Here's a video that's making me happy today:
So... never actually meant to start a blog here. Somehow my post on a thread turned into a blog post. But as long as I have it... seems like this would be a great place to geek out over Middle Eastern music!
Lately I've been listening a lot to Sahran Maak El Lela by Ahmed El Sherif:
Ahmed El Sherif is, let's face it, kind of a hunk. This song is not his most recent hit -- it's from 2006. He was on the TV show "Star Academy
Originally Posted by ozma
Vodka Watermelon Cooler!
3 pounds watermelon...
One bottle vodka (OR, one quart concord grape juice)
One one side of a watermelon, cut out a 2" by 2" "window" from the green rind. Set it aside. Very slowly, pour the vodka or grape juice INTO the watermelon, so it is absorbed. Put the rind square back into place and secure with one or two toothpicks. Do not tell anybody