FOR YOUR CALENDAR
thJan 11 Julian – Traditional Irish Fiddle - 7:00- PM
The Emerald Hen, Sanford CHRISTINE’S CORNER thJan 20 Orlando Scottish Highland Games
thFeb. 11 ***Paddy Noonan Concert***
th Feb 15 Florida State Fair Before we start off the New Year‟s let‟s thank all the members thMar 11 St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Winter Park for a successful year. Our Christmas party was a huge ththMar 16-18 Savannah, GA Trip and St. Patty’s Parade success. Our dinner was put together with Larry Deszcs as the
chief cook. I would like to thank all the members who jumped in and helped out because the show could not go on without this **MEETINGS/SOCIALS group of dedicated workers. A special thank you goes out to 1:30 PM EVERY SECOND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH Rosemary and Bill McCracken who donated a beautiful BRING A COVERED DISH TO SHARE, YOUR SNACKS tapestry throw and Lili-Ann and Jim Gallagher who donated a lovely basket for the raffle. John Desmond did a great job finding the entertainment. Tommy Doyle and his wife Annette enjoyed playing for us as much as we enjoyed them. Santa did Orlando Scottish Highland Games a fine job and I am sure all the kiddies received the gifts that thJanuary 20 they asked for. Annual festival at Central Winds Park in Winter Springs. There will be no February meeting! We have about 30 more Pipe bands, including the 4-times world-champion Simon tickets for the Paddy Noonan Show. The tickets are only Fraser University Pipe Band from British Columbia, the $10.00 each. We believe this is going to be a sell out. Paddy Parade of tartans, Scottish music and dancers, Scottish thwill be playing for us Feb. 11 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at St. athletes, Scottish food, vendors selling all kinds of Scottish Mary Magdalens cafeteria. If you play a musical instrument goodies and information booths. Something for everyone. please feel free to bring it along. You can join in with Paddy _________________________________________________________ and play us your special tune. Please note that The Paddy Noonan show is not a concert, does not include dinner and is Florida State Fair not a covered dish event. We will be selling hot dogs and a cash bar will be available. Coffee, tea and Irish soda bread will 11th Annual Irish/Scottish Program be free and let‟s not forget an “Irish Coffee” or “Irish Crème”. The doors will open at 3:00 PM. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007 th. The bus trip to the State Fair in Tampa is Febuary 15 This is We are again planning on renting a bus to travel to the fair. another enjoyable event. The tickets are $15.00 The bus will Continuous music, singing and dancing from 10:00 AM till leave St. Mary Magdalens about 8:15 am and will return about 6:00/6:30 PM inside the Special Events Building. The Irish 7:30 pm. Band and the Scot Accordionist will be playing the Siege, Gay Gordons and Stack of Barley. Plenty of music, dancing, Please remember your membership dues for 2007 are now due. table demonstrations, displays and, of course, lots and lots of fun. Definitely mark this day on your calendar. At the January meeting we hope to be playing a few games of _________________________________________________________ bingo. If you have blotters for the numbers please bring
them. It is also going to be covered dish and bring your own Savannah, GA for St. Pat’s Day beverage.
Trip to Savannah, GA. for the St. Patrick's Day Parade, March I hope everyone had a great Holiday. See you January 14th at
16-18th, 2007 is still available. DEPOSIT NEEDED 1:30PM.
BEFORE JAN 15TH. Contact Don McCarrick at 407-788-
7273 when you have sent in your deposit. Slan go foill,
THE IRISH KITCHEN
IRISH HEALTH CORNER Slow-Cooked Beef Stew
You don't need a crockpot to slow-cook this lean beef stew. Prepare the You've seen the Dieter's Tea and Super Dieter's Tea. Why not drink ingredients at lunch time, put them in a low-heat oven and leave the pot ordinary tea? The Chinese and British can't be wrong, and Starbucks cooking until dinner time. This works well for me on busy days, sells the stuff. Actually, switching to tea cuts out soda in your diet -- knowing that dinner is all but ready when I come home with the kids. that can only speed weight loss. If you drink green tea, you could see Cook it for between four hours and six hours, it doesn't really matter. the fat drop naturally because of green tea's intense fat-burning
properties. Don't like the taste? You can take powdered green tea or
green tea extract capsules. It's more reliable than hoodia and CLA. INGREDIENTS: Chromium? You have no idea. Green tea? Your mom drank it. Also,
your mom told you to stop drinking soda. Now, finally, you've listened ? 1/4 cup flour mixed with 1 tsp thyme, 1 tsp sage, freshly -- and everyone you know is either drinking or taking green tea for ground black pepper weight loss as well as those all-important antioxidants. You realize that ? 2 tsp canola oil any tea is dieter's tea -- just don't fill up on those little tea sandwiches.
? 3/4 pound lean stewing beef ? 1 large onion, roughly chopped An Apple Cider Vinegar a Day
? 1/2 16-ounce bag baby carrots Apple cider. Mmmm-mmmm. Warm apple cider with apple pie. Which ? 1 8-ounce pack mushrooms, halved you're denying yourself on your diet. Don't skip it -- just don't eat the ? 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes huge greasy-diner slice that you need a truck to move. But you still ? 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce avoid apple cider. How about apple cider vinegar weight loss
supplements? Like green tea, apple cider vinegar is a liquid you can ? 1/2 cup red wine take in capsule form to curb appetite and burn fat (which you replace
with muscle, right?) But do you take the capsules or a tablespoonful of PREPARATION: the vinegar? Melissa Etheridge recently advocated the teaspoonful Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Dredge beef in flour mix. Brown approach on "Martha" (yes, that Martha). Apple cider vinegar may be
too acidic and taste too bitter. Try apple cider vinegar caplets. Like beef in a large Dutch oven. Transfer to a plate when browned. conjugated linoleic acid, hoodia, chromium and green tea, the exact Add onions to the pot, and sauté until softened. Add carrots, dosage you need varies according to your weight loss plan--consult mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes. your vitamin merchant and your doctor. We still think apple cider vinegar isn't a substitute for the real warm fuzzy mulled cider of fall. Return beef to pot. Add canned tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce and red Maybe now that you've done something about effective weight loss, wine. Cover and cook in the oven for 4-6 hours. you'll feel confident enough to eat the apple pie.
Serves 4-6. Hoodia: Weight Loss Fad?
You might have noticed it in your e-mail: "C_heap Hoodia--Lose Per Serving: Calories 324, Calories from Fat 68, Total Fat 7.6g (sat Weight!" Hit the delete button. You know that the best way to lose 1.8g), Cholesterol 51mg, Sodium 385mg, Carbohydrate 38.7g, Fiber weight is to exercise, eat right, and start drinking more green tea for 7.3g, Protein 25.3 health. While most weight loss spam makes you wish for the actual
luncheon meat, hoodia, like conjugated linoleic acid and chromium, _________________________________________________________ may actually be a weight loss supplement--at least according to one
study and a BBC report. The Bushman tribe of Africa actually uses
hoodia to treat small infections and indigestion, and recently hoodia Irish New Year's Toasts has been marketed in the US as a weight loss supplement. A molecule
from the hoodia cactus is said to make you feel full. Unfortunately, the 'Go mbeire muid beo ar an am seo arís.' hoodia supplements hawked via spam don't contain much hoodia. Try a
hoodia weight loss supplement with cocoa and green tea from a May we be alive at this time next year. reputable vitamin manufacturer. And keep deleting hoodia spam.
'Athbhliain faoi mhaise duit!' Aging with Sea Kelp and Seaweed A prosperous New Year!
You're on a low sodium diet--welcome to the joys of aging. You're
discovering the wonderful world of cooking with spices, and cooking In the New Year, may your right hand always be healthily. But your blood actually needs the iodine in salt. What do stretched out in friendship but never in want. you do? In addition to hyaluronic acid, antioxidants and other anti
aging supplements and dietary changes, you now find yourself being initiated into the joys of sea kelp and seaweed. They're green and they A New Year's resolution is something that goes in look like vegetables, but you don't want to eat that nori nosh. Problem one Year and out the other. solved! You can take sea kelp and seaweed supplements that restore
your iodine levels without you reaching for the salt shaker you threw in the trash. Take 100 mg a day and be "salty" in your advanced age. Not New Year's Day is every man's birthday. to mention spicy and sparkling
Club Officers Auld Lang Syne President . . . . . . Chris Arimento
386-717-9706 The song, "Auld Lang Syne," is sung at the stroke of midnight in V.P . . . . . . . . . Don McCarrick almost every English- speaking country in the world to bring in 407-788-7273 Secretary . . . . . . Joe Cirillo the New Year. In spite of the popularity of 'Auld Lang Syne', it
407-322-6914 has aptly been described as the song that nobody knows. Even Treasurer . . . . . . John Desmond in Scotland, hardly a gathering sings it correctly, without some 407-359-0209 members of the party butchering the words. Editor Jeneanne Murphy
407-699-1989 Written by Robert Burns in 1741, it was first published in 1796 after Burns' death. "Auld Lang Syne" literally means "old long ago," or simply, "the good old days." Smart new ways to use . . .
Peanut Butter Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns
Give your pup a pill Should auld acquaintance be forgot, Hide the pill in a dab of peanut butter and let your dog lick it—and never brought to mind? he’ll never know what’s inside.
Should auld acquaintance be forgot
Price-tag magic and days of auld lang syne? The remains of a price tag won’t come off your new dishes?
Work in a little peanut butter, and it’ll melt away like magic. For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, No more drips We'll take a cup o' kindness yet Push a spoonful of peanut butter into the bottom of your child’s For auld lang syne cone before adding ice cream to “seal” it and prevent a drippy
We twa hae run aboot the braes Yes, they will eat it And pou'd the gowans fine; Wish your kids would eat oatmeal for breakfast? Stir some we've wander'd mony a weary foot peanut butter in, and it’ll melt, leaving behind a yummy flavor and Sin' auld lang syne adding more protein.
______________________________________________ We two hae paidled i' the burn, Frae mornin' sun till dine; IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!! But seas between us braid hae roar'd Sin' auld lang syne Annual Membership Dues for 2007 are $25.00/family and
$15.00/single membership and are due in January And here's a hand, my trusty friend, 2007. Anyone who has not paid their 2007 Dues by the And gie's a hand o' thine; end of January will be removed from the membership We'll take a cup o' kindness yet database. For auld lang syne
Leprechaun Booster contributions of $10.00 are also due Should auld acquaintance be forgot, for 2007. Please make your check payable to IACS and and never brought to mind? mail to IACS, P 0 Box 948564, Maitland, Florida 32794-Should auld acquaintance be forgot 8564. and days of auld lang syne?
The Annual Advertiser's Fee of $25.00 is now due for For auld lang syne, my dear, 2007. Anyone wishing to advertise their product or service For auld lang syne, should send their business card or business description We'll take a cup o' kindness yet along with the annual fee of $25.00 payable to IACS and For auld lang syne mail to IACS, P 0 Box 948564, Maitland, Florida 32794-8564.
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THFEBRUARY 11, 2007
PADDY NOONAN CONCERT
Happy New Year
Bliain nua fe mhaise dhuit
Welcome Abigale Rose to the World
Congratulations to the Proud Grandparents
Ken and Christine
Irish American Cultural Society
Of Central Florida
P.O. Box 948564
Maitland, FL 32794-8564