RDJ-- Ham and CheeseScones, 09-10-12
Sep 12, 2012 14:24 PDT
Volume 15 Number 167
US Library of Congress ISSN: 1530-3292
RECIPE DU JOUR
Simply the BEST daily recipe E-zine on the Web!
Delicious recipes delivered daily via email.
Recipes, columns, and nostalgia.
Send a blank email to email@example.com
Archives are at http://lists.topica.com/lists/rdj/read
Cancel instructions are at bottom of mailing.
Encourage your family and friends to join the fun!
Ham and Cheese Scones
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 teaspoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
3 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded reduced-fat extra-sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 cup finely chopped 33%-less-sodium ham (about 3 ounces)
3/4 cup fat-free buttermilk
2 large egg whites
Preheat oven to 400F.
Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine
flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; cut in
butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse
meal. Stir in cheese and ham. Combine buttermilk and egg whites,
stirring with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 to 5
times with floured hands. Pat dough into an 8-inch circle on a baking
sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut dough into 8 wedges, cutting into
but not through dough. Bake at 400F for 20 minutes or until lightly
browned. Makes 8 servings.
Amount per serving
Calories from fat: 30%
Saturated fat: 4.1g
Monounsaturated fat: 1.6g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
Rich's Note: Wonderstruck
Wonderstruck is a novel by Brian Selznick. It’s one of those childrens’
books for adults, which are becoming more and more popular. I loved it.
Don’t let the size of the book daunt you. Despite the novel being over
600 pages long, it’s mostly drawings. I read and finished it in two
lunches and one breakfast. Really. By way of explanation, here is the
“Playing with the form he created in his trailblazing debut novel, The
Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick once again sails into uncharted
territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey.
“A boy named Ben longs for the father he has never known. A girl named
Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a
scrapbook. When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his mother's room, and
Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out
alone on desperate quests to find what they are missing.
“Ben's story, set in 1977, is told entirely with words, while Rose's
story, set fifty years earlier, is told entirely with pictures. The two
stories weave back and forth before ultimately coming together. Rich,
complex, affecting, and beautiful–with over 460 pages of original
artwork–Wonderstruck is a stunning achievement from a uniquely gifted
artist and visionary.”
I don’t want to tell you much more about it because it’s best to
discover it yourself. Please do. You won’t regret it.
Rich can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Link of the Day:
On May 24, 1989, the Australian photographer and mountaineer, Roderick
Mackenzie, reached the summit. He was number 271 since 1953. He made, as
far as is known, the only 360 degree panorama from the top.
When you see the panorama, click the icon on the top right corner to
make the image full-screen. There is also a + and - sign in bottom right
of screen to allow you to zoom in or out
Do You Remember?
SECOND HAND ROSE
Barbra Streisand 1965
Father has a business strictly second hand
Everything from toothpicks to a baby-grand
Stuff in our apartment came from father's store
Even clothes I'm wearing someone wore before
It's no wonder that I feel abused
I never get a thing that ain't been used
I'm wearing second hand hats
Second hand clothes
That's why they call me
Second hand Rose
Even our piano in the parlor
Daddy bought for ten cents on the dollar
Second hand pearls
I'm wearing second hand curls
I never get a single think that's new
Even Jake, the plumber, he's a man I adore
He had the nerve to tell me he's been married before!
Everyone knows that I'm just
Second hand Rose
From second Avenue!
From Second Avenue!
Recipe du Jour is made possible only by donations from good neighbors
like you. If you enjoy receiving RDJ, please support us by sending a
check payable to "Richard Rowand" for any amount to: Richard Rowand, PO
Box 3385, Leesburg, VA 20177. Or use PAYPAL ( http://www.paypal.com )
and donate (via your account or their secure credit card site) directly
thru Rich's email address ( email@example.com ). Thank you.
Good Neighbor Recipes appears every Friday. To submit your recipe to
Recipe du Jour’s Good Neighbor Recipes, simply send it via email to
firstname.lastname@example.org Use “GNR” and the title of your recipe as the
subject; and you must include your email address in the text in case
other readers have questions. Feel free to include some words about
yourself or the recipe (please keep it short). Look at the format we use
when we present our recipes and try to be similar. Do not submit recipes
in “bulleted” or 2 column format. Be sure to be specific in your
measurements (don’t just say “a small can” of something, give the
amount). One recipe per email, please. We reserve the right not to print
everything we receive. By submitting to Good Neighbor Recipes, you give
us permission to publish your submission in our daily ezine and in any
other format, such as a printed collection, without recompense now or in
the future. WARNING: If you don’t follow the guidelines above, we won’t
be able to use your recipe!
The portions of this mailing designated as “Rich’s Note” and “Simply
Tim” are © Copyright 2012 by Richard Rowand and Tim Lee. All rights
reserved worldwide. Feel free to forward this mailing, in its entirety,
to any and all family and friends.
The nutritional analysis given with some recipes is intended as a guide
To join, send a blank email addressed to
To change address, simply unsubscribe from your old address and
resubscribe from your new address.
To leave, send a blank email addressed to
Recipe du Jour is strictly an opt-in service. We do not sell, lease,
loan, or give our subscribers’ addresses to anyone for any reason. Our
features are intended as entertainment only.