Ryan, Kenzie K talk four-day work weeks, whether to keep lottery wins secret and Italian recipes

Ryan, Kenzie K talk four-day work weeks, whether to keep lottery wins secret and Italian recipes

CHICAGO (TOC) — This week on Windy Metropolis Weekend, Kenzie Ok retains Val’s seat heat and visitor co-hosts with Ryan!

Would you retain your lottery win a secret? One survey reveals that 83% of individuals would!

Do you reside above your means? Some folks making nicely over six figures are discovering it laborious to stretch their cash.

What would you do with an additional time off of labor? The world’s greatest 4 day work week pilot program has begun, Ryan and Kenzie discuss it.

Alessi within the kitchen

We’re again within the kitchen and this week’s residence cook dinner, Chef Lisa, stopped by the re-grand opening at Strack & Van Til in Highland, Indiana, to choose up all of the elements and Alessi merchandise wanted to make an genuine Italian pasta aglio e olio spaghetti dish and scrumptious cannolis!

Elements:16oz angel hair spaghetti6-8 massive contemporary garlic clovesFresh basilFresh parsleyAlessi olive oilAlessi salt & black pepperAlessi breadsticksCrushed pink pepperAlessi Cannoli Shells2lbs Ricotta (drain)2 Cups powdered sugar2 Teaspoons vanillaSmall chocolate chips

Recipe for pasta:Boil angel hair in salted (2 handfuls) water, put aside. Maintain salted water.Cowl whole pan with Alessi olive oil, on low-medium heatPlace thinly sliced contemporary garlic cloves in pan.

Add teaspoon of Alessi black pepper.Add teaspoon of crushed pink pepper.Add teaspoon of contemporary minced basil.Beneficiant handfuls of contemporary parsley, wonderful lower.Stir often, please don’t let garlic burn.Add two ladles (large cup spoon) of water from the angel hair salted water, to pan.Add angel hair pasta to pan and switch.Constantly flip pasta in pan to absorb all of the elements.Or, you may pour elements in pan, on high of angel hair spaghetti.Sprinkle the final of the contemporary parsley over pasta, wonderful lower.Alessi salt, if wanted, to style.

Recipe for cannolis:First, mix 2 lbs drained ricotta, 2 cups of powdered sugar and a pair of teaspoons of vanilla in mixer.Non-compulsory: Add a really small quantity of whipping cream for richness.Place in Alessi cannoli shells.Dip each ends with small chocolate chips or pistachios.

You will discover Alessi merchandise by visiting the Alessi web site.

Additionally, remember to try Strack & Van Til’s web site to discover a location close to you.And comply with them on social!Fb: Strack & Van TilTwitter: Strack & Van Til

Homosexual for Good

Homosexual for Good is strictly what the names implies. The Chicago non-profit service group sends volunteers across the metropolis and suburbs. These do-gooders are sometimes getting their arms soiled for numerous good causes.

“We’re a bunch of individuals within the metropolis who get collectively and we’ll associate with two to a few different non-profits every month, and we simply get collectively and do some good and we help different non-profits and the work they’re doing,” mentioned James, one of many leaders of Homosexual for Good.

“I received concerned in Homosexual for Good as a result of I used to be actually simply in search of one thing to present again to the group,” mentioned Marcus Bush, who can also be a part of the group’s management. “Final yr I used to be coming via the top of the pandemic and wanted one thing new and enjoyable and was actually welcomed with open arms, so I’ve actually had a number of enjoyable being a part of this group.”

The group has already volunteered for PAWS animal shelter, the Larger Chicago Meals Depository, Cradles to Crayons, Shedd Aquarium and Chicago Furnishings Financial institution, simply to call a couple of.

On Friday, the group was in Chicago’s Garfield Park neighborhood. They’re planting bushes and shrubs on the new location of Covenant Home, a shelter and help system for homeless youth.

“Whoever wants assist and whoever is doing good within the metropolis, we’ll help them,” James mentioned.

Homosexual for Good is an LBGTQ+ group, however they’re welcoming to all.

“For those who like doing good and serving to the town of Chicago, we’ll take you,” James mentioned.

“It isn’t solely about serving neighborhoods,” Bush added. “One of many issues we’re doing this yr to reinforce the group of the group is having extra social occasions. Whether or not we’re assembly at a restaurant for dinner or simply doing a contented hour, there’s a number of alternatives to fulfill folks outdoors of simply doing the volunteer work.”

“My favourite half is simply seeing such an eclectic group of individuals come collectively,” James mentioned. “We’re all-encompassing. We’re very numerous. We invite anybody and everybody throughout the town, from a number of neighborhoods. All of us get collectively and we’ve got this frequent mission of simply doing good and giving again to the town.”

Along with Chicago, there are greater than a dozen chapters throughout the nation, together with Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Raleigh-Durham.

Study extra about Homosexual for Good at their web site.

Spend or Save?

“Jurassic World: Dominion” – SAVEThe epic conclusion of the “Jurassic” period, with the unique forged teaming up with the newcomers.

“Ms. Marvel” – SPENDThis Disney+ collection options the MCU’s first Muslim superhero: Kamala/Ms. Marvel, a 16-year-old excessive schooler in New Jersey who discovers she has superpowers.

“The Janes” – SPENDAn HBO documentary a couple of group of ladies within the Chicago of the late Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies who helped 1000’s of ladies get secure abortions at a time when it was unlawful and very harmful.

“Relative” – SPENDA native indie gem about an prolonged household that will get collectively for a university commencement celebration in Chicago.

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