Don’t Miss Valentine’s Day Specials! Show Your Love to Someone Special

Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) in Wyckoff has partnered with Wyckoff Florist and Gifts and Kilwins to offer a very unique Valentine’s Day special. Order your Valentine’s gifts at Wyckoff Florist and Gifts and/or Kilwins between Monday, February 2, and Tuesday, February 10, and both stores will donate 10 percent of your order to CHCC. The offer applies for pick-up and local delivery on or before Saturday, February 14. Please mention CHCC when placing your order. Why not show your love for someone special while also supporting CHCC and local businesses! For more details, visit ChristianHealthCare.org/OutOnTheTown.

Perhaps you are planning a romantic dinner at home for Valentine’s Day. CHCC can help you make that romantic meal by preparing a recipe from “CHCC Cooks,” a cookbook featuring more than 200 recipes submitted by 94 contributors, who are all CHCC employees and volunteers. Many of the offerings are coveted family recipes handed down through generations.

Jennifer Puskas, LCSW, ACS, Pathways Director at CHCC, submitted Chicken Marsala, which would be an ideal Valentine’s Day dinner. Pound four chicken breasts flat and slice one Portobello mushroom cap and a 10 oz. package of white mushrooms. Pour one cup of flour on a MORE Valentine’s Day … Page 2 plate to dredge the chicken, mixing in a tablespoon of basil and a tablespoon of oregano, one teaspoon of salt, and ¼ teaspoon of pepper. Melt four tablespoons of butter in a large skillet and four tablespoons of olive oil. Dredge the chicken in the flour mixture shaking off any excess. Brown the chicken until it is 2/3 of the way cooked on both sides. Add mushrooms and stir. Combine ½ cup Holland House Marsala wine, ¼ cup Holland House cooking sherry, and ¼ cup Holland House cooking wine with lemon. Add a fork full of cornstarch to wines, stirring out the lumps. Pour over chicken and mushrooms and lower heat. Continue to cook until sauce thickens, mushrooms brown and soften, and chicken is cooked through. Turn chicken to cover with sauce on both sides. Serve with steamed broccoli and stove top stuffing.

Perhaps considering giving “CHCC Cooks” to your favorite Valentine! The book features year-round recipes for appetizers and beverages, soups and salads, vegetables and side dishes, main dishes, breads and rolls, desserts, and cookies and candy. The book contains both simple recipes for the most novice cooks, to recipes that would offer even a professional chef an interesting twist to a classic. The cost of “CHCC Cooks” is $16.99 and can be purchased in CHCC’s de Snoep Winkel Gift Shop or by contacting Darcy Bickert, Foundation Assistant Director, at the Christian Health Care Center Foundation office at (201) 848-5796 or dbickert@chccnj.org. All proceeds from the sale of the cookbook support the mission of the Center to promote health, healing, and wellness for all ages.

CHCC launched its “Out on the Town” fundraising initiative last fall. CHCC continues to partner with local restaurants, offering the community a chance to give back while enjoying a meal out on the town. By dining at selected locations, restaurants donate a portion of their profits MORE Valentine’s Day … Page 3 back to the Center. Visit ChristianHealthCare/OutOnTheTown for a list of upcoming dates and participating restaurants. If you would like your restaurant or your favorite restaurant to be part of CHCC’s “Out on the Town” initiative, contact Erin Groenewal at (201) 848-5267 or egroenewal@chccnj.org.

Christian Health Care Center provides a broad continuum of high-quality, compassionate care, offering superior mental-health, elder-care, residential living, and rehabilitation services. As a non-profit organization, we deliver care to our community based on the Christian principles on which we were founded more than a century ago.

For more information, visit ChristianHealthCare.org.

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