November 22, 2012
Martha Ruth Leonard
Cucumber Cream Salad
3-oz. pkg. lime or
pepper to taste
Dissolve Jello and salt
in boiling water. Add vinegar and grated onion and pepper. Chill until
very thick. Blend in sour cream and mayonnaise; then fold in minced
cucumbers. Serves 8-10. Stores well in refrigerator.
Normandy Pork Chops
1 tbsp. salad oil
2 med. unpeeled apples
In a large skillet, heat oil. Brown chops and remove. Add onion to skillet. Sauté 2 minutes. Return chops to skillet and sprinkle with 3/4 tsp. salt. Add 3/4 cup apple cider. Top with apple wedges. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Dissolve 1 tbsp. cornstarch in 1/4 cup cider. Remove chops and apples to large serving dish. Stir cornstarch mixture into skillet. Bring to a boil and cook 1 minute. Pour sauce over chops. Sprinkle with parsley. Serves 4.
All Martha Ruth’s recipes have been “taste tested” in her kitchen
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - November 21, 2002
Minor considering run for transportation post
Bill Minor, a 20-year veteran of the State Senate, is thinking about a run for a different office. The Holly Springs resident said he will soon make a decision about whether or not he will seek the job of Northern District highway commissioner, after Zack Stewart, five time commissioner, announced he will not run for re-election next year.
Cookie-filled trailer stolen; reward offered for clues
The Holly Springs Police Department is looking for a cookie thief. Officers are investigating the theft of a new trailer loaded with Nabisco cookies, all valued at approximately $560,000.
25 Years Ago - November 19, 1987
Plan community program
An organizational meeting was held last week between fire chiefs and a committee of the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce to plan a program to recognize the different communities in the county. Joining in the planning were Mike Davis and David Childers of the Chamber and community leaders: J.S. Smith of Red Banks; Charlotte Beesinger, Cayce; Terry Rodgers, Barton; Jimmy Collins, Potts Camp; Leon Owens, Victoria; and Ivy Wayne Teel, Mt. Pleasant/Slayden.
Draw for turkeys
Bert Bonds drew the names of the 200 lucky winners for free turkeys. Senior citizens submit entries for the turkeys given away by Bonds and his sons Bobby and David. Drawing the names this year were Amery and Battle Ewing, Bobby’s children.
50 Years Ago - November 22, 1962
Telephone company employees honored
Mrs. Sidney S. Morgan and Mrs. Julia S. Smith, telephone operators in the Holly Springs office were honored with a buffet supper in the lounge of the telephone office Oct. 26, in honor of their 20 years of service. After the presentation of their 20-year pins, the delicious supper was also enjoyed by telephone officials, Miss Ava Divine, chief operator and all the telephone girls.
Open house at new Baptist church building
The First Baptist Church will hold open house in its new educational building Sunday from 3-5 p.m. The value of the new building and equipment exceeds $180,000. The new, three-story fireproof structure houses offices, church parlor and 13 Sunday school rooms. The church was established in 1840. Dr. Earl Kelly has been pastor since June 23, 1953.
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