What’s Happening Today – July 15th
Today on DelmarvaLife –
While the kiddos are having the times of their lives this summer, mom and dad are trying to help them avoid the “summer slide.” the slide they can slip into over the summer months — when they lose some of the educational gains they’ve made over the past year. So today, we’re sharing solutions to help the little ones avoid it.
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a probe! We’ll talk to the mentor behind a group of students who saw their project reach the sky via a sounding rocket launched from Wallops Island Flight Facility. We get the scoop on this exciting experiment.
We all know it…a little help goes a long way. That’s safe to say for every situation life throws your way, right? Score Mid and Lower Shore wants to be and is that support for our area’s small businesses.
Picture this. It’s 92 degrees outside with humidity thicker than grits. you go to turn on your AC — but it doesn’t work! So then you decide it’s time for a new system; but when you call the HVAC company, they say it’ll be weeks before they can get to you! Here to explain why that might happen, is Mindy Allen-Townsend, Vice President of A&A Companies.
Once a solution for sunburn, and now a skin care brand that’s known around the world. What possible connection could it have to Delmarva? The answers are on the way in this week’s Throwback Thursday!
From the Mr. Food Test Kitchen:
When the sun comes out, it’s time to cool down. That’s why we made this Sangria Granita! Our version of an adult Italian Ice, this sangria recipe is as refreshing as it gets. Easy as can be, and made with simple to get ingredients, this no bake recipe is the ticket to relaxing on a sunny day. It’s a fun, icey, and fruity way to embrace the summer heat!
What You’ll Need
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup grape juice
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 3/4 cup blackberries
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 2 cups red wine
- Assorted fruit slices for garnish
What to Do
- In a large pot over medium-high heat, combine water and sugar and heat until sugar is dissolved. Add grape juice, orange juice, blackberries, and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 10 minutes. Add the wine and simmer another 5 minutes.
- Strain the blackberries and cinnamon sticks from the liquid. Let cool, then pour into a 9- x 5-inch loaf pan. Cover and freeze at least 8 hours or until firm.
- Remove from freezer and with a fork, scrape the surface until fluffy. Dish up into small serving bowls or glasses and keep frozen until ready to serve. Garnish with assorted fruit slices.