Buona Pasqua


Buona Pasqua

You want to talk about confusing; here we go.

Easter Sunday is supposed to represent the resurrection of Jesus rising from the dead after three days. Somehow, probably a miracle, Jesus rolled back a 5 ton stone that closed off the tomb he was buried in and reappeared in a living form.

So how did we get from Jesus rising from the dead to a bunny that delivers so many eggs to the kids on the same day? Probably the same way that no one can explain how Santa with one set of reindeer can deliver billions of present in one night all over the world by himself. This same logic would also apply to the Hare that delivers colored eggs to so many homes. Both scenarios remain a mystery. I don’t even know where the furry little critter would get a pot big enough to boil all those eggs.

The perfect hard-boiled egg: put eggs in a pan, be careful not to crack them  – fill the pan with cold water – bring the water to a boil – simmer for 13 minutes – drain the water and run cold water over the eggs to stop them from cooking – let them sit for 10 minutes before pealing. Make sure to get all of the shell off the eggs. They are very hard on the teeth and even tougher swallow.

Jesus, bunny, eggs, it all doesn’t add up. How really cares how and when these conglomerations of half religious and half make believe stories were put together and who did it?

With all of the craziness going on in the world today it gives us a day when families get together, color eggs, the kids have an Easter egg hunt and just another excuse for the grownups to  eat and drink too much.

With some holidays and beliefs, just like in all religions; a person has to have blind faith.

Happy Easter to all of you Christians and egg lovers. I hope no one has rabbit for dinner; that may be a little over the top. If you do, make sure to get all the ” hair” off before cooking.

Don’t eat too much Honey Baked ham.

Cooking tip: Save a little bit of meat on the ham bone; the flavor of the bone makes a fantastic pot of Pasta Fagoli, it really adds flavor. I had to get us Italians in there somehow.

Ingredients
• 1 (16 ounce) package dried navy beans
• 1 meaty ham bone
• 10 cups water
• ½ pound of ground bulk sausage
• 1 (8 ounce) box elbow macaroni
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 1 onion, chopped
• 3 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes
• 1 carrot, diced
• 1/2 teaspoon red pepper seeds, or to taste
• 1 cup water
• salt and pepper to taste
• 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Brown your garlic and onion in the olive oil and remove from the pot – brown the ground sausage – add the garlic and onion, tomatoes’, water, carrots, salt and pepper, parsley, ham bone – beans.

Bring all of the ingredients to a boils – simmer at a low heat until the beans are to your taste

Mangia bene

About The Goomba Gazette

ALWAYS COMMON-SENSE Addressing topics other bloggers shy away from. All posts are original. Objective: impartial commentary on news stories, current events, nationally and internationally news told as they should be; SHOOTING STRAIGHT FROM THE HIP AND TELLING IT LIKE IT IS. Direct and to the point unbiased opinions. No topics are off limits. No party affiliations, no favorites, just a patriotic American trying to make a difference. God Bless America and Semper Fi!
This entry was posted in Holidays. Bookmark the permalink.

32 Responses to Buona Pasqua

  1. Incredible quest there. What occurred after? Good luck!

  2. I simply want to mention I’m new to weblog and seriously loved this web-site. Probably I’m want to bookmark your blog post . You definitely have beneficial articles and reviews. Thanks a lot for revealing your web-site.

  3. hey there and thank you for your information – I have certainly picked up something new from right here. I did however expertise several technical issues using this website, since I experienced to reload the website many times previous to I could get it to load correctly. I had been wondering if your hosting is OK? Not that I’m complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will very frequently affect your placement in google and could damage your quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. Anyway I’m adding this RSS to my email and could look out for much more of your respective fascinating content. Make sure you update this again soon..

  4. Elin Sauter says:

    There are some fascinating closing dates on this article but I don’t know if I see all of them middle to heart. There may be some validity however I will take maintain opinion until I look into it further. Good article , thanks and we want extra! Added to FeedBurner as properly

  5. Damien Kube says:

    Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive learn something like this before. So nice to search out any individual with some unique thoughts on this subject. realy thank you for beginning this up. this web site is something that is needed on the web, someone with a bit originality. useful job for bringing one thing new to the internet!

  6. Excellent job on this article! I really like how you presented your facts and how you created it interesting and simple to comprehend. Thank you.

  7. I not to mention my guys were actually going through the nice thoughts on your web page and then all of the sudden got a terrible feeling I had not thanked you for those strategies. All the guys happened to be for that reason very interested to study all of them and have in effect clearly been having fun with them. We appreciate you actually being indeed thoughtful and for deciding upon such essential issues millions of individuals are really needing to learn about. My sincere apologies for not saying thanks to earlier.

  8. I together with my buddies were found to be analyzing the fantastic key points from your internet site while suddenly got a horrible suspicion I had not thanked the blog owner for those secrets. These boys were certainly consequently happy to read by way of all of them and have in effect incredibly been utilizing these points. Appreciate your actually being effectively accommodating and then for obtaining such terrific useful guides most people are truly wanting to learn about. Our own sincere regret for not saying thanks to you sooner.

  9. We still cannot quite think I could become one of those reading through the important recommendations found on your blog. My family and I are really thankful for the generosity and for offering me the chance to pursue our chosen profession path. Thanks for the important information I managed to get from your site.

  10. There may be noticeably a bundle to learn about this. I assume you made certain good points in features also.

  11. Louis Sabet says:

    I think this is among the most significant info for me. And i’m glad reading your article. But should remark on few general things, The website style is wonderful, the articles is really nice : D. Good job, cheers

  12. I’d been honored to receive a call coming from a friend as soon as he uncovered the important ideas shared on your own site. Examining your blog article is a real wonderful experience. Thank you for taking into consideration readers just like me, and I desire for you the best of achievements as being a professional in this area.

  13. Bret Sinisi says:

    I would like to use the opportunity of thanking you for your professional assistance I have continually enjoyed going to your site. We are looking forward to the actual commencement of my school research and the entire prep would never have been complete without browsing this site. If I might be of any help to others, I’d be delighted to help by means of what I have learned from here.

  14. hey I was very impressed with the setup you used with this weblog. I use blogs my self so excellent job. definatly adding to bookmarks.

  15. Useful information. Fortunate me I found your site accidentally, and I’m stunned why this accident did not happened earlier! I bookmarked it.

  16. linki says:

    I am extremely impressed with your writing skills as well as with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself? Anyway keep up the nice quality writing, it is rare to see a great blog like this one today..

  17. seo agency says:

    you are truly a good webmaster. The site loading velocity is incredible. It sort of feels that you are doing any distinctive trick. In addition, The contents are masterpiece. you’ve done a fantastic activity on this matter!

  18. Keep functioning ,splendid job!

  19. linki says:

    Superb blog! Do you have any helpful hints for aspiring writers? I’m planning to start my own website soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you propose starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m completely confused .. Any tips? Bless you!

  20. Thank you so a lot pertaining to giving everyone an update on this topic on your internet site. Please be aware that if a brand new post appears or in the event that any modifications happen on the existing posting, I’d want to take into account reading much more and finding out the way to make good utilization of these methods you discuss. Thanks for your efforts and consideration of others by creating this weblog out there.

  21. Very interesting topic, thanks for posting.

  22. Photography says:

    I’ve not checked in here for a while since I believed it was getting boring, but the last few posts are good excellent so I guess I will add you back to my everyday bloglist. You deserve it my friend

    • Gail:
      Thank you for your comments. I only tell it like I see it “Shoot form the hip”
      If you want to have the daily blogs sent directly to your email address you can “sign up” on the right hand side of the blog
      Pass my website along to your friends if you care to.

      Buona Fortuna

      Semper Fi

  23. I like this site pretty considerably, Its a really nice post to read and obtain info. “It will not be observed in history that families improve with time.” by George William Curtis.

  24. What i don’t understood is if truth be told how you’re no longer really much more well-appreciated than you may be right now. You are so intelligent. You know therefore significantly relating to this subject, produced me in my opinion consider it from so many various angles. Its like women and men don’t seem to be involved except it is something to do with Girl gaga! Your own stuffs excellent. Always care for it up!

  25. Nha Dat says:

    Hello, you used to write fantastic, but the last few posts have been kinda boring¡K I miss your super writings. Past few posts are just a little out of track! come on!

  26. Somebody necessarily lend a hand to make critically posts I would state. That is the first time I frequented your web page and to this point? I amazed with the analysis you made to make this actual submit incredible. Magnificent job!

  27. pressel page says:

    Good day! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and tell you I genuinely enjoy reading your articles. Can you recommend any other blogs/websites/forums that cover the same subjects? Thank you!

  28. My husband and i were so lucky Edward managed to round up his investigation from your precious recommendations he got through your web page. It’s not at all simplistic to just continually be handing out ideas that the others have been making money from. And we also already know we have got the writer to be grateful to for this. The illustrations you made, the easy website menu, the relationships you give support to instill – it’s got mostly astounding, and it’s really assisting our son and us understand that matter is enjoyable, and that is extraordinarily pressing. Thanks for the whole lot!

  29. Hello there, just became alert to your blog through Google, and found that it’s really informative. I am gonna watch out for brussels. I’ll appreciate if you continue this in future. A lot of people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  30. mua & ban says:

    I like what you guys are up also. Such intelligent work and reporting! Keep up the superb works guys I have incorporated you guys to my blogroll. I think it’ll improve the value of my website 🙂

  31. I have recently started a net web page, the info you offer on this web site has helped me tremendously. Thank you for all of the time & work.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.