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Is this an example of French intellect?

Authored by Probiblos1962 on Fri, Jan 30 2015 - 01:09 PM

There is a town in southwest France where it is now illegal to die because the cemetery has no more room. In an ordinance posted in the council offices, Mayor Gerard Lalanne told the 260 residents of the village of Sarpourenx that "all persons not having a plot in the cemetery and wishing to be buried in Sarpourenx are forbidden from dying in the ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Jan 25 2015 - 04:32 AM

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2015-01-25 07:28:51 Cookie Dough Dip   Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 12   Ingredients: 1    stick butter, very softened     1/4    cup dark brown sugar     1    tablespoon vanilla     1  & ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Jan 18 2015 - 04:33 AM

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2015-01-18 07:31:49 Turkey Sloppy Joes Servings: 4   Ingredients: 2 tablespoons pure cottonseed oil, (or oil of your choice) 1 lb ground turkey 1/2 red onion, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 4 crusty sandwich rolls, split   ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Jan 11 2015 - 01:59 AM

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2015-01-11 04:55:18 Slow Cookers Chili Recipe Ingredients: 2 pounds lean ground beef 1 package McCormick® Slow Cookers Chili Seasoning  2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained 2 cans (16 ounces each) kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 can (15 1/2 ounces) tomato sauce   Directions: 1. Brown ground beef or ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Jan 04 2015 - 01:24 AM

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2015-01-04 04:17:33 Pizza Pigs in a Blanket Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 15   Ingredients: 1    (11 ounce) tube Pillsbury thin pizza crust     1    (15 ounce) can Muir Glen tomato sauce     1    teaspoon dried oregano  ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Dec 28 2014 - 12:24 AM

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2014-12-28 03:19:16 Bacon and Cheese Potato Casserole Serves: 6 Cook Time: 40 Minutes   Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 3 1/2 cups instant potato flakes 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup bacon bits 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese 1 cup (1/2 pint) ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sat, Dec 20 2014 - 11:48 PM

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2014-12-21 02:38:30 Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 20   Ingredients: 1/2    cup salted butter, softened     1    cup packed light brown sugar     2    teaspoons vanilla   & ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sat, Dec 13 2014 - 11:42 PM

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2014-12-14 02:35:55 Mini Tacos Servings: 24 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes   Ingredients: 24   wonton wrappers 1   pound lean ground beef 1  1 1/4 ounce package taco seasoning mix 2   tablespoons Pace® Picante Sauce 1/2  cup Pace® Chunky Salsa 4   ounces ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Dec 07 2014 - 12:57 AM

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2014-12-07 03:53:56 Chocolate Chip Cheesecake If you're looking for a crowd pleaser, look no further than our all-time favorite Chocolate Chip Cheesecake. The creamy filling between two layers of cookie dough makes for a heavenly treat! Ingredients: 3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 3 eggs 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Nov 30 2014 - 04:51 AM

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2014-11-30 07:48:50 Italian Sausage Stuffing For those who like Italian sausage in their stuffing, this easy and delicious recipe will be the hit of your dinner table.   Ingredients: 1 pound Italian sausage, casing removed 3 cups water 6 tablespoons butter 6 cups turkey or chicken stuffing mix 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese   ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Nov 23 2014 - 02:25 AM

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2014-11-23 05:23:03 White Chocolate-Cranberry Cookies Cranberries add a chewy tartness to cookie dough...and a tasty treat! Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 large egg 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 cup dried ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sat, Nov 15 2014 - 11:41 PM

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2014-11-16 02:39:28 Pumpkin Streusel Cheesecake Bars   Prep Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 3 hours Servings: 24   Ingredients: Cookie Base 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix     1/2 cup crushed gingersnap cookies     1/2 cup finely chopped pecans   ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Nov 09 2014 - 04:48 AM

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2014-11-09 07:44:44 Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes Makes: 24 servings   Ingredients: Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes: 1 package (2-layer size) yellow cake mix 1 package (4-serving size) vanilla instant pudding mix 1 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 cup oil 1/2 cup water 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground  1 teaspoon McCormick® ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Nov 02 2014 - 04:26 AM

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2014-11-02  07:22:35 Whoopie Pies    This sinfully good recipe for Whoopie Pies, which are an Amish Pennsylvania Dutch specialty, tastes incredible with a cold glass of milk. With a rich creamy filling sandwiched between two mini chocolate cake rounds, "from scratch" was never easier! Makes: 12 Cook Time: 10 Minutes   ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Oct 26 2014 - 05:30 AM

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2014-10-26 08:25:51 Neat Sloppy Joes No green pepper in this recipe, so it's a hit with kids. The mixture is thick, so they are 'neat' rather than sloppy. This freezes and reheats well.   Serves: 10 Ingredients 2 lb. lean ground beef 1/2 C. chopped onion 1 C. chopped celery 1 10.75-oz. can condensed tomato soup 1/4 C. ketchup 1 Tbs. ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Oct 19 2014 - 01:48 AM

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2014-10-19 04:45:46 Hillbilly Chili This hearty country chili is so loaded with flavor it'll be in your starting lineup for football season and any time of the year.   Serves: 6 Cook Time: 1 Hour 5 Minutes Ready in: 1 Hour 5 Minutes   Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup chopped onion 2 pounds ground beef 1 teaspoon ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Oct 12 2014 - 04:13 AM

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2014-10-12 07:07:03 Utah's Best Funeral Potatoes When you're called upon to comfort someone and need the perfect bring-along dish, we recommend Utah's Best Funeral Potatoes. This hearty, creamy hash brown casserole will surely be appreciated by friends and family. Of course, it's a super side dish for a happy occasion, too.   Ingredients: ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Oct 05 2014 - 04:51 AM

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2014-10-05 07:35:01 Cookies and Cream Mini Cheesecakes There's something especially appealing about mini-desserts, like these cupcake-size cheesecakes. Creme-filled chocolate cookies add flavor and crunch.   Prep Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes Servings: 24   Crust: 16    creme-filled chocolate ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Sep 28 2014 - 05:51 AM

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2014-09-28 08:46:23 Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Bake   Serves: 5 Cook time: 40 Minutes Ready in: 40 Minutes   Ingredients: 3 tablespoons softened butter 1 (1-pound) French bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices (about 22 slices) 2 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided 1 (10-3/4-ounce) can condensed tomato soup 1/2 cup milk ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Sep 21 2014 - 02:52 AM

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2014-09-21 05:41:44 Bacon Cheeseburger Nacho Bake   With the flavors of a juicy bacon cheeseburger, here’s a recipe for an easy casserole your family will love.   Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 6   Ingredients: 1    lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef     1 ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Sep 14 2014 - 06:28 AM

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2014-09-14 09:24:53 Sloppy Joe Pizza Your kids won't believe what's for dinner tonight. Two of their favorites, sloppy joes and pizza, combined into one dish.   Serves:  Makes 8 (1-slice) servings.   Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1 package McCormick® Sloppy Joe Seasoning Mix  1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste 1 ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Sep 07 2014 - 05:11 AM

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2014-09-07 08:05:58 Sweet and Sour Meatball Sliders   Makes: 12  servings Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 31 minutes   Ingredients:  1/2  green bell pepper, cored and finely chopped  1  tablespoon  onion flakes  1  15 ounce can tomato sauce  3/4 teaspoon  garlic salt  1/4 ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Aug 31 2014 - 05:01 AM

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2014-08-31 07:55:35 Bacon Pineapple Chicken Kabobs   Ingredients: 2    large boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds)     1    large pineapple, cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks     2    large red bell peppers, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces  & ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Aug 24 2014 - 04:54 AM

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2014-08-24 07:48:25 Mini Tacos   Servings: 24 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes   Ingredients: 24   wonton wrappers 1   pound lean ground beef 1  1 1/4 ounce package taco seasoning mix 2   tablespoons Pace® Picante Sauce 1/2  cup Pace® Chunky Salsa 4   ...

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Authored by wolvienne on Sun, Aug 17 2014 - 01:51 AM

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2014-08-17 04:48:05 Chocolate-Peanut Butter Blossoms Makes: 48 servings Serving Size: 1 cookie Yields: About 48 cookies Prep: 35 minutes Chill: 1 hour Bake: 10 minutes 350°F per batch   Ingredients 1/2 cup shortening 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 ...

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