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Pumpkin Cheeseball

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Here's a nice festive looking little appetizer to serve with crackers for Thanksgiving. But don't worry. Despite what the title might suggest, there is no pumpkin in this cheeseball. That would just be gross. Prep Time: ½ hour Wait Time: 3 hours Total time: 3 ½ hours Stuff Required: 8 oz cream cheese (1 x 8 oz/250 gm packs) 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese (½ x 8 oz/250 gm tub of MacLaren’s Imperial Sharp Cheese) 1 green onion ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp orange bell pepper, finely chopped Red food colouring Yellow food colouring Do This: Let cheeses soften at room temperature and then blend together. Cut off about 1 ½” of the green part of the onion for the stem and set aside. Finely chop about 1 tbsp of the white part of the green onion. (You can save the rest of the green onion for use at another time.) Add Worcestershire sauce, chopped onion, chopped orange bell peppers to the cheese and mix together. Mix in red and yellow food colouring until you achieve the desired colour o

The "Blue Jacket"

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- jim Young “La Gente Del Barrio (The People Of The Neighbourhood)”, It’s a Tito Thing - Hector Lebron Special achievements deserve special awards. While money can be a great motivator, it isn’t the only  motivator. And contrary to popular belief it isn’t even always the best motivator.  Sometimes it’s the simple things in life, like a gold star or a pat on the back that can motivate people the most. It’s recognition from your peers, the people you respect and admire. A sense of belonging.  In 2011, the MLB banned milestone bonuses from being recognized as part of a player’s contract, effectively outlawing a bonus for a player achieving 3,000 hits, 500 home runs etc.  And while there may be no extra money for something like hitting a home run in Major League Baseball, it does not diminish the batter’s desire to hit one out of the park every time he gets up to bat. Just to make it a little more fun (because after all, when it comes right down to it, baseball is still a game) the playe