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Sept. 18
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27th Annual Fall Festival
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Oct. 4-6
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 THE GNOMES' GHOME..........06.Sept.2002

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In Loving Memory of A Beautiful Wife and Mother
Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened
Frances Jean Koziol
Sept.12, 1950 ~ Sept.9, 1995

She always leaned to watch for us,
Anxious if we were late.
In winter by the window,
In summer by the gate.
And though we mocked her tenderly,
Who had such foolish care,
The long way home would seem more safe,
Because she waited there.
Her thoughts were so full of us,
She never could forget!
And so we think that where she is,
She must be watching yet.
Waiting till we came home to her,
Anxious if we were late...
Watching from Heaven’s window,
Leaning from Heaven’s gate.
So if you have a mother,
Cherish her with care,
For you’ll never know the heart-ache,
Until she isn’t there.

Loving Husband, Stanley and Children, Stanley, James, Kimberly and Jonathan
Folks, I beg you to cherish your loved ones, and tell them always how much you love them.....

NOTE: A significant amount of the humor and trivia seen on The MountainGnome, is contributed by a very good friend of mine... Charlie Brown of Akron, Ohio!! Thanks CB.

  • You know that look women get when they want sex? Me neither....

Boncarbo, Colorado

Beautiful home situated on 8.4, secluded acres in 'Chinamans Canyon'. Secluded but not isolated! Thousands of acres of wilderness and trees surround this home18 miles NW of Trinidad, Colorado and 85 miles South of Pueblo, Colorado. Trees include: Pinõn, Ponderosa, Cedar, Blue Spruce and Fir. Great hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking, camping, wildlife and scenery!!! Trinidad lake, Monument Lake, Blue Lake, Bear Lake, North Lake, Cuchara Ski Area are all close by. Spanish Peaks are to the north and the Sangre DeCristo Mountains and San Isabel National Forest are to the west.

Home includes: 2 bedrooms plus master bedroom, newly remodeled bathroom with pergo floor, newly remodeled livingroom with new large sliding windows, pergo floors in laundry room and pantry, new refrigerator and electric stove in kitchen, new 2 tab interlocking shingle roof installed in June 2002, new front and rear decks, new well pump and electrical, septic system just cleaned this spring. Well creates 6.7GPM. Whole house water filter system. All appliances stay(refrigerator, stove, new chest freezer, ceiling fans in living room and master bedroom, large satellite system, microwave, washer and dryer). Home is all electric. Nice wood burning stove in living room, heats entire house on approximately 4-5 cords of wood per year, and keeps it toasty warm. Large shop with electric and 220v line.

Price: $148,000.00
Financing: Buyer to arrange own financing
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  • Most of the time you'd simply get an onion with long ears.
  • But every once in a while, you luck out and get a piece of ass that brings tears to your eyes.
MS Software Risky:
Well folks, here we go again! Microsoft software puts users at risk continuously! Folks, this is nothing more than poorly written software, with no regard whatsoever for the end user! Profit is the only thing that motivates Microsoft Corporation. Tae a real good loo at any of MS software from their Windows OS to any of their other programs. Flaws, open back doors, security breaches! They have more patches than the federal highway system! Have ya ever heard of any viruses that could hit Linux? I doubt it. A powerful OS, user friendly, not a resource hog, and not vulnerable to viruses, trojans or other security breaches! In other words, a well written program with your security at heart! And it's free to download or reasonable at retail prices!!

Read the rest of the story: Microsoft warns of Office, IE risks
By Reuters
August 22, 2002, 9:45 PM PT
Microsoft said Thursday that "critical" security lapses in its Office software and Internet Explorer Web browser put tens of millions of users at risk of having their files read and altered by online attackers.

The world's leading software maker said that an attacker, using e-mail or a Web page, could use Internet related parts of Office to run programs, alter data and wipe out a hard drive, as well as view file and clipboard contents on a user's system.

Office, which runs on Windows and is used to write documents and crunch numbers, is a major producer of revenue for Microsoft.
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[From The Editors Desk]...

Folks, I'm writing this article because of some things I've dealt with over the years. First off, I was raised a catholic, however, after I got older and really started to read the bible and understand it, and think for myself, many issues of their teachings didn't add up. Many, many of my friends and acquaintances are catholics, my issues are with the teachings, not my friends, I love them all dearly.
1.) Infallibility of Pope Issue: To my knowledge only God is infallible, and that according to scripture!
2.)Used to be a mortal sin to miss mass on sunday and eat meat on friday Issue: Now it's okay to eat meat on friday and go to church on saturday. So all those folks who died previously to this ruling by the infallible pope, went to hell, and now you won't. Is there a problem with this picture?! By the way, there is nothing in the bible that refers to these pope made rules!
3.)The catholic church is your only salvation and anyone who isn't catholic won't be saved Issue: Now that's a real goodie!! Find that reference in the scriptures! The bible says that our only salvation is through "JESUS CHRIST"! The catholic church isn't gonna save ya and the pope isn't gonna save ya!
4.)Praying to saints Issue: Now we have ordinary men making holy saints if they meet certain criteria! Find that one in the scriptures. The bible says that all who die in the name of Christ and Believe in Christ are all God's saints. So now the catholic church is over-ruling God, huh? Second of all, you can't pray to these so-called saints: the bible says "the dead no not anything of this earth". Only God and the resurrected know of this earth. Further, you shall only worship and pray to the "Father"(GOD) and call no one Father but him and your earthly own!
5.)This brings us to mortal sins and venial sins Issue: According to scripture you have to be cleansed of all sins through Jesus Christ, in order to attain heaven. There is no mention of mortal or venial sins in the bible(another rule made up by the catholic church). There is no holding tank(purgatory) mentioned in the bible for different categories of sin(another pope made rule). I am a Christian and believer in God and Jesus Christ, and my faith is in "HIS" word, not the POPE! Catholicism and few other organized religions, seem to have been established to instill fear to control the members.
6.) Ya ever hear this one? It's self explanatory! "Thou shalt not make or worship graven images...." Now you say, well I just worship who they represent....well who do they represent?! What did the golden images represent to the ancient egyptians and Romans, etc.? They represented their gods that they worshiped. According to the bible, you worship and pray only to the God. You don't need a statue to remind you to whom you are praying to. That is in your heart. You might think long and hard about that one! No one knows what God or Jesus look like.

More on Catholicism. This article is very interesting.

America~A Bygone Era: Native America
Click for Boncarbo, Colorado Forecast Pueblo History San Juan Pueblo (Oke' onwi)

San Juan Pueblo is the largest of Northern New Mexico's six Tewa-speaking Pueblos, and one of the most active and prosperous. Situated at the heart of the fertile Rio Grande basin, San Juan has always played a central role in the long colorful history of the Southwest. Called O'ke in Tewa, the Pueblo contained the legendary Indian meeting-ground of Yunge-Owinge; only at Yunge-Owinge, and only by an Oke native, could war be declared by the federation of Pueblo peoples.

Conquistador Juan de Onate entered O'ke in 1598 and renamed it "San Juan de los Caballeros" (Caballeros meaning "gentlemen" in Spanish) in honor of the O'ke Indians' hospitality and industry. He proclaimed it the capital of North Mexico, which included the present-day states of New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and parts of Texas.

Twelve years later, the Spaniards' growing greed for gold and slaves had upset the O'ke's famed hospitality, and Onate was forced to abandon San Juan for a new capital at Santa Fe. More Visitor Info....
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It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month we know today as the honeymoon.

Good Humor Man....THE GETAWAY....
A man walked into a Topeka, Kansas Kwik Stop, and asked for all the money in the cash drawer. Apparently, the take was too small, so he tied up the store clerk and worked the counter himself for three hours until police showed up and grabbed him.

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Outdoor Adventure: Ridin' The Rails
Santa Fe Southern Railway
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Known world-wide as simply "the Santa Fe," the Railway came into its namesake city in 1880.

The 120 year-old spur from Lamy to Santa Fe and its terminus, the charming California mission-style depot at 410 S. Guadalupe are a piece of history which has fascinated people all over the world. Every year, tens of thousands of visitors come to see, photograph and paint the old Santa Fe Depot and ride the train along the original route that carried early tourist adventurers, settlers, artists and scientists into the city.

For many visitors, the railway is the only thing they know about Santa Fe before they come here: they hum the 40's swing song "The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe," and they point excitedly to the familiar Santa Fe herald, the blue cross in the circle.

People are thrilled that this piece of history continues as the Santa Fe Southern Railway, a piece of living history, still carrying passengers through the high-desert beauty which is our home, and still carrying freight to serve the community. Like the Plaza, the Santa Fe Southern Railway, with its terminus at the old Santa Fe Depot, is an authentic, irreplaceable link to our City's colorful past.

The Santa Fe Southern Railway is not just a tourist railroad. Many people don't realize that many New Mexicans enjoy learning about the history and viewing the scenery of the high desert while riding on one of our vintage coaches.

When you come to ride the Santa Fe Southern, you'll enjoy seeing the historic depot and gift shop where you'll find many books about the railroad and its history as well as t-shirts, toys, posters, train sets and memorabilia.

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The Ski Lodge: Closed For The Summer!

Mountain Events: Steamboat Springs, Co.
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Summer and winter vacation package specials
Looking for a summer getaway at a great price. Check out Steamboat's Summer Breakaway Package, which is available through September 22, 2002.
The Summer Breakaway package includes:
- Buy 2 or more nights lodging, get one additional Night FREE
- Buy one gondola ride, get one gondola ride FREE
- (3 night minimum required)*

* Package price is per adult based on double occupancy in a motel. Two-night minimum stay is required. Rates are subject to availability and change. Rates do not include applicable taxes, fees or optional trip insurance. Additional activities and nights stay may be added at applicable rates. Not valid with any other offer or discount. Only available at participating properties. Entire reservation must be made within package dates indicated.

eCommerce Conference and EXPO Tuesday, September 24th, 2002

Mark your calendars now for the 2nd Annual eCommerce Conference and EXPO 2002, Tuesday, September 24th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The travel and tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries online. Whatever your level of expertise, you know the tech industry is continually evolving and it's hard to stay current with the latest trends and ideas. Learn proven marketing tips, tools and techniques to increase your web site traffic and minimize your costs. Get up to speed fast on eCommerce best practices, web site design, online promotion and strategic marketing ideas to help improve your online presence. Having a web site is great, but meaningless if nobody knows about your site. Get the resources you need promote and build traffic to your site. Stay tuned for more information.

Fall colors may come early this year
Normally, the fall foliage gold rush in Steamboat Springs begins about the third week in September, but due to dry conditions this summer, the golden hues of the aspen trees may be appearing a bit sooner than usual.

As the days begin to shorten, the green color drains from Steamboat's aspen leaves and brilliant hues of gold and red take its place. The fall colors usually appear sooner in the northern areas around Steamboat Springs, such as Columbine, Hahn's Peak and Steamboat Lake, and in the higher elevations, including Rabbit Ears Pass and the Flat Tops Wilderness Area. Steamboat's Yampa Valley is heavily populated with aspen trees and various ground vegetation, such as scrub oak, making it one of the best areas for color watching in Colorado.

Visit for some suggested scenic drives.

Relaxation & Recreation: Casino Time.....
San Felipe's Casino Hollywood
San felipe, New Mexico

Folks, last month I had to go for a heart cath at the New Mexico Heart Institute. After that ordeal, we went to the San Felipe Casino for a well deserved dinner, and I'll guarantee ya, the food was great and plentiful! We strolled through the casino(a bit slowly), and we just had to sit down(to rest of course). Well, as long as we were just resting, we figured we'd make a donation to the casino. It was alot of fun, great eating and the friendliest folks around. The next day we had to rest at another casino, but we'll tell ya about that next week......

Casino Hollywood offers Las Vegas-style gaming, entertainment, dining and other services in a beautiful setting conveniently located on San Felipe Pueblo just minutes away from Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Come see why Casino Hollywood is considered to be the friendliest and most exciting entertainment venue in the state.

I-25 exit 252 between Albuquerque & Santa Fe
25 Hagan Rd, San Felipe, NM 87001
Toll-free phone 1-877-529-2946
Local phone 867-6700

Check out all the activities at San Felipe's Casino Hollywood!

Outdoor Tip: Series on High Altitudes
Traveling at high altitude can be hazardous. The information provided here is designed for educational use only and is not a substitute for specific training or experience. When going to altitude it is your responsibility to learn the latest information.

What Causes Altitude Illnesses?
The concentration of oxygen at sea level is about 21% and the barometric pressure averages 760 mmHg. As altitude increases, the concentration remains the same but the number of oxygen molecules per breath is reduced. At 12,000 feet (3,658 meters) the barometric pressure is only 483 mmHg, so there are roughly 40% fewer oxygen molecules per breath. In order to properly oxygenate the body, your breathing rate (even while at rest) has to increase. This extra ventilation increases the oxygen content in the blood, but not to sea level concentrations. Since the amount of oxygen required for activity is the same, the body must adjust to having less oxygen. In addition, for reasons not entirely understood, high altitude and lower air pressure causes fluid to leak from the capillaries which can cause fluid build-up in both the lungs and the brain. Continuing to higher altitudes without proper acclimatization can lead to potentially serious, even life-threatening illnesses.

More on this subject next week...........

Outdoor Collectibles
From: The Franklin Mint Collection
The Official John Wayne Collector Watch
  • The legacy of the "Duke" in an extraordinary collector's tribute.
  • The first collector watch officially authorized by the Wayne family.
  • Rich accents of sterling silver and 24 karat gold on the lid.
  • Embellished with western-style engraving.
  • Complete with handsome chain, custom-designed display stand and glass dome.
  • Precision quartz movement.
  • The perfect symbol for anyone who admires the proud spirit Wayne stood for, on and off the screen.
Actual size is approximately 2" (5.08 cm) in diameter. Stand and dome are approximately 5 1/4" (13.34 cm) in height, base is 3 3/4" (9.53 cm) in diameter.

$90.00 or 3 monthly installments of $30.00 each.
Item #24687-05078-867

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PGP 8.0 will be released in November of 2002. Key developments include:
* full Windows XP compatibility;
* support for Mac OS X;
* removal of PGPfire & PGPvpn (PGPnet), which were not acquired from NAI;
* full source code availability

You can get more details about PGP 8.0 here:

PGP 101: Continued..... in this issue we will take you through different aspects of Cryptography. In each weekly issue you will find various versions, components, substitutes and tutorials for PGP(Pretty Good Privacy). So if ya haven't done it yet, Please Subscribe today!

Let's Get Started: Imad's PGP Page contains customized CKT (Cyber-Knights Templar) builds of PGP. PGP CKT versions have all the features of PGP Desktop Security (incl. PGPdisk) as well as additional functionality, such as support for very large keys. Moreover, the latest PGP 6.5.8ckt build 09 fixes various Windows XP compatibility problems, including those with PGPdisk.
All PGP CKT versions are Free!
The latest CKT version is PGP 6.5.8ckt build 09beta. Earlier PGP CKT versions are also available. If you are interested in earlier CKT versions and builds, you can still get them from from several other places on the Net. Below is a table detailing the various CKT versions and builds of PGP that are available and where they can be found:

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Continued Next Issue.......

Article Submitted by: The MountainGnome

4th in a series of the money controlling men who own the banks and eventually everything!!
How to defeat the plot of the Illuminati: Part 1

After having read the previous article on the Illuminati and their plot to establish a one world government and to abolish all religions, one could be led to fatalism and pessimism, and think that these people are too powerful, and that there is nothing one can do to stop them. Thinking that way would be a serious mistake! As powerful as the Illuminati may seem, their project is doomed to failure, since they literally place their confidence in the devil, Lucifer, and not in the true God, Jesus Christ. Moreover, the Catholics know that God entrusted to Mary (see Genesis 3:15) the mission to crush the head of this proud Satan. In Fatima, in 1917, the Blessed Virgin Mary foretold: "In the end, My Immaculate Heart will triumph."

The insignia of the Illuminati:

As surprising as it may seem, the insignia of the Order of the Illuminati appears on the reverse side of U.S. one-dollar bills. The first time it appeared was in 1933, by order of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, at the beginning of the New Deal (the name given to Roosevelt political reforms of that time).

One can read at the base of the 13-story pyramid, the year 1776 (MDCCLXVI in Roman numerals). Most of the people think it represents the date of the signing of the American Declaration of Independence, but it actually memorializes the foundation of the Order of the Illuminati, which was on May 1, 1776.

The pyramid represents the conspiracy for the destruction of the Catholic Church (and all existing religions), and the establishment of a one world government, or a United Nations dictatorship. The eye radiating in all directions, is the "all-spying" eye that symbolizes the terroristic, Gestapolike, espionage agency that Weishaupt set up to guard the "secret of the Order and to terrorize the populace into the acceptance of its rule. The Latin words "ANNUIT COEPTIS" mean "our entreprise (conspiracy) has been crowned with success. " Below, "NOVUS ORDO SECLORUM" explains the nature of the enterprise: a "New Social Order" or a "New World Order".

This insignia was adopted by the U.S. Congress as the reverse of the seal of the United States on September 15, 1789. (The obverse side of the seal bears the eagle, which is used as the official seal and coat of arms of the U.S.A. is also shown on the reverse side of the U.S. $1.00 bills.)

The appearance of this insignia of the Illuminati on U.S. dollar bills in 1933 meant that the followers of Weishaupt regarded their efforts as beginning to "be crowned with success," and that they totally controlled the U.S. Government.

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The Pool Pager
This is a very handy gadget that makes pool maintenance much simpler. The Pool Pager is a floating device that analyzes the chemistry of your pool water. Just push a button on the handheld remote and the analysis of your pool water is sent to the remote along with a recommendation on the corrective action needed, if any. The system analyzes several parameters and works with chlorine, bromine and salt-based sanitizers. The remote range can vary from 40 to 200 feet depending on conditions. This is a great piece of technology for any pool.

The Pool Pager retails for $325 as item number 17082 from Frontgate.

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  • The question of fishing is not a matter of life or death... it's more important than that.....




Say folks, where are all those world wide IN-HUMAN RIGHTS organizations, that are supposed to be protesting criminal acts against humanity?! Oh yeah, stupid me, these are white folks they're killing there, shucks "they don't count"!!

More Horrifying Info......

NEWSMAX.COM: CNN Anchor: Clinton Would Make 'Terrific' Newsman
Saturday Aug. 24, 2002; 2:33 p.m. EDT

CNN "Newsnight" anchorman Aaron Brown had some advice Saturday for budding TV talk show host Bill Clinton.

He should abandon plans to host a daily "Oprah"-style gabfest and go for a more prestigious spot anchoring one of the premier Sunday public affairs shows like NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS's "Face the Nation," or ABC's "This Week."
[MG Comment: I believe the anchor is correct: Clinton would mae a perfect journalist! He can: LIE, DISTORT FACTS, LIE, VERY CUNNING, LIE, DISTORT FACTS........]

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We need some interesting stuff here. Come on, submit your articles.........Bill and Hilary are getting boring for now......


GUYS: Smelling Good:
How much cologne? It's the eternal question. (That and how much vermouth?)

Use just enough that anyone standing within three feet gets only a "whiff."

Don't knock folks down with your bottled smell!
NOTE: Always Check with and follow the advice of your Physician!

GALS: How much formula is enough?
If you breastfeed your baby, it's not hard to determine how much milk is enough -- nature helps you figure it out. But what if you're formula feeding? One of the most confusing things about giving your baby formula is trying to figure out how much to feed her. If she isn't eating any solids (and she probably shouldn't be before 6 months of age), the general rule of thumb is to give her 2.5 ounces of formula per pound of body weight in a 24-hour period. (If your baby weighs 6 pounds, for instance, she should consume about 15 ounces of formula in 24 hours; if she weighs 10 pounds, she should have 25 ounces.) Keep in mind that this is a general guideline; your pediatrician should advise you about suitable amounts for your baby as she grows.
NOTE: Always Check with and follow the advice of your Physician!

    Things You Should Know About Women 101
  • Women are never wrong. Apologizing is the man's responsibility, 'It's there in the Bible'. Hmmm, who was it that gave Adam the apple?
BEAUTY: Color Therapy
How to wear color for summer? Simple! Mix the clean classic staples of your summer wardrobe (the crisp T-shirt, the perfect pair of blue jeans, classic khakis) with one bold blast of color via your accessories, whether that's a big yellow weekend bag, turquoise sandals or sunglasses with blue tinted lens. You'll be so chic, heads will spin!


LINUX SOFTWARE: Interchange 4.5.7 beta
Create a robust online store with this powerful shopping cart.

Linux Note: When downloading a linux .tar/ .gz or .rpm file, It is sometimes necessary to hold down the shift key while clicking on the file you want to download.

To copy between users, start Netscape and load the User Profile to which you wish to copy. Open Messenger (Ctrl-2) and click File, Import. Select Communicator Address Book as the type you wish to import and click Next. You will get a prompt to locate the address book file you want to import. Netscape Communicator address book files have the extension .nab or .na2, and you'll usually find them in the Users folder under Netscape. Each user folder has that user's address book file. Once you've located the file, double-click it and Netscape takes care of the rest.

To copy address books between computers, you must first locate the .nab or .na2 address book file you wish to import. Use the Find, Files Or Folders utility in your Start menu. Search for *.nab or *.na2. If multiple instances of these files appear, use the one in the user folder from which you wish to copy. Copy the file to a floppy disk or other removable media and transfer it to the second computer. Then follow the instructions above to import it into your User Profile, taking care to use the floppy as the location of the file to import.

Do you miss your old Etch-A-Sketch, the one mom threw away when she decided you were too big to play with it anymore? Now you can etch a sketch on line.
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    My Mother taught me about RECEIVING:
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TIP: Ale Tip
Try serving full flavored ales and lagers with grilled foods. Smoke imparts a distinctive, rich edge to most foods. Light beers can be totally voided by these full flavors. Brown ales, pale ales and German-style lagers can compliment barbecued dishes without dominating.

Cooking Websites: Organizing clipped recipes
Here's a creative way to store those enticing recipes you clip from magazines. Buy a binder, dividers, and a supply of plastic sheet protectors from an office supply store. Create divisions in your binder such as, main courses, side dishes, desserts, baked goods, and any special categories you like. As you clip recipes, it's very easy to slide them into the sheet protectors and insert them into the appropriate category of your binder. Why not file the recipes alphabetically within each category while you're at it.

If you try a recipe and decide it's not a keeper, just remove it from the sheet protector and throw it away.


If you have a favorite recipe or a great cooking website, and you'd like to share it with our readers, you can send it to The MountainGnome. Send your specialty to


Four Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms: Makes 12
These mushrooms make a great appetizer.

    12 large Mushrooms ("stuffers")
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Onion, minced
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon Basil
  • ¼ cup White wine
  • ½ cup Provolone, grated
  • ½ cup Mozzarella, grated
  • ¼ cup Parmesan, shredded
  • ¼ cup Romano, grated
Remove the stems from the mushrooms. Mince them and set aside. Heat the oil in a skillet. Add the onions, garlic and minced mushroom stems. Cook until soft (about 5 minutes over medium heat). Add the basil and wine. Simmer until almost dry (about 7 minutes). Cool slightly. Blend in the cheese.

Preheat the oven to 350. Place the mushroom caps in a lightly greased baking pan. Fill the caps with the mixture and bake for 15 minutes (or until lightly browned). Serve warm.

Creamy Banana Tiramisu: Serves ?

  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 Tbsp instant coffee crystals
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 package (four 1/2 cup servings) instant vanilla pudding and pie filling
  • 2 cups frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
  • 3 medium, ripe bananas
  • 12 ladyfingers
  • additional whipped topping for garnish
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips, for garnish
Stir together milk and coffee crystals until coffee is almost dissolved. With hand mixer, beat together cream cheese and sugar in large bowl until smooth and blended. Add pudding mix; gradually beat in coffee mixture until smooth and blended. Gently stir in whipped topping.

To assemble, place one ladyfinger in each four ounce custard cup. Top with pudding mixture. Just before serving, place 4-5 banana slices on top of pudding mixture. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a sprinkling of mini chocolate chips.

Caleries per serving: "Don't Ask!! Enjoy!!

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