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Messy Peppers

Messy Peppers

I am in love with the sweet mini bell peppers that have been popping up in all the grocery stores. We are going to try growing them in the garden this year. This recipe makes a great appetizer or a snack. As a variation, the peppers can be thinly sliced and combined with the cheese mixture to make a dip that can be served with crackers.

12 mini bell peppers
½ container cream cheese
1 c. grated mozzarella cheese
½ c. parmesan cheese
1 tsp. saracha
¼ c. yellow onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. black pepper
sweet chili sauce

In a medium sized bowl combine the cream cheese, mozzarella, parmesan, saracha, onion, garlic, and black pepper. Clean and dry the peppers. Cut their tops off and remove the seeds inside. Stuff each pepper with a teaspoon or two of the cheese mixture. Pile the rest of the mixture in a mound in the center of a baking dish. Prop the peppers up on the side of the mound of filling to prevent the filling from spilling out while baking. Bake in a three hundred and fifty degree oven for thirty minutes. Allow to cool for at least five minutes before serving. Drizzle with sweet chili sauce and enjoy!


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I actually really dislike Oprah Winfrey as a talk show host and television personality.

I was home with my kids when they were babies and I had her show on a lot. Then at one point I remember her and her friend going into a Walmart and just cracking up over the fact that they were so frigging isolated by their current wealth that they didn’t understand how things worked there. Like the way that the plastic hangers operated or something…

I remember being absolutely disgusted at their behavior. Not only that someone who presents her life story as having grown up in poverty would turn around and make fun of the fact that she doesn’t understand how people who are not as well off as her would live, but additionally to think that her audience is so much less intelligent than she is that not one of us would be offended by her behavior.

Well I was, and I haven’t watched a thing that woman has put out in the past ten years.

I do think she is a brilliant actress though, even so, I couldn’t watch …