For this week’s recipe, I found a recipe for “Skillet Spaghetti.” You will need the following ingredients: 6 ounces of soy crumbles, ½ medium onion, chopped, 3/8 cup green pepper, chopped, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained, 1 ¼ cup water, ½ teaspoon chili powder, ½ teaspoon oregano, ½ teaspoon sugar, 4 ounces spaghetti, crumbled, and ½ cup mozzarella cheese.
Sautee the soy crumble, onion, and green pepper in 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add the tomatoes with the liquid, 1 ¼ cup water, chili powder, oregano, and sugar and bring to a boil. Crumble the spaghetti and add to the skillet. Cook covered until the noodles are tender, about 9-10 minutes stirring every few minutes. Sprinkle cheese on top. Cover and heat until the cheese is melted, about 1-2 minutes.
For some great ideas in the kitchen, visit the UGA Extension’s “FoodTalk” website at https://foodtalk.org. It has great ideas on how to keep your family healthy by making nutritious food choices on a budget.
The Extension office is open to the public with limitations on number of people in the office at one time. However, we are still not able to hold meetings at this time. We are still holding virtual meetings with our older 4-H members on a bi-weekly basis. We were in hopes of being able to have a face-to-face awards program in late July or early August, but with the rise in COVID-19 numbers, we have decided on holding a virtual awards program. We will announce our award winners on the virtual awards program and the students may pick up their awards at the 4-H office when it is safe to do so. We were also hoping to be able to get our 4-H Reward Trip in this summer before school resumes in August. It looks like this is going to be an impossibility and we will have to do something at a later date.
Please remember to continue safe practices of social distancing until it is safe to resume a normal lifestyle and the threat of COVID-19 has passed.
If you would like to learn how you can become more involved with the Coffee County 4-H program, please contact the Coffee County Extension office at (912) 384-1402 or visit our website at http://coffee4h.org.
Seeking Americorps Member
Coffee County Extension is accepting applications for a full-time AmeriCorps State member. AmeriCorps is a federally-funded national service program modeled after the Peace Corps. For more information: www.nationalservice.gov. This is a temporary, national service position, not a traditional employment position. A one-year commitment is required.
AmeriCorps State members provide 4-H positive youth development programming under the direction of the County Extension Agent. This is a direct service position that requires transport of youth and some night and weekend hours. Members also assist with program planning, development, and volunteer management. Other activities include required trainings, monthly reports, administration of surveys, and data entry.
This position is available September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021. This is a full-time AmeriCorps member position. The member is required to log 1,700 hours of service (35-40 hours/week) by August 31, 2021 to successfully complete the term of service.
AmeriCorps members receive a variety of benefits: monthly living allowance ($1,250), free health insurance, education award ($6,195). To qualify for the education award, the member must complete the hour requirement. Other benefits are available based on eligibility (childcare assistance, loan forbearance).
High School diploma or equivalent and valid driver’s license is required. Experience providing youth development programming and a general knowledge of 4-H is preferred.
To apply: http://ugajobsearch.com. Use Keyword AmeriCorps to find open positions.