What’s Happening Today – April 24, 2020
Today on DelmarvaLife –
There has probably never been any time before this that so many people were working and learning from home via computer technology. For some, the technology may not be holding up like they need it to. We talk with Bill Justice of Super Techs Computer and Telecom Services in Millsboro for some tips and tricks on how to make sure we get what we need out of telecomuting.
With OC SpringFest canceled this year, many artists have lost a valuable venue to show and sale their art. For Megan Burak of Beach Realm Creations, the annual event was supposed to mark her company’s debut. We talk with Megan about her art and what makes it so different.
We aren’t the only ones who have had to get used to everyone being home. Many pets are enjoying having their humans around 24/7. It gives them more time to provide unconditional love. If you don’t have a pet, there are plenty of them in local shelters who would love to be part of your family. We have a few in today’s Pet Connect.
He’s a chef, a sommelier, and an accomplished musician. Paul Cullen welcomes us into his kitchen to show us how to make Garganelli alli’Amatriciana. It’s a one-pot pasta with spicy tomato sauce.
Rigatoni all’Amatriciana: This zesty guanciale/pancetta and tomato sauce is commonly associated with Lazio and Rome, but is actually from the town of Amatrice, which was just over the border into the Abruzzi before Mussolini redrew the maps.4 ounces guanciale/pancetta, cubed
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 small finely chopped sweet onion
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 14oz cans Cherry Mutti or San Marzano tomatoes and juice, crushed
1/2 cup freshly grated pecorino cheese
chopped Italian Parsley
1/2 pound of Pasta
Brown pancetta, add onions, garlic until clear then pepper flakes and spice. Add tomatoes with juices and stir. Drop pasta into boil water add salt and cook al dente’ and take pasta out of water with slotted spoon into pan to get sexy. Plate and hit with cheese, cracked pepper and serve.
Whether it’s needs being met, hope being stirred, or even a simple smile being created, good is happening on Delmarva. We take a look back at what warmed our hearts this week.