January 14, 2010
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Applesauce Bread (Heirloom Recipe)
4 cups flour
1 cup shortening
and sift dry ingredients. Cream sugar and shortening until fluffy. Beat
in eggs, flavoring and applesauce. Add liquid mixture to dry mixture
and blend until smooth. Stir in nuts and currants. Turn into 2
well-greased 9x5x3 loaf pans or 1 qt. mold and 2 smaller loaf pans.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) about 55-60 minutes, or until bread tests
done. Cool at least 4 hours before slicing. Makes 2 good loaves. Metal
baking pans are best to use.
For a tasty sandwich, blend cream cheese and applesauce and spread between slices.
Beef In Casserole
1 lb. ground beef
8-oz. can tomato sauce
beef salt, sugar, tomatoes, tomato sauce and crushed garlic together
and simmer for 10 minutes. Cook noodles as directed on package and
drain well. Add the green onions to the cooked noodles. Add the cream
cheese and put layer of beef mixture in casserole dish. Cover with
noodles and onions, then another layer of meat, covered with the
noodles. Bake in moderate oven for 25 minutes, then sprinkle cheese
over top, return to oven and bake 10 minutes longer.
Pickled Green Beans
2 cans string beans
1 large onion, sliced
Cook beans about 20 minutes and drain well. Add sliced onion, mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Add dressing and put in covered dish in refrigerator.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 13, 2000
Little A.J. and new heart are doing well
Less than a month after little A.J. Manning Jr. underwent a heart transplant, he is recuperating at a Ronald McDonald House, with his mother, near Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. A.J. is active, playing and has even enjoyed a McDonald’s hamburger and fries. If A.J. continues to improve, he may be able to go home in three weeks.
Fifty-one years and still flying
George Bishop flew Jan. 1, 2000 in his private plan, marking 51 years of flying. Flying with him that day were his grandson Thad Johnson and Simpson Stroupe.
Unemployment at all-time low
Marshall County’s unemployment rate for the month of November was 4.0 percent, the lowest ever recorded in the county’s history. This is happening not only in Marshall County, but in the entire region. “We are the beneficiary of a good economy,” according to Charles McKellar, IDA director.
25 Years Ago - January 10, 1985
Eight inches of snow
Snow began falling on Thursday morning around 9:30 and by Friday morning, over eight inches of snow lay on the ground. Thurs., between 10-11 a.m., there were four serious accidents on Hwys. 78 and 72. The hazardous conditions and wrecks left travelers stranded. “At one time Thursday afternoon,” said State Trooper Billy Hasty, “traffic was at a complete standstill from Memphis to Holly Springs.”
Pete Russom killed a seven-point deer Sat., Dec. 22 with a .30-30 rifle while hunting in the Waterford area.
Roger Owens killed a six-point deer Dec. 19, east of Waterford. The deer weighed approximately 150 pounds.
Eric Yeager killed a seven-pointer Dec. 27 near Coldwater on Hwy. 311.
50 Years Ago - January 14, 1960
And the dear lady did it!
Mrs. Sol Cox pinned the sheriff’s badge on her husband at the official installation of Marshall County officers. Mr. Cox is the newly elected sheriff of Marshall County.
Marshall senator elected president pro-tem of state Senate
With a vote of 28-19, Sen. George Yarbrough was elected president pro-tem of the state Senate Tuesday. He is considered an ultra-conservative by fellow senators. Sen. Yarbrough had the support of Lt. Gov. Paul Johnson.
Entre Nous Bridge Club
The Entre Nous Bridge Club met Thursday afternoon at the Lake Estates Cafe with Mrs. Leslie Tomlinson as hostess. Mrs. Bert Bonds won high score and Mrs. Elton McIntosh the bingo. Hors d’oeuvres and iced Cokes were served.
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