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St. Patrick's Day

ST. PATRİCK'S DAY thE THE INFOGRAPHIC "the taste Of traditIon" quIck fact! CORNED BEEF AND CABBAGE 5 pounds corned brisket of beef 6 peppercorns, or packaged pickling spices 3 carrots, peeled and quartered 3 onions, peeled and quartered I medium-sized green cabbage, quartered or cut in wedges 4 tablespoons of melted butter Irish immigrants living on New York City's Lower East Side substituted corned beef for their traditional dish of Irish bacon to save money. Place the corned beef in water to cover with the peppercorns or mixed pickling spices (in supermarkets, these often come packaged with the corned beef). Cover the pot or kettle, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 hours or until tender, skimming occasionally. During the last hour, add the carrots and onions and cover again. During the last I5 minutes, add the cabbage. Transfer meat and vege- tables to a platter and brush the vegetables with the melted butter. Serve with boiled parsley potatoes, cooked separately. They learned about the cheaper alternative from their Jewish neighbors. PInt the PERFECT pourING step i Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Pull the tap toward you, that way you release the Choose a clean, dry 20-0z. Wait until it has settled, tulip-shaped pint glass. The bump in the wider neck allows nitrogen bub- then put your Guinness up to the tap and hold it level. Push the tap away from Sip, swallow, and bottoms up! And remember, be sure to always drink responsibly! Guinness until it fills the glass to the bottom edge of the tulip's bump. Pour halfway up to the harp icon on a Guinness glass. you, pouring the Guinness slower. Aim directly into bles to move down the side of the glass and back up into the neck of the beer. the middle of the foam Tilt the glass away from you at a 45-degree angle. head until it settles a half-millimeter above the lip of your pint glass. thIRSty FOR GUINNESS? Over 150 countries brew it and 10 million glasses are poured daily. Don't Worry About Ever Running Out Of Guinness, Arthur Guinness leased the property for the Guinness headquarters for 9,000 years at an annual fee of $65. So, drink up! a WEE BIt OʻIRISH Who is St. Patrick? Saint Patrick lived during the fifth century. He is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. He explained the HolyTrinity using the three leaves of the shamrock. After his death, on March 17, 461, he became part of the Irish Culture. St. pAddy's PARADES More than 100 St. Patrick's Day parades are held across the United States. St. Patrick's Day celebrations spread to the United States in 1762. The NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade started in 1848. The NYC Parade today has 150,000-250,000 marchers and about 2 million spectators. The South Boston, St. Patrick's Parade is listed as the second largest parade in the country, being viewed by nearly 600,000 to one million people every year. CHICAGO RIVER TURNS GREEN In 1962, city pollution-control workers used dyes to trace illegal sewage discharges and wanted a unique way to celebrate the holiday. That year, they released IO0 pounds of green vegetable dye into the river. Today, only 40 pounds of dye several hours. are used, and the river turns green for only QUICK FACT: I Million people annually take part in Ireland's St. Patrick's Festival in Dublin. LUCK OF thE IRISH Legend has it, that a Leprechaunis pot o'gold generally contains 1000 pure gold coins. Today - the price of gold is $1,345 an oz. A Pot O' Gold =$1,345,000 (assuming each coin is Ioz.) At an average tax rate of 28% - you'd have to pay $376,600 in taxes on your pot o' gold. * DISCLAIMER: Don't upset the Leprechaun, they aren't called the fighting Irish for nothing! LIBERTY TAX İSERVICE brought to you by SOURCES

St. Patrick's Day

shared by Jake_trycm on Mar 15
St. Patrick's Day is just a few days away, and to get in the spirit, here is everything you need to know to have the best St. Patrick's Day. From learning how to cook up the best Corned Beef & Cabbage...


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