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Chicken & Artichokes in Wine Sauce. When I was a kid, my mother took a cooking class with Giuliano Bugialli and learned how to make this dish. It tastes so rich and divine that you'd never suspect it's so economical and quick to make! She'd let me request a special meal for my birthday, and I often requested this dish. Chicken and Artichokes in Wine Sauce Serves 4 2 cups artichoke hearts, frozen and thawed, or canned and drained 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, about 1 pound 1 1/2 cups flour Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 cups dry yet mellow white wine, such as Chardonnay 1/2 lemon Flat-leaf (Italian) parsley, to garnish (optional) Cut the artichoke hearts in half lengthwise.

Set a large skillet (at least 12 inches wide) over medium-high heat. Melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter in the skillet along with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Pour in the white wine and and stir and scrape up any bits on the bottom of the pan. Classroom Poster: 9 Expressions Every Student Should Know | Middlebury Interactive Languages.

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Even children who learn to read quickly—who begin to devour books or blogs, novels or news stories—often seem to struggle with scientific prose. As a teacher, these struggles raise important questions: Which texts should my students read? What should I do if they struggle to understand? Am I teaching a text too quickly? Too slowly? Simply put: the language of science is unique. Getting Financial Aid As an Independent Student | The College Solution. I periodically get emails from teenagers, who are freaking out because their parents plan to contribute little if anything to their college education. Many of these kids are from affluent families, who could afford to kick in far more than they are planning. I don’t understand parents with good paying jobs who have no problem dumping the entire college expense on their children. I got an email a few days ago, for instance, from a high school senior from Maryland, who told me that her parents made about $130,000 a year and had saved just $8,000 for her and her twin brother to attend college.

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Allow about five minutes of writing time, plus one to two minutes per participant. The recommended group size is at least eight, but no larger than 20. Setup for Fear in a Hat Distribute a sheet of paper and a writing utensil to each person. Running the Fear in a Hat Teambuilding Activity Shuffle the sheets and pass out one per person. After all fears have been read and elaborated, discuss as a whole group what some of the common fears were. Starting Out. Free Excel Templates and Spreadsheets. Excel templates are a great way to increase your productivity.

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