News To You — January 4, 2012
Here’s your justb. cheat sheet to being interesting today:
With Christmas crumbs brushed aside, thanks to January’s clean sweep, life is busy with being better.
The U.S.A has begun its contest to find out if there is a more popular president to be had than its current leader, Barack Obama. The Iowa caucuses are underway, which begin the process to determine who will be Obama’s Republican opponent, and you can follow
the saga the coverage on The Daily Beast or, if you are like me, watch The West Wing instead and pretend everything is ok with the world. Oh, what Jed would do with Sarah and Michelle.
It’s not likely Pippa and Harry will go with a Murder Mystery theme for Kate Middleton‘s 30th birthday on Monday (pictured above before she owned a straightening iron). Police are reported to have found human remains at Queen Elizabeth II’s Sandringham Estate, and they are treating the discovery as a murder. Gasp.
Healthy Fast Food
Breaking news! Boiling Water = Cooking.
Placing a pot of water on a hot burner allows us to “do more good cooking than we know,” writes chef and food writer Tamar Adler in her new book An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace.
The New York Times shares Tamar’s food philosophy, which is manna from heaven for time poor peeps:
Many people have long believed that vegetables are best if they are cooked just before they are served. But cooking vegetables as soon as you buy them essentially turns them into a convenience food, allowing them to keep longer and creating a starting point for a week’s worth of meals.
Fabulous and Fun
Twitter has a new tweeter and he seems to be having too much fun. Can you guess who said this?
I’m getting killed for fooling around here & friends frightened what I may really say!
All About You
Do you wonder about who you really are? The picture below offers you three choices but you can only be two.
Which two would you pick and why?