Jimmie Maude Arnold, 80, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2010 at The Woods Assisted Living. Graveside services for Mrs. Jimmie Arnold will be conducted on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in Greenwood Cemetery, Barnesville.
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Liz Cheney doesn't hold a seat in the United States Senate. She doesn't have the power to call committee hearings to intimidate those who dare disagree with her. And she isn't practicing her demagoguery in an era of widespread fear of an existential threat. Nevertheless, she has slipped easily into the role of Joseph McCarthy. [Full Story »]
With St. Patrick's Day coming up, here is a traditional Irish dish. This would go great with corned beef or a nice Irish beef stew. May the luck of the Irish be with you!
3 pounds potatoes, scrubbed
2 sticks butter
1 1/4 cups hot milk
Freshly ground black pepper
1 head cabbage, cored and finely shredded
1 (1-pound) piece ham or bacon, cooked the day before
4 scallions, finely chopped
Chopped parsley leaves, for garnish
Steam the potatoes in their skins for 30 minutes. Peel them using a knife and fork. Chop with a knife before mashing. Mash thoroughly to remove all the lumps. Add 1 stick of butter in pieces. Gradually add hot milk, stirring all the time. Season with a few grinds of black pepper.
Boil the cabbage in unsalted water until it turns a darker color. Add 2 tablespoons butter to tenderize it. Cover with lid for 2 minutes. Drain thoroughly before returning it to the pan. Chop into small pieces.
Put the ham in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 45 minutes until tender. Drain. Remove any fat and chop into small pieces.
Add cabbage, scallions, and ham to mashed potatoes, stirring them in gently.
Serve in individual soup plates. Make an indentation on the top by swirling a wooden spoon. Put 1 tablespoon of butter into each indentation. Sprinkle with parsley.
1 cup whole milk (or 2% milk)
1 pint mint chocolate chip ice cream
1 teaspoon pure mint extract
3 tablespoons dark rum
1) Put milk, ice cream, mint extract and rum into a blender. Mix until smooth.
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An anonymous "ranter" complained this week that this page's handlers "must have graduated from the college of negativity" for all our criticisms of Barack Obama.
Blame The Chronicle all you like. But if anyone thinks this page is alone, or even off base, in its urgent criticism of this president's misbegotten policies, they're just not tuned in to reality.
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Georgia’s longest yard sale, Peaches to the Beaches, takes place this weekend March 12-13, all along US Highway 341. The nearly 250-mile yard sale will link buggy-making and peach-growing counties in middle Georgia to the beaches of Brunswick and the Golden Isles, with stops in nearly two dozen communities along the way.
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