Thursday, August 30, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Ham Crescent Snacks
8 oz. can Pillsbury crescent dinner rolls
oven to 375°. Unroll dough and press into 4 long rectangles. Place 1
ham slice on each rectangle, spread with mustard, sprinkle with cheese.
Roll each rectangle and cut into 5 slices. Place each slice, cut side
down, on an ungreased cooking sheet. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake
15-20 minutes, serve immediately.
Sweet and Sour Chicken
8-oz. bottle Russian dressing
10-oz. jar apricot preserves
oven to 350°. Combine dressing, soup mix and preserves. Line a large,
shallow baking dish with aluminum foil. Place chicken parts in dish and
cover with preserve mixture. Bake 1-1/2 hours, basting occasionally
with pan drippings. Serve hot with plain rice and the sweet and sour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
Preheat oven to 350°. Add salt to egg whites and beat with electric mixer until stiff, but not dry. Add sugar slowly, beating until granules are dissolved. Lightly mix in vanilla and coconut. Line a cookie sheet with brown paper (ungreased). Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto paper. Bake about 20 minutes. Slip paper onto wet table or wet board and let stand for 1 minute. Loosen cookies and remove to wire rack to cool. Makes about 2-1/2 dozen macaroons.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - August 29, 2002
Volunteer efforts pay off with new spay/neuter clinic
Dr. Isis Johnson led tours of the new Humane Society Spay/Neuter Clinic during grand opening and Business After Hours, Thursday, Aug. 14. The spay/neuter clinic is now housed in the old Colonial Building on Hwy. 178 East. It is substantially bigger than the old bus where Dr. Johnson had been working.
Janis Moore receives award of merit
The Council of Rural Electric Communicators announces that Janis Moore of Northcentral MS Electric Power Assoc. in Byhalia was a winner in the 2002 Spotlight on Excellence for her photo essay, articles and photograhs on “Bee Happy.”
25 Years Ago - August 27, 1987
Marshall County rode with the winners in their balloting on statewide offices in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, giving State Auditor Ray Mabus an overwhelming victory in his bid for governor.
Taylor wins Chancery Clerk
Johnny Taylor Jr. defeated Henry Boyd Jr. by a 55.7 percent margin to win the Chancery Clerk position Tuesday. Taylor, when he takes office in January, will follow a 20-year occupation of the office by J.M. “Flick” Ash, who did not run for re-election.
50 Years Ago - August 30, 1962
First bales of cotton
Marshall County’s first bales of cotton were ginned last week, as reported to The South Reporter. L.E. Devore of Mt. Pleasant had his cotton baled at Federal Compress here in Holly Springs. A bale raised by Charles Hurdle on Joe Hurdle’s place was ginned at the Marshall County Gin at Holly Springs.
Shots will give protection against the flu
Early fall vaccinations will give protection aginst the influenza outbreaks predicted for the coming winter. A wide-spread outbreak of the Asian influenza is expected in 1962-63.
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