Like to stitch? Help restore vintage costumes
Dear Write to Know: Attention sewers! Centerville Museum has want for folks keen to volunteer to assist restore costumes from our assortment. Experience with a needle and thread is useful and coaching shall be offered. The restore work could be achieved in a bunch or particular person setting and the period of time you spend is versatile. It is a superb probability to apply your expertise, deal with the exquisitely made items of the previous, and make new pals. To inquire, contact Randall Hoel at Centerville Historical Museum, 513 Main St., 508-775-0331 or e-mail email@example.com.
Dear R.H. We hope sewers will reply to your name for volunteers to assist with restoring vintage costumes. Good luck!
Reader sad with Check Your Knowledge questions
Dear Write to Know: Check Your Knowledge has at all times been entertaining and enjoyable till not too long ago. First, they have been decreased to five questions, as a substitute of 10. For the previous few weeks, they’ve been very obscure questions and they’re now not entertaining. I’m undecided the place the Cape Cod Times will get these questions, however they need to look into the outdated format of “general interest” trivia.
Dear E.C.: In December 2018, we posed this query to Paul Pronovost, former Cape Cod Times govt editor. He replied that the author of Check Your Knowledge, a syndicated column that seems within the Classified part, had determined to cut back the variety of questions from 10 to 5. We don’t know why current questions have been obscure. Hopefully, the writers will return to their basic curiosity trivia format in coming weeks.
Searching for place to retailer automobile in Mid-Cape
Dear Write to Know: Do any of your readers know of storage area obtainable to retailer a medium-dimension automobile within the Mid-Cape space? Please name 508-771-1784. Thank you.
Dear U.Q.: We hope you’ll hear from readers with obtainable storage area in your automobile. Thanks for offering your contact data.
Reader in West Barnstable seeks vintage keys
Dear Write to Know: I’m in search of vintage keys and can decide them up if needed. 401-323-0515. Thanks.
C.B., West Barnstable
Dear C.B.: Best of luck!
Newer tabletop fan, treadmill on reader’s want checklist
Dear Write to Know: I am all in favour of acquiring a brand new(ish) tabletop fan for a girl who is completely blind, and a treadmill that that’s not outdated within the Orleans/Brewster/Eastham space. Contact Carol at 540-649-3223.
Dear C.B.: We hope our beneficiant readers will contact you.
Keto weight loss plan options excessive-protein, low-carb meals
Dear Write to Know: My sister has not too long ago gone on a Keto weight loss plan. She swears it has helped her shed weight. Can you give me some details about what a Keto weight loss plan is? Thanks in your assist.
Dear R.S.: We checked out a web site, everydayhealth.com, and located this data.
The ketogenic weight loss plan — a excessive-fats and really low-carb consuming plan — is a weight loss plan that places your physique in a state of ketosis. That’s what occurs when your physique’s carb-burning change flips to a fats-burning one, a change that may trigger weight reduction and has even been credited with controlling Type 2 diabetes. In following a keto meal plan, you’ll be severely limiting carbs. Start off with between 20 and 30 grams of carbohydrates per day. Know what meals have principally carbs, fats, and protein so you may make the appropriate selections. Beans might include protein, however they’re additionally excessive in carbohydrates. Fruit and veggies additionally principally include carbs. The solely meals that don’t include carbs are meat (protein) and pure fat, like butter and oils (together with olive oil and coconut oil). To put together for a excessive-fats weight loss plan, which could be uncomfortable at first, begin making small changes to what you eat every single day like ordering a burger on lettuce leaves and subbing inexperienced veggies for fries. When you’re on a keto weight loss plan, your kidneys excrete extra water and electrolytes. Make certain you’re getting the sodium and potassium your physique must operate properly. Remember keto weight loss plan is supposed to be brief time period. Check together with your physician earlier than beginning any weight loss plan plan to verify it’s a very good match for you.
Molasses candied apples, a deal with for Halloween
Dear Write to Know: I might like to discover a candied apple recipe to make for my grandchildren this Halloween. Do you will have any options?
L.B., South Yarmouth
Dear L.B.: We searched our archives and located this scrumptious-sounding recipe. It comes from www.therecipebox.com. Enjoy!
MOLASSES CANDIED APPLES
half cup butter
three cups frivolously packed brown sugar
three/four cup molasses
1 tablespoon vinegar
eight unbruised, recent, small apples
1 teaspoon melted butter (to butter the pan)
Into a casserole, combine collectively half cup butter, brown sugar, molasses and vinegar. Boil till 305 levels Fahrenheit is registered on a sweet thermometer. Meanwhile, butter a baking sheet with remaining teaspoon of butter. Insert wood sticks into apples; dip apples one by one into syrup. Leave apples to chill utterly onto greased baking sheet.
Dear Write to Know: Remember these nylon flags folks frolicked for the seasons and holidays? I’ve 15 for you! Email firstname.lastname@example.org or name 401-323-0515.
C.B., West Barnstable
Dear Write to Know: I’ve a pair of dual field springs and mattresses to present for the taking. Fine situation. Call 508-360-3955.
Dear Write to Know: Free paperback books and video cassettes. Novels together with some classics, historical past (together with colonial interval and Revolutionary War, WWII, Cape Cod), different Cape Cod books. Video cassettes — British collection “As Time Goes By.” 508-896-4714.
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