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15 Now of Tampa Bay officially launched

On July 19, 15 community and labor activists from St. Petersburg, Tampa and Orlando gathered at St. Petersburg’s North Branch Library to formally launch the Tampa Bay chapter of 15 Now.

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Don’t Mourn, Organize

… and we will carry on. She was there at the beginning, from when the Green Party US came into existence, and remained a fighter to the end. On Christmas Eve, Julia Aires, 74, passed away in her home from … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Occasional Democrat

Those we would follow won’t lead, those who might lead we won’t follow. — submitted by Jeff Roby August 10, 2013 A Little Background The debate kept going back and forth between independents and left Democrats. Hadn’t changed much in … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 113, Corned Beef and Cabbage

Tonight I had a super-hearty dinner with Martha’s Corned Beef and Cabbage from the Northeast on page 99. Corned beef and cabbage is always a popular dish for Saint Patrick’s Day, but why wait until March to enjoy it?  Martha … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 112, Orange Chiffon Cake

Tonight I traveled to the West, specifically Hollywood, California with Martha’s Orange Chiffon Cake from page 397. I used clementines to make this cake, which is a variety of the mandarin orange.  They’re in season now and their juice is … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 111, Tamale Pie

Tonight I indulged in a Tex-Mex specialty, a Tamale Pie from page 309 of the Southwest section. I’ve pointed out the cultural significance of Martha’s American Food so much during this project that it’s probably getting to be tedious by … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 110, Caramel Corn Ice Cream

Today I had an old fashioned Midwestern favorite with Martha’s Caramel Corn Ice Cream from page 276. This was the most complicated ice cream I’ve made so far.  First I needed to make some fresh caramel corn.  I also needed … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 109, Date Shake

After my healthy tofu dinner it was time to reward my virtue with a yummy dessert, so I made Martha’s Date Shake from the West on page 347. I used some homemade vanilla ice cream to make this shake and … Continue reading

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Me n’ Martha Project: Day 108, Marinated Tofu With Cold Peanut Noodles

Hello again Martha fans!  No, I haven’t given up on The Me n’ Martha Project, I’ve just been juggling a lot these days.  I’m trying to do justice to an American Icon and her American Cookbook masterpiece, and I can’t … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different: Avocado Ice Cream

As you might know, I’ve been on an ice cream making kick lately.  I had every intention of making Martha’s Caramel Corn Ice Cream for the Me n’ Martha Project.  But avocados were on sale at the market today.  And … Continue reading

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