February 2018 Newsletter

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Name Email Location Birth Date
Christine Abatiello CAbatiello@Lifespan.org Warwick, RI 02-03-50
Ed Randall edmarymont@bellsouth.net  Fletcher, NC 02-03-47
Betty (Paine) Brousseau bettyb22@bellsouth.net  Fort Pierce, FL 02-03-45
Dave Jarvis djarvis52@hotmail.com  Myrtle Beach, SC 02-08
Cynthia (Drake) Rockwell hdrock@cox.net  Coventry, RI  02-12-50
Cheryl (Burns) Santos burnscb@comcast.net  Jacksonville, FL 02-12-47
Millie (Kane) Andreozzi millie6@cox.net  Barrington, RI 02-13-35
Tom Kagan kagan.pt@comcast.net  Attleboro, MA 02-13
Raquel Fino Raquel1215@cox.net  East Providence, RI 02-15-87
Gary LaPrade fleetg6021@hotmail.com  Summerville, SC 02-15-55
Anna Crossley Dewelder@aol.com  Cranston, RI 02-16-35
Richard Roberti pyramiddj1@aol.com  North Smithfield, RI 02-16-51
Ronald D. Desmarais rond8@verizon.net  Pawtucket, RI  02-18-37
Joel Feinberg jiffer3333@aol.com  Cranston, RI 02-18-34
Bob Nunes oaklawnbob@aol.com  Myrtle Beach, SC 02-18-49
Joanne (Trifoglio) Tansey jkconsulting@msn.com  Elk Grove.,CA 02-18
Donald Fowler Nelson DNe2619489@aol.com  Dallas, TX 02-19-44
Kitty Panzini Sousa AKAKITTYS@aol.com  North Providence, RI 02-19
Robin (Green) Plummer robn1955@shentel.net  Edinburg, VA 02-20-55
Janice O'donnell Browning janbrowning2000@yahoo.com  Narragansett, RI 02-20-43
Carol Satterthwaite carol.satterthwaite@oracle.com  Dublin, CA 02-20-47
Anna Senecal ASenecal.obsw@rackroom.com Cumming, GA 02-20-52
Jeffrey Barone jeffreyb22@cox.net  Cranston, RI 02-22-56
Richard Caito kingrichard222@hotmail.com  Land O Lakes, FL 02-22-41
Robert M. Cottell rmjcott@comcast.net  Lathrop, CA 02-23-42
Bob Ferry mainstpooh@yahoo.com North Providence, RI 02-23-46
Paul Scorpio snaponman1967@cox.net  Providence, RI 02-23-67
Bonilyn (Smith) Craven Bonilync@charter.net  Traverse City, MI 02-24-44
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Tina (Sears) Kiingaman TINER K@aol.com                        Vero Beach, FL          02-26-46    
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Portuguese Custard Tarts - Pasteis de Nata - Submitted by: John J. Pacheco "These are delicious Portuguese Custard Tarts." (12 Servings)


1 cup milk
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 vanilla bean
1 cup white sugar
6 egg yolks
1 (17.5 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed

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1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.) Lightly grease 12 muffin cups and line bottom and sides with puff pastry.
2. In a saucepan, combine milk, cornstarch, sugar and vanilla. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Place egg yolks in a medium bowl. Slowly whisk 1/2 cup of hot milk mixture into egg yolks. Gradually add egg yolk mixture back to remaining milk mixture, whisking constantly. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes, or until thickened. Remove vanilla bean.
3. Fill pastry-lined muffin cups with mixture and bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until crust is golden brown and filling is lightly browned on top.

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