Wednesday, October 13, 2010
One Year Evolution of Kate Gosselin, More Kate Recipes From The 2009 Bag Lunch Campaign
October 8, 2000 -- Kate gives birth to twins Cara and Madelyn.
May 10, 2004 -- Following fertility treatment, Kate gives birth to sextuplets Alexis Faith, Hannah Joy, Aaden Jonathan, Collin Thomas, Leah Hope and Joel Kevin.
Sept. 2005 -- Discovery channel airs the first of two one-hour specials about the Gosselin family.
April 2007 -- "Jon & Kate Plus 8" begins its series run on Discovery, later moving to TLC.
2009: April -- Kate releases her book, " Eight Little Faces," and embarks on book tour. Tabloid reports surface linking Jon to various women. The over-coverage begins.
May -- Allegations of an affair between Kate and bodyguard Steve Neild hit the tabloids.
May 28 -- Jon is photographed spending Kate's 34th birthday in Park City, Utah with supposed then-girlfriend Deanna Hummel. Hummel's brother characterizes the relationship thusly: "Ick. Nast."
July 17 -- Jon moves into a two-bedroom Manhattan apartment.
July 24 -- Jon denies romancing Star magazine reporter Kate Major.
July 26 -- Jon is spotted hanging out in the Hampton's with noted deadbeat dad Michael Lohan.
Aug. 29 -- Jon is paid to host a pool party at Las Vegas's Wet Republic.
Sept. 15 -- Kate Gosselin appears on "The View", saying it is "difficult" to watch Jon with Glassman.
Oct. 13 -- Judge orders Jon to return $180,000 he'd withdrawn from a joint account to Kate.
Oct. 29 -- In an "Insider" interview, Glassman claims Jon emotionally abused her. A source later claimed Jon himself scripted Glassman's statements.
Nov. 2 -- TLC announces plans to change name of show to "Kate Plus 8."
Nov. 11 -- Jon claims TLC violated child labor laws in filming his eight children.
Nov. 23 -- After ratings continue to drop, Final episode of "Jon & Kate" airs on TLC.
Dec. 11 -- A Maryland judge bars Jon from making any TV appearances in violation of his TLC contract.
Dec. 18 -- Jon and Kate's divorce is finalized by a Pennsylvania court.
Revisiting the 2009 Bag Lunch Campaign: More Great Kate Recipes
Fall Harvest Sandwich2 slices honey ham,1 slice cheddar cheese,1 T honey mustard½ Granny Smith apple, sliced thin (optional)2 slices whole wheat bread. Place on one piece of bread in the following order: mustard, cheese, ham, apple slices. Top with the remaining piece of bread. Cut on the diagonal and serve.
PB & Banana
2 slices of whole wheat white bread (also good with oatmeal bread)1 banana, thinly sliced Peanut butter
Spread each slice of bread with peanut butter. Place thin banana slices on one slice. Close sandwich and cut into triangles.
Cream Cheese Roll
1 slice bread (all breads work well)Light cream cheese½ cucumber, sliced length-wise1 slice smoked turkey
Trim the crusts of the bread and gently roll out the slice so it resembles pastry. Spread with light cream cheese. Place the turkey slice in the center of the bread. Add cucumber slices. Roll the bread similar to a sushi roll and cut into mini rolls.
Cream Cheese Roll – Option #2 for adults
1 slice bread (all breads work well)Light cream cheese½ avocado, sliced1 slice smoked salmon
Trim the crusts of the bread and gently roll out the slice so it resembles pastry. Spread with light cream cheese. Place the smoked salmon in the center of the bread. Add avocado slices. Roll the bread similar to a sushi roll and cut into mini rolls.
Handy Hummus Wrap
1 whole wheat (or whole wheat white) wrap2-3 T Hummus2-3 leaves of lettuce½ cucumber, sliced length-wise½ red pepper cut into long strips
Place lettuce leaves in the middle portion of the wrap. Top with hummus. Add slices of cut vegetables. Roll and cut in half.