Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
A Treasury of Top Secret Recipes
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/4 cup club soda
oven to 450 degrees F. Combine all of the ingredients. Knead the dough
by hand till smooth. Flour your hands. Pat the dough flat to 3/4-inch
thick on waxed paper. Cut out biscuits. Bake for 12 min or possibly
till golden. Makes about 18 biscuits.
6 cups veg. oil
1 tsp. cayenne pepper
Heat the oil over medium heat in a deep frying pan or a wide, deep pan on the stove. In a large, shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt, peppers and paprika. Break the eggs into a separate shallow bowl and beat until blended. When oil is hot, dip each piece of chicken into the eggs, then coat generously with the flour mixture. Drop each piece into the hot oil and fry for 15-25 minutes, or until dark golden brown. Remove the chicken to paper towels or a rack to drain.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - June 20, 2002
Lynn takes over tourism board leadership
The Holly Springs Tourism Bureau recently announced Mike Lynn has been selected to replace Maxine Hall as chairman. “We want to discuss ways of marketing, etc. to attract visitors. We want to do whatever we can to bring more people to Holly Springs,” Lynn said.
Receives Army Achievement medal
Pvt. Paul Humble was awarded the Army Achievement medal for his actions while deployed to the National Training Center in the Mojave Desert. Pvt. Humble is the son of Fairley and Sue Humble of Byhalia.
25 Years Ago - June 18, 1987
Beloved city leader Sam Coopwood dies
Sam D. Coopwood, mayor of Holly Springs for 30 years, died Tuesday at Heritage Manor, after a long illness. “Mayor Sam” was known throughout the Mid-South for his promotion of Holly Springs.
To Girls’ State
Three young ladies respresented Holly Springs at Girls’ State recently. Amy Blissard was chosen by Xi Mu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi; Lane Baker was chosen by the Rotary Club and Kim Bumpas by the Lions Club.
50 Years Ago - June 21, 1962
Byhalia Marine promoted
Captain bars were pinned on William D. Fitts III, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Fitts Jr., June 7 in Norfolk, Va. Assisting Lt. Gen. R.B. Luckey in the pinning was Fitts’ wife, the former Elisabeth Kjaersgaard of Denmark. The couple currently resides in Virginia Beach.
Mary Ann Whitten, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O.V. Whitten, won the 1962 Crisco Award given the outstanding student in home economics at Holly Springs High School.
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