Cirque Du Soleil will be peformaning at the Sam Houston Race Tract. Amazing talaent group. I have tickets to opening night, which is tonight. I haven’t seen Corteo the show that’s in town now. I’am sure its going to be a nice one. If you know about Cirque Du Soleil, and plan to see the show, post it. I would love to hear fron you. Below is a intrduction on the show. I hope to have pictures posted from the show.
Corteo, which means “cortege” in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown.
The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth.
The clown pictures his own funeral taking place in a carnival atmosphere, watched over by quietly caring angels. Juxtaposing the large with the small, the ridiculous with the tragic and the magic of perfection with the charm of imperfection, the show highlights the strength and fragility of the clown, as well as his wisdom and kindness, to illustrate the portion of humanity that is within each of us. The music, by turns lyrical and playful, carries Corteo through a timeless celebration in which illusion teases reality.
Most of you have heard me talk about the deep fried oreos. A friend told me they could get the oreos at the Relient Stadum burning the Live stock Show and Rodeo. I didn’t get to try them durning the Rodeo. Now that I have the recipe. I will fry a bag of cookie and post how they taste. The recipe is listed below. If you try it, post how you like it.
1 cup buttermilk pancake mix
3/4 cup ice water
1 quart vegetable oil
14 Oreo cookies
Freeze cookies for three hours. In a heavy-gauge 3-quart saucepan heat oil to 350 degrees. While oil is heating, set up a cookie sheet with paper towels for draining. In a medium-sized mixing bowl stir water into buttermilk pancake mix until thoroughly combined. As soon as the batter is smooth, dip each cookie, one at a time, into batter and smooth batter, making a thin coat completely around the cookie. Place coated cookie carefully into hot oil. Repeat for each cookie. Fry on both sides, turning over once until golden brown.
Remove fried cookie from hot oil with metal tongs and drain on paper towels. Dust with powdered sugar.
Let cool slightly (about two minutes) before serving.
Note: Success depends on the batter, which insulates the Oreo from direct contact with the oil. If the battering of the cookie is done right, it will become a delicious, edible shell and protect the melted cookie.
The Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo has come to an end.
This year was the 75 year anniversary.
This year was TERRIFIC! . I was luck enough to attend two events. I’ m thankful for that. I am looking forward to next year, just like all of you. How many of you went to the Rodeo this year.
WARNING: PLEASE DO NOT CONFUSE THE PHOTO TO THE RIGHT WITH ANYTHING HAVING TO DO WITH THE RODEO!!!
Here’s a photo of me with my biggest fan!
Elena and her Dad Lou came by the house today to say hi. I was happy to see “E” wearing her Just Ask tshirt. I think it goes well with her orange tshirt underneath.
Elena how do you think the photo came out? I’m so happy I didn’t have to take one with your Dad. You’re much nicer!!!