Thursday, July 14, 2011
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Lemon Chess Pie
1/2 cup buttermilk
all ingredients at room temperature. Have butter liquid, but not hot.
Beat eggs, sugar, flour, cornmeal, butter, buttermilk, lemon juice,
lemon zest and vanilla. Prepare crust by brushing with egg white and
baking for 10 minutes at 325 degrees. Pour lemon mixture into crust and
bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes until center only shakes a little bit.
Cream of Coconut Cake
1 yellow cake mix
8 oz. Cool Whip
cake as directed on package, in a 9x13 pan. Take out of oven and while
hot, punch holes in cake. Mix condensed milk and cream of coconut and
pour over cake. Cool. When ready to serve, top with Cool Whip and
sprinkle with coconut. Keep refrigerated.
Ham and Cheese Rolls
2 cups self-rising flour
1/2 cup ham (finely
one bowl, combine flour and soda. In another bowl combine milk,
mayonnaise, ham and cheese. Add milk mixture to flour and soda,
stirring only until flour is moistened. Fill in well-greased muffin pan
2/3 full. Bake 20-25 minutes in 425 degree oven. Makes one dozen
Martha Ruth has personally made every recipe published in her “Kitchen Recipes.”
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 5, 2001
Burleson named publisher
An award-winning journalist and Alabama native has been named as the new editor and publisher of the 136-year-old The South Reporter. Burleson, a native of Hamilton, Ala., has served as publisher of daily and weekly newspapers in Alabama and Mississippi.
Judge Gene Brown Jr. administered the oath of office to the Byhalia mayor and board of aldermen: mayor Otis R. Dempsey; aldermen Bill Dawson, Dot Childress, Bob Carrington, Richard Minor and Mike Hamblin.
The Potts Camp mayor and board of aldermen were sworn in Monday, July 2, at the town hall. They include: mayor Jimmie Collins; aldermen: Johnnie Westmoreland, Billy Bowen, Joan Cox, Al Beard and Ronnie J. Bennett.
25 Years Ago - July 3, 1986
Matthew Palmer brought the first cotton bloom by The South Reporter last Tuesday. His grandfather, Luke DeVore of Mt. Pleasant, planted the seeds on April 17.
Building going up
The manufacturing plant building for Gay Toys is going up rapidly in the Holly Springs Industrial Park. The plastic toy company hopes to be in production by the fall. Across the road, Maurey Manufacturing is finishing the inside of its building in preparation of the equipment being moved in.
50 Years Ago - July 13, 1961
Charles N. Dean reports first bloom
One of Marshall County’s most energetic young farmers brought by the first cotton bloom Wednesday morning. Charles was very jubilant in scoring a first. When he was asked how many he had, he replied, “Lot of ’em!” The bloom came from the fields of Virgil Nunnally, on the Dean place.
New Byhalia officials
New officials for the Town of Byhalia are D.R. Moore Jr., mayor; R.L. Orr, city clerk; and aldermen: E.B. St. John, B.L. Ingram, H.C. Norsworthy, W.D. Fitts Jr. and D.R. Williams.
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