October 14, 2022

Fox Run Senior Living Culinary Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

Category: Senior Living

Author: Marty Moran, Arrow Culinary Director

In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law a week-long celebration of the contributions and influences Hispanic Americans have made on the culture and history of the United States. This observance was expanded from a week to a month by President Ronald Reagan in 1988, to begin on September 15th, which recognizes the start of the Mexican War for Independence. All US presidents since 1988 have given a Presidential Proclamation to mark this historic date.

Today, there are roughly 63 million Hispanics living in the United States, that make up 19% of the population. They come from diverse countries and bring with them unique and different cultures and cuisines.

At Fox Run Senior Living, we will be recognizing those culinary contributions by celebrating the food of Columbia by serving carne en bistec and churro cakes with cajeta caramel.

I chose this country because the recipe looked delicious and a dish the residents would enjoy. In researching and making this dish I learned Latin dishes are somewhat simple to prepare while being flavorful and comforting.

We hope you enjoy our interpretation of these dishes and learn a little more about Columbia in the process!

Fox Run Senior Living in Fairborn, Ohio offers assisted living and memory care with a variety of services and a range of floor plan options. Newly renovated in 2021. Amenities at Fox Run include dining at Grissom’s Restaurant, 24-hour bistro, concierge service, housekeeping, events and entertainment, personal care, transportation services, and more. Peacefully located just east of Hwy 675 with convenient access to local shopping and attractions.

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7800 Dayton Springfield Road

Fairborn, OH 45324

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