The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on December 8, 1976 · Page 55
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 55

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Wednesday, December 8, 1976
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Home for the Holidays Advertising Section, Page 15 How to Care for Holiday Flowers lily of the valley are not long lasting but they have much charm and their qjjquisite fragrance endears them to everyone. For an appealing centerpiece in midwinter, sweet peas are most pleasing, especially if they can be obtained fresh-cut at a nearby greenhouse. Gerberas should also be considered. They resemble huge daisies of different colors, are easy to arrange and are always gay looking. A few gardenia or camellia blooms floating in a shallow bowl are always a delight. greenhouse or two cannot grow everything he needs. Many of these flowers must be shipped from distant points, and this adds to the cost. Good Greens Most florists stock a variety of greens, too. Fairly plentiful and reasonable at this season are sprays of various kinds of holly, rhododendron, laurel, mahonia, bayberry, leu-cothoe, Magnolia grandiflora, heath-, er and huckleberry (which is actually a variety of gaylussacia shipped from Oregon). Sweet peas, violets, freesias and When ordering a flower arrangement from a florist in winter, it is best to be flexible in the choice of flowers. Chrysanthemums.tespecially pompoms, are usually plentiful in florist shops in winter; so are carnations. Both are suitable for almost any occasion. They are good keepers when water is changed and stems are trimmed daily. Snapdragons are generally a good buy, particularly if purchased fresh-cut at a greenhouse. Retail florists buy a great variety of cut flowers. Even a florist with a FtMidsdro mm CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS around the world are reflected in traditional food and pastries. In Switzerland hundreds of "Grattimannen" are brought to life for the Enjoy an oven that can Clean while it cooks, from FRIGIDAIRE . . . The Best Cooks In Town Use The Best Cookware In Town From THE NEW GOURMET H o E S Oven cleaning is less of a chore, thanks to continuous-cleaning side and back panels that begin reducing normal spatters to a presentably clean appearance during baking or roasting. T DEPARTMENT Fried Foods Are Favorites Anywhere Crispy fried foods are loved the world over: southern fried chicken with French fried potatoes are an American favorite; the British are credited with "inventing" fish 'n chips; and then there's the famous Italian veal cutlet. . . . If you love preparing your family's favorite fried foods but dread the cleanup afterward, there's a solution that greasy cooking residue can be quickly and easily cleaned with Grease relief de-greaser. For fast frying pan cleanups, just squirt the degreaser directly into the pan and wash with warm water. It can also clean up greasy splatters on the stove range and hood; and some degreaser added to your regular dishwashing detergent will boost its grease cutting strength and make dishes easier to wash. Frying foods is also a way of getting your family to try new foods they might not otherwise eat. For example, if your children are unwilling to eat green vegetables cooked the traditional ways, they may try them if the vegetables are prepared with pizazz. Here's one recipe for crispy fried broccoli that's sure to please both you and them: Rinse fresh broccoli thoroughly in cool water and cut into large pieces. Beat an egg and season it with salt and pepper or any other spices you may prefer. Dip each piece of broccoli in egg and then coat them with bread crumbs. Preheat oil in a shallow frying pan. When the oil is hot, start frying broccoli pieces, turning them to make sure all sides get cooked. Be careful not to overcook the broccoli or the pieces might fall apart. Drain fried broccoli on a few pieces of paper toweling . . . and it's ready for the dinner table! R I SHOESTRING EMPORIUM N Exclusive Frigidaire Laundry Center. 20.3-cu-ft side-by-side is 100 Frost-Proof, and totally elegant. From Frigidaire. 7.04-cu-ft of total is freezer compartment! Convenient top-to-bottom storage, with sliding basket in freezer compartment, plus 5 shelves (4 fully adjustable, cantilever) in fresh food compartment. You can add Automatic Ice Maker now or later (extra charge). Here's a washer and dryer that can handle family-size loads of up to 8 pounds; and all in a trim cabinet just two feet wide. Fits almost anywhere with adequate plumbing, wiring and venting. mmm 111 Lokeview Ave. W. Palm Beach i "i v OOO i "1 "lTr Phone 655-9461 GIFT IDEA! That golfing enthusiast on your list would appreciate a golf umbrella to protect himself and golf clubs from scorching sun, rainy weather.

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