February 11, 2010
FeaturesRecipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Gardeners’ Gourmet II
The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc.
Mexican Cheese Squares
1 lb. Cheddar cheese
8 pieces bacon, cooked and crumbled
cheeses in oblong pan. Sprinkle chopped chilies, bell pepper, onion,
mushrooms and bacon on top. Mix milk, eggs and flour, pour over cheese
mixture. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes. Makes 24 2-inch squares.
Herb Bread Sticks
2 pkgs. hot dog buns
2 tsps. thyme
buns in eighths. Melt oleo, add garlic juice and other spices. Spread
on buns with a pastry brush. Bake at 200° for 4 hours.
2 large zucchini
8-oz. bottle Green Goddess salad dressing
and peel zucchini. Cut into strips. Combine cheese and bread crumbs.
Roll zucchini strips in salad dressing, then in crumbs. Place on cookie
sheet and bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Turn and bake 5 minutes more.
Peppers As A Vegetable
2 cups sliced red and/or
Cut peppers in strips. Put olive oil in iron skillet and cook peppers slowly until tender. Sprinkle with oregano, salt and pepper. Good as a side dish with meat.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - February 10, 2000
Historical museum considered as a Mississippi landmark
The Marshall County Historical Museum is now under consideration for designation as a Mississippi Landmark by the State Department of Archives and History, Historic Preservation Division. The museum is already on the National Historic Register, but a designation as a landmark will give it state recognition as a historical landmark.
One of Holly Springs’ own honored as “Ageless Hero”
Chesley Thorne Smith was among six Mississippi senior citizens honored by Blue Cross/Blue Shield’s program “Ageless Heroes.” The six were honored at a luncheon held in Hattiesburg. Unable to attend because of the distance, Mrs. Smith’s son Gus Smith, attended, along with other relatives and friends. Gus accepted the award and plaque for his mother. Willard Scott, weatherman for the Today Show, was keynote speaker. He autographed three of his books for Mrs. Smith.
25 Years Ago - February 7, 1985
Mandy Malone, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Malone of Byhalia, was selected as Most Beautiful, Most Photogenic, Best Personality and first alternate overall in the Tiny Tots division (0-24 months) of the Miss Winter Wonderland pageant in Olive Branch. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.E. Malone of Byhalia and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Skipper of Pelehatchie.
Scout award recipient
Eddie L. Smith Jr. was one of the recipients of the Silver Beaver Award at the Yacona Area Council’s Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet. The award is made in recognition of service to boyhood. Among the services Smith was recognized for were consecutive years as a registered volunteer in scouting, service in the United Methodist Church and other services throughout the community.
50 Years Ago - February 11, 1960
Tea given Mother of the Year
A tea was given at the Elite Cafe last Tuesday honoring Mrs. John Dabney Brown, who was selected Mother of the Year. Mrs. Walter Utley, county chairman of the March of Dimes, and Mrs. Guy Smith, Mothers chairman, were co-hostesses.
Gerald N. Billingsley participates in Army training
Army Spec. Four Gerald Billingsley, son of Mr. and Mrs. B.B. Billingsley of Waterford, participated with the 3rd Armored Division in Exercise Winter Shield in Grafenwohr-Hohenfels, Germany.
Southern Bell honors employee
Mr. J.A. O’Connell, district manager, Tupelo, and Miss Ava P. Divine, chief operator, Holly Springs, honored Mrs. Grady Colston, night operator, at Johnny’s Cafe, for perfect attendance for the year of 1959.
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