Thursday, August 16, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
1/4 cup each chopped celery, carrot, green pepper and onion
3 13-3/4 oz. cans chicken broth
vegetables in butter until tender. Add broth, salt and pepper. Cook,
covered, 1-1/2 hours. Strain mixture, puree vegetables in blender and
return to pan with broth. Dissolve flour in small amount of water and
stir into broth. Over medium heat, add cheese, 1/2 cup at a time,
stirring until melted after each addition. Pour in beer and simmer for
several minutes, until heated through and thickened. Serves 8. Double
recipe and keep it warm in crock pot. Serves a crowd.
2 lb. cubed beef chuck or cubed pork butt
2 tbsps. salad oil
Brown meat in oil in Dutch oven. Add all ingredients except rice and tortillas and simmer two and a half to three hours or until meat is very tender. Serve over cooked rice with wedges of warm tortillas.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - August 8, 2002
Cotton in the county By Lois Swanee, Museum Curator
Voila’! We have won the battle with the boll weevil. Last year’s cotton crop was boll weevil-free for the first time in our history. It has been eradicated from Marshall County. Last year was also the best cotton crop in recent history. However, there isn’t a cotton gin in Marshall County at this time.
Pruitt home setting for family gathering By Dale Hollingsworth
The children of Louise Pruitt were all at home July 27-28 for the first time in many years. Saturday, the group enjoyed dinner together and Sunday they had a fish fry. Mrs. Pruitt’s birthday was Monday, July 29. She had a happy celebration.
25 Years Ago - August 13, 1987
Mrs. Moore honored
Frances Buchanan pinned a corsage on her mother, Nyla Moore during the sesquicentennial celebration at First United Methodist Church Sunday. At 97, Moore is the oldest member of the congregation. Lucy Hill Daniel was recognized as the longest standing member.
Leonard Jones wins first in national Crayola contest
Leonard Jones of Holly Springs won first prize in a national contest sponsored by Crayola and will receive a $50 shopping spree at Fred’s store in Holly Springs. Hundreds of entries were received in the national Easter Seal fund-raiser.
50 Years Ago - August 9, 1962
Barbara Jane McClatchy of Red Banks graduated from Delta Air Lines’ stewardess school at the Atlanta Airport and is imparting on a new career as an airline stewardess. She is assigned to the Altanta branch of Delta Air Lines. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. McClatchy she attended the University of Mississippi.
Library to open in Mt. Pleasant
The Marshall County board of library trustees cordially invites Friends of the Library to attend the opening of the Conner Memorial Branch Library in Mt. Pleasant, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 12, 4 p.m.
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