Monday, April 19, 2021

Pandemic can’t stop Meals on Wheels from serving its clients

While Meals on Wheels volunteers won’t be going out on Christmas day to deliver meals, they will be providing the nonprofit organization’s homebound senior clients with traditional Christmas meals earlier in the week

L.A’s Frontera to distribute free Thanksgiving meals

On Thanksgiving day, the store will provide free platters to those in need starting at 1 p.m.

Warm the heart and home with these holiday recipes

COVID-19 will disrupt holiday plans for many families in 2020, and from what we hear, a lot more people will be cooking for themselves this year than in years past

Recipe: Green Beans with Garlic and Bacon from Adam Livow of TASK

Recipe courtesy of Adam Livow, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.

Recipe: Dor Mullen’s Christmas in a Bowl

Recipe courtesy of Dor Mullen, founder of The Suppers Programs

Recipe: Rory Philipson’s hazelnut cake

Recipe courtesy of Rory Philipson, pastry chef at The Blue Bottle Café

Recipe: Stuffing from Adam Livow of TASK

Recipe courtesy of Adam Livow, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen.

Recipe: Robin Valentine’s zucchini latkes

Recipe courtesy of Robin Valentine. Valentine is vice president of community at Congregation Beth Chaim in West Windsor

Recipe: Pork Carnitas from Fernando Burgos of Gourmet Dining

Recipe courtesy of Fernando Burgos, Gourmet Dining, LLC

In a difficult holiday season, TASK serves up more than just soup

In pandemic times, instead of servers bringing meals to clients at tables, dinner take-out bags are packed inside, carted through a now empty dining room, and lined up on a table, where masked servers hand food to the line of masked clients there for a meal.