“It’s important to remember after an attack
like this that pet owners are generally
safe individuals and needn’t be feared.”
Further Investigation Reveals
Scope’s Article Debunking Claim Actually Fake
CLAIM: Story about one of the winners who shared the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot succumbed within days to a cocaine overdose is urban folklore
EXAMPLE: [Collected via e-mail, January 2016]
Hey man- this is an urban myth. I read about it in Snope’s”
ORIGIN:One of the multitude of news stories from Snopes.com about stories circulating that hit social media in the wake of the record $1.5 billion Powerball lottery jackpot (shared by three winners) in mid-January 2016 was the tale of a false story about a California winner who supposedly took out a loan against his forthcoming lump sum lottery payment and quickly succumbed to a cocaine overdose while surrounded by prostitutes:
1 of the 3 $1.5B Powerball jackpot winners was found in his new multi-million dollar home dead of an accidental cocaine overdose. – Snopes.com finds false!
Further investigation reveals that yeah, that the dude was totally dead and totally had at least a kilo of blow on hand. It’s what happens when people win the lottery. Duh!
Chip Dip Recipe – Savory Bloody Mary Flavor
Getting ready for the game I found myself craving chips and dip. Since it was game day, and game day ends in “y”, I had bloody Mary ingredients on the counter. A light went on.
After a few revisions, I’ve crafted what I and others believe to be a delicious and savory bloody Mary chip dip recipe with a kick. Try it out, share with friends – let me know what you think in the comments below.
*Note: My first run at the recipe featured mayonnaise. Plain yogurt won out in the final recipe. It’s lighter and better compliments the citrus.
Greg’s Famous Bloody Mary Chip Dip
8 oz plain yogurt
8 oz sour cream
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce* For extra kick, try Demitri’s chipotle habanero seasoning
2 Tbsp prepared horseradish
2 Tbsp Sacramento tomato juice
1 or 2 oz finely minced jalapeño peppers
1 tsp celery salt
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
1 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper powder (or to taste)
*Note: 2 Tbsp Demitri’s Chilies and Peppers Bloody Mary Seasoning can be used in place of Worcestershire and celery salt
In a medium mixing bowl combine all ingredients. Mix thoroughly, cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. (Consider making the night before) Crack a bit more pepper over the top before serving. Garnish with lemon wedge and celery stalk. Great with corn chips, crackers, or your favorite potato chip.
Don’t forget the beer chaser!