July 2010: Outreach Newsletter


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July 2010: Outreach Newsletter

  1. 1. July/Aug. 2010Issue 40 W E S T E R V I L L E the Outreach P U B L I C L I B R A R Y Happy Fourth of July!! FLAG CAKE 18 tablespoons (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter at room temperature 3 cups sugar 6 extra-large eggs at room temperature 1 cup sour cream at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 3 cups flour 1/3 cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon baking soda For the icing: I pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter at room tem- perature 1 1/2 pounds cream cheese at room temperature 1 pound confectioner’s sugar, sifted 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract To assemble” 2 half-pints blueberries 3 half-pints raspberries Directions: Heat the oven to 350 Degrees. Cream the butter and sugar in a bowl, on high speed, until light and fluffy. On medium speed, add the eggs, 2 at a time, then add the sour cream and vanilla. Scrape down the sides and stir until smooth. Sift together the flour, cornstarch, salt, and baking soda in a bowl. With the mixer on low speed, add the flour mixture to the butter mixture until just combined. Pour into the prepared 18 x12 pan. Smooth the top with a spat- ula. Bake in the center of the oven for 20 to 30 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool to room tem- perature. For the icing, combine the butter, cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in the bowl and beat until smooth. Spread three-fourths of the icing on the top of the cooled sheet cake. Outline the flag on the top of the cake with a toothpick. Fill the upper left corner with blueberries. Place 2 rows of raspberries across the top of the cake like a red stripe. Put the remaining icing in a pastry bag fitted with a star tip and pipe two rows of white stripes below the raspberries. Alternate rows of raspberries and icing until the flag is completed. Pipe stars on top of the blue- berries. Serve and Enjoy being the hit of the party!!!!1
  2. 2. P a g e 2 Staff Picks Contact us at 259-5034 Thomas Ellyn Keith “America on Purpose: the Im- “The Double Comfort Safari “The Help” probable Adventures of an Club” by Kathryn Stockett Unlikely Patriot” by Alexander McCall Smith by Craig Ferguson Three extraordinary women Ferguson tells about his funny A female detective living in determined to start a move- experiences coming to and try- Botswana investigates multiple ment of their own forever ing to make it big in America. mysteries. change their town. “License to Wed” (PG-13) “Sliding Doors” (PG-13) “Jarhead” (R) Julie Jennifer “The Forgotten Garden” “A Map of the World” by Jane Hamilton by Kate Morton A drama about a rural American family and a dis-. A woman abandoned as a child returns to astrous event that forever changes their lives. her homeland to find her roots. “So I Married an Axe Murderer” (PG-13) “Blind Side” (PG-13) Upcoming Events July 3 : Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Celebration 8 am: 5K run and walk, 9am: Rotary Children’s Fun run at Alum Creek Park, : 1 pm: Parade North on State Rt. 3 from Heatherdown to County Line, 10pm: Fireworks. A day of family fun to celebrate our nation’s birthday, featuring one of the largest parades in Central Ohio! For more info visit: www.rotaryclubofwesterville.com July 15: Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social and Storytimes. 7 pm. Westerville Public Library. 614-882-7277. July 16: Outdoor Classic Movie Series. 9 pm. Everal Homestead FREE! 614-901- 6500. July 25: Westerville Church of the Nazarene Annual Car Show, 355 Cherrington Rd. Contact church to enter a car for a small fee. Concessions available to purchase. Specta- tor admission is FREE. 614-882-2148 or www.westervillenaz.com