August 13, 2009
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Swiss Potato Cheese Soup
large kettle or saucepan, combine broths, water, onions, potatoes,
celery, parsley and mushrooms. Cover and simmer 30 minutes or until
potatoes are tender. In a small skillet, melt margarine and stir in
flour. Stir constantly over medium heat until mixture becomes golden
brown. Add to simmering soup; stir until it bubbles and thickens.
Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon into bowls and sprinkle
with cheese. This is easy to make!
onion and pepper in 2 tablespoons bacon drippings until tender. Blend
in flour, add tomatoes and seasonings. Cook, stirring, until slightly
thickened. Add cheese and stir until melted. Fold in beans and heat
thoroughly. Top with crumbled bacon.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine ingredients; blend thoroughly. Spoon into a 1 quart baking dish. Bake, uncovered, for 1 hour.
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This year’s college freshmen were born when...?
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Stumping Holly Springs
Holly Springs attorney John Kennedy escorted former Gov. William Winter around Holly Springs for a hand-shaking tour of the town in his campaign for the U.S. Senate against Thad Cochran.
Dog catcher rounding up strays
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Whiskey still found at Spring Creek Bottom
A whiskey still was found by the sheriff’s office two miles off Hwy. 78 near Spring Creek Bottom. It was a ten-barrel still with seven barrels of mash ready.
Ross Barnett Jr. to speak here
Local supporters of Ross Barnett, candidate for governor, announced this week that Ross Barnett Jr. will speak here Aug. 14. His address will be made on the Court House square. The public is invited.
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