2017 – November 30th

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This is it! The last day! The very last day!

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November 30th is National Mousse Day!

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Here are today’s five things to know about Mousse:

The word mousse is French and translates as “froth” or “foam.”

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Cold dessert mousses are often poured into decorative glasses and garnished with fruit, sweet sauces, or whipped cream.

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Savory mousses can be made from fish, shellfish, meat, foie gras, etc.

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There are three key constituents to a mousse: base, binder, and aerator.

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Chocolate mousse really came into the public eye in the U.S. in the 1930’s, about the time as chocolate pudding mixes were introduced.

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Today’s Food History

  • 1835 Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) was born. American author, pen name Mark Twain, who wrote ‘Tom Sawyer’, ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’, etc. There are many quotes and descriptions about food and dining in his works. An example is: “A man accustomed to American food and American domestic cookery would not starve to death suddenly in Europe, but I think…

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NO FEE Submission call for Inklette Magazine — DEADLINE: Dec. 31, 2017

Trish Hopkinson

Inklette “is a not-for-profit, online literary magazine helmed by emerging artists and writers from all over. Inklette believes in the ability of art and literature to strike our consciousness in inexplicable ways.”

The magazine was started as an e-newsletter by Devanshi Khetarpal in March 2014. They are currently open for submissions for their sixth issue with the theme of ‘Home’ until  December 31, 2017. Non-themed submissions will be accepted as well. They are looking for poetry, fiction, non-fiction, photography, visual art, and graphic fiction. They accept simultaneous submissions and try to respond within a month. Questions can be sent to club.ink13@gmail.com.

For more info on how to submit to literary magazine and journals, read my Submission Tips here.


Click here Inklette Magazine submission guidelines.

DEADLINE: December 31, 2017

FORMS:  Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, photography, visual art, and graphic fiction

OPTIONAL THEME: Home

SUBMISSION FEE: None

PAYMENT: None

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/17762 (includes editor interview)


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Colin Kaepernick Receives 2017 Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

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by Michael Rosenberg via si.com

“If I was walking down the highway with a quarter in my pocket and a briefcase full of truth, I’d be so happy.” – Muhammad Ali, Sports Illustrated, Feb. 19, 1968

Colin Kaepernick made his truth known when he first decided not to stand for the national anthem. He had a lot of football left to play and a lot more money to make when he made his decision. It was late August, 2016. People who were anonymous in life had become famous in death. Philando Castile. Eric Garner​. Alton Sterling. Freddie Gray. They were tragic symbols of a society that had taken a terribly wrong turn. As the anthem played ahead of the 49ers’ preseason game against the Texans, Kaepernick, San Francisco’s 28-year-old quarterback at the time, quietly took a seat on the bench.

It took two weeks for anyone from…

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