"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Dirt Cake Recipe

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Michael and Will Gebhardt
Added: Friday, January 20, 2006


31/2 c. cold milk;
2 pkgs. (4 oz. serving size) chocolate flavor instant
1 tub (12oz.) cool whip, thawed;
1 pkg (16oz) oreos

Make the pudding as directed on the package using 3-
1/2 c. milk. Stir in 1/2 of the whipped topping. Crush
the cookies in a zipper-style plastic bag and add 1/2 to
Spoon into a 13"x9" dish, individual cups, or clay pots.
Sprinkle with remaining crushed cookies. Refrigerate
Decorate with candy, rectangular cookies (tombstones),
spoonfuls of whipped topping (ghosts), gummy worms,




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