Creative Living Oct. 19

Information on preparing stuffings year ‘round, making elegant desserts and doing a variegated striping on walls will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Cookbook author and chef Marcie Rothman says “stuffings” are not just for the holiday season. She’ll demonstrate several recipes that will be big hits anytime of the year. Her company is Western Research Kitchens and she’s from San Diego, Calif.

Nancy Siler of Wilton Enterprises in Woodridge, Ill., will show how easy it is to make elegant desserts for any occasion. She even suggests buying store-bought cream puffs to save time when making Chocolate Ganache Croquemboche.

Barbara Wurden, owner of Faux Fun, Inc. in Long Beach, Calif., will demonstrate how to do variegated striping on walls with a latex water-base paint and three different sizes of paint rollers.

Information on cooking with peanuts, food safety and making your own lamps from kits will be the featured topics at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and at noon Thursday.

Food communications specialist Gayle Stephenson says that three to five servings of peanuts per week reduce coronary heart disease by 50 percent. She’ll show different ways to incorporate peanuts into the diet. She represents the Texas Peanut Producers Board.

Registered dietitian Christine Palumbo will talk about food safety IQ as she explains how to insure proper food care at home. Palumbo represents The American Plastics Council in Washington, D.C.

Cooperative Extension Service Home Economist Connie Moyers will show how