What’s Happening Today – October 20, 2021
Today on DelmarvaLife:
A presentation about the Battleship USS New Jersey takes place Saturday at the Lewes Public Library. If you’d like to register for the event, click here, or call 302-645-2733.
The chill in the air is about to turn downright COLD, and for those who do not have a home, that is terrifying. We learn about a fairly new program on Delmarva, where hands and hearts pitch in to end homelessness.
Students, staff and supporters of The Benedictine School, in Ridgely, are celebrating new additions to the accessible playground on campus. If you wish to support Benedictine’s mission and campus transformation, click here.
If you’re in the Federalsburg area (or any area for that matter!), we’ve made your Friday lunch plans for you. The Federalsburg Lions Club has a sandwich sale fundraiser Friday at the Federalsburg Volunteer Fire Company. You can enjoy pit beef, pit turkey or pulled pork, pickles, chips, a brownie and a soft drink for $9/meal. Contact Wayne Cole at 443-786-3943, David Morean at 410-924-0983 or Lisa Schmitt at 410-310-4114 to order. Orders may also be faxed to 410-943-8379.
Home runs for health! We step up to the plate to tell you about an inaugural effort that uses baseball to battle cancer. It’s a home run derby, put on by the co-founder of the Ty Cobb Senior Baseball League, Rich Swift.
We’re learning more about kidney disease, and hearing how your steps can go a long way in keeping people healthy. It’s all part of the upcoming Maryland & Delaware Kidney Walks, put on by the National Kidney Foundation.
We’ll introduce you to another friendly face at Gateway Subaru, in Delmar. Internet Sales Manager Mason Carmean is in the spotlight today.
Chilly fall nights scream COMFORT FOOD! Mrs. Laurel, Ayanna Soto, stops by to make Stuffed Shells!
The team in the Mr. Food Test Kitchen shows us how to make a recipe that might bring back memories – Country Store Hermit Bars. Enjoy!
What You’ll Need
- 2 sticks (1 cup) butter, softened
- 2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1 cup chocolate chips
What to Do
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 10- x 15-inch rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
- In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream together butter and brown sugar. Blend in eggs.
- On low speed, beat in water, then baking soda, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Gradually mix in flour, about a third at a time. Stir in remaining ingredients. Spread the batter in baking sheet, making sure you level it out.
- Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until firm. Remove pan to a wire rack to cool, then cut into bars.