Thursday, April 19, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Brown Beef Stew With Potato Dumplings
2 tbsps. flour
10-oz. can beef broth
flour, salt, pepper and coat meat. Cook meat and onion in Dutch oven in
bacon drippings until onion is tender and meat is brown. Stir in broth,
water and vinegar and add carrots. Cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours. For
the potato dumplings mix together 1 egg, 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs, 1
tbsp. fllour, 1 tbsp. minced onion, 1 tbsp. parsley, 1/2 tsp. salt and
2-1/2 cups shredded potatoes. Make 10 2” balls and add to stew 15
minutes before serving.
1/2 lb. pinto beans
1/2 lb. pinto beans
Soak washed beans overnight in water. Simmer covered in same water until tender. Add tomatoes and simmer 5 minutes. Saute green pepper in oil 5 minutes. Add onion and cook until tender, stirring. Add garlic and parsley. Melt butter and saute meat 15 minutes. Add meat to onion mixture. Stir in chili powder and cook 10 more minutes. Add to beans and add spices. Simmer, covered, for 1 hour. Cook uncovered for 30 minutes. Skim fat from top.
Note: This is said to be a favorite of Elizabeth and Richard Burton.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 18, 2002
City receives $380,000 for technology center
Mayor Andre´ DeBerry said the city will receive $380,000 from the state for a technology center which will help the city leap into the technology age and become more competitive in the industrial recruitment arena. The funds will be used to renovate a building and purchase computers and furnishings.
Alberta Crum, daughter of Pearlie Crum of Holly Springs, was promoted to Major in the United States Air Force Medical Service Corp. She is assigned as chief medical support.
It’s official: Indian Pride is award winning newspaper
The Indian Pride, Byhalia High School’s online newspaper, has been named the best online student newspaper in the state by the Mississippi Press Association at the Mississippi Scholastic Institute held on the University of Mississippi campus.
25 Years Ago - April 16, 1987
Reigning as Pilgrimage queen for the 49th annual Holly Springs Pilgrimage is Nancy Elaine Hagins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hagins. She is being escorted by Charles T. Ames IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Ames III of Jackson, Tenn. and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ames Jr. of Holly Springs.
Potts Camp beauties
Winners in the Potts Camp beauty pageant held April 10 include Janice Pruitt, Most Beautiful 1987; Kimberly Bailey, third alternate; Sherlyn Curry, second alternate; Teresa Holmes, first alternate; and fourth alternate, Diane Wilkerson.
50 Years Ago - April 19, 1962
Jamie Whitten announces candidacy for re-election
Dear Friends: I regret the circumstances which required Mississippi to reduce her number of Congressmen from six to five and that colleagues are forced to contest. I am announcing for my 12th term in the Congress. For 12 of the past 14 years I have been chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee for Agriculture. I appreciate your vote and influence on June 5th. Sincerely, James C. Whitten, M.C.
The first in a series of parties honoring the Holly Hi seniors was given Friday night following the senior play. Mr. and Mrs. T.O. Winter and Mrs. Ben Thompson entertained with an informal dance in the Cameo Room of the Elite Cafe, complimenting Faith Winter and Kay Thompson. The 75 guests enjoyed dancing until 1 a.m.; then attended a movie at Holly Theater as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey McCroskey, honoring their son, Harvey McCroskey Jr.
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