A local pharmacy wants seniors over the age of 65 and any adults over 50 to know they’re in the highest risk group for contracting the volatile influenza that is sweeping the U.S. [Read more…]
Dear Savvy Senior,
Are caregiving expenses tax deductible? I provide a lot of financial support to my elderly mother and would like to find out if I can write any of it off on my taxes.
By Lucy McCullough
What about pot roast?
In a recent conversation with my daughter about how to prepare a pot roast, she suggested that there were others who might benefit from my including the recipe here. Of course, there are numerous ways to prepare a pot roast. My mother used a pressure cooker. That method always frightened me, but I recall it tasted pretty good. Using the crockpot method is great, especially if you are not able to watch the stove. There are also many bake-in-the-oven braising methods. My mother-in-law simmered the pot roast on the stovetop for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. I use her stovetop method, adding a few herbs and beef stock and occasionally some red wine. I enjoy the wonderful aromas of this comfort food as it simmers and the heartiness of the meal mid-winter.
Beef Pot Roast [Read more…]
By Sharon Whitley Larsen
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