9/11/22: NEVER FORGET. 9.11.2001 (21st Anniversary of 9/11)- A Visit to Morris County Memorial ~ Parsippany-Troy Hills NJ

I visited the 9/11 Morris County Memorial in Parsippany-Troy Hills NJ. It’s 21 years ago since this tragedy occurred.

My yearly visits to 911 Memorials is my dedication to those whose lives ended due to a senseless act of violence.

MORRIS COUNTY 9/11 MEMORIAL

500 West Hanover Avenue

Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey

Setting: Park

Morris County 9/11 Memorial

Dedicated to: Sixty-four Morris County victims

Dedicated by: Morris County

Description:

This memorial garden in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, includes a central, elevated monument surrounded by a walkway paved with stones inscribed with the names of victims.

The monument is composed of:

~ Three pieces of World Trade Center steel

~ Remnants of United Airlines Flight 93

~ Soil from the Pentagon

It is surrounded by a reflective pool.

It is connected to a circular walkway by four bridges.

This Memorial is Permanent.

ARTICLE: Morris County Invites the Public to its 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

Published on July 28, 2022

My full set of photos appear on Flickr of the: Morris County 911 Memorial ~ Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ

In active remembrance to those lost on 9/11/01 and marking the 21st Anniversary:

At 9AM, I snapped a picture of the sky and posted it to Instagram to show that we’re all connected.

#RemembertheSky

#NeverForget911

~ Carmen

Baking is my Zen
…sweet nibbles for the soul

For savory dishes, visit my other blog, sometimes SAVORY.

Photography by Carmen Ortiz.
~All Rights Reserved.
Not to be used without permission.

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Nutella-Stuffed Strawberries ~ A Lovely Valentine’s Day Treat

Well, dare I say it…move over Chocolate Covered Strawberries…

my new fav strawberry dessert is Nutella-Stuffed Strawberries.

Simply amazing!

If you like Hazelnuts, you’ll love this spread.

Enjoy the recipe…and…You’re Welcome! **smiles**

NUTELLA-STUFFED STRAWBERRIES

By Carmen Ortiz of Baking is my Zen

Yield: 1 dozen

INGREDIENTS:

12 large fresh strawberries

1/4 cup Nutella (or more)

1 cup (or more) semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted [use milk chocolate if preferred]

¼ to ½ cup chopped pecans, roasted (or nuts of choice)

TOPPING:

Confectioners’ sugar (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

PREPARE a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Set aside.

ROAST NUTS in skillet for 5-7 minutes over medium low heat.

REMOVE PECANS from heat. Transfer to plate. Allow to cool.

CHOP PECANS. Place chopped nuts in a bowl. Set aside.

RINSE STRAWBERRIES under cold water. Dry with paper towels.

REMOVE STEMS from strawberries.

CUT OUT CENTERS using a paring knife. (I use a serrated grapefruit knife.)

DRY inner strawberries with paper towels.

PIPE NUTELLA into each strawberry.

PLACE strawberries in a bowl (resting against edge of bowl) as they are filled with Nutella.

MELT CHOCOLATE chips. Stir until smooth.

DOLLOP a spoonful of melted chocolate over each Nutella stuffed strawberry. Using the back of the spoon, spread chocolate over sides.

Place chocolate covered strawberry (pointed side up) IN THE BOWL OF NUTS.

IMMEDIATELY PLACE EACH STRAWBERRY on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet, point side up.

REFRIGERATE strawberries until set.

SERVING SUGGESTION: Just before serving, dust with confectioners’ sugar. Optional.

Inspired by Taste of Home

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RECIPE PHOTO TUTORIAL
By Carmen Ortiz of Baking Is My Zen

Nutella-Stuffed Strawberries

DIRECTIONS:

PREPARE a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Set aside.

ROAST NUTS in skillet for 5-7 minutes over medium low heat.

REMOVE PECANS from heat. Transfer to plate. Allow to cool.

CHOP PECANS. Place chopped nuts in a bowl. Set aside.

RINSE STRAWBERRIES under cold water. Dry with paper towels.

REMOVE STEMS from strawberries.

CUT OUT CENTERS using a paring knife. (I use a serrated grapefruit knife.)

DRY inner strawberries with paper towels.

PIPE NUTELLA into each strawberry.

PLACE strawberries in a bowl (resting against edge of bowl) as they are filled with Nutella.

MELT CHOCOLATE chips. Stir until smooth.

DOLLOP a spoonful of melted chocolate over each Nutella stuffed strawberry. Using the back of the spoon, spread chocolate over sides.

Place chocolate covered strawberry (pointed side up) IN THE BOWL OF NUTS.

IMMEDIATELY PLACE EACH STRAWBERRY on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet, point side up.

REFRIGERATE strawberries until set.

SERVING SUGGESTION: Just before serving, dust with confectioners’ sugar. Optional.

Have a lovely Valentine’s Day!

~ Carmen

Baking is my Zen
…sweet nibbles for the soul

For savory dishes, visit my other blog, sometimes SAVORY.

Photography by Carmen Ortiz.
~All Rights Reserved.
Not to be used without permission.

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