What’s Happening Today – Jan. 12, 2021
Today on DelmarvaLife –
A local teen is in need of a kidney. Aubree Burton, 16, is a junior at Cambridge South Dorchester High School. In December, she went to the doctor because she was not feeling well. Tests revealed she was in end-stage kidney failure. Right now, Aubree is receiving dialysis three times a week, but a donated kidney would allow her to resume her normal life. Click here for more information on how you can help.
Sometimes, in life, it’s all about being at the right place at the right time. That’s what happen to photographer Joshua Walls when he managed to snap a picture of eagles.
The Delaware Department of Agriculture is encouraging the planting of trees throughout the first state. They’re doing so by offering competitive matching grants – an effort, the department says, will benefit everyone. To learn more about the program or apply for a grant, click here.
When COVID-19 swept the world, healthcare workers jumped to the front lines of battle. They weren’t alone. Along with them, the people whose job it is to keep hospital rooms clean and sanitized. We learn about these “Unsung Heroes” of the pandemic and how they’re going above and beyond.
You’re never too old to learn. Whether you want to take up a hobby or learn a new language, gain knowledge on computers or explore the media, there is time and you can do all of it right at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. We learn about the programs offered and how to sign up for classes.
As one of the coldest months of the year rolls on, I think it’s safe to say we all seek out a little comfort food. Comfort food like a grilled cheese sandwich, perhaps? Well, as it happens, January is Grilled Cheese Month and we know the perfect way to celebrate it, with a visit to SoDel Concepts Restaurants. We learn all about their unique takes on Grilled Cheese.
Sing it with me…Happy Birthday to you…Happy Birthday to you…Happy Birthday dear Sinchi….Maybe, you can guess whose birthday it is? We check in with our friends at the Salisbury Zoo to see how our favorite Andean Bear Cub celebrated his first trip around the sun!
Tired of serving chicken the same way every time? Try our recipe for Cheesy Baked Chicken, done in just 30 minutes and a great way to spice up those weeknight dinners. Made from crushed cheese crackers and sesame seeds, expect lots of crunch and flavor with every bite. Check out the recipe below:
What You’ll Need
- 1 cup finely crushed cheese crackers
- 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
- 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
What to Do
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
- In a shallow bowl, combine cracker crumbs, sesame seeds, parsley, salt, and black pepper. Place butter in another shallow dish. Dip chicken in butter, then dip in cracker-crumb mixture, coating evenly on both sides. Place chicken on baking sheet.
- Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until no pink remains in center and chicken is golden.
We think this cheesy baked chicken goes great with honey mustard!