November 12, 2009
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Sweet Potato Biscuits
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 cup cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
egg, sweet potatoes, sugar, butter and shortening in a mixing bowl; mix
well. Stir in enough flour to make a soft dough. (Dough will be softer
than regular biscuit dough.) Turn out onto floured surface; knead
lightly a few times. Roll to an inch thickness. Cut with a 2-inch
biscuit cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees
for about 15 minutes. Yields 10 2-inch biscuits.
2 cups cooked, cubed chicken
1/2 tsp. salt
chicken, salt, pepper, cream cheese, milk, onion, and pimiento.
Separate rolls into 4 rectangles and seal perforations. Spoon 1/2 cup
chicken mixture into center of each rectangle. Pull up corners and
seal. Brush tops with melted butter. Dip in croutons or sprinkle with
Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 degrees on ungreased cookie sheet, 20-25
minutes, or until golden brown. Heat soup, undiluted or thinned with a
little milk, and spoon over top of each puff. Serves 4.
2 sticks margarine
1 lb. pkg. brown sugar
Melt margarine and sugar over low heat (or in microwave). Cool mixture and add eggs. Add flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Pour into greased 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - November 18, 1999
Knowledge Bowl tournament
The Holly Springs High School Knowledge Bowl team traveled to Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 18 to take on Lausanne High School on the Channel 3 Knowledge Bowl tournament. The show will be broadcast Dec. 4. The Holly High team is captain Michael Muruako, Jerwarn LeSueur, A Stovall and Akee Mosley.
Officer of the year
Cpl. Darryl Bowens was named Officer of the Year, Most Outstanding Officer and Most Dedicated Officer by fellow members of the Holly Springs Police Dept. Cpl. Bowens currently serves as DUI officer for the second shift. He is a 1985 graduate of Holly Springs High School and served three years in the Army at Ft. Knox.
25 Years Ago - November 15, 1984
Al Klomps elected president of chamber
Al Klomps was elected president of the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce Monday. Also elected were Bill Fitch, vice president; Walter Webb, second vice president; and Bill Moore, treasurer. Claiborne Thompson is secretary-manager of the chamber.
Dr. A.J. Stovall, coach of the NCAA Division III National Champion Rust College Lady Bearcats, presented the championship banner to athletic director Ishmell Edwards and fans at the opening game of the season. A portrait of the athletes was unveiled and presented to the college, along with a championship plaque.
50 Years Ago - November 12, 1959
Mrs. Russell Gray Houston outgoing farm coordinator
Mrs. Russell Gray Houston of Red Banks is the outgoing Farm Bureau and Home Demonstration Farm Coordinator for Marshall County. She has served in this capacity for ten years.
New creme lotion to replace peroxide (advertisement)
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