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Food HIGH SC HOOL PROMS Catfish cookout
chains brings life to
vie for grilled roster
If you’re headed for the grill this heavy-duty aluminum foil packet with
summer, look beyond the tradition- holes poked into it. Prepare hot fire.
al hot dogs and hamburgers to fish. When ready to grill, place the
Grilling fish adds flavor, espe- drained wood chips or foil packet on
cially when the fillets are marinad- the fire. Set an oiled grill wok on the
By COX NEWS SERVICE
ed or paired with freshly grilled rack above the fire. Transfer the
ATLANTA — One burger, hold vegetables or fruit. ingredients to the grill wok, using a
the meat. Although flipping fish on the grill slotted spoon to drain the excess
Burger King, a chain that stakes can be daunting, firm-textured fish marinade. “Stir-grill,” tossing the fish
its reputation on a Whopper of a such as catfish can be quite easy to and lemon and lime slices with 2
beef patty, has added a vegetable maneuver. long-handled wooden spoons or grill
burger to its menu. It’s the first fast- So light the coals, grab a spatula spatulas until the fish is opaque, 3 to
food chain to introduce such a and get ready to try a new family 5 minutes. Close the grill and cook for
JACK NEELY/BUTLER EAGLE JACK NEELY/BUTLER EAGLE RICK KROSEL/SPECIAL TO THE EAGLE favorite. 3 to 4 minutes more.
product nationally, but it might not Stacey Tiche, Jason Frederick Alexis Reed, Craig Kasunic Ian Mavero, Christina Kenny
be the last. Serve the fish and citrus slices over
As baby boomers mature, they’re Catfish with spicy rice and drizzle with remaining mari-
abandoning hamburger-based fast-
food restaurants for healthier choic-
Moniteau Freeport Knoch cantaloupe slices nade.
Makes six servings
es or for fast-casual restaurants
with table service. The burger
king, queen king, queen king, queen 4 catfish fillets, 6 to 8
brigade is trying widely varying
Jason Frederick and Stacey 2 tablespoons olive oil
strategies to win them back.
Tiche were named king and queen
Craig Kasunic and Alexis Reed
were named king and queen of the
Ian Mavero and Christina Kenny
were named king and queen of the Sea salt and freshly ground marinade
“Baby boomers grew up eating a of the Moniteau High School prom black pepper to taste
lot of fast food, we like the conven- Freeport High School prom Friday Knoch High School prom Friday Juice of 2 lemons
Friday night. night . Juice of half a lime
ience, but we have a little bit more night. 8 to 12 thin wedges ripe Juice of 2 limes
Jason is the son of Pam Maharg Craig is the son of Jim and
money and we want a little better of Slippery Rock. Stacey is the Ian is the son of John and Mary cantaloupe, seeded and 1 cup olive oil
food and a little better atmos- Cheryl Kasunic of Sarver. Alexis is Mavero of Penn Township. Christi- peeled 4 cloves garlic, minced
daughter of Mike and Barb Tiche of
phere,” explains Jeff Davis, execu- the daughter of Dennis and Tracy na is the daughter of Joan Kenny of 2 tablespoons chopped ½ cup chopped fresh basil
tive vice president with Sandelman Members of the prom court Reed of South Buffalo. Jefferson Township. fresh mint leaves leaves
& Associates, a restaurant market included Ashley Rumbaugh, Jen- Members of the prom court were Members of the prom court ½ teaspoon red pepper ½ cup chopped fresh mint
research firm. nifer Ciochetto, Amy Stevens, Jessi- Kevin Vascik, Adam Katic, Mark flakes or lemon balm leaves
included Steve Murray, Amanda
Subway, a sandwich chain that ca Flick, Kellie Walters, April Cot- Medovitch, Tim Walters, Mindy 1 cup fresh blueberries, Sea salt and freshly
Noah, Larry Abels, Alyssa Adams,
markets itself as a healthy alterna- trill, Amber Hempfling, Ray Wells, Sara Snyder, Alyssa Caripolti stems removed, or straw- ground black pepper to
and Carrie Crissam. Mike Grimm, Maggie Boinski, Loren berries, hulled (optional)
tive to fast food, passed McDonald’s Mincin, Zane Grindle, Travis Tru- taste
The prom was held at Laube Hall Faulx, Zac Hoffman, Erica Baugh- Lightly oil the fish fillets and sprin- Combine citrus juices and olive
last year in total number of U.S. fley, Heath Schreffler, Mike Deal,
restaurants and is upscaling its Matt Goettler and Ryan Jackson. in Freeport to the theme, “Ever man, Nathan McElroy, Jessica kle with salt and pepper. Prepare a oil in a medium-size bowl, whisking
image with new decor and pricier The prom was held in the Con- After.” Williams and Joe Brose. hot fire. constantly until thoroughly blended.
gourmet sandwiches. McDonald’s is vocation Center at Butler County The prom was held at the Four- When ready to grill, set an oiled, Add garlic, basil, and mint; season
investing in the upscale British Community College to the theme, Points Sheraton in Warrendale to perforated grill rack over the fire. with salt and pepper. Will keep,
sandwich chain Pret A Manger. “Ever After.” the theme, “Imagine.” Place the fish on the rack and grill tightly covered, in the refrigerator
until the fish is opaque and just
Overall, sales growth is slowing at for several days.
beginning to flake when tested with a
fast food restaurants, particularly Makes 2 cups.
fork, 4 to 5 minutes per side, turning
for burgers. Sales of hamburgers once halfway through the grilling
and steaks last year grew 3 percent, time.
compared with 15 percent for the Arrange the fillets on 4 serving
premium-priced sandwich category, plates. Fan 2 to 3 wedges of melon on
according to Technomic, Inc., a each plate. Squeeze the juice of half
Chicago-based food consulting firm. a lime over the fish and melon. Sprin-
To appeal to health-conscious kle with the mint leaves, red pepper
consumers, some chains are intro- flakes, and blueberries or strawber-
ducing new salads, made-to-order ries.
deli sandwiches or, for Burger King,
the BK Veggie. McDonald’s sells a
Makes four servings.
McVeggie sandwich in some
Others are broadening menu catfish
choices, tinkering with value-priced
items or working to improve quali-
ty. And some are getting back to the
2¼ pounds catfish, cut into
basics their core market of young
Lemon-Lime Marinade (see • Trimmers • Stickers
men want: Beef burgers, and the 1 cup wood chips or Ï cup • Name Tags • Posters
bigger the better. wood pellets • Reproducable Books
“Consumers talk healthy,” says 1 lemon, sliced • Games • Bulletin Board Items
Larry Brayman, director of corpo- 1 lime, sliced
rate affairs for Hardee’s, “but the 3 cups cooked rice And Much More!
more meat, the more bacon, the Pour 1 cup of the marinade into a
more cheese you add to hamburg- JACK NEELY/BUTLER EAGLE
resealable plastic bag, add the fish,
ers, the more consumers seem to seal, shake to coat, and refrigerate 1
FREEPORT COURT — Members of the Freeport Adam Katic and Kevin Vascik. The king and queen hour to marinate. Reserve the
like them.” High School prom court are, from left first row, Car- were crowned during festivities Friday night at Laube Educational Supplies and Specialty Toys
Hardee’s in November intro- rie Crissam, Alyssa Caripolti, Sara Snyder and Mindy Hall. Place the wood chips in water to
226 Alameda Rd. Butler
duced the Six Dollar Burger (it Wells. Second row, Tim Walters, Mark Medovitch, soak or place the wood pellets in a Mon-Fri 10-8, Sat 10-5 198777
actually costs $3.95), a 7-ounce pat-
ty with two slices of cheese that the
BULLETIN B OARD
chain compares to what you’d get at
a fast-casual restaurant like Apple-
bee’s or Chili’s. It’s hardly health
food: The sandwich contains 62
grams of fat and 949 calories, com- TONIGHT 12:45 p.m., Salvation Army Open Door
Feeding Program, 313 W. Cunningham
LECHE LEAGUE meeting, 10:30 a.m.,
pared with 11 grams of fat and 270 WOMEN OF THE MOOSE audit St. Zelienople/Harmony United Methodist
calories for a regular hamburger. committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., Butler Church, Pittsburgh Road, Zelienople.
Moose Lodge, 225 W. Jefferson St.
It’s likely to face more competi- DINNER FOR ADULT SINGLES, 6
tion soon: Burger King plans to roll BUTLER SINGLES FELLOWSHIP
WOMEN OF THE MOOSE officers p.m., The Lighthouse, Cruikshank
meeting, 7 p.m., Saxonburg Memorial
out a bigger burger than its Whop- Church, Main Street, Saxonburg. Pro-
meeting, 7:30 p.m., Butler Moose Road, Bakerstown. Cost: $5. For mid-
per, called the Back Porch Griller, Lodge, 225 W. Jefferson St. dle-aged and older singles.
gram: The Rev. Jim Brewer.
this summer. Tricon Global Restau- TWO-STEPPERS meeting, 7:30;
PUBLIC CARD PARTY, 7:30 p.m., BREAKFAST BINGO, early bird,
workshop, 8 to 10 p.m., Lyndora Fire
rants, which operates KFC, Taco
Butler Moose Lodge, 225 W. Jefferson 9:30 a.m., Elks Home, 80 Kaufman
Hall, Whitestown Road
Bell and Pizza Hut, announced last St. Cost: $3. Drive.
FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6 STUFFED PORK CHOP DINNER, 4
week that it was buying Long John to 6 p.m. or while dinners last, VFW
p.m., at First English Lutheran Church, BUTLER SHRINE LUNCHEON
Silver’s, a seafood restaurant, and 241 N. Main St. Held in conjunction Post 249, 429 W. Jefferson St. Cost:
CLUB meeting, noon, Butler Days Inn, New Location
A&W All American Food, which with Grace Lutheran and Jefferson $7/adults, $4/children younger than 12.
Takeouts available: $7.50 and $4.50. 139 Pittsburgh Road.
specializes in burgers, hot dogs and Presbyterian churches. www.curves for women.com 205 S. Duffy Rd. Butler
root beer floats. The company has TANGLEWOOD SINGLES CLUB FREE COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6
added A&W burgers to the menu at
83 KFC restaurants over the past
TUESDAY tureen dinner, 6:30; cards and games,
7:30 p.m., Founders Hall, 10 Austin
p.m., Saint Andrews U.P. Church, 201
E. Jefferson St. Use the Cliff Street 724-285-9669
Mon. - Fri. 9 to 1 • 4 to 7
Sat. 9 to 12
VFW POST 249 AUXILIARY meet- entrance. The meal will be provided by
two years. “The thing that’s going to ing, 8 p.m., post home, 429 W. Jeffer- SOUTHERN BUTLER COUNTY LA
Hill U.P. Church.
sell, no matter what, is taste,” Davis son St. LECHE LEAGUE meeting, 10:30 a.m.,
says. “It’s not going to be health.” AMERICAN LEGION POST 243 OF Harmony/Zelienople United Methodist FREE HOT MEAL, 11:30 a.m. to
Church, Pittsburgh Street, Zelienople.
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WEST SUNBURY meeting, 8 p.m., 12:45 p.m., Salvation Army Open Door
post home, Route 308. Agenda: nomi- FORMER CONCORD HIGH Feeding Program, 313 W. Cunningham
nation of officers. SCHOOL STUDENTS luncheon, noon, St.
TANGLEWOOD SENIOR CENTER King’s Restaurant, New Castle Road.
Tuesday Fun Night, 6:30 p.m., Lounge
area, Tanglewood, 10 Austin Ave., Lyn-
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BINGO, 6:30 p.m. early bird, Bradys
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CHOCOLATE COVERED MERIDIAN VETERANS CLUB meet- church, Center Avenue; meeting, 1:15
ing, 8:30 p.m., vets club, 125 Meridian p.m., St. Michael school hall. Notices of local club meetings, card “Professional
OAK HILLS GARDEN CLUB meet- parties and dinners should be received
Vets Club Road.
CHICORA AMERICAN LEGION ing, noon, home of the Campbells, 102 by the Focus Department one week in Hairdesigner”
LeMont Drive. Program: Plant Sale
meeting, 7:30 p.m., post home, 110 W. advance of the event. Entries should
Slippery Rock St., Chicora. planning for June 8.
STUFFED PORK CHOP DINNER, 4 MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, BAN-
include the name and phone number of Teachers & Managers
the person providing the information Classes Available
to 6 p.m., Saxonburg American Legion, TAM MARINE DETACHMENT 743
breakfast, 8 a.m., King’s Family and be sent to: Focus, Butler Eagle,
Route 356. Cost: $7/adults, $3.50/chil-
dren younger than 12. Takeouts avail- Restaurant, New Castle Road. P.O. Box 271, Butler, PA 16003. Financial Aid Available
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