Food $en$e Shopper A Program of the Food Bank of Central New York Town of DeWitt DeWitt Recreation Department—(315) 446-9250 x 9 People In Action— (315) 218-7291 www.townofdewitt.com/Food$en$e.aspx Order/Pick-Up Information Order Deadline: By Friday— October 10 Food Pick-Up 1:00-4:00pm: Wednesday—October 22 *Many items are perishable* EBT Cards Charged: Monday—October 13 Qualifications: None Order Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30 Excluding Holidays Order/Pick-up Location: DeWitt Town Hall OR Klim Center (Springfield Garden Apt Complex) *Payment in the form of cash or EBT must be made in person at the time the order is placed. Previous Month Menu Italian Meatballs, 1 lb Veal Patties, 12 oz Italian Sausage, 1 lb Pollock Fillets, 1 lb Ground Chicken, 1 lb Stuffed Rigatoni, 12 oz Supreme Pizza, 5.3 oz Spaghetti Sauce, 26 oz Mixed Vegetables, 11 oz Diced Tomatoes, 14.5 oz Fresh Mushrooms, 8 oz Salad Mix, 10 oz October 2014 $15. Chicken Kabobs, 1 lb 50 Breaded Fish Sticks, 1 lb Salisbury Steak, 12 oz Ground Turkey, 1 lb Bologna, 1 lb Egg Noodles, 12 oz Cream of Mushroom Soup, 10 oz PB & Choc Chip Cookie Mix,12oz Applesauce, 15 oz Green Beans, 15 oz Fresh Produce (TBA) Fresh Produce (TBA) Specials 1. Chicken Drumsticks, 5 lbs for $5.50 5 pound bag, not individually frozen 2. Meatloaf Mix, 2 lbs for $6.50 traditional meatloaf, 100% ground beef 3. Italian Sausage, 3 lbs for $10.50 product of Roma’s Sausage in Utica, NY 4. Mac & Cheese, 6 lbs for $11.25 5. Breaded Shrimp, 3 lbs for $16.50 16-20 shrimp per pound 6. Hot Pockets, 12/8 oz pockets for $17.50 12 pepperoni hot pockets per special 7. French Fries, 5 lbs for $3.75 FOOD $EN$E RECIPES Meatball Stew Ingredients 1 lb Italian meatballs, frozen 16 oz beef broth 16 oz tomato soup 9 oz frozen peas 1 cup frozen carrots ABOUT FOOD $EN$E The Food $en$e program is designed to increase selfsufficiency by helping individuals stretch their food dollars. Food Bank of CNY is able to purchase 14.5oz can diced tomatoes 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley food items in large quantities, and this savings is passed on to the 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese program’s customers. The Food Salt and pepper Bank organizes this program with nearly 40 sites in 11 counties. Directions Monthly Food $en$e packages are created by the Food Bank, a newsletter is generated and 1. Preheat crock pot to low or use a large pot on stove over medium-low. distributed to each site 2. Place meatballs, broth, tomato soup, peas, carrots and diced coordinator. The coordinators are tomatoes in crock pot. responsible for taking orders from 3. Cook in crock pot on low for 8 to 10 hours; stir occasionally. customers, placing the order with the Food Bank, and distributing 4. Place stew in bowl and top with fresh parsley and sprinkle the packages on a specific date. Parmesan cheese on top. The monthly newsletter includes information for the coordinators, MAKES 4 SERVINGS the current month’s Food $en$e package, the projected package for the following month, and recipes using food items from the Broiled Lemon-Dill Pollock unit. Ingredients 1 lb Pollock fillets 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/3 cup minced fresh dill 1 garlic clove, minced Cooking spray Salt & pepper Directions 1. Preheat oven to broil (low). 2. Combine all ingredients except cooking spray in a large plastic bag; seal and marinate in refrigerator for 20 minutes or up to 2 hours. 3. Remove fish from bag and discard marinade. 4. Coat broiler pan with cooking spray; place fish on broiler pan coated. 5. Cook for 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Makes 4 servings. Anyone who needs to stretch their food dollars can participate. The cost of the package is $15.50; participants pre-pay with cash or EBT card and pick up their Food $en$e packages at the end of the month. A food unit contains 1012 items, including fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, and staple food items.
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