Cuisine 12.27.18

Save the Date! Roast Beef Dinner

Join us on Friday, January 11th, 4-7pm, at the Transfiguration Parish Hall

Hillview Drive, Speigletown.

We will be serving another delicious dinner at a reasonable price.   We offer a salad, roast beef, potato, a vegetable, roll and butter. Adults, $11.00, Seniors (65+) $10.00 and affordable prices for teens and children.  We also offer beer, wine, soda and dessert for purchase.  Tickets will go on sale December 29 and 30 after the Masses.  You can contact the parish offices to make reservations and purchase tickets.  The office phone numbers are 518/235-0337 or 518/753-4554.  A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.


Rensselaer Senior Center New Year’s Eve Party

Join us Friday, December 28th, for our New Year’s Eve Party. There will be lots of food, goodies, fun and live music. Lunch is Stuffed Chicken Breast with a special dessert. Call today for reservations at 518 463-2166, Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm. We are in Rensselaer, on East and Herrick Streets.    


East Schodack Fire Co. Pizza Night

Please join us on Sat., January 5th, for our monthly Pizza Night.

Menu includes: Fresh made pizza- Cheese (red or white) $9, extra toppings $1 each. “the works”- $14, chicken wings- 10 for $9, mozzarella sticks- six for $3, and a huge salad bar- $3 a bowl. Serving begins at 4:00, call 518-479-3366 (after 2:00) to order ahead. Take-out is available or join your neighbors and eat-in for a relaxing evening.


Ham Dinner

The Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church on 175 5th Avenue, will be hosting a Ham Dinner with Homemade Pies for dessert on Saturday, January 26th, from 4:30 – 6:00 pm.  Cost:  Free-will donation.  Come join us!


Pre-New Year’s Eve Party

Join us on Friday, December 28, 7pm, at 435 New Karner Road – Hanover Square, Colonie. Use the Hill Street Entrance. This event is open to all, at $10 pp. Don “The Soul Man” Hyman is our featured guest performer and will sing hit songs over the years and more.  Treats and a full evening of entertainment is planned.  Don has a knowledge of music history and will intersperse stories behind the hits and the performers.  He performs regularly throughout the area and often supports fundraising for Veterans programs with his talents.  Plenty of free parking, handicapped accessible.  Sponsored by Singles Services Inc. (A NYS non-profit corporation).  Mailing address – P.O. Box 12511, Albany, NY 12212.  For information, call 518-452-6883.



Roast Beef Dinner

Join us January 12th. We will be serving from 4 to 6PM, a Family Style Roast Beef Dinner, at the United Methodist Church of East Greenbush at 1 Gilligan Road, East Greenbush.

Cost with reservation – Over 12 yrs. $13; 5 to 11 yrs. $6, 4 and under FREE.

At the Door – Over 12 yrs. $14, 5 to 11 yrs. $7, 4 and under FREE.

RSVP at 518-421-2360.

The dinner will benefit the Rensselaer County 4-H Teen Exchange.



Brooks’ BBQ Chicken Dinner

Center Brunswick United Methodist Church Sunday School will host the Annual Brooks’ BBQ on January 5, from 2pm to 6pm.

Dinner includes: Chicken, Baked Potato, Vegetable, Roll, Drink and Dessert. Call Jill at 518-258-2164 for tickets.

Eat in or Take Out

Church is located at 990 Hoosick Road (Route 7) in Center Brunswick.

Adult Chicken Dinner $12.00

Half-a-Chicken $6.00 and Children’s Dinner $8.00


4-H Cooking Class for Youth

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County 4-H Youth Development program is holding a four-week Friday Night Chefs program. This session is for youth ten years and older who like to cook, and for those who would like to learn how to cook. The Friday Night Chefs will meet at the CCE office, located at 61 State St., Troy on the second floor, on Friday, January 18, 25; and February 1 and 8 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. There is a $25.00 registration fee for 4-H members and $30.00 for non-members. Pre-registration is required, and registration will be limited. To register a youth, or for more information, please contact Eileen DePaula at 518-272-4210 or emd32@nullcornell.edu. For more information about this and other programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County, please call 518-272-4210. No one shall be denied the opportunity to participate or receive information based on their ability to pay. If you have special needs that we can accommodate, please let us know at the time of your call.


Eat Smart – Live Strong

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton NY– Rensselaer County’s Cooperative Extension will be on hand Wednesday, January 9, 2018, at 11 am, for our monthly Eat Smart – Live Strong cooking demonstration. There will be free recipes and samples for everyone who attends. Please join us for a nutritious meal at noon (entrée; Sliced Ham Cold Plate) for a suggested donation of $3.00; available Monday through Friday to all Rensselaer County seniors 60 years and older. Reservation required for lunch, please call 518-279-3413.



Special Lunch at Everett Wagar Senior Center

Rensselaer County’s Everett Wagar Senior Center, 2 Roxborough Road, Grafton, NY – Friday, January 25, 2019 the Nutrition Department will hold its monthly Special Lunch, served at noon w/Entertainment, there will also be a 50/50 drawing. Our wonderful complete lunch is available to all Rensselaer County Seniors age 60 years of age and older, Monday thru Friday at noon, for a suggested contribution of $3.00. Stop in anytime Mon. – Fri. 9:00 – 3:00 pm for a complete monthly menu and activities calendar. Please call 518-279-3413 to make your reservations for lunch.


Glendora Vegetarian Club

A man was asked,” Can’t you get along without those crutches by now?”  The man said, “My doctor says yes, but my lawyer says no.”

Go Vegan. Try Glutenfreeda burrito, Lightlife veggie sausage ravioli, Garden Lites spinach bake, Good Food Made Simple Southwestern veggie breakfast burrito.  The Glendora Vegan commercials are on channel 6 CBS News 10X this week 5:30pm to 6:00pm and 6:30pm to 7:00pm telling

50,000 people (500,000 impressions) our good news.  This year 2018 we have spent $10,000 for TV airtime, 291 (30-second) commercials.

Said the husband, “This donut is so hard it could walk over and say hello to the coffee.”  Said the wife, “the coffee is too weak to answer.”

What do you do at the Glendora Vegetarian Club?  We share yummy potlucks of no animal products, sing our theme songs, review the minutes of the last meeting, listen to the treasurers report. ($30,195 total spent, 825 pages, 1711 hours)  Read from our textbook powerful vegan thoughts by Jay Dinshaw (founder of the American Vegan Society) and read the articles published in the Advertiser. A video is made and appears the next day on youtube, facebook and twitter.

~Glendora    518-610-5810


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