We’re on a Chef Joey “roll” … lovin’ this Chef Joey Sunday morning bread pudding muffin recipe … and … Just 4 you!

Have you tried this Chef Joey recipe yet?


Photos and recipe by Chef Joey


Here is a fast Funday Sunday treat for you and your friends/family!

Basic bread pudding recipe:



… for every cup of cubed bread you need one egg, beaten.


The joy of this is you can make small batches!

Each cup of bread needs 1/2 cup of milk to soften it. For example, if you have 2 cups of bread (any kind), place in bowl and add 1 cup of milk. Four cups of bread calls for 2 cups of milk, etc …


For each cup, use 1 egg.

When you have your final tally:

Whip the eggs, add 1/2 tsp vanilla and 2 tbsp of sugar per cup of mix.

For example, 4 cups of bread mix calls for 8 tbsp sugar and 2 tsp of vanilla to be added.

Whip it all up; mix with the eggs.

When it is all mixed, portion into cup cake tins …


… and bake at 375 F for 15 to 20 minutes!



A few days ago: Rose walkin’ with her mutts … pic: R.T.

Rose likes this vegan dish from PETA.ORG! Try it!


Stuffed Heart-Shaped❤ Vegan Spinach-and-Cashew Ravioli

1 1/2 cups semolina flour

1 1/2 cups whole-wheat pastry or all-purpose flour

1 1/2 tsp. salt

2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1 cup water

1 clove garlic, minced

1 cup finely diced onion

1/2 cup finely chopped raw cashews

1/2 cup spinach

Mix the flour and 1 teaspoonful of salt in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, mix together 1 tablespoonful of olive oil and the water.

Add to the flour and mix until fully combined (add water as needed).

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.

Heat the remaining olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat and add the garlic and onion. Cook until the onions are translucent.

Add the cashews, spinach and remaining salt and cook until the spinach is fully wilted and no water remains, about 5 minutes. Set aside.

Place the dough on a floured cutting board and roll out to form a flat, even rectangular shape.

Cut the dough in half, forming two squares of the same size.

Spoon the filling onto one half of the dough in small mounds about 2 inches apart.

Place the other half of the dough on top and cut around the filling using a heart-shaped cookie cutter.

Press firmly with a fork around the edges of the ravioli.

Boil for about 8 minutes and serve with your favorite pasta sauce!

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Rolling Admission: members are accepted throughout the group

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Like we said, we can’t help ourselves!!



Great idea!

Impeach President Donald Rump!

Text + pics by Rosalie Tirella

Rump roast for dinner every night, America, courtesy of our President Donald Trump – the biggest horse’s ass to ever lumber through the oval office! And now we learn something truly damning and prison-worthy: Donald Trump Jr. meets with the enemy – a Russian lawyer connected to the Kremlin – during the presidential campaign to get dirt on his dad’s opponent, Hillary Clinton. Why? Because they wanna win – the Trump baboons AND Vladimir Putin. Putin, prez of Russia, wants his brutal world view IN – spread all over the planet like a sloppy shit sandwich. He wants the American/Western European/Democracy-embracing world view OUT. Putin wants more raw power, a larger Russia, autocratic rule … fortifications – not more free places! And he will kill anyone – journalists, dissenting Russian oligarchs, etc – who stands in his way. He has made bumbling Trump a pawn in his lethal games.

If this were CLINTON, she’d be in shackles – or at least impeached. This is what needs to happen to Trump.



Sanctions, strong words, hitting where it hurts most – this is what America must do to Russia to keep Putin from compromising more American elections. To quote from a Woody Gutherie song (Woody’s birthday is coming up – July 14❤): “This land is your land …

… this land is my land!”   Rose




P.S. … Saw my fave flower people in Green Island today. … More flowers! Fewer Trump gaffes, lies, excuses and evasions, pussy-grabs … love-sick looks thrown at Putin!




🎼Extras…and Trump-Gaffney musings😥…

By Rosalie Tirella

The heart-breaking Chris …

… and Kurt …

Wish these guys had stuck around our mean ol’, ravishingly beautiful orb. Artists … they would have HAD to create art.


Then there are people whose lives are the antithesis of art. Take (please!) prez Donald Trump and, on the local “stage”: Worcester City Councilor Michael Gaffney; his tool, wife Coreen Gaffney (she will vote lockstep on the council with her ever cynical hubbo Mike, if she wins pol office. BEWARE, WOO!!!); and Aidan Kearney-Turtle Boy, the son of former Woo school committee member and religious right stealth candidate Mary Mullaney. Turtle Boy and Mike Gaffney are so like Donald Trump, it’s scary!! They are kings of a cultural, spiritual wasteland! They manipulate their supporters. They have so many head games running that the voters lose track of the lies…

During these politically dysfuntional times, does every American city/town have a Mike Gaffney and Turtle Boy? And their tools, a la Coreen Gaffney? Yeah. Probably.


Still, we must keep hope alive! In the country …

pics: R.T.



…and the city.