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Valley Forge: An Area Rich In History And Art (NAPSA)-For many, warmer weather means it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the many attractions and events that Valley Forge, Pa., and the surrounding area of Montgomery County have to offer. Here are a few examples: • Valley Forge National Historical Park: The site of the Continental Army’s winter encampment of 1777-78, this hallowed ground of the Revolutionary War is rich with history and offers visitors informative tours on foot and by trolley car or onboard audio in your own vehicle. There’s also strolling, biking or horseback riding on 28 miles of designated trails. (www.nps.gov/vafo) • The John James Audubon Center: This destination celebrates the namesake artist John James Audubon, preserving his first home in America and highlighting its role in his development as a naturalist. Visitors can view a full-size copy of his influential “The Birds of America”-made from copperplate etchings and hand painted in full color. (pa.audubon.org/john-jamesaudubon-center-mill-grove) • Peter Wentz Farmstead, Pottsgrove Manor, the Mennonite Heritage Center and Pennypacker Mills: These sites offer a snapshot of 18th century agrarian life, with a steady rotation of demonstrations, lectures and programs that present the long-lost arts of weaving, cooking, iron forging, sheep shearing, hay mowing and fracture-a form of decorative calligraphy. (www.peterwentzfarmsteadsociety.org) • The Wharton Esherick Studio Museum: This storybook cottage is an apt setting for the work of a crafts-
Tips For Grilling Award-Worthy Steaks (NAPSA)-According to a recent study, 62 percent of Americans now report grilling year-round. Take a tip from these backyard grillers and pick up some steaks, break out the tools and perfect your grilling techniques. These quick and easy tips will help take your home-grilled steaks to the next level: • Quality: Nothing says quality like USDA-certified meat, such as Walmart’s USDA Choice steaks. Only åone in five steaks meets the guidelines to be Walmart’s Choice Premium Beef so you can be confident you’re grilling with the best. • Temperature: Remove steaks from the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before grilling to allow the meat to rise to room temperature.
Many of the attractions of the Valley Forge area offer visitors a chance to step back in time. man-artist who combined whimsy and practicality. Best of all, the tours here are very hands-on, as visitors are encouraged to feel for themselves the different textures and characters of Esherick’s natural medium. (whartonesherickmuseum.org) • The Stoogeum: As its name implies, this is a museum dedicated to the antics of The Three Stooges. Visitors will find an impressive collection of 3,000 items, covering three floors, that traces the trio’s roots from vaudeville to feature films. See it once, they say, and you will be back for “Moe.” (www.stoogeum.com) • The Glencairn Museum: This is described as a time machine that whisks visitors back to turn-of-the-century opulence and to the art of the Middle Ages. Glencairn Museum displays religious-themed frescoes, tapestries and stained glass, and has a nine-story-high observation tower. (www.glencairnmuseum.org) For more information and directions to these attractions, visit www.valleyforge.org. • Marinade: Add robust flavor with a marinade that uses ingredients you may already have in your kitchen, like A.1. or Dr. Pepper. Try this recipe from some experienced grillers who can really take the heat: SAN ANTONIO SWEET SOY RIB-EYES
(NAPSA)-The next time friends and family tell you your cooking tastes like a million dollars, they may be right. Submit an original recipe to the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off(r) Contest-bigger and better than ever-for a chance to win $1 million. Just be sure your recipe: • Uses seven ingredients or fewer (not including table salt, ground black pepper or water) • Requires 30 minutes or less of active prep time, not including baking or cooling • Uses at least two different eligible ingredients • Fits into the Simple Sweets and Starters or Quick Rise and Shine Breakfasts categories • Wows with its taste, appearance, creativity and consumer appeal. Here’s a sweet example of one of last year’s winning recipes from Sarah Meuser of New Milford, Conn. that may help get you started: SALTED CARAMEL MACAROONS Prep Time: 30 Minutes Total Time: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes Makes 60 cookies 1
can (14 oz) Eagle Brand(r) Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 jar (12.25 oz) Smucker’s(r) Caramel Topping 1 cup Pillsbury BEST(r) All Purpose Unbleached Flour 1 1/4 teaspoons sea salt 2 bags (14 oz each) shredded coconut 1 1 1 3 3 3
Makes four servings 3 or 4 Walmart Choice rib-eye steaks
cup pineapple juice cup orange juice cup soy sauce Tbsp red wine or sherry vinegar garlic cloves, minced Tbsp Bolner’s Fiesta® Brand’s Uncle Chris’ Gourmet Steak Seasoning
Place steaks in a large zip-top bag or shallow dish. Mix pineapple and orange juices with the soy sauce, vinegar and minced garlic. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1-2 hours, for a maxi-
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans 1 cup semisweet chocolate baking chips Heat oven to 325°F. Line 2 large cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper; spray with Crisco(r) Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. In large bowl, combine condensed milk, caramel topping, flour and 3⁄4 teaspoon of the sea salt; mix well. Stir in coconut, pecans and chocolate chips until well mixed. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 1 inch apart onto cookie sheets. Lightly sprinkle tops with remaining 1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt. Bake 15 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Store in airtight container. Your family and friends can also choose which 100 recipes make it to the finals. To get complete contest rules, enter a recipe or vote for your favorite, visit www.bakeoff.com. Categories include Simple Sweets and Starters with an entry period from April 4 to May 9 and voting from June 13 to 27, and Quick Rise and Shine Breakfasts recipes can be sent between July 4 and Aug. 8 and voted on from Sept. 12 to 26. Bake-Off is a registered trademark of General Mills(c) 2013. Eagle Brand, Smucker’s and Crisco are trademarks of The J.M. Smucker Company. Pillsbury and Pillsbury BEST are trademarks of The Pillsbury Company, LLC, used under license. mum of 12 hours. When steak is done marinating, remove and pat dry, rubbing both sides with the steak seasoning. Prepare a charcoal grill for direct high heat (450-500 degrees F) using Kingsford(r) charcoal. Grill with the lid closed, turning once or twice, until cooked to your desired doneness, 6 to 8 minutes for medium rare. Let rest for 5 minutes. For more information and recipes, visit www.Walmart.com/steak.
June 2013 Issue