Elder abuse topic of Creative Living

Sheryl Borden: Local Columnist

Information on elder abuse and bread machines will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at noon and on Saturda at 2 p.m. (All times are Mountain). “Creative Living” airs on public broadcasting station, KENW-TV, from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales.

Thomas Lee is an elder attorney for Senior Resources of America in West Hills, Calif. He will discuss the dramatic increase in elder abuse, and talk about some of the “red flags” that signal possible abuse.

Glenna Vance represents Lesaffre Yeast Corporation in Milwaukee, Wisc. She will demonstrate making bread in some of the new bread machines on the market, which have unique features that have caused a renewed interest in bread making.

Information on using wire edged ribbon to create party favors and cooking with apples will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon.

Ellie Schneider Joes is with the C.M. Offray Ribbon Co. in Chester, N.J. She will show how to use wire edged ribbon, candies and flowers to create some lovely favors for weddings and other special occasions.

Pat Baird is a registered dietician and the spokesperson for the Washington Apple Commission in Wenatchee, Wash. She will show some of the different varieties available and share some delicious recipes featuring apples.

“Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink of Albuquerque.
Golden Spiced Baked Apples
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
6 Golden Delicious apples
2 tablespoons melted margarine
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
light cream or half-and-half (optional)

Heat oven to 350 degrees. In pie plate or shallow dish, combine sugar, flour, and cinnamon, mixing well. Peel and partially core apples, leaving bottom end of apple cores in place. Dip apples in melted margarine, then roll in sugar mixture. Place coated apples in shallow baking dish.
Combine walnuts, remaining margarine, and remaining sugar mixture; spoon into centers of apples. Add water to just cover bottom of baking dish. Bake 45 minutes or until apples are tender. Serve warm with light cream, is desired. Makes 6 servings.