Thursday, August 2, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Microwave Peanut Butter Brittle
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1-1/2 tsps. butter
a microwaveable 2-qt. dish, combine corn syrup and sugar; blend well.
Cook in microwave on high for 4 minutes. Stir in nuts and salt, return
to microwave and cook for 4 more minutes on high. Add butter and
vanilla, blend well. Cook for 1-1/2 minutes on high. Remove from
microwave and add baking soda, stirring until light and foamy. Pour
onto a lightly greased cookie sheet or marble slab, spreading as thin
as possiblle. Cool completely and break into pieces. Yields about 36
Lemon Chess Pie
2 cups sugar
1/2 stick butter, melted
In a large bowl combine the sugar, flour and cornmeal. Blend well, then add the eggs and combine well. Add the milk and mix then stir in the melted butter, lemon rind and juice. Pour this filling into the crust and cover the edge of the crust with foil to prevent it from burning, taking care not to touch the filling. Bake at 375° for 45 minutes, removing the foil after 30 minutes. Cool and serve or refrigerate overnight but let sit out 3 hours before serving to warm up slightly.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 25, 2002
Jenkins joins Marshall staff
Bart Jenkins is the new assistant coach at Marshall Acdemy. He comes to Marshall after receiving his degree at Delta State University. He coached for two years at Bayou Academy while attending DSU.
Maria Teel has been elected to serve as the state vice president of the Mississippi Baptist Student Union. A senior at Blue Mountain College, Maria is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Teel of Red Banks.
25 Years Ago - July 23, 1987
Highway 78 four-lane open Thursday
Northern District Highway Commissioner Zach Stewart will cut the ribbon Thursday on 11.4 miles of four-lane Hwy. 78 from Red Banks to the county line. The remaining three miles from Red Banks to the west end of Holly Springs will be opened in October.
Thomas and Nancy Thurmond hosted a retirement party for their cousin, Lee King, who is retiring from the post office after 38 years.
50 Years Ago - July 26, 1962
VFW laying plans for new building
The Collins-Hurdle Post of the VFW met at the Hitching Post Tuesday, July 24. The members were urged to speed their efforts in erecting a building as soon as possible. Mrs. Wilford Ash stated that more than the minimum requirements for a Ladies Auxiliary had been met and a chapter is assured.
Coon on the Log contest at Potts Camp
The Potts Camp Lions Club will sponsor a “Coon on the Log” contest at Russell Williams Lake on Hwy. 78, near Potts Camp. There will be a number of contests including a “coon swim chase.” Only coon hounds may be entered.
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