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Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Food pirit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE PAGE C3 BBQ FROM PAGE C1 Cole Slaw 6 cups shredded red cabbage 1 carrot, shrelded 2/3 cup mayonnaise 2 Tablespoons vinegar 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 2 1/2 Tablespoons sugar, or to taste 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/4 teaspoon pepper, or to taste Toss cabbage in a large bowl with the carrots. In a bowl, whisk to- gether the remaining ingredients. Pour the mixture over the cabbage and carrots and toss to coat thoroughly. Refrigerate until serving time. Makes six servings. .'Whether your recipe starts with red or green cabbage, made-from-scratch cole slaw is the perfect topper for a barbe- icue sandwich. It's also a great side dish on its own. Four-Bean Salad 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup white vinegar 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 6 stalks celery, chopped 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 (4 ounce) jar pimento peppers, drained and chopped 1 (]4 ounce) can cut green beans 1 (14.5 ounce) canyellow wax beans 1 (15 ounce) can lima beans 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans 1. In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, vinegar and vegeta- ble oil. Stir in the celery, green pepper, red onion and pimentos. 2. In a colander, pour the green beans, wax beans, lima beans and kidney beans and rinse with cold water. When drained, add bean mixture to salad. 3 Marinate for one day in the refrigerator, either in a bowl or in a large jar. Shake, turn or stir every three hours or so. Makes 10 servings. Community0000 Communtty,b/0000, Community0000 " Notes FROM PAGE C2 Up close with ghosts: Ann Khiel, Fern leads Charles Town Ghost Tours at 7 p.m Saturdays at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 100 E. Washington St.. Charles Town. Admission costs $10 for those 12 and older or $5 for younger children. To make res- ervations or get details, call 304- 724-6741. Free bluegrass: The Bluegrass Music Alliance's free Tuesday jams are open to musicians of all levels as well as to anyone who wants to listen to bluegrass. Jams happen from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Caperton Train Station, 229 E. Martin St., Martinsburg. For details, see www.BluegrassMu- sicAlliance.org or contact Jenn Jensen at Jenn@TravelWV.com or 304-264-8801. Helping hungry schoolchil- dren: Caring Cupboard, a pro- gram that provides food baskets for struggling Shepherdstown el- ementary and middle school chil- dren on weekends, is requesting donations. Any foods not includ- ed in local baskets will be de- livered to the Jefferson County Food Bank. Send questions to Johncase4218 @ gmail.com History showcase: Among the artifacts at the Jefferson County Museum are a bit of rope used in the 1859 hanging of abolitionist John Brown as well as the wag- on used to transport him to the gallows. The museum at 200 E. :Washington St. in Charles Town is open 11. a.m. to 4 p.m. Tues- day through Saturday. Admis- sion is $3 or free to anyone with a Charles Town Library card. For more information, call 304-725- 8628 or go to www.jeffctywvmu- seum.org. "'Making Art": Top loc/d art- ists will share how they create .their amazing works through the Washington Street Artists' Coop- rative's monthly "Making Art" series. The Saturday sessions are informal .and gallery visitors are Nvited to sit and watch each art- ist and ask questions about mate- rials or technique or how an art- ist makes decisions as he or she 'works. For more on "Making Art" or on the gallery, call 304- 294-2090 or visit www.wstreet- gallery.com. Volunteers sought: YoungLives, which provides resources and support for young mothers, is looking for volunteers to provide childcare from 6 to 9 p.m. on the first, third and fourth Thursday of each month. Volunteers can help on just one Thursday a month or all three. Volunteers must be 18 or older and pass a background check paid for and completed by YoungLives. They will be help- ing with children ages newbom to age 3. YoungLives is also looking for mentors and commit- tee members. For details, contact Jill Bevins at jillbevins@gmail. com or 304-919-1681. Parenting help: The Eastern Panhandle Relatives as Par- ents Program invites grandpar- ents or other relatives raising a child to take part in monthly sup- port group meetings. The Berke- ley County meeting is held the third Friday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Berkeley Coun- ty Boys and Girls Club. The Jef- ferson County .meetings are held the fourth Friday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jefferson County Boys and Girls Club. Poetry contest: A $1,1300 grand prize is being offered to the last poet standing in a contest spon- sored by Rainbow Poets. Po- ems of 21 lines or fewer on any subject and in any style are wel- come. The contest is free and open to all. Fifty prizes totaling more than $5,000 will be award- ed. Send one poem only by June 10 to Free Poetry Contest, PO Box 761, Medford OR 9750. In- clude name and address on same page as poem. For questions, 541-621-4252 or Thomasmike_ us@yahoo.com. Send your news Planning an event that's open to the community? Send your Community Notes submissions to Robert Smith at news@spir- itofjefferson.com. Items may be faxed to 304-728-6856 or mailed to the newsroom, 210 N. George St., Charles Town, WV 25414. Questions? Call 304-725-2046. STAY CURRENT ON Community Events Subscribe to the CALL 725-2046 Breast & Cervical Cancer AvailaNe at Jefferson Co. Free Exams & - Contact 304;728-8416 :i: :;:i948 Wiltshim Rd. Klneys!!e; 25430 Jefferson County Board of Healt_t FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS APRIL 2012 DATE 4/2/12 4/2/12 4/5/12 4/5/12 4/]o/]2 4/12/12 4/17/12 z/l 7/12 4/20/12 4/20/12 4/20/12 4/20/12 _4/2 O/12 4/27/12 NAME mgt American Legion/Charles Town 0 Needful Things/Charles Town 1 SubwayANalmart 1 Subway/Charles Town 1 Mena's.Pizzeria/Harpers Ferry 0 Kings/Kearneysville 0 Paul's/Charles Town 1 Hot Spot/Ranson 0 Rocking Horse Saloon/Ranson 1 Town Mart ll/Charles Town 0 Down Under/Charles Town 0 Lucy's Lounge/Ranson 0 Ginza/Charles Town 0 Images/Kearneysville 0 0 2 0 0 0 f -0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Jefferson County Health Department 1948 Wiltshire Rd. - Suite 1, Kearneysville WV, 25430 304-728-8416 www.jchealthdept.org UPCOMING MEETING: Saturday, May 19 at 10:00 a.m. - City Council public hearings on draft Zoning & Subdivision/Land Development Ordinances Saturday, May 19, 2012 All events are FREE and open to the public|l EVENTS INCLUDE: Ribbon Cutting at the Playground-JeffersonMemorial Park at 10 AM Skate and Bike Demos- Charles Town Skate Park 12 Noon to 1 PM Let's Go Fly A Kite- Willingham Knolls Park 2 PM to 4 PM Weenie Roast- Location TBD 4 PM to 6 PM THE FOX HUNT will be performing at the Charles Town 1st Friday Concert on Friday, June 1st from 7-9:00 pm. Phone: 304-725-2311 101 E. Washington St./PO Box 14 CharGes Town, WV 25414-0014 www.charlestownwv.us I