Today is 09/19/2021.

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Good to Eat

Today’s Soups:
Cup $1.85 Bowl 2.05

No special soups on Sunday

Special Menus:

Treats & Treasures

September 19

No hot lunch today, but the usual extras (see below)


Treats and Treasures is now offering ice cream gift cards! These vouchers are good for one cup or cone of ice cream. You can use these as presents, thank you gifts, or any reason to give someone a treat! Please see the Treats and Treasures clerk for more details.

The following items are available daily and will have sales tax added:


Hotdogs 🌭 — $2.33

Chicken salad, egg salad, or tuna salad sandwich — $3.50
Comes with lettuce, tomato and pickles. Your choice of white, wheat, rye, 7-grain or crackers.

Ham or turkey sandwich — $3.50
Comes with lettuce, tomato and pickles. Your choice of American, cheddar, provolone or Swiss cheese. Your choice of bread.

* Hot dogs and sandwiches come with regular Lay’s chips but brand or type may vary

Salads 🥗 $3.00 each
A different salad is offered each day.
Your choice of dressing. (Balsamic vinegar, blood orange, Caesar, ranch, poppyseed)
Add ham, turkey and cheese for $1.50
No substitution or changes on any salad.

Chips — $1.25
Soda — $1.25
Gatorade — $1.75
Juice — $1.50
Milk — $2.33
Small ice cream — $1.25
Large ice cream — $1.75
Candy — $1.25
Cookies — 3 for $1

Plus way more! 

Today's Featured Extras

September 19


Tomato and gnocchi
Chicken corn chowder


 Broccoli and cheddar
Brisket, Swiss, and scallion


Tilapia -- $7




Lima beans


Yellow rice


Ask your server

Cakes & pies

Banana cream pie
Boston cream pie
Triple chocolate cake
Bourbon pecan pie
Apple crumb bar
Apple lattice pie

Ice creams

Cookie dough
Chocolate chip
Raspberry sorbet
NSA vanilla

Chef's Daily Specials

September 20 - 26

Mon 9/20
Lunch #1: 🥕 Bean & kale burger — $5
Black beans, kale, shredded mozzarella & spinach span seared with remoulade sauce on a toasted brioche bun served with sweet potato fries
Lunch #2: Roasted chicken thighs (GF) — $6
Garlic, paprika & honey roasted chicken thighs with creamed spinach
Dinner #1: Cajun shrimp & grits (GF) — $9
Sautéed shrimp, andouille sausage, tomatoes & corn on jack cheese grits
Dinner #2: Garlic & ginger pork — $8
Seared pork cutlets tossed in garlic, ginger, honey & teriyaki over white rice with broccoli

Tues 9/21
Lunch #1: Grilled cheese hot dog — $4
Hebrew National hot dog, American cheese, pressed in a bun & served with baked beans
Lunch #2: 🥕 Crispy coconut tofu stir-fry — $5
Crispy coconut tofu pan seared with sir-fry vegetables & house made citrus glaze
Dinner #1: Garlic parmesan flounder — $8
Panko, garlic & parmesan crusted founder flash fried & served with lemon compound butter, broccoli & cauliflower
Dinner #2: Braised short rib (GF) — $11
Red wine braised short rib, pan gravy, blue cheese polenta, roasted pepper cordon, side carrots

Wed 9/22
Lunch #1: 🥕 Plant-based chicken pasta — $5
Bowtie pasta, Beyond chicken (plant-based), spinach, tomatoes, artichokes, & broccoli tossed with parmesan, garlic, & extra virgin olive oil
Lunch #2: Brisket burger — $6
Ground chuck, brisket & short rib burger, BBQ sauce, onion straws & cheddar cheese on a toasted brioche bun
Dinner #1: Chicken divan (GF) — $7
Chicken breast stuffed with broccoli & cheddar cheese, topped with mornay sauce, rice pilaf & vegetable mélange
Dinner #2: Salmon Wellington — $10
Salmon, onion, garlic, spinach, bread crumbs, dill, parmesan cheese, & cream cheese wrapped in buttered pastry & baked – served with lemon asparagus

Thurs 9/23
Lunch #1: 🥕 Beyond sausage penne — $5
Beyond sausage (plant-based), roasted zucchini, tomatoes, yellow squash & mushrooms, penne pasta, garlic, Italian seasonings & marinara sauce
Lunch #2: Barbacoa beef tacos — $6
Beef brisket, chipotle, cumin, lime & cilantro, soft shell tortilla, tomatoes, diced red onion, shredded mozzarella
Dinner #1: Smothered pork chop (GF) — $9
Pan seared pork chop, mushrooms, caramelized onions, pan gravy, mashed potatoes & spiced apples
Dinner #2: Seared haddock — $9
Pesto seared haddock, vegetable couscous & grilled eggplant with tomatoes

Fri 9/24
Lunch #1: Chicken & vegetable fajitas — $7 (🥕 no chicken — $4)
Peppers, onions, mushrooms, cilantro, pulled chicken, shredded cheddar, shredded lettuce, tomatoes & sour cream & salsa
Lunch #2: Tuna Cobb salad — $5
Romaine lettuce, albacore tuna, tomatoes, bacon, hardboiled egg, bluse cheese crumbles, red onions & avocado
Dinner #1: Teriyaki Cornish hen — $8
Slow roasted Cornish hen, bok choy & sesame noodle salad
Dinner #2: British fish pie — $7
Potatoes, cod, leeks, butter, cream, onions, garlic & fresh herbs in a crock baked with bread crumbs, served with carrots & peas

Sat 9/25
Lunch #1: Kale shrimp Caesar (4 shrimp) — $5
Kale, grilled shrimp, Caesar dressing, asiago cheese, parmesan cheese, romaine lettuce & croutons
Lunch #2: 🥕 Buffalo cauliflower — $5
Panko breaded cauliflower, fired & tossed in buffalo sauce with blue cheese dressing, celery & carrots
Dinner #1: Seafood stew — $8
Potatoes, white fish, shrimp, mussels, clams, onions, celery, tomatoes, basil, parsley, lemon juice & garlic
Dinner #2: French onion meatloaf — $6
Caramelized onions, ground beef, French ion mix, mashed potatoes, green beans, mushroom & onion gravy

Sun 9/26
Lunch: See Sunday brunch menu
Dinner #1: 🥕 Spinach manicotti — $6
Homemade spinach manicotti baked with marinara sauce and side Caesar salad
Dinner #2: Chicken picatta — $7
Chicken cutlets over angel hair pasta in a white wine, caper & lemon sauce with garlic bread

♥ Healthy
* Garlic
🥕 Vegetarian
🔥 Spicy
GF = Gluten Free

Weekly Specials

September 20 - 26


Greek meatballs — $5
Homemade lamb meatballs served with tzatziki sauce and soft pita chips


Roasted sweet potato salad (GF) — $3
Roasted sweet potatoes, radicchio, hardboiled egg, cashews, cilantro, & orange segments – served with a creamy cashew vinaigrette


Chicken & brie — $5
Seasoned & seared chicken breast, brie cheese, cranberry mayonnaise & arugula on a croissant


Pumpkin gnocchi — $5
Gnocchi, pumpkin, nutmeg, parmesan cream, blue cheese crumbles & hazelnut baked



$1.30 each

Ocean Spray orange, apple or cranberry juice

Lemonade, pineapple juice, prune juice, V-8 or tomato juice

Milk (2%, whole, skim, almond)

100% Colombian coffee (regular or decaffeinated)

Hot or iced tea (unsweetened only)

Soft drinks (with free refills)

Wine & Beer

White Wines (Glass/Bottle)

Fox Brook Pinot Grigio 4.00/12.00
Maso Canali Pinot Grigio 6.00/18.00
Fox Brook Chardonnay 4.00/12.00
Auspicion Chardonnay 5.00/15.00
Fox Brook White Zinfandel 4.25/13.00
Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling 5.00/15.00
Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc 5.00/15.00
Crossings Sauvignon Blanc 5.00/15.00

Sparkling Wine
Korbel split 5.00

Red Wines (Glass/Bottle)
Fox Brook Cabernet Sauvignon 4.00/12.00
J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon 6.00/20.00
Scarlet Vine Cabernet Sauvignon 6.00/20.00
Fox Brook Merlot 4.00/12.00
14 Hands Merlot 6.00/18.50
Gato-Negro Malbec 4.00/12.00
Erath Pinot Noir 7.00/20.00
Lindeman's Shiraz 4.00/12.00
Cline Cellars Red Zinfandel 7.00/21.00

Draught Beer
Seasonal - ask server for today’s selection 2.50

Bottled Beer
Miller Light 2.50
Yuengling Black and Tan 2.50
Guinness 3.50
Stella Artois 3.50
Becks non-alcoholic 3.00
Swamp head beer, Big Nose IPA or Wild night 2.50

Always Available Menus:


☼◊ -Chicken tenders -- $3.55/ $4.85

Chicken tenderloins breaded and flash fried to perfection and served with BBQ or Honey mustard sauce

Baby back riblets (GF) -- $7.25

Baby back riblets - Slow braised baby back ribs, cut into riblets and covered in BBQ sauce — $7.25

☼G♥- Shrimp cocktail -- $8.85

Delicious wild caught shrimp (6) cooked, peeled and served with homemade zesty cocktail sauce

☼Chicken wings -- (8) $5.60

Chicken wings fried crispy, tossed in your choice of buffalo sauce or BBQ and served with carrots, celery and blue cheese


*Caesar salad -- small $2.35/regular $2.95

Chopped Romaine lettuce tossed in Caesar dressing, topped with fresh Asiago and Parmesan cheese and house croutons

♥House salad -- small $2.35/regular $2.95

Artisan greens, cherry tomatoes, red onion, cucumbers, carrots, mushrooms, peppers and house croutons

♥Spinach salad -- small $2.35/regular $2.95

Fresh spinach, mushrooms, onions, bacon, diced eggs and tomatoes with a homemade creamy bacon dressing

Beet salad -- small $2.35/regular $2.95

Artisan greens, mandarin oranges, almonds, beets, and goat cheese

♥ 1905 salad -- small $2.35/regular $2.95

Iceberg lettuce, quartered tomatoes, Swiss cheese, ham slices, green olives, and parmesan cheese served with 1905 dressing

♥Bonnie blue salad -- small $2.35/regular $2.95

Romaine lettuce, sliced pears, walnuts, raisins, blue cheese crumbles and poppy seed dressing

Salad Extras

Add your choice of
•Shrimp ($6.90)
•Grilled chicken breast ($5.60)
•Grilled salmon ($8.50)
•Chicken, egg or tuna salad (4 oz scoop $3.35 ; 2 oz scoop $2.20)

Any of the following items can be added to a salad for 50¢ each:
Parmesan cheese, asiago cheese, Swiss cheese, blue cheese crumbles, diced hardboiled eggs, carrots, mushrooms, onions, tomato, peppers, cucumbers, raisins, blueberries, croutons, bacon, pears, walnuts, ham, turkey, and anchovies
Any items in the salad description can be omitted at no charge.

Dressings available

Balsamic vinegar(GF)
Balsamic vinaigrette(GF)
Bleu cheese
Blood orange and shallot vinaigrette(GF)
Creamy bacon
Golden Italian
Homemade 1905
Homemade apple vinaigrette
Honey mustard
Olive oil & red wine vinegar (GF)
Poppy seed
Ranch (GF)
Thousand island
Vidalia onion



Filet mignon 6oz (GF) - $15.00

A certified Angus beef steak, cut from the heart of the tenderloin and grilled to your liking served with or without demi glace. -- $15.00

Revier Prime NY strip (GF) -- $16.00

Prime, center cut NY strip sustainable and humanely raised for superior quality and taste -- $16.00

Homemade meatloaf -- $4.60 / $6.60

Chef's homemade meatloaf with ground beef, fresh vegetables and brown gravy. $4.60 / $5.60

Colorado lamb chops (GF) -- $9.00/$12.00

Perfectl;y marbled domestic Colorado lamb chops grilled

Three bones — $9; four bones— $12


♥ Chicken breast (GF) -- $5.60

8 oz. chicken breast grilled, baked, sauteed, blackened, broiled or steamed. -- $5.60


♥ Eggplant Parmesan -- $5.15

Panko crusted eggplant flash fried served over angel hair pasta with marinara, provolone and parmesan cheese -- $5.15

♥ Vegetable stir fry -- (Vegan & GF) -- $5.15

* GF Peppers, onions, carrots, zucchini, and broccoli pan seared with teriyaki sauce -- $5.15
(add tofu, shrimp, chicken, or Beyond sausage for an additional $2.00 up charge)


☼♥GF Salmon -- $8.50

Salmon prepared your liking: Grilled, broiled, poached, etc. -- $8.50

☼◊GF-Lobster tails -- $8.95/$15.20

Cold water lobster tails (5 - 6 oz.) broiled to perfection and served with drawn butter and lemon. -- $8.95 (one) / $15.20( (two)

Fish du Jour (GF) -- Mkt

Ask your server for details ... market price.

Side Dishes


$1.75 per serving
Bean of the day, mashed potatoes, baked white cheddar mac and cheese, onion rings, rice of the day, French fries,  and (after 5pm) baked potato and sweet potato


$1.75 per serving
Vegetable of the day (ask your server for details), asparagus, beets, carrots, stir-fried vegetables, green peas, green beans, broccoli (available au gratin), spinach, coleslaw, cottage cheese, and mixed fruit

All vegetables are available steamed or sautéed with garlic, olive oil and/or butter.

Add sautéed mushrooms or onions to anything for 50¢ each.


$1.75 per serving

Fresh Seasonal Fruit
Cottage Cheese
Apple Sauce
Jello (regular or sugar free)

Sandwiches & Quiche

Deli sandwiches -- $2.85/$3.80

Choice of deli ham, deli turkey, egg salad, tuna salad or chicken salad on your choice of bread. -- Half $2.85 / Whole $3.80

Club sandwich -- $4.10/$5.30

Double or triple deck sandwich of deli turkey, deli ham, bacon, American cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on your choice of bread. -- Half $4.10 / Whole $5.30

Steakburger -- $5.40

An old standby returns to the menu! Angus ground beef with your choice of cheese, bacon, condiments, and setup. -- $5.40

Kobe beef sliders -- $4.80

(2) Kobe beef sliders, very lean, full of nutrients, caramelized onions, and choice of cheese --$4.80. Add bacon, sauteed onions or sauteed mushrooms for $0.50 each

♥ Beyond burger -- $4.95

Plant based burger that looks, cooks and tastes like a fresh beef burger -- $4.95

Hot dog -- $2.60

Hebrew National all beef quarter pound hot dog grilled to order. -- $2.60
(Vegetarian "Beyond Sausage" also available)

Grilled cheese -- $1.20/$2.20

With your choice of bread and cheese. -- Half $1.20 / Whole $2.20

Cauliflower crust pizza -- $5.65

Your choice of any combination of peppers, onions, tomato, mushrooms, olives and spinach OR pepperoni.

Quiche du Jour -- $3.85

Savory egg custard pie with the Chef's choice of ingredients. Ask your server for today's specials. -- $3.85

Bread choices

Select from wheat, 7-grain, rye, white, Texas toast, (GF) roll, or hamburger bun


Egg dishes

Build your own omelet with your choice of filings: tomato, onion, mushrooms, bell peppers, sausage, Canadian bacon, bacon, ham, black olives, broccoli, asparagus, garlic, basil, spinach, or Asiago, Swiss, blue, feta, provolone, American or cream cheese. -- $4.10

Egg beater omelet -- high in protein, zero fat and cholesterol. All of the selections above are available. -- $4.10

Eggs poached, fried or boiled -- $1.75 (one) / $3.00 (two)

OH breakfast sandwich -- Choice of English muffin or bagel, 1 egg any style, American cheese, bacon, avocado and arugula -- $3.85

Corned beef hash with one egg any style -- Corned beef brisket, diced potatoes and finely diced onion seared on the flat top with your choice of one egg any style -- $3.60

Eggs Benedict: An English muffin topped with Canadian bacon, poached egg and Hollandaise sauce with diced black olives. -- $3.70 (one) / $4.70 (two)

Quiche du jour: Savory egg custard pie with the Chef's choice of ingredients. Ask your server for today's specials. -- $3.85

French toast & pancakes

French toast: Two slices of Texas toast dipped in our homemade batter with eggs, vanilla, sugar and cinnamon, then lightly dusted with powdered sugar and served with syrup and butter. -- $3.60

Pancakes: Two buttermilk pancakes available plain or with blueberries. Served with butter and syrup. -- $3.60


Cold cereal: Ask your server for our selection of cold cereals. Served with your choice of milk. -- $1.60

Hot cereal (before 1:30 pm): A warm, healthy bowl of Quaker oatmeal or grits. -- $1.60 (Small portion available for $0.80)

Yogurt parfait

Seasonal fresh fruit tossed with low-fat yogurt and topped with granola crunch. -- $3.40

Toasted bagel, scone or English muffin

Served with your choice of butter or cream cheese. -- $1.35

Side items

$1.75 each
Sausage patties (2)
Bacon slices (3)
Canadian bacon (2)
Home fries
Mixed seasonal fruit
Cottage cheese
Apple sauce
Jello (regular or sugar free)

Banana bread -- $2.40

Banana bread

Served toasted or not toasted -- $2.80

Seasonal whole fresh fruit

Banana, orange or apple -- $1.00

Heart-Healthy Options
Dining Hours

Call 352-548-1042, -1043 or -1044 to order.

Good News

Welcome, New Hammockers!

Steve Richter — 4220
Ed & Sharon Harmon — 5103
Kenny & Penny Whitley — 2109
David & Marie Brumbaugh — 2476
Alan Kohlhaas & Lynn Ryan — 5122

birthday cake

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Sally Glaze and Leon Glaze – 69th Anniversary

Jim Piety and Joyce Piety – 69th Anniversary

Marilyn Crosby and Don Crosby – 59th Anniversary



Betty Jean Rife — September 7
Arline Finch — August 22
Susan Wiltshire — August  14

OH Special Niches


Good to Go

A very dedicated group of residents has created a comprehensive, easy-to-use set of instructions and documents that will be of great help to your survivors when the time comes to administer your estate.

You can access this information through our menu under "Resources & Archives > Good to Go".

Access to this information DOES NOT require a password. Feel free to inform your family and advisers that they may copy and use any of the information within the Good to Go materials.

OH Residents who are logged in can contact the Good to Go Team by clicking here.

Health Pavilion Information

Below, in the "Health Pavilion Features" section, are links to Health Pavilion Menus, Health Pavilion Activities, and the latest After Hours Admission policy. You now can see the menu information, the activities calendars published for all four areas of the Health Pavilion (Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Ashton Place, and Banyan Place) and what to do if you have a need for an admission time outside of normal business hours.

Join some of your relocated friends in activities planned for them, or go and volunteer to assist with some of the numerous activities they enjoy!

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