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Celebrate Halloween Safely

Safety is top priority for this year.  Follow these guidelines from halloween2020.org to ensure a safe experience for everyone. 

1. Take the Safe House pledge and register as an official Halloween Safe House​. Get the pledge here >>

2. Don’t hand out candy if you are sick​.

3. Wear a face mask covering both your mouth and nose​.

4. Use duct tape to mark 6-foot lines in front of homes and leading to driveway / front door-step​.

5. Participate in one-way trick or treating​:

  • Position a distribution table between yourself and trick or treaters​
  • Distribute candy on a disinfected surface to eliminate direct contact​
  • If you are preparing goodie bags, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before and after preparing bags​
  • Individually wrapped candy or goodie bags should be lined up for families to grab and go while social distancing​

6. Wash hands often​.

Learn more about Halloween2020.org.

  • Stay home if sick​
  • Trick or treat with people you live with​
  • Remain 6 feet apart from people not in your household​
  • Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose​
  • Hand sanitize (60% alcohol) frequently while out​
  • Wash your hands as soon as you return home​

Parents 

  • Stay home if sick​
  • Talk with your children about trick or treating safety​
  • Guide children to stay on the right side of the road and ensure social distance​
  • Carry a flashlight ​
  • Wear a face mask covering both mouth and nose​
  • Wash your hands as soon as you return home​
  • Inspect candy
  • Limit the amount of friends and family in attendance​
  • Use your garage, front/back yard or cul-de-sac (preferably open-air space) ​
  • Have socially distanced chairs/tables/blankets 

Check out Halloween2020.org to learn more.

Food Club Tuna Melt

Elevate your classic tuna Sandwich easily for a twist on a lunch favorite. Find our recommended additions below.

Ingredients:

  • 2 slices of your favorite bread
  • 1 can Food Club Tuna
  • 1/4 cup Food Club Mayonnaise
  • 1 tbs. Lemon Juice
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Handful of sprouts
  • Freshly cut tomato

Instructions:

Start toasting 2 slices of bread in the toaster or in a pan. In a medium bowl, mix tuna, mayo, lemon juice and salt and pepper. Once your toast has finished, layer tomato, tuna mixture and sprouts on top for the ultimate tuna sandwich.

Food Club Edible Cookie Dough

The best thing about cookies is that the dough is as good as the cookie! Make this edible cookie dough with your pantry staples for a quick and delicious dessert.

Ingredients:

1 cup Food Club brown sugar

1/4 cup Food Club sugar

1 cup Food Club butter, softened

1 tsp. vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

2 cups Food Club flour

2 tsp. Food Club milk

1 cup Food Club chocolate chips

Instructions:

In a large mixing bowl, cream together sugars and butter until light and fluffy. Add the vanilla extract salt and mix well.

Measure out your flour and heat in the microwave for 1 minute or until it reaches 166 degrees.

Mix the flour into the dough mixture until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.

Serve chilled or room temp and enjoy!



Potato Packets

These potato packets make a great meal or side dish that you can customize for any pallet. Heat them up in the BBQ or oven and top with your favorite toppings.

Ingredients:

1 russet potato

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tsp. olive oil

1 square foot aluminum foil

Toppings may include cheese, buffalo sauce, sour cream, bbq sauce, chives, chili and more!

Instructions:

Heat your oven to 375 degrees or preheat your grill. Wash and dry the potatoes and slice evenly- about 1/2 inch.

Spread out your aluminum foil and lightly grease it. Add your potatoes, drizzle lightly with olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste. Wrap your potatoes and give them a good shake so that everything is well coated.

Bake in the oven for about 45 minutes. Once they are done, they should be tender. Top with your favorite topping and enjoy!

Puffy Paint Activity

Making puffy paint is a simple way to do arts and crafts with the whole family. Using ingredients from your pantry, make any assortment of colors and start painting the day away!

Ingredients:

1 cup flour

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

Assorted food coloring

Instructions:

Add flour, baking soda and salt into a bowl. Add 1 tsp. of water at a time until you get a thin paste. Split mixture into bowls and dye each bowl with whatever color you please. Load into squeeze bottles, paint bottles, or brushes.

Honor our Neighborhood Heroes

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond to help someone’s in need?

During this challenging time, individuals have come together to help, and we want to recognize their great efforts.

Visit: www.afstores.com/neighborhoodto nominate your neighborhood heroes to receive a $100 gift card.

Promotion ends 4/29/2020.