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Monday, September 15, 2008
September 15, 2008 Full Harvest Moon
Traditionally, this designation goes to the full moon that occurs closest to the Autumnal (fall) Equinox. The Harvest Moon usually comes in September, but (on average) about every three or four years it will fall in early October. At the peak of the harvest, farmers can work into the night by the light of this moon. Usually the full Moon rises an average of 50 minutes later each night, but for the few nights around the Harvest Moon, the moon seems to rise at nearly the same time each night: just 25 to 30 minutes later across the U.S., and only 10 to 20 minutes later for much of Canada and Europe. Corn, pumpkins, squash, beans, and wild rice — the chief Indian staples — are now ready for gathering.
1 8 ounce package spaghetti noodles, cooked according to package directions
1 pound chicken, cooked and shredded
1/4 cup butter
1 green pepper, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
1 can cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1 cup chicken broth
1 jar Kraft "Old English" cheese
1 cup sliced green olives
Place cooked spaghetti in a 10x8x2 inch casserole. In a skillet, saute green pepper and onion in butter until soft. Add soup and broth to skillet; stir until combined. Add cheese and stir until melted. Add olives and cooked chicken. Pour over spaghetti. Cover and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. Enjoy!
"We can only be said to be alive
in those moments when our hearts
are conscious of our treasures."
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."