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Page10 POST-GAZETTE, JANUARY 9, 2015 Parila Come Mangi! (Spea You Eat!) ~y Alessandra Samb~ Benvenuti! Let's start our journey to Northern Italy ex- ploring Lombardia, one of the peninsula's richest regions. Its cosmopolitan capital city Milano, once house of the mighty Sforza dynasty, is now home of the Italian stock exchange market, international center of business as well as the city of the world renowned "Teatro alla Scala" the prestigious opera house. Milano is also capital of the fash- ion industry and host city of the upcoming EXPO 2015, the universal exposition around the theme of nutrition. The "Milano da bere" (Milano to drink) center of the jet-set and social scene serves, since 1867, the famous red Bitter Campari drink whose ingredients remain to these days, a secret. Lombardia, known for its stunning lakes and al- pine villages is the birthplace of excellent cheeses like Gorgonzola, Taleggio, Crescenza and Grana Padano. Rice is widely consumed in the region: Lombardia is the second largest rice producer in Italy due to the fertile territory surrounding the Po valley. The sparkling wines from the Franciacorta region are proudly considered the Italian al- ternative to champagne. Ossobuco alla Milanese (Milanese style veal shank) is a traditional secondo piatto (second course) from Milano. Literally ossobuco means "bone with a hole" in fact, the cut of meat traditionally used to prepare this dish is the veal shank whose soft marrowbone reduces down to a very soft and tasty "hole" when cooked. Ossobuco alla milanese is often garnished with gremolata (chopped herb condiment) and traditionally served with risotto aUa milanese (Milanese style risotto). Ossobuco alia milanese (serves four) 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 1/2 Tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 cup flour 4 veal shanks (or beef shanks) Salt and black pepper to taste 1 chopped medium onion 1 chopped carrot 1 chopped rib of celery 1 I/2 cup homemade or store bought (low-sodium) beef stock 1 (14 oz) can crushed tomatoes 1 glass of dry red wine (such Pinot Noir) 1 Tbsp chopped parsley Grated zest of 1 lemon 1 clove of garlic Preparation: in a shallow saucepan or Dutch oven heat up oil and butter together until hot. Season the veal shanks with salt and pepper, lightly flour them on both sides shak- ing off any excess and place them into the saucepan or Dutch oven to sizzle and cook until brown on both sides. Remove and set aside. Add onion, carrot and celery to the saucepan or Dutch oven and cook, stirring occasionally until soft and light browned then add the veal shanks. As soon as they start sizzling add the wine and let evaporate. Add the tomatoes and the stock. Cover and simmer for 2 hours turning the shanks every V2 hour. The meat should now be tender to the point that it would fall off the bone. Turn the heat off. In the meantime make the gremolata by finely chopping the clove of garlic and mixing it together with the parsley and the lemon zest. Incorporate the mix- ture to the veal shanks, season to taste and serve hot. Buon appetito! Ossobuco alia milanese (serve quattro) 2 cucchiai di olio extravergine di oliva 50 g di burro 100 g di farina 4 ossibuchi di vitello (oppure di manzo) Sale e pepe nero q.b. 1 cipolla media tritata 1 carota tritata 1 costa di sedano tritata 400 ml di brodo di came 1 lattina da 14 oz (400 g) di po!pa di pomodoro a pezzetti I bicchiere di vino rosso (tipo Pinot Nero) 1 cucchiaio di prezzemolo tritato La buccia grattugiata di un limone 1 spicchio d'aglio Preparazione: in una casseruola bassa o in un tegame di ghisa scalda bene l'olio ed il burro. Aggiusta di sale e pepe gli ossibuchi, infarinali leggermente su entrambi i lati eliminando l'eccesso di farina e fai rosolare da entrambe leparti nel tegame. Togli dal fuoco e tieni da parte. Nel tegame metti cipolla, carota e sedano, e cuoci mescolando fino a renderli soffici e dorati, quindi aggiungi gli ossibuchi, fai insaporire, versa il vino e fai evaporare. Aggiungi i pomodori ed il brodo.Copri e fai sobollire per 2 ore girando gli ossibuchi ogni I/2 ora. Quando e' cotta la carne sara' tenera al punto tale che si stacchera' facilmente dall'osso. Spegni il fuoco. Nel frattempo prepara la gremolata tritando finemente l'aglio che aggiungerai al prezzemolo e alla buccia grattugiata del limone incorporando bene. Versa la gremolata nel tegame con gli ossibuchi , mescola bene e aggiusta di sale e pepe. Servi caldo. Buon appetito! DATE TIME Alessandra Sambiase is an elementary and middle school Italian language teacher in the Catholic school system and in the North End. She is also a cooking instructor and founder of "Parla come mangi!" (speak as you eat!) cooking classes, where the passion for the Italian language meets the love for the Italian food. If you would like to cook with me go to Winter Safety (Continued property owners are encour- aged to keep a list of li- censed contractors (electri- cian, plumber and general contractor) on file. Tenants, experiencing problems with their heating system should do the following: check the thermostat, ensuring the dial is turned on never run out of oil and rePort insuffi- cient or no heat problems to the property owner or man- ager immediately. The following are quick tips property owners can take to make their homes energy efficient: Disconnect water hose from the home Wrap or cover exposed spigot Caulk or putty windows Ensure kitchen and bath- room dampers close properly Close all storm windows and doors Apply weather stripping Properly insulate all pipes that are exposed Cover vents If your landlord or property manager is unresponsive contact the Inspectional Services Department (ISD) at (617) 635-5300 to file a complaint. Complaints made outside normal business hours should be called into the Mayor's 24-Hour Hotline at 617-635-4500. Residents are encouraged to check on the well-being of elderly or disabled neigh- bors, be mindful of homeless individuals that may need assistance, and practice caution when using portable heating devices such as space heaters. The City of Boston's De- partment of Neighborhood Development's Home Center HeatWorks Program, in part- nership with Action for Bos- ton Community Develop- ment (ABCD) and Renew Boston offers grants up to 5,000 dollars, an no interest- deferred loans to home- owners so they can conduct energy audits, replace inef- ficient heating systems, and weatherize their homes by insulating them. The program is available for Boston homeowners who are 60 years or older whose household income does not exceed 80% of area median LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Docket No. MI14D3901DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING MICHELET AUGUSTE VS. NADEGE AUGUSTE To the Defendant: The Plaintiff has filed a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court grant a divorce for Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage lB. The Complaint is on file at the Court. An Automatic Restraining Order has been entered in this matter preventing you from taking any action which would negatively impact the current financial status of either party. SEE Supplemental Probate Court Rule 411. You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon Michelet Auguste, 500 Main Street, Apt. 6A, Waltham, MA 02452 your answer, if any, on or before February t0, 2015. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to file a copy of your answer, if any, in the office of the Register of this Court. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., First Justice of this Court Date: December 30, 2014 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 1/9/15 from Page I) income, and are an owner occupant of a residential 1-4 family home. For addi- tional information on our programs please visit our website at https://dnd. / #page / SeniorEmergencyHeatRepair. Emergency Operations The City of Boston Office of Emergency Management (OEM) remains in constant contact with the National Weather Service to receive detailed forecasts for the City of Boston and ensures each City department has a plan in place to handle the forecast. If the storm war- rants, the City's Emergency Operations Center will be activated and City represen- tatives will coordinate re- sponse and recovery efforts. Year round, OEM conducts preparedness seminars to educate the public on the importance of having an emergency preparedness plan and a bag of emergency supplies in the event that Boston residents have to shelter in place or leave their residence. Residents are also encouraged to sign up for notifications from AlertBoston, the city's noti- fication system. As the City is notified in advance, residents who sign up for notifications will re- ceive a message from the City about Winter storms and extreme cold weather. This notification system also handles alerting resi- dents when a snow emer- gency/parking ban is in ef- fect and when it is being lifted. Should you encounter a homeless individual in need of assistance, please notify public safety officials by calling 9- 1-1 or the Mayor's 24-hour Hotline at (617) 635-4500. For addi- tional information on how to stay safe this winter, visit / cold. LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS The MASSACHUSET]-S PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. L1102-D7, FY16 TERM AIRFIELD DESIGN, MASSPORT AVIATION FACILITIES, BOSTON, BEDFORD AND WORCESTER, MA. The Authority is seeking qualified multidiseipline consulting firm or team, with proven experience to provide professional services including planning, design, and construction related services including resident inspection for airfield related projects on an on-call, as needed basis. These services are expected to be provided at Boston-Logan International Airport, L.G. Hanscom Field, and Worcester Regional Airport. The Consultant must be able to work closely with the Authority and other interested parties in order to provide such services in a timely and effective manner. The consultant shall demonstrate experience in several disciplines including but not limited to Civil, Structural, Electrical, Environmental, Geotechnical, Code Compliance, Cost Estimating, Construction Phasing, and Sustainable Design. Services may involve the planning and/or design of new facilities or the upgrade/rehabilitation of existing facilities including, but not limited to, the following airport systems: runways, taxiways and apron pavements; drainage; airfield lighting, signing and marking; electrical power and communications; computer control/monitoring of airfield lighting and navigation aids. The Consultant may also be responsible for updating an airport's AGIS/ eALP in accordance with FAA standards, performing special studies, investigating pavements and related materials, lighting, airspace penetrations, safety area improvements, taxiway/ runway aircraft clearance areas, and de-icing as well as providing technical reports quantifying environmental impacts to support environmental permitting, if necessary. The Consultant shall have an extensive working knowledge of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations. The scope of work shall include, but not be limited to the following: feasibility studies, operational evaluations, recommendation reports (including subsurface/geotechnical reports), cost estimates and analyses, investigations, value engineering, and energy audits. The Authority expects to select two consultants. However, the Authority reserves the right to select a different number if it is deemed in its best interest to do so. Each consultant shall be issued a contract in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000. The services shall be authorized on a work order basis. Each submission shall include a Statement of Qualifications that provides detailed information in response to the evaluation criteria set forth below and include Architect/Engineer & Related Services questionnaires SF 330 ( with the appropriate number of Part IIs. DBE Certification of the prime and subconsultants shall be current at the time of submittal and the Consultant shall provide a copy of the DBE certification letter from the Supplier Diversity Office, formerly known as State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA) within its submittal. The Consultant shall also provide an (1) original and nine (9) copies of litigation and legal proceedings information, signed under the pains and penalties of perjury, in a separate sealed envelope entitled "Litigation and Legal Proceedings". See center for more details on litigation and legal proceedings history submittal requirements. The Authority may reject any application ff any of the required Information Is not provided: Cover Letter, Insurance Requirements, Litigation and Legal proceedings, and SF330 Part IIs for the Prime and every sub-consultant. The above-mentioned information shall be highlighted in the Cover Letter. The submission shall be evaluated on basis of: (1) current level of experience and knowledge of the team for similar projects, particularly the Project Manager, (2) geographic location and availability of the Project Manager, resident inspectors and other key personnel to be assigned to the project, (3) experience and expertise of subconsultants, (4) demonstrated ability to respond quickly and perform work with minimal disruption to facility operations, (5) familiarity with Massachusetts public bid laws, (6) cost management and scheduling capabilities, (7) ability to develop and manage BIM Model/s, (8) DBE and affirmative action efforts, please indicate the proposed % of DBE participation (9) current level of work with the Authority, (10) past performance for theAuthority, if any, and (11) experience with sustainable design concepts and resiliency. The selection shall involve a two-step process including the shorflisting of a minimum of three firms based on an evaluation of the Statements of Qualifications received in response to this solicitation, followed immediately by a final selection of the consultant(s) by the Authority. By responding to this solicitation, consultants agree to accept the terms and conditions of Masspod's standard work order agreement, a copy of the Authority's standard agreement can be found on the Authority's web page at The exception to this standard agreement is the insurance requirement of $10,000,000 of commercial general liability. The Consultant shall specify in its cover letter that it has the ability to obtain requisite insurance coverage. Submissions shall be printed on both sides of the sheet (8 1/2" x 11"), no acetate covers. An (1) original and nine (9) copies of a bound document and one PDF version on a disc each limited to: 1) an SF 330 including the appropriate number of Part IIs, 2) resumes of key individuals only each limited to one (1) page under SF 330, Section E, 3) no more than ten (10) projects each limited to one (1) page under SF 330, Section F, 4) no more than 3 sheets (6 pages) of information contained under SF 330 Section H addressing the evaluation items (except for the litigation and legal proceedings history), and 5) no more than 2 sheets (4 pages) of other relevant material not including a 2 page (max.) cover letter, SDO certification letters, covers, dividers, and other required information. This submission, including the litigation and legal proceedings history in a separate sealed envelope as required shall be addressed to Houssam H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on Thursday, FEBRUARY 12, 2015, at the Massachusetts Port Authority, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Suite 209S, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA 02128-2909. Any submission which is not received in a timely manner shall be rejected by the Authority as non-responsive. Any information provided to the Authority in any Proposal or other written or oral communication between the Proposer and the Authority will not be, or deemed to have been, proprietary or confidential, although the Authority will use reasonable efforts not to disclose such information to persons who are not employees or consultants retained by the Authority except as may be required by M.G.L.c.66. The procurement process for these services will proceed according to the following anticipated schedule: January 14, 2015 January 28, 2015 February 4, 2015 February 12, 2015 Times are Eastern Standard Time (US). Questions may be sent via email to subject to the deadline for receipt stated in the timetable above. In the subject lines of your email, please reference the MPA Project Name and Number. Questions and their responses will be posted on Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport CapitalPrograms/default.aspxas an attachment to the original Legal Notice and on COMMBUYS ( in the listings for this project. MASSACHUSE'TrS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 1/9/15