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TakeAnother5 Podcast Episode #39 - Author Donna Jodhan

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Episode #39: In This Episode (Show Notes)

Section 1: Kitchen Corner:
Time to create through cooking.

Section 2: TakeAnother5 With Technology:
Some cool apps for this week.

Section 3: The 5 Minute Mystery:
Can you guess who did it?

Section 4: In The End Zone With The Entrepreneur:
Why I might want to become one.

Section 5: Staying Ahead of Bullies and Scams:
A great way to protect yourself.

Show Notes:

00:50, Donna has to thank you the listener for your feedback before we can get into the podcast.

1:26, Who is Donna?

Happy Birthday Canada

2:11, Who is TakeAnother5 for?

4:44, What is TakeAnother5 all about?

5:21, Brief description of the 5 segments in this podcast.

6:48, Donna thanks her producer:

  • Mike Ciarciello
  • 514–827–9092

7:20, Donna thanks her favorite marketer:

7:45, the brain teaser for this week is: “What is your favorite spice?”

8:47, TakeAnother5 Kitchen Corner

Download the additional bonus recipe shared at the link donna talks about at the end of this episode.

10:20, Bacon wrapped pork tenderloin ingredients

10:53, Bacon wrapped pork tenderloin instructions

14:19, TakeAnother5 With Technology

15:00, Blindfold Crazy Eights

Blindfold Crazy Eights is a fully accessible Crazy Eights card game for both sighted and visually impaired people, designed for rapid audio play.

16:50, TakeAnother5 Time Savers and Problem Poppers

Here the rest of these unusual uses at the bonus for this weeks episode. You can get it by visiting the link Donna mentioned at the end of this episode.

17:45, Unusual uses for cornstarch

19:16, TakeAnother5 In The End Zone With The entrepreneur

If you’d like to discuss this weeks topic or anything else with Donna, do so via the link in the bonus section.

20:28, How to start a pottery shop

23:00, TakeAnother5 Beat the bullies and scams

23:50, “Your told that your virus software needs to be updated”, is the-scam of this week.

25:30, We talk about someone being picked on for:

  • Size
  • Race
  • Disability

and you can help prevent this from happening. Check out Donna’s campaign against bullies

The special announcement can be heard at 27:10.

Download this week’s bonuses

Download the bonuses at this link

Conclusion and Contact Information

If you enjoyed this weeks episode, and would like to get in contact with Donna, then you can do so with any of the following contact methods.

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Episode #39 Bonus Article: 7 Unusual Uses for Cornstarch

Cornstarch is commonly used as a thickener in dishes like pudding, sauce and soup. But don't limit yourself to using cornstarch in the kitchen. Instead of whipping up gravy, channel your inner MacGyver and break out cornstarch to polish silver, fight stains and much more. Here are some of the many ways you can use cornstarch in your cleaning routine.

1.) Polish Silver: You can make your old silverware sparkle like new with the aid of cornstarch. First, mix up a paste of starch and water. Use a soft cloth to apply it over your silver. Let it dry, then buff the piece to a beautiful shine.

2.) Fight Grease Stains: To remove stubborn grease stains from fabric, blot as much as you can with a cloth and sprinkle some cornstarch over the stain. Let it sit for ten minutes, then shake it off. To break up the grease, dab the stain with white vinegar. Launder as normal. For stains and spills on leather, sprinkle the spot with some cornstarch and let it sit overnight. Brush it away in the morning. The cornstarch should absorb the grease. Grease stains from zinc oxide ointment: This type of ointment is used to clear up diaper rashes, and is a mess to wash off your clothes. To remedy this, use a spoon to scrape off as much of the ointment as you can. Then sprinkle the stained area with cornstarch and let it sit for an hour or so. Brush the starch away and treat the stain with a grease-cutting dish soap. Wash in cool water.

3.) Clean Up Furniture Polish Residue: Sometimes after polishing furniture, a little bit remains on the surface. Soak up this residue by lightly sprinkling a little cornstarch on the furniture. Wipe clean and buff. The cornstarch will absorb the excess oil and leave you with a perfectly buffed piece.

4.) Clean Windows: Liquid dish soap and cornstarch make for a budget-friendly window cleaner. Mix a teaspoon of soap and a teaspoon of cornstarch into a gallon of water. Make sure to mix well and apply to the windows with a clean sponge. Squeegee and wipe dry for a streak-free shine.

5.) Clean Sticky Playing Cards: Pop the cards into a paper bag along with a couple of teaspoons of cornstarch. Shake the bag, then dump the cards onto a towel. Wipe the cards down.

6.) Freshen Up Carpets: Sprinkle cornstarch over the surface and let it sit for half an hour. Then vacuum the carpet as normal. The starch will draw out odors and dirt, cleaning and freshening in one quick step!

7.) Iron Clothes: Out of spray starch? You can give your clothes a crisp, clean look by ironing with cornstarch. For a homemade spray starch, mix a tablespoon of cornstarch and a pint of water. Put the solution in a spray bottle. Shake well, spray on your clothes and iron as usual. This works just as well as expensive store-bought products -- for a fraction of the price!

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Episode #39 Bonus Recipe: Bistro Chicken In Rich Cream Sauce

4 skinless, bone-in chicken breast halves, rinsed and patted dry (about 3 pounds total)
1/2 cup dry white wine, divided
1 tablespoon or 1/2 packet (about 1 ounce) Italian salad dressing and seasoning mix
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, cut into cubes
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, optional

Coat inside of Crock-Pot with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange chicken in single layer in bottom, overlapping slightly. Pour 1/4 cup wine over chicken. Sprinkle evenly with salad dressing mix and oregano. Cover; cook on low 5 to 6 hours, or on high 3 hours. Remove chicken to plate with slotted spoon. Whisk soup, cream cheese, salt and pepper into cooking liquid. Mixture will be a bit lumpy. Arrange chicken on top. Cover; cook on high 15 to 20 minutes, or until heated through. Remove chicken to shallow pasta bowl. Add remaining 1/4 cup wine to sauce; whisk until smooth. To serve, spoon sauce around chicken; garnish with parsley. Makes 4 servings.

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Contact Author Donna Jodhan:

If you would like to ask me a question on this week's topic in our "In the End Zone with the Entrepreneur" segment, please send your email to and I would be delighted to respond.

If you would like to receive 10 free minutes of my time, please include your phone number within the email and a good time to call and I would be happy to connect with you via voice.


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