Today on DelmarvaLife –
Autoimmume disease is something that affects more than 20-million people in the U.S., and it’s something a local woman is trying to raise awareness of across Delmarva. Audrey Fisher Killen of Operation Shooting Star tells us why.
The Salisbury Zoo has welcomed two new members to its sloth family. Two baby sloths were born to two different mothers in July. We get an update on how the tree-dwellers are doing.
We have this week’s Pet Connect. We’ll show you a few furballs that could really use a loving human to walk into their lives.
Finalists have been chosen for “The Great $102,500 Wedding Giveaway.” Lisa Wilgus of The Lighthouse Cove Event Center in Dewey Beach tells us about the selection process and when the winner will be announced.
Denise Clemons, author of “A Culinary History of Southern Delaware” joins us in the DelmarvaLife Kitchen to make Broccoli Soup.
1 T butter or olive oil
1 chopped onion
2 C chopped vegetables*
2 C broth or stock
herbs salt & pepper, to taste
1 t lemon juice (optional)
Heat the butter or olive oil in a large saucepan. Add onion and sauté until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add chopped vegetables and cook until slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Pour in broth or stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover; simmer until vegetables are cooked through, about 10 minutes. With a food processor or immersion blender, purée the soup until smooth. Stir in herbs; finish with salt and pepper, to taste. If desired, add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice to brighten the flavor. *Note: peel, pare and trim the vegetables, as needed. See chart below for herb suggestions.
Vegetable & Herb Combinations
Broccoli —oregano or marjoram
Butternut Squash — cardamom or cinnamon
Carrot — cumin or curry
Leeks — nutmeg or dill
Mushrooms — thyme or paprika
Potato — chive or parsley
Tomato — basil or tarragon
Barbershop harmonies will be heard on the Mid South Audio Stage as the Delmarva Chorus, A Chapter of Sweet Adelines International performs two songs.
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