IDEA EXCHANGE: 01/29 – 02/02

Monday, 01/29

TODAY IS: Corn Chip, Carnation, Puzzle, Free Thinkers, Seeing Eye Dog-1929

January is Hot Tea Month so we shared some information on the different types of tea and how they can help your health. Also gave tips on Muffin Pan Baking and how to wake up energized each and every day. Recipes shared: Cherry Streudel Coffee Cake, Temptation Spice Cake, Tomato-Parmesan Mini Quiche (muffin pan recipe), Overnight Lemon Cream French Toast Cups (muffin pan recipe), Shortcut Pot Pie and Chicken and Biscuits.

Tuesday, 01/30

Guest: Jane Losey with Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board

TODAY IS: Croissant, Jazz, Snagglepuss-birthday, Yodel for your Neighbor, FDR birthday-1882

Shared tips on hosting a Fondue Party and gave the following recipes: cherry coffee Cake (from 4/15/16 recipes), Salt Free Taco Seasoning, Tuscan Seasoning and Blackening Seasoning (also salt free), HOt Ham and cheese Bites, Sugared Bacon-Wrapped Smokies, 10 Minute Nacho Cheese, Wisconsin Bowl, and Temptation Spice cake

Wednesday, 01/31

TODAY IS: Brandy Alexander, Backwards, Child labor, hell is freezing over, Inspire your heart with Art, Jack Robinson’s birthday-1919

We talked about the Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse, the history of chicken wings and reminded everyone to wear red on Friday. Recipes shared: Pear-Almond Crumble, Louisiana-Style Jambalaya, chocolate Cheesecake Pie, S’Mores Bars and cranberry Sauced Meatballs. We also discussed trying new and different spices and highlighted 5 Indian Spices


Thursday, 02/01


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TODAY IS: Baked Alaska, Skippy Peanut Butter, Women’s Health, Robinson Crusoe

Shared the following recipes: Peanut Butter Popcorn, Peanut Butter Cinnamon Rolls, and Red Velvet Cake Squares. We also talked about Skippy Peanut Butter and John found a number of commercials from the 50’s/60’s that he shared throughout the program.


Friday, 02/02

TODAY IS: Heavenly Hash, California Kiwi, Groundhog, Grand Central Station,, Hedgehog

We talked about foods eaten during the SUPER BOWL and how much will be consumed; also about the huge snowman that used to be built each winter in Juneau, where I grew up. Our local vet, Dr. Strouss, (with help from the Highway Department and the Boy Scouts), would assemble a snowman as large as his two-story house on the corner of Main and West Oak Grove Street. We shared these recipes: Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball, Cream of Three Tomato Soups, Sriracha and Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Strawberry Kiwi Tartlets, and Knock-Off Chipotle Guacamole.