What’s Happening Today – Sept. 15, 2016
Today on DelmarvaLife:
The Delmarva Discovery Center & Museum is hosting its annual Discovery Center Gala on Saturday September 17th from 7:00- 10:00 pm. Gala guests will enjoy delicious local food, live music, a special River Otter enrichment program, signature cocktails and the opportunity to win some fabulous auction items. Tickets are only $50 a person and can be purchase online at https://ddcm16gala.eventbrite.com or by phone at (410) 957-9933. Call or e-mail amy@DelmarvaDiscoveryCenter.org for more information. Must be 21 or older to attend.
The 25th Annual Special Olympics Delaware Families Day at the Beach is this weekend, Sept. 17 from 9 am – 2 pm, at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes. Athletes and their families will participate in the annual Hoss Cochran Fishing Tournament, followed by a BBQ provided by the Rehoboth Beach Kiwanis Club.
Lewes’ 5th Annual Oktoberfest starts Friday, Sept. 16 at Market St. in Lewes. Dogfish Head will be selling commemorative beer steins. The steins can be taken into participating restaurants and presented to receive a discount on Dogfish Head beer available. The Cape Artists’ Gallery will have a sidewalk sale at their gallery on W. 3rd St. in Lewes during the Oktoberfest event. For more information, call 302 644-7733.
The 2016 Pedal Away Prostate Cancer Bike Race is Saturday in Dover. There will be a 25 mile timed race and a 40k race for the 2016 Delaware Olympics to qualify for nationals. The race is open to both competitive and non-competitive cyclists and will also include participants from the Delaware Senior Olympics.
Heart in the Game is holding their first ever event in Sussex County on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Woodbridge High School. Delaware students ages 8-19 are invited to come out between 9 am -1 pm to receive free EKG’s. CPR and AED training will also be offered to students and parents. Register here.
A lot of birds fly south for the winter, but where else do birds go and what do they do? Dave Brinker with the Maryland DNR is going to tell us about osprey and help answer our questions about bird migration. Track the osprey here.
New rules are in the works to install speed limiters on massive trucks, such as 18-wheelers, in an effort to boost safety. Attorney William Hall handles trucking accidents and he stops by the studio to give us some insight and overview of these new proposed rules.
Executive Chef Jordan Bohall from Bethany Blues is in the kitchen making an Asian dish, honey ginger soy sauce for an Asian pork soba noodle salad.
Honey Ginger Soy Sauce
¼ cup green onion (finely diced)
1 tbs. finely diced fresh ginger
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 shallot, minced
1 tsp. sesame oil
1 cup soy sauce
3 cups honey
1 tsp. Sriracha
Heat sesame oil in a pan over low heat – add shallots, garlic, green onion, and
ginger, sauté for 3-5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and stir constantly, over
low heat, for approximately 20 minutes, or until sauce has thickened.
Asian Pork Soba Noodle Salad
1 pack Soba noodles
6 radishes, thinly sliced
1 red pepper, julienned
¼ cup carrots, julienned
1 yellow squash, cut in half and sliced on a bias
1 zucchini, cut in half and sliced on a bias
6 Shitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
1lb. Bethany Blue’s pulled pork, warmed
1 tsp. sesame oil
1 green spring onion, sliced on a bias (for garnish)
Black and white sesame seeds (for garnish)
Cook Soba noodles as directed on package, set aside. Heat sesame oil a large sauté
pan over medium heat. Add all of the sliced vegetables and sauté lightly, just until
the vegetables begin to soften. Add the Soba noodles into the pan with the
vegetables with 1 cup of the Honey Ginger Soy Sauce. Toss gently until combined.
Transfer noodle and vegetable mixture into a large serving bowl. Top with preheated
Bethany Blue’s pulled pork and drizzle with more Honey Ginger Soy Sauce.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds and sliced green onion.
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