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NEWS BRIEFS

Cooling Centers to open in Multnomah County Saturday, Sunday

Temperatures expected to climb into the upper 90s this weekend ...

Multnomah County Leaders Release Statement on Safety at Summer Events

Officials advise public to check in, have a plan and be aware at public events ...

Portland Musician, Educator Thara Memory Dies

Grammy-winning Trumpeter, composer, teacher died Saturday at the age of 68 ...

St. Johns Center for Opportunity to Host Meet the Employer Event June 27

Employers represented will include Mary’s Harvest and Del Monte ...

New Self-Defense Organization Offers Training to Youth in Multnomah County

EMERJ-SafeNow offers July classes for children ages 8-10 and youth ages 15-19 ...

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Criminal Justice Disparities Present Barriers to Re-entry

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Bill Maher Betrayed Black Intellectuals

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ENTERTAINMENT


Pizza Meat Loaf
4 Servings, about 1/4 loaf each
1 pound ground turkey
3/4 cup spaghetti sauce
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, part-skim
1/2 cup green peppers, chopped
1/4 cup onion, minced
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: conventional 20 minutes; microwave 8 minutes

1. Lightly grease 9-inch pie plate with vegetable oil. Pat turkey into pie plate.
Conventional method
1. Place turkey in 350Ëš F oven; bake until turkey no longer remains pink, about 17 to 20 minutes.
Microwave Method
1. Cover turkey with waxed paper.
2. Cook on high; rotate plate 1/4 turn after 3 minutes.
3. Cook until turkey no longer remains pink, about 5 more minutes. Drain.
To complete cooking
1. Top baked turkey with spaghetti sauce, cheese, and vegetables.
2. Return turkey to either the conventional oven or the microwave oven and heat until cheese is melted, about 1 to 2 minutes.
Per Serving: calories 255; total fat 14 grams; saturated fat 4 grams; cholesterol 88 milligrams; sodium 376 milligrams



Baked Spicy Fish
4 Servings, about 3 ounces each
1 pound cod fillets, fresh or frozen
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/8 tsp pepper
1/8 tsp ground oregano
1/8 tsp ground thyme
1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tablespoon
1-1/2 tbsp margarine, melted
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

1. Thaw frozen fish according to package directions.
2. Preheat oven to 350Ëš F.
3. Separate fish into four fillets or pieces. Place fish in ungreased 13- by 9- by 2-inch baking pan.
4. Combine paprika, garlic and onion powder, pepper, oregano, and thyme in small bowl.
Sprinkle seasoning mixture and lemon juice evenly over fish. Drizzle margarine evenly over fish.
5. Bake until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 20 to 25 minutes.
Per Serving: calories 140; total fat 5 grams; saturated fat 1 gram; cholesterol 51 milligrams; sodium 123 milligrams



Potato Cakes
4 Servings, 1 cake each
2 cups new potatoes, cooked, peeled, mashed
1 egg
1 tbsp
2 tbsp whole milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes

1. Mix mashed potatoes, egg, flour, and milk thoroughly.
2. Shape into flat cakes, about 1/2-inch thick.
3. Heat oil in skillet.
4. Add potato cakes to hot skillet. Cook until golden brown and thoroughly heated.
Per serving: calories 210; total fat 15 grams; saturated fat 3 grams; cholesterol 54 milligrams; sodium 222 milligrams



From "Recipes and Tips for Healthy Thrifty Meals" by the Unites Stated Department of Agriculture at www.cnpp.usda.gov

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