Healthy holiday eating featured

By Sheryl Borden: Creative Living

I nformation on decorating cakes and cupcakes, healthy eating, and dying large quantities of fabrics will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon on Tuesday and at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Nancy Siler is the vice president of consumer affairs with Wilton Industries in Woodridge, Ill., and she will demonstrate simple designs that kids could use to decorate a cupcake or a cookie. It could also be used with after school programs, community groups, scouts, daycare centers, etc.
Lisa Daniel is a mother and a healthy eating advocate, and she will talk about some healthy holiday eating tips for adults as well as children. She’ll also share some suggestions for how “not to over-indulge” during the holidays and how to cut back on calories and not even notice it. Her company is 45 Pounds, and she lives in Grass Plains, Texas.
Carolyn Dahl is an artist and author who lives in Houston. Dahl will demonstrate a quick and easy spray technique that is a wonderful way to make large quantities of hand-dyed and patterned fabric for curtains, bedspreads, quilts and more.
Information on photo transfer projects, cooking with chicken and grandfather clock trivia will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday.
Margaret Sindelar is a sewing instructor and author, and she will demonstrate how to do photo transfer projects as she makes baby blocks. She represents Martingale & Co. and lives in Bothel, Wash.
Sue Vaughn, cookbook author, will demonstrate some winning ways with chicken. She’ll also share some suggestions for making meal time less of a hassle. Her company is Jan-Su Publications, and she’s from Lamesa, Texas.
Do you know why the mouse ran up the clock? Or, where grandfather clocks got their name? These, and other items of clock trivia, will be discussed by Phil Miller, Howard Miller Clock Co., in Zeeland, Mich.

Stuffed chicken breasts
2 whole chicken breasts
1/4 cup margarine
Chopped chives
Dash oregano
Monterey jack or Swiss cheese
1 egg, beaten
Bread crumbs
2/3 cup white wine
Pound chicken breasts between waxed paper sheets until thin. Combine margarine, chives and oregano. Spread mixture on chicken. Then place a slice of cheese on each chicken breast. Roll and secure with a toothpick. Roll chicken in flour, then dip in beaten egg. Roll in bread crumbs. Bake in 375 degree oven for 15 minutes. Pour wine over chicken and bake 25 minutes longer.

“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.