What’s Happening Today – August 24, 2020
Today on DelmarvaLife –
I think everyone would agree that when it comes to fare from the water – fresh is best, right? Well, thanks to a relatively new cooperative, folks have the opportunity to eat oysters grown right in Delaware’s Rehoboth Bay. It’s an operation that both benefits consumers and helps clean very important natural resources. Katie hits the water with members of Arrowhead Point Oysters to learn more about the co-op.
It’s Most Wanted Monday and Lieutenant Tim Robinson of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office is back! He’s asking for your assistance in locating some individuals. If you call in your tip and it leads to an arrest, you will get a cash reward. Please call Crime Solvers, (410) 548-1776.
As we continue to progress with technology, maybe you’re thinking, it’s time to get an electric car. Is it right for you? What features does it have? What are the benefits of having an electric car versus gas? Katie visited Delaware Electric Coop to find out all the answers.
Meals On Wheels is more vital than ever. The Delaware Program is continuing to provide nutritious, hot meals to some of our most vulnerable populations. Which means, your support is needed now, more than ever. Like previous years, that support can come in the form of sipping great wine and savoring delicious food. Meals on Wheels Delaware Sip and Savor, is back but with a twist. We talk with Randi Homola, Design and Marketing Manager with Meals on Wheels Delaware, to find out about their upcoming virtual event. If you would like to volunteer or learn more about Meals on Wheels Delaware, click here.
A Hibiscus flower comes in many varieties with every single bloom, more beautiful than the others. However, it’s more than just a pretty flower, it’s a versatile one. One with medicinal properties. Whether you’re planting hibiscus’ to beautify your yard or using one to help with an upset tummy – it’s important to know how to care for these blooms. We turn to Gardening Expert, Ginny Rosenkrantz, for answers.
We’re starting a new segment on DelmarvaLife, Monday Memories. We’re taking a look back at some of our favorite moments over these past 8 years. It’s only fitting to start at the beginning and we mean the very beginning. We’re taking it back to January 9th, 2012 when DelmarvaLife made its’ debut. Check out those youngins!
Made in a bundt pan and full of flavor, Peach Pound Cake is quick, simple and savory. Not a peaches fan? Use nectarines or apples, to get that sweetness. Check out the recipe below:
What You’ll Need
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
- 3 cups granulated sugar
- 6 eggs at room temperature
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 2 cups peeled and chopped peaches (4 to 5 peaches)
- Confectioners’ sugar for sprinkling
What to Do
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 12-cup Bundt pan with cooking spray; lightly sprinkle with flour.
- In a large bowl, cream together butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
- In another large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture. Add sour cream and beat on low until mixture is smooth. Gently fold in peaches. Pour batter evenly into Bundt pan.
- Bake 70 to 75 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool about 20 minutes, then invert onto serving plate. Let cool completely. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar before serving.
- This fruity pound cake recipe also works great made with nectarines or apples.