NYT Cooking: This smooth, satisfying pudding recipe served at Franklin Delano Roosevelt's White House originally called for leaving the prunes in water overnight. But now that pitted prunes are readily available, an hour’s soak is all you need to speed the cooking process. Sweet, but not overly so, it lends itself to delicious variations: add a bit of cardamom
"The greatest economic growth was the expansion of the middle class under the progressive economic implementations of Roosevelt. The concept that allowing opportunity for the many begets greater opportunity for all did indeed work. Republican concept of funneling wealth to the wealthy is a feudalistic 'kingdom' building scheme that grows the wealth of a few and destroys society for the many."
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