Wednesday, July 27, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 27, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY JULY 2005 T IV i MifceRtsko WordioflniWrtwid MnMMtgCtOl brighten your Section HERALDZETTUNG To have your event contact Melissa McCaghren at or by email at com Im looking forward to going back to school because I get to see my friends and meet new Sonny Conder NBHS junior SHOW TIMES ARTS AVANTGARDE SHOW Featuring fibers and gems and a celebration of con temporary When to 5 daily through Friday Where New Braunfels Art League 239 San Antonio Information 6298022 ART EXHIBIT Artists Linda Culvert Jacobson and Kay Reinke will host dual When 1 to 5 Thurs day through Sunday Where New Braunfels Art League Gallery Information 6241480 STAGE OLIVER Musical based on Charles Dickens novel Oliver Tickets are for general for students and When 8 Fridays and through Saturday Where Circle Arts Landa Information Call 830 6093092 VIENNESE VOCAL ENSEMBLE The Wiener Vokalensemble is an adult choir of 40 voices who have per formed in more than 14 A dessert recep tion will follow perform When 7 Where Pauls Lutheran Church AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MAKING MAKING HISTORY The last of a series show casing the famed programs most popular archived per formances for When Through 8 Where New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music Information 6255636 LIVE MUSIC SUNDAY Hosted by Al fea turing live music in an open mic Bring your instrument of choice and join in the Free and open to the When 3 Sundays Where New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music Information 6255636 FROM DRAB TO FAB Italian bean and tomato Photo submitted Brown bag meals dont have to be boring By Ann Cousin Correspondent Y Tery few people eat lunch at home any V Whether kids need lunch packed for a busy school day or someone needs a quick lunch to eat at the packable lunches are a People shouldnt settle for the same boring sandwich everyday when they can have a fabulous brown bag Make it spe cial think of a packed lunch as a chance to have a picnic each and every Eating out at local restaurants and ordering fast food can not only be a bit it can also cost a People can easily spend to dollars a week eating lunch out every Bringing a lunch to work can save money and keep peo ple focused on good The key is to make sure to not get stuck in a rut by bringing the same old thing every With proper people can feed themselves and their family a delicious hot some easy to handle sandwich es and some hearty Tuck a frozen juice box or two alongside the sandwiches it will thaw in time for keeping the sand wich properly cold until its time to Make sure to include some hand wipes and napkins in the lunch box to clean up before and after eat To make a brownbag lunch it is important to eat a variety of nutritious Smaller meals eaten more fre quently throughout the day help maintain energy Having some small snacks on such as a piece of fruit or a container of can help keep hunger pangs at If a person eats more frequently throughout the be sure to keep the meals so as not to increase the number of calories consumed each If someone eats at his desk and has a refrigerator at they can take along a days sup ply of cutup vegetables and salsa or yogurt lowfat and If the office has a the person can eas ily heat leftovers brought from Salads are easy to make and offer great nutritional val People can start with pre cutup salad greens from the Add such as chickpeas or sunflower seeds and wholewheat noo dles or brown rice and some one has a nutritional power Make meals convenient and fun try readytopack Individual such as fruit pud popcorn and pret zels are easy lunch Pre washed and precut vegetables and and preassembled pasta and grain salads will help you pack some surprises into your Try the following healthy alternatives If someone is tired of sandwich try pocket or pita tortilla rice cakes or grain such as Fruits Keep interest high by choosing exotic fruits on for star kiwi and Raw carrot or celery sticks are but occa sionally you might enjoy more satisfying vegetable soups or maindish People can mix up a medley of cooked veg etables and stuff them in pock et Some other foods to pack or add to a sandwich include hummus mixed with carrots and water dairy products such as skim fat free and lowfat Meat If someone packs some of the above items into his it becomes easier to take meat off center Change the selection of lean meats from day to and think about meat such as lowfat nut hummus and Beverages Get rid of the soda Try lowfat soy or rice 100 percent fruit shakes made from ice milk or lowfat frozen 100 per cent vegetable spring or sparkling waters or herbal Fatfree toppings dollop of a flavorful topping can make foods more Choose fatfree sour mayon cream salad hummus or RECIPE FILE FTAUAN MAN ANDTOMATO SALAD Source 2 cans 15 each white 2 cups cut fresh green rinsed 2 cups chopped plum tomatoes cup Kalian Reduced Fat Dressing beans pieces chopped fresh basil Parmesan Cheese Combine tomatoes and dressing Refrigerate at least 1 Sprinkle with basil ancf cheese just before Serves PKNK8ALAD Source Taste of Home 5 medium red potatoes 1 pounds 1 cup frozen thawed pound fresh green cut into 1 celery thinly sliced 2inch pieces 1 medium shredded 1 medium sweet red pep cut into strips 3 green thinly sliced cups cubed mozzarel la cheese vinaigrette cup olive oil 1 to teaspoons salt 2 garlic minced teaspoon sugar cup white wine vinegar teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme teaspoon pepper Cut potatoes into slices cut each slice into four Place in a large saucepan and cover with Bring to a Reduce heat cover and cook for 1520 minutes or until place beans in a small saucepan and cover with Bring to a Reduce heat cover and cook for 810 minutes or until Drain potatoes and In a large combine the red onions and Add pota toes and In a small whisk the vinaigrette Pour over vegetable mixture toss to Serve at room temperature or Yield 12 GREENS AND SPROUTS SALAD Source Taste of Home 1 package 10 ounces crumbled fresh baby spinach 1 can 28 ounces bean drained 1 can 8 ounces sliced water drained 3 cups torn leaf lettuce 2 hardcooked chopped cup chow mein noo dles 5 bacon cooked and French Dressing cup vegetable oil teaspoons Worces tershire sauce cup sugar cup ketchup teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons cider vine gar 1 small cut into wedges In a large salad toss the bean sprouts and water Sprinkle with chow mein In a combine the dressing ingredients cover and process until Serve with Yield 8 TURKEY DEUGHT SANDWICH Source Food Network 2 slices bread of choice 5 ounces sliced honey smoked turkey Sandwich to taste 6 thin slices ripe avocado Yellow to taste Italian to taste 1 slice Swiss cheese 1 dash ranch dressing 2 iceberg lettuce leaves 3 strips cooked turkey bacon 1 slice American cheese 1 slice Muenster cheese 1 ripe sliced 1 dash cayenne pepper 1 dash seasoning salt 1 kosher dill pickle Place 2 slices of bread on a cutting Spread sandwich spread on one slice of bread and mustard on the other Sprinkle a dash of Italian seasoning on top of the sandwich Lay the lettuce on top of the Italian Stack 1 slice of American cheese and tomato on top of the lettuce and sprinkle with seasoning Stack of the turkey 3 slices of the turkey and the Swiss Spread on a dash of ranch then stack the turkey 3 slices of of the turkey and Muenster Sprinkle a dash of cayenne pepper and close the sandwich with the other slice of Wrap the sandwich tightly in foil and cut the sand wich through the Garnish with a kosher dill CHINESE NOODLE COOKIES No Bake Cookies Source Food Network 12 ounces semisweet 12 ounces butterscotch chocolate melted 1 16ounce can dry roast ed peanuts 1 cup raisins melted for decorating 1 16ounce can Chinese noodles Melt chocolate and butterscotch separately in a double boiler over barely simmering or in the microwave at 50 percent In a medium combine the melted chocolate and and set In another medium combine Chinese peanuts and Mix in the melted chocolate Drop the batter by heaping tablespoons onto waxed paper and refrigerate until about 20 Deco rate cookies with Closing Museum of Music losing a piece on heritagi It was a sad day for our local music scene Saturday when I received the official announcement that the New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music was closing its doors at the end of the current Austin City Limits exhibit The museum has struggled with financial burdens since it first opened in the old Hummel Museum building in downtown New After moving to the beautiful new building in the staff immediately began featuring fantastic exhibits focusing on all aspects of Texas They also featured hundreds of shows featuring live giving many young artists an audience to play for whatever our community has never supported the museum in the manner it needed to The final exhibit showcasing the Austin City Limits TV series was their most ambitious project to If you havent taken the time to visit the please do so before this exhibit and the museum close their Once its we will lose yet another establishment that made our city Maybe all the area musi cians should join together and organ ize a Save the Museum Although it is there is still a concert to be held in the The Flatliners will perform at 8 Thursday in the the band features Vince Steven Fromholz and Eric Each member has many CDs and live including Lyle Lovetts Step Inside This a tribute to Texas song Tickets are which also allows the person to visit the Austin City Limits Gruene Hall offers its usual fantas tic weekend of live starting with Pure Prairie League Friday Jon Dee Graham opens this Tickets are and music gets started about 8 Ever wonder where the band got their name It comes from the 1939 Errol Flynn Dodge A group of women formed a union to help tame the lawless city and named themselves the Pure Prairie The band got their start in 1969 and after several short has contin ued to record and tour ever Country singer Vince Gill was even a band member during the 197678 Texas songbird Susan Gibson has her long awaited CD release party 1 to 5 Theres no cover charge and fans can pick up a copy of her new Outer which contains her latest Im The Hap piest When Im Two Tons of Steel plays a rare Satur day night show in addition to their regular Tuesday night Tickets are just for this In what has now become a major monthly Monte Montgomery plays Adobe Verde Restaurant in Gruene It still amazes me that fans can see one of the top guitarists in right in our back with no cover As a music fan for more than four I Ve been fortunate enough to see dozens of famous guitar players in Monte still ranks near the top as the most talented player I Ve ever The things he can do with a 6 string acoustic guitar are simply amazing and must be seen to be While youre pick up a copy of one of Montes CDs and get him to autograph it for you Music starts about and theres no cover If you come back to Adobe on Saturday and Sunday to catch Austin singer Brian DALE MARTIN Dale Martin writes about He can be reached at dale@martinsmiisic.com.