from Martha Ruth Leonard
Better Homes & Gardens
|Fish & Chip Bake
- Packaged instant mashed potatoes (enough for 4
- dash pepper
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/2 cup herb-seasoned dressing mix, crushed
- lemon slices
- 10-oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach, cooked and
- 1/2 cup dairy sour cream
- 16-oz. pkg. frozen perch fillets thawed
- 2 tbsps. butter or margarine, melted
potatoes according to package directions, except reduce water by 1/4
cup. Stir in drained spinach, sour cream and pepper. Turn into a 10x6x2
inch backing dish. Skin fish fillets. Dip one side of each fillet in
milk than in crushed stuffing mix. Fold fillets in half, coating side
out. Place atop potato mixture; drizzle with melted butter. Bake,
uncovered, at 350 degrees until fish flakes easily when tested with a
fork, 30-35 minutes. Serve with lemon slices.
|Round Steak Louisiana
- 4 med. sweet potatoes or yams,
- peeled and cut 3/4 inch thick
- 1-1/2 lbs. beef round steak, about 3/4 inch
- 2 tbsps. cooking oil
- 3 tbsps. all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup beef broth
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/8 tsp. pepper
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 1 med. green pepper, cut in wedges
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 16-oz. can tomatoes, cut up
- 1 tsp. sugar
- 1/2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed
- several dashes bottled hot pepper sauce
sweet potato slices,
slices and green pepper wedges in a 2-qt. casserole. Cut meat in 6
serving-size pieces; pound to about half the original thickness.
Sprinkle with a little salt. In skillet, quickly brown meat in hot oil.
Transfer meat to casserole, atop sweet potato mixture; reserved
drippings in skillet. Cook garlic in reserved drippings till tender but
not brown. Blend in flour. Add undrained tomatoes, beef broth, sugar,
the 1/2 tsp. salt, thyme, pepper and hot pepper sauce. Cook and stir
until thickened and bubbly; pour over meat and vegetables in casserole.
Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees till meat and vegetables are tender,
about 1-1/2 hours, occasionally spoon sauce over meat and vegetables.
Makes 6 servings.
Kraut and Chops
- 4 med. baking
potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (4 cups)
- 2 tbsps. cooking oil
- 27-oz. can sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/2 cup chopped
6 pork rib chops, cut 3/4 inch thick
- 20-oz. can crushed pineapple
- 2 tbsps. brown sugar
- dash pepper
12x7-1/2x2 inch baking
combine potato slices and onion. Add 1/4 cup water. Bake, covered at
350 degrees until nearly tender, about 45 minutes. Meanwhile, in a
skillet, brown pork chops on both sides in hot oil. In bowl, combine
sauerkraut, undrained pineapple and brown sugar. Spoon over potato
mixture. Place chops atop. Season with salt and pepper. Bake, covered,
45 minutes longer.
- 3 cups dry
bread cubes (4 slices)
- dash ground nutmeg
- 2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup sugar
- dash salt
- 1-1/2 cups
- 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 2 tbsps. butter or margarine
- 2 beaten eggs
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla
- ground cinnamon
In a buttered 8x8x2 inch
baking pan, layer half the dry bread cubes. Combine applesauce, the 1/8
tsp. cinnamon and nutmeg. Spread applesauce mixture over bread cubes.
Layer remaining bread cubes atop; dot with butter. Combine milk, eggs,
sugar, vanilla and salt. Pour over bread mixture. Lightly sprinkle
cinnamon over top. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees until knife inserted
just off-center comes ut clean, 55-60 minutes. Makes 6 servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 4, 1996
Cotton blooming season
Cleveland Culver of Waterford brought in the first
cotton bloom of the season, which means cotton will
soon be filling the fields of Marshall County. His bloom appeared on
June 26. Culver, who said he has been
growing cotton for about 65 years, has a 40-acre field in Waterford.
Honors Presidential Scholar
The Town of Potts Camp recently honored Emily Stone, who
visited Washington D.C. last week and
received a Presidential Scholar Award from President Clinton at the
White House. Many residents turned
out to congratulate Emily. Among those present were her parents, Mitch
and Jeanette Stone, her grandparents,
T.M. and Annie Ruth Stone and Mary Lois Gurley; Potts Camp Mayor Ernest
Springs Mayor and Mrs. Eddie L. Smith. Mayor Smith is on the
Presidential Scholars Commission (members
of the commission do not review candidates from their home states.)
25 Years Ago - July 2, 1981
First cotton bloom
The first cotton bloom of the year was reported to the
newspaper by L.E. Devore of Mt. Pleasant.
Devore planted 50 acres of Stoneville 825 cotton April 14. The bloom
was brought in June 24. On June 29
Mickey Allen of Allen Brothers Farm in Slayden, with 500 acres planted,
reported their first bloom.
MPCA names Jerry Alsup headmaster
Jerry Alsup of Cayce has been appointed the new
headmaster of Mt. Pleasant Christian Academy. He
has approximately 18 years of experience.
Mitch Stone hired for Potts Camp
Mitch Stone Jr. of Potts Camp has been hired by the
Marshall County Board of Education as the principal
of Potts Camp School. Stone has 10 years experience in the county
Hands over gavel
Mrs. D. Rook Moore III, outgoing president of the Holly
Springs Garden Club, passed the gavel to
incoming president, Mrs. G. Gordon Sigman at a business meeting Tuesday
50 Years Ago - July 5, 1956
Carole Coopwood is “Miss Marshall
Carole Coopwood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Coopwood
of Holly Springs, was elected as Miss
Marshall County at Spring Lake State Park on Friday night. Nancy Hogan,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.A.
Hogan of Slayden placed second and Lanelle McClure, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. G.W. McClure of
Waterford was third.
Jamie L. Whitten is unopposed
Jamie L. Whitten was one of four United States
Representatives from Mississippi to gain renomination
Friday when the deadline for qualifying for the Aug. 28 Democratic
primary closed with no opponents registered
“Teens Awhirl” by Carole Jean Brown
I wonder if any Elvis Presley fans were watching
television Sunday evening? Elvis was one of the guests
on the Steve Allen Show and his first song was one of Linda
Kay’s favorites -- “I Want You, I Need You, I
Love You.” I also urge everyone to get their polio shot!
It’s something you shouldn’t neglect!
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