JUGO DE AVENA
(Oats Milk Drink)
4 cups milk or evaporated milk
1 cup oats
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
1½ cups ice cubes
Makes 5 cups. Serves 5. Takes 30 minutes.
Add milk and oats to blender. Blend at high speed for 5 minutes or until oats are quite tiny. Add cinnamon, sugar, and vanilla extract. Blend at medium speed until sugar dissolves completely. Chill in freezer for 20 minutes or until cold.
Remove bowl from freezer. Pour into pitcher. Add ice. Slowly add lemon juice while stirring continuously.
1) Jugo de avena’s taste satisfies everyone. It also cools and refreshes.
2) A satisfied, cooled, and refreshed person is a calm and sedate person.
3) That’s why clever riot police hurl canisters of jugo de avena at the seething, surging mobs. One sip of jugo de avena makes even the most ardent protester happy. Serene protesters stop rioting. Good will abounds.
4) Other riot police hurl tear-gas canisters at the protesters. This angers the protesters more. The riot intensifies.
5) Why haven’t we heard of riots being quelled with jugo de avena? Because these disturbances stop so quickly that the press can never get there in time. Makes you think.
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Paul De Lancey, The Comic Chef, Ph.D.
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