to stop this maniac from further harming this country and other countries with his incompetent bullheadedness. Our only salvation may just be this option!

7:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I knew that wasn't for the troops, I seen Bobblehead on the tube yesterday stuttering about the Christmas trees..."the trees are red this year and of course, green because of um, um, the the trees are green."

The Bushes will be busy with 50 Holiday parties. Think they adopted a poor family for the season?

I think the Bushes would be shocked at how many people in this country that do not have a fancy dinner or any gifts because they simply do not have money. They do not ask to be adopted, give can goods when the kids come around to collect for the Christmas boxes, are more concerned about heating their home or even getting it winterized.

I bet it is in the millions, we didn't use to be like this. We are part of the "strong economy" that isn't so strong.

Does the President and his Mrs. even know how many of the troops' families have to go to food banks every week to eat anyway? Does he think because he is pictured phoning 10 soldiers after he fed his gut that we all should think how compassionate he is about his troops? Wonder if he thinks about the 9/11 victims' families Christmas? About our troops or allies' families that have an empty chair at the table or the families that will be told their loved one is never coming home? Does he think about the hundreds of thousands of lives he has destroyed? No, he has 50 parties/events that are more pressing. "Deck the Halls and Welcome All"

8:23 AM  
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8:51 AM  
Blogger jan said...

Am I missing something?
Why is "Holiday Menu For The Troops..." posted twice?

8:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good Morning Everyone:

Happy Friday! :)

So, what do those idiots in the White House think they are... Kings and Queens?

I'll be glad when my tax dollars pay for real public servants in our WH!

Have a good one all! :)

9:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


The troops deserve that meal more than anyone!


9:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Phoenix airport to test X-ray screening

PHOENIX - Sky Harbor International Airport here will test a new federal screening system that takes X-rays of passenger's bodies to detect concealed explosives and other weapons.

The technology, called backscatter, has been around for several years but has not been widely used in the U.S. as an anti-terrorism tool because of privacy concerns.

The Transportation Security Administration said it has found a way to refine the machine's images so that the normally graphic pictures can be blurred in certain areas while still being effective in detecting bombs and other threats.

9:33 AM  
Anonymous t said...

Good Morning,

Fitz that should make everyone mad. I got an article from a parent and she said her son was told to go on patrol he's a 23 year old-Marine. The five supposed to go "just said no-forget it-they were not going on any suicide mission, go ahead and lock them up cause they'd be safer in the brig. One said "yeah we're already in Iraq, where's the worst place you can send us?" (They didn't go, either)

Stupid Bush-illegal war breaks down military discipline and moral. He would know that if he had studied anything about war.

Jackie I hope all the troops are getting enough. Soldiers tell me the food was edible barely.

Gee I would popped in last night had I known everyone was up late;-)

CalamityJane, I'm happy to hear about your car deal. The troop I told smiled.

mfso will be in DC Jan 3 and 4 making sure the new elects don't drop the ball...

Have a great friday all, I'm meeting a gf for coffee later today in the city-sun is shining, but might snow later today.

normally graphic pictures can be blurred in certain areas while still being effective in detecting bombs and other threats. Guess what TSA- I'm not impressed!

10:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

President Bush's face expressed fear in dozens of different ways at his press conference in Amman. For President Bush, fear looks like a slight widening of the eyes together with a slightly crooked half-grimace in his mouth. It is a look that sent shivers through my spine when I saw it in the C-SPAN video--the look of a man who not only does not understand the answers to the questions being asked, but does not understand the reason they are being asked in the first place.


10:47 AM  
Anonymous Christmas Ham said...

Well, hey, it's the People's House. We're all invited. Come on down, ya'll. Surely, the First Lady has order enough prepared to feed us all, eh?
Mr. President, Have Pity on the Working Man

We've taken all you've given
But it's gettin' hard to make a livin'
Mr. President have pity on the working man

We're not asking you to love us
You may place yourself high above us
Mr. President have pity on the working man

I know it may sound funny
But people ev'ry where are runnin' out of money
We just can't make it by ourself

It is cold and the wind is blowing
We need something to keep us gong
Mr. President have pity on the working man

Maybe you've cheated
Maybe you've lied
Maybe you have finally lost your mind
Maybe you're only thinking 'bout yourself

Too late to run. Too late to cry now
The time has come for us to say good-bye now
Mr. President have pity on the working man
Mr. President have pity on the working man (Randy Newman, From Good Old Boys)

10:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This and look at the picture of the American soldier with his child in the upper corner, Iraqi children have the very same type of birth defects from depleted uranium.

Compliments of the DOD under the direction of 41, 42, and 43.

10:54 AM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...

Good Morning/Afternoon Fitz and the Justice Bloggers! :)


AP: Pelosi Taps Reyes for House Intel Chair

By Justin Rood - December 1, 2006, 10:32 AM

AP reports:

House Speaker-to-be Nancy Pelosi has chosen a Porder-Patrol-agent-turned-congressman to take over the House Intelligence Committee, according to congressional aides.

The two aides, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they considered it an internal party issue, confirmed that Democratic leaders are contacting congressional and other political officials to tell them Rep. Silvestre Reyes, D-Texas, will be the new chairman of the committee when Democrats take control in January.


11:05 AM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...


I heard there's a foot of snow on the ground...

However Wind is what gives Chicago the name:


That's probably why there's no little grandmas living there that are under 4 foot 7...

They've all been blown away.. :)

Hee hee hee!

11:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Porder-Patrol-agent-turned-congressman to take over the House Intelligence Committee


Is a Porder-Patrol-agent kind of like a Nukklar-agent in disguise? hehe

11:16 AM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...

Here's some news about the weather folks..

Send More Coffee
More Coffee..

Oh and the Krispy Kremes are as hard as cement now..


11:17 AM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...

Hi s-q,

Is a Porder-Patrol-agent kind of like a Nukklar-agent in disguise? hehe

Check him out.. :)

11:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Breaking News from


11:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

How can we celebrate ANYTHING - before we change the course, stop the war, mend the world and Mother Earth?

11:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sky Television and the British Broadcasting Corp. reported that the Italian, Mario Scaramella, tested positive for a significant amount of polonium-210, the rare radioactive isotope that was found in Litvinenko's body.

Scaramella met with Litvinenko at a sushi bar in London on Nov. 1 -- the day the former intelligence agent first reported the symptoms that ultimately led to his death at a central London hospital.

This whole story is very strange.

11:19 AM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...


LOL*) They're all glowing in the dark now...and Purell is not enough!

Time to invent the Lead suit for Spies..


11:20 AM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...


Scaramella met with Litvinenko

Sounds like a scene from James Bond movie..

Are these people for Real ?!


11:22 AM  
Anonymous t said...

Bush Top Gun?

A short flash film on Bush's own military service, done with a little humor. Did you know he was promoted to Lt faster than any military person in American history? Yet the media never questioned his very questionable military service record. He has been photographed wearing medals he did not earn-I can't believe the generals would listen to him without serious dissent. Might be a different ball game if there were more female generals.

Hi S-Q and Geffy:-) bbl

11:23 AM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...

Morning Tee!!!

Yeah, gerbils daddy bought life and comforts tell a lot about his ability to lead..

We might as well have a chimp up there in the WH pressing buttons like in the old NASA rocket tests..

Like Biloxi says:


11:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOL*) They're all glowing in the dark now...and Purell is not enough!


No kidding! This IS like a James Bond movie!

11:30 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A short flash film on Bush's own military service, done with a little humor.


Thanks for the video but I feel sick now. The Gerbil does that to me..

11:32 AM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...


I just saw the vid and I agree with s-q..


All these Chicken Hawks would pee in their pants if they were given a rifle and told to defend our country from Invasion..

Yet these people think they can lead a nation...

Yep, Lead a nation alright..Right into ruins..

And ambien is the head Chicken Hawk with 5 DEFERMENTS!!


11:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

New thread..

11:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yep, Lead a nation alright..Right into ruins..


That's exactly what they have done GEF!! I am hoping we will see a change beginning early next year! :)

11:49 AM  
Blogger Special Prosecutor Biloxi said...

Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening folks!


And let's not forget the today is AIDS awareness day. I had gooten an email marking Dec 1.

The holiday menu? And you know that I would never be invited by the Gerbil and company. I'll stick hamburger and beans, thank you very much.. We know that it is a selective people that will be attending that event and grubbing on the food. And guess who has to pay for this? The taxpayers! Waste of money. He should have save money by getting some McRib sandwiches... And the Gerbil can have that expensive holiday menu and the troops get crapola. That really concerns me.


Just for you.

I just don't want to hear you bitching and moaning about paper ballots.

12:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Look at all that cheese on the menu. I hope they all get constipated!!

Hee Hee Hee...

3:06 PM  
Blogger Global Evildoer Fighter said...

Oooh Thanks for that Biloxi!

Paper Ballots! YEAH!!!!


3:23 PM  

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