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A recipe inspired by Cruz's 'Green Eggs' reading

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas
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Editor's Note: Combining his passions for the markets, humor and food, "What's cookin' with Kenny Polcari" is a blog published twice weekly on With more than 30 years of experience on Wall Street, Polcari provides insight and analysis on the markets as well as a recipe du jour. Buon Appetito!

Here we go again.

The antics on Capitol Hill continue to capture the attention of Wall Street, including everything from the looming debt crisis to the threat of a government shutdown.

And hey, don't forget about the 21-hour quasi-filibuster propagated by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, whose remarks included a reading from the children's book "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss (hard to say whether he understands the moral of the story: compromise). I wonder if he would prefer potato and eggs on a soft Italian roll, but I'll get to my recipe for that later on.

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