Thursday, April 26, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Swiss Sensation Loaf
1 pkg. yeast
1/4 cup warm water
yeast in warm water; add milk, sugar, salt, butter, eggs and half the
flour. Beat with wooden spoon until smooth. Add rest of flour, blend
with spoon until smooth. Cover and let rise in warm place until double
in size (about 1-2 hours). Punch down, cover, ref. overnight and form a
flat ball. Knead in cheese until well distributed. Form a round ball
and place in greased 8” pie pan. Let rise till doubled. Makes one loaf.
Bake 30 minutes in 375° oven. This is unusual and very delicious. Worth
Spicy Pear Nut Bread
1 cup fresh pears, peeled and chopped (2-3 pears)
1 cup gran. sugar
In large mixer bowl, beat together oil and sugar until well blended. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then the sour cream and vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients, and add to mixture. Continue beating until well blended. Add nuts and pears; mix well with a spoon and pour into a 9x5 loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 1 hour. Cool ten minutes, turn on wire rack. This is good with a cream cheese spread and an accompanying fruit salad.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 25 2002
Benton County opens state-of-art courthouse
The Benton County Board of Supervisors welcomed Gov. Ronnie Musgrove and other state officials to the grand dedication of the new Benton County Courthouse April 20. The new courthouse, formerly ABC Garment Factory, houses 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art technology and equipment used for the modern courtroom.
Ash elected chairman of State Veterans Affairs
J.M. “Flick” Ash of Potts Camp has been elected as chairman of the State Veterans Affairs board.
The 64th annual Pilgrimage is here! Homes on the tour this year include Walter Place, Latoka, Strawberry Plains, Grey Gables, Walthall Freeman Clark and Montrose.
25 Years Ago - April 23, 1987
City 150 years old
On May 12, Holly Springs will be officially 150 years old, having been incorporated after lands were opened up with the signing of the Chickasaw Session.
The 49th annual Pilgrimage gets underway April 24-26. Ribbon-cutting will be at Montrose Friday. Present for the event will be Mississippi’s Miss Hospitality Mary Beth Fisher. Emcee will be Joe Williams of Channel 13 News. Holly Springs’ mayor will be accompanied by Pilgrimage queen Nancy Hagins and her escort Charles Ames IV. Mrs. George Buchanan III is Pilgrimage chairman and Mrs. Harvey McCrosky is Holly Springs Garden Club president.
50 Years Ago - April 26, 1962
Eleven beautiful homes await opening of Pilgrimage
Another year has rolled away and it is again Pilgrimage time in Holly Springs. The Pilgrimage, which opens Friday, April 27, will be headquartered at Holly Theatre, where tickets and programs will be available. Homes open will be Montrose, Herndon, Cedarhurst, Mimosas, Tuckahoe, Magnolias, McCarroll Place, Cuffawa, Colonsay Cottage and Featherston Place.
“Pitch to Home Plates -- Shop Piggly Wiggly”
Round steak, 79¢ lb.; T-bone steak, 99¢ lb.; sirloin steak, 89¢ lb.; sirloin tip roast, 99¢ lb.; rump roast, 99¢ lb. Bacon, 39¢ lb. Pepsi-Cola, 69¢ case; large size Tide, 19¢. Fresh liver, 29¢ lb.; back ribs, 49¢ lb.; weiners, 49¢ lb.; chitterlings, 2 lbs. 49¢. We have premium lamb at all times. Bananas, 10¢ lb.; oranges, 29¢ doz.; corn, 3 ears, 29¢; tomatoes, 19¢ lb.; purple hull peas, 2 lbs., 35¢; English peas, 2 lbs., 35¢.
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