Dining 11.18.21

Glendora Vegetarian Club

Vegan Recipes from American Vegan

Spanish Rice and Bean Salad (6 servings):

3 c. cooked brown rice

One 15 oz. can kidney beans, drained and rinsed One 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed One 10 oz. package frozen corn, defrosted

1 c. cilantro, chopped

2 diced jalapeños (optional)

1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced

1 onion, diced

1/3 c. olive oil

3 limes, zest and juice

2 tsp. minced garlic

2 tsp. ground cumin

Sea salt and pepper to taste

Tossed the first 8 ingredients together in a large bowl. Whisk together the oil, garlic, lime juice, zest, cumin, salt and pepper in a small bowl, then add to ingredients in large bowl.

Raw Key Lime Bars:


1 1/2 c. Walnuts

1 c. shredded or flaked coconut

1 c. Mejool pitted dates

1 tsp. vanilla extract

Splash of water and pinch of salt


2 1/2 c. raw cashews

1/2 c. Key Lime juice

1/4 c. maple syrup

2 tsp. lime zest

2 tsp. Vanilla extract

1/3 c. coconut oil

Shredded or flaked coconut for garnish


Soak the cashews overnight in water.

To a blender or food processor, add the walnuts, coconut, dates, vanilla, water and salt. Process until sticky mounds begin to form. Press this crust into an 8×8 freezer safe pan lined with parchment paper. Let the parchment paper hang over the sides.

Drain the cashews well and process in blender till smooth. Scrape the sides of the blender, then add the lime juice, lime zest, maple syrup and vanilla. Blend until smooth, adding the oil halfway through the process. Spread over the crust and garnish with more coconut and lime zest. Cover with foil and freeze for 3 hours or until set.

To the turkeys of the world: We’re with you!


1. Harry is talking to God “ how much is a million years to you, God ?

“One second.”

2. “ How much is a million dollars to you, God?”


“God can I please have $10.00?”

“Certainly, just a second.”

3. If you liked our show this week, tell your friends.  If you didn’t,  keep it our little secret.

4. Honey,Honey, they gave us aptitude tests at work today,  and I flunked.

Wife that’s dreadful: Husband: yeah, it’s a good thing I own the company.

For more information, visit americanvegan.org.  Contact Glendora’s Vegetarian Club at 518 931-0266 in Albany NY.

Schodack Valley Fire Co. Pizza & Wing Night

CASTLETON – It is with great pleasure to announce that our Saturday, November 20th pizza and wing night will allow indoor dining in addition to the usual take out. After a long absence , you will again be able to join friends and family in a comfortable and spacious safe environment. Our special pie of the month is our crowd pleasing “meat lovers”. We also offer delicious antipasto salads, mozzarella sticks and a full array of beverages. Hours for this fundraiser are 4 to 7pm. Please call 518-477-4215 for take out orders. Our firehouse is located at 1553 Schodack Valley Rd. Castleton NY.

Roast Pork Dinner Take-Out

CASTLETON – After a one-year hiatus The Emmanuel Reformed Church Roast Pork Dinner is back! Instead of dining-in, it will be take-out. The dinner on November 20 includes pork loin, mashed potatoes, squash, green beans, applesauce, and dessert all for $14. When you call 518-732-7766 to reserve your dinner(s) please let us know what time between 5 and 6 pm you will be picking your meals up. The church is located at 1150 Maple Hill Rd., Castleton adjacent to the Maple Hill High School tennis courts.

VFW Post #7338 East Greenbush Pancake Breakfast

EAST GREENBUSH – Help Support your local Veterans! The Public is welcome! VFW Post 7338, East Greenbush, 100 Hayes Road Sunday November 21, 2021, 9 am to 12 noon. Eat in or take-out. Breakfast includes Buttermilk Pancakes, French Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausages, Home Fries, Corned Beef Hash, Toast, Coffee, Tea, Water and Assorted Juices. Adults – $10.00, Children 6 to 12 – $5.00, Children Under 6 – Free. We will also have raffle tickets for sale. Donations are always welcome and very much appreciated! Please order in advance for take-out by emailing us at VFWpost7338@nullgmail.com or calling 518-477-7770. Must call before Sunday’s Breakfast (Sat) and leave Name and Pick-up time in voice mail message. There is no one available at the Post to answer the phone. Thank you for your Support!

Pawling Ave United Methodist Church Thanksgiving Dinner

TROY – Pawling Ave United Methodist Church, 520 Pawling Ave,Troy, NY, will once again hold our free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 25, 2021.  Take out only from 12 noon to 2 pm.  Dinner includes roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, homemade bread, choice of homemade pie slice – apple, pumpkin or mincemeat.  Reservations required NLT November 20 – call Melanie at 518-779-6004.  Indicate your choice of pie when placing your reservation. If you would like to help out, we will be prepping the meal Monday through Thursday mornings, 11/22-25.  Please call Melanie for donations and the work schedule.  Many hands make light work.  Blessings to you and your family for Thanksgiving!

Breakfast with Santa at Melvin Roads

RENSSELAER – Melvin Roads American Legion Post 1231 presents Breakfast with Santa on Sunday December 5th, 2021, from 9 AM thru 1 PM. Pancakes, Cinnamon French Toast, Hash browns, and Sausage for only adults $10, Children (5 – 18) $5, Children under five, FREE. Bring your family and have a picture taken with Santa for $8. Happy Holidays everyone.

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