Articles written by Dee Dee Martz

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  • Learning about Mother Cabrini

    Dee Dee Martz|May 9, 2024

    The Platte Valley Christian Center Assembly of Gods screened the movie ‘Cabrini’, also known as Mother Cabrini, who founded the Missionary Sisters of The Sacred Heart of Jesus. She went before the Pope of Italy in 1880 and told him she had a mission to help others. He consented to send her and seven Nuns to New York City. After arriving in America with broken english and poor health, she is greeted by disease, crime and impoverished children. She soon set off on a daring mission and became a fie...

  • A taste of brown sugar and bourbon

    Dee Dee Martz|May 2, 2024

    Howdy, and welcome to Dee Dee’s Diner. Our special this week is one of my favorites, something that our short order cook, Dan, began making a few years ago and we just had to put on the menu. These brown sugar bourbon pork chops are just the right amount of sweet and savory to get your taste buds excited. I can guarantee that once you’re done eating the pork chops, you’ll be licking the plate, too. Brown Sugar Bourbon Pork Chops with Twice Baked Potato Mashers. Lets get started preparing and e...

  • Howdy and welcome to Dee Dee's Diner

    Dee Dee Martz|Apr 11, 2024

    Our special this week is my delectable Creamy Chicken and Noodles. This recipe will fill up your belly with healthy vegetables, too. Let’s get started preparing and enjoying this delicious delight. You will need the following ingredients: - I whole chicken or 4 large chicken breasts - 6 carrots sliced - I medium yellow onion diced - 4 Celery stalks sliced - I can Cream of Chicken soup - 1 can Cream of Celery soup - I bag of Wide Egg noodles - 1/4 stick butter In a 13 x 9 inch pan place the c...

  • Jalapeño Popper Chicken - A Kick in the Buds

    Dee Dee Martz|Mar 23, 2023

    Howdy and welcome to Dee Dee's Diner. Our special this week is a delicious Jalapeño Popper Chicken. This recipe came to me while making my famous Jalapeño jam, created for my dear friend Teense Wilford. He swears it is either the best or 2nd best jam he has ever eaten. Let's get started preparing and enjoying this delicious delight. You will need the following ingredients: 2 Large Boneless skinless chicken breast 1 block 8 oz softened cream cheese 1/4 C milk 1/2 Cup shredded Colby jack or c...

  • Can you say BINGO

    Dee Dee Martz|Jan 19, 2023

    Bingo! That is one word that has not been heard by many residents in Saratoga in years, unless they happen to be residents at the Saratoga Care Center or a visitor to The Senior Center. Bingo has not been offered to the public in the valley for quite a few years. There was a time when the American Legion and the Odd Fellows hosted bingo but stopped doing it. This past Wednesday night, laughter and fun was had by all who attended The Saratoga Hot Springs Resort and Spa’s Bingo Night. The t...

  • Senior Wheels!

    Dee Dee Martz|Aug 18, 2022

    The Saratoga Senior Center is offering a service that has not been made available to Platte Valley residents before and has been desperately needed for a long time. Anyone in need of transportation to doctor appointments or shopping for necessities, will be able to utilize this service. Brenda Zeiger, Manager at the Senior Center, said that there is a minimal cost and a few requirements that need to be met first because this is a Senior Center provided activity. Arrangements will need to be...

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