October 25, 2012
Martha Ruth Leonard
2 tbsps. butter
2 tbsps. flour
Make a sauce with
butter, flour and milk. Add chicken and cream and season with salt, red
pepper and Worcestershire. Simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from fire and
add sherry. Split avocados, peel and remove pits. Fill hollows with
chicken mixture and brown under broiler. May be fixed in advance and
heated at the last minute.
Broccoli and Onions Deluxe
2 10-oz. pkgs. frozen
2 cups frozen whole
Cook broccoli and onions until tender, about 10 minutes. Melt butter. Blend in flour, salt and pepper. Add milk, all at once, cook and stir until bubbly. Blend in cream cheese until smooth. Remove from heat, stir in wine. Fold in vegetables. Turn into casserole. Bake uncovered at 350° for about 30 minutes. Sprinkle almonds over top. Serves 8.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - October 24, 2002
Mississippi state quarter introduced by governor
Gov. Ronnie Musgrove unveiled the 20th state quarter in the 50 states quarter program, at the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science in Jackson Tuesday. The ceremony introduced the nation to the “double magnolia’ design.
Book signing and reception to honor Minor Buchanan
Minor Buchanan will be honored at a reception and booksigning at Montrose on Nov. 3, hosted by the Holly Springs Friends of The Library and the Holly Springs Garden Club. Buchanan will be signing copies of his recently published book, “Holt Collier: His Life, His Roosevelt Hunts and the Origin of The Teddy Bear.”
25 Years Ago - October 22, 1987
Miss Mississippi in Holly Springs for KFC grand opening
Miss Mississippi Toni Seawright, who was fourth runner-up in the Miss America Pageant, was in Holly Springs Saturday morning for ribbon-cutting ceremonies for the new Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise on Hwy. 7 South.
Broadway star: Brandt Edwards to direct Ole Miss show
Byhalia native Brandt Edwards will choreograph the opening number of a free, public performance at the University of Mississippi, Sat., Nov. 7. Edwards, an Ole Miss alumnus, is a Broadway performer who is intimately familiar with “One” from “A Chorus Line,” as he was a member of the play’s original cast. He is now performing in “42nd Street,” another long-running Broadway musical.
50 Years Ago - October 25, 1962
Holly High homecoming royalty is Queen Sara Jo Waldrip and maids Janice Morrow and Sandy McCallister. Junior high homecoming royalty is Queen Elizabeth Dean Moore and maids Judy and Jean Phillips.
Dollar Store opens Thursday
The Dollar General store, located in the new building at the corner of Falkner and Market Streets, is Holly Springs’ newest retail store. The store is owned by Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Talbert, recently of Arlington, Ky., formerly of Ashland and Potts Camp. The Talberts live in the Ash subdivision and will attend First Baptist Church.
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