Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Road Trip USA- Delaware

We made a trip to Delaware and here is what we did. Sorry I don’t have any pictures of what we did. But, here is what we learned.

  • Locate State and Capital (Dover) on US Map
  • It first to become a state on December 7, 1787
  • State Fish: The Weakfish
  • State Flower: The Peach
  • State Marine Animal: The Horseshoe Crab
  • State Wildlife Animal: The Grey Fox
  • We learned about the Dover Air Force Base
  • Delaware Memorial Bridge: This is the longest twin span suspension bridge in the world. It opened in 1951 and stretches 13,200 feet to connect Delaware and New Jersey.
  • Activity: Make popsicle stick suspension bridge!

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  • We made Crab cakes

Ingredients:
 1 7.5 oz can crab meat, drained, flaked, cartilage removed
 1 beaten egg
 1/2 c finely crushed saltine crackers
 1/3 c milk
 1/2 t. dry mustard
 1/8 t. white pepper
 1.8 t. cayenne
 1 t snipped parsley
 3 t shortening
 Optional: Lemon wedges
Directions:
 In medium bowl combine egg, crushed crackers, milk, mustard, white pepper and Cayenne.
 Stir in crab meat and parsley.
 Using 1/3 c mixture for each cake, shape into patties.
 Cover and chill at least 30 minutes prior to frying
 Heat shortening in skillet and add patties. Cook over medium heat about 6-8 minutes until golden brown on both sides.
 Drain and serve with lemon wedges

 

If you would like to order or learn more about this Curriculum click on the picture below.

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God Bless

Jen

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