November 1, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Chocolate Fudge Upside Down Cake
3/4 cup sugar
1-1/2 tbsps. cocoa
together sugar and butter. Add milk. Stir well. Sift together flour,
salt, baking powder and cocoa. Add to milk mixture. Stir well. Pour
into greased 9-inch round cake pan. Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Mix
together sugar, brown sugar and cocoa. Sprinkle over top of dough and
nuts in pan. Pour boiling water over all. Do not stir. Bake at 350° for
30-40 minutes. Let cool in pan. Cut in wedge pieces and turn upside
down to serve, spooning sauce over top. Serves 8.
Orange Glazed Pork Roast
3 lb. boneless pork
2 tbsps. light brown sugar
Place meat on rack in roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer so tip is in center of meat. Roast at 325° for 1-1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 170°. Combine remaining ingredients in small saucepan. Heat to boiling. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Baste meat generously with 1 cup mixture during last 30 minutes of roasting time. Heat remaining marmalade mixture and serve with meat. Serves 6-8.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - October 31, 2002
Hiram Revels honored
The City of Holly Springs received a photo of the late Senator Hiram Revels Tuesday, courtesy of Congressman Roger Wicker. The historic portrait was made by the Library of Congress, via the National Archives from an original glass plate negative.
First African American Senator
Hiram Revels of Holly Springs was the first African American chosen to serve in the U.S. Senate in 1870. “It was quite an event,” said Congressman Roger Wicker. “The entire country had its mouth open. He served with distinction for one year and one month before returning to Mississippi.”
25 Years Ago - October 29, 1987
Hospital to offer X-ray for bad candy
The Marshall County Hospital will be fluoroscoping Halloween candy Sat. night between 6-9 p.m. to detect any metallic objects placed in candy or fruit. This is a public service provided by the X-ray staff. The candy can be laid out on the table and technicians will be able to view it on a television screen.
Final three miles of Hwy. 78 ready for ribbon cutting
The remaining 3.56 mile section, between Red Banks and West Holly Springs, of Highway 78 between Memphis and Holly Springs will be opened during ceremonies Wednesday. The four-lane replaces one of the most deadly two-lane highways in the nation.
50 Years Ago - November 1, 1962
Scientific and academic history was made this week with the arrival on the University of Mississippi campus of a new Dynamitron, the first atom smasher ever installed by a university and one of the most powerful sources of radiation in the world. The Dynamitron is being installed in a specially constructed underground laboratory.
Lookout for lil’ goblins (advertisement)
Bunte candies, 29¢ pkg.; Fleers bubble gum, 80 count, 59¢; popcorn, 2 lb. pkg., 25¢; sirloin steak, 98¢ lb.; T-bone, $1.08 lb.; yellow corn, 4 ears, 29¢; cranberries, 29¢ lb.; celery, 2 for 29¢; Jack Sprat brooms, each, $1.75.
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