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Happy Birthday, Oreos!
From Time.com: The world’s best-selling cookies just celebrated their 100th birthday. On March 6, 1912, the National Biscuit Company (also known as Nabisco) sold its first Oreo sandwich cookies to a Hoboken grocer. Billions of dollars and many obscure varieties later, today Oreos remain an iconic snack-time staple. We twist them, we dunk them, we love them. But just how much do we know about them? Click here for the 411.
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Erin Go Bragh!
Click here to get in the St. Patrick's Day mood with Emerald Rose, north Georgia's very own Celtic rock band!
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Youth Art Month
It's Youth Art Month at The Quinlan.
Quinlan Visual Arts Center gallery spaces will be devoted to the display of youth art entries from March 16 through April 14 sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville. There will be a reception 5:30–7 p.m. on March 16.
Gainesville and Hall County middle and high schools have submitted their best artwork from students grades sixth-12. Winners will receive scholarship awards from the Charles J. Thurmond Youth Art Scholarship fund. A non-competitive art exhibition for elementary school students grades 3–5 also will also be held and all will receive special certificates of recognition. For more info, go the the Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. or quinlanartscenter.org
St. Pat's Potato Candy
Yes, there really is potato in this classic Irish treat, though you'd never know by tasting. Rolled in coconut, these mini spud-shaped sweets make a perfect St. Patrick's Day dessert.
- 1 large potato
- Pinch of salt
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 to 5 cups confectioners' sugar
- 5 cups sweetened coconut flake
Peel the potato and boil it in water until soft. In a mixing bowl, mash the cooked potato with the salt and butter. Then -- this is key -- let it cool completely, or else it will melt the sugar when you add it.
Mix in the vanilla extract and 4 cups of sugar. At this point, the mixture should be stiff. If it isn't, add more sugar.
Sprinkle half of the coconut onto a waxed-paper-covered surface and turn the potato mixture onto it. Roll the batter until all of the coconut has been mixed in, then shape teaspoonfuls into small balls.
Roll the balls individually in the remaining coconut. Chill the finished candies until you're ready to serve them. Makes about 4 dozen
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