Free Event Tuesday- Spicy Frozen Hot Chocolate- April 12 Update

Friends for Jeff Spiegelman

I hope everyone had a nice Easter and/or Passover.

-These previous two weeks were filled with an Economic Development Dinner, speaking to the Delaware Youth in Government Conference, a dinner at the Hartly Fire Hall, a breakfast with constituents at Willey Farms, Saul’s second Passover and Easter, and more.

-Tuesday morning from 8-9 a.m. at Tony’s Sausage House I am having a meeting with constituents. Come out and enjoy a cup of coffee on me.

-Friday and Saturday, the town of Kenton is having a cleanup day. All residents of Kenton are invited to bring their trash and yard waste (separate) to the school.

-Friday and Saturday is the Harvest Ridge Winery Annual Food Truck Competition. Proceeds benefit Disabled American Veterans. Come out, have a glass of wine, enjoy the food, and vote for your favorite food truck.

-Friday night is the Friends of the NRA dinner at the Modern Maturity Center.

-The 11th District Roast and Country Dinner has been postponed.

-Friends for Jeff Spiegelman Cookbook Volume II should be available soon. Stay tuned for more details.

-My constituents are invited to stop by one of the following meetings to share a question or concern about a legislative or district matter that may be on their mind:


·         COFFEE MEETINGTuesday, April 14th8 a.m. to 9 a.m. – Tony’s Sausage House (2814 Kenton Road, Dover)


·         MEET & GREET/TASTINGFriday, April 24th5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Painted Stave Distilling (103 W. Commerce Street, Smyrna)


·         MEET & GREET/WINE TASTINGFriday, May 8th –  5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Harvest Ridge Winery (447 Westville Road, Marydel, DE) 


·         COFFEE MEETING – Tuesday, May 12th8 a.m. to 9 a.m. – The Young Bean Coffee Shop (314 Main Street, Clayton)


·         MEET & GREET – Saturday, May 16th12-noon to 1 p.m. – 3 Palms Petting Zoo (924 Blackbird Forest Road, Clayton)


·         ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Wednesday, May 20th12-noon to 1 p.m. – Mamie Warren Senior Center (1775 Wheatleys Pond Road, Smyrna). Join Jeff for a free scoop of ice cream. 


·         SODA & ICED TEA MEETINGThursday, May 21st12-noon to 1 p.m. – Little Italy pizza shop in Townsend (325 Main Street, Townsend)

I do not do many desserts. But every once in a while, I have a sweet tooth as well. I like this recipe now because it still feels like we are in between seasons. So you get a little of the hot chocolate of wintertime but you throw in some spice and make it frozen while longing for summer.

– 1 tablespoon chipotle powder

– 1 ½ cup milk

– cocoa powder

Slowly heat 1 cup milk in a pot until it is very hot but not boiling. Add the chipotle pepper and enough cocoa powder to make it too chocolaty for your taste. You want it to be too much because it will dilute a bit. Take off the heat. Add a ½ cup milk to dilute and bring down to room temperature. Crush a dozen ice cubes in a blender. Pour most of the hot chocolate over the ice and blend again until smooth. Adjust the thickness by adding more ice to make thicker or more hot chocolate to make it thinner.

— Thanks.

Jeff Spiegelman
Representative 11th District

Dover: 302-744-4171

Wilmington: 302-577-8723

Cell: 302-399-7728

Fax: 302-739-2773



Legislative Hall: PO Box 1401.  Dover, DE  19903

Personal:  PO Box 869.  Clayton, DE.  19938

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