Thursday, March 1, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Pear Caramel Oven Pancake
1 tbsp. sugar
oven to 425°. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup, level off. In
medium bowl, combine all pancake ingredients except margarine. Beat
with wire whisk or rotary beater until smooth. Place margarine in
10-inch ovenproof nonstick skillet; melt in 425° oven just until
margarine sizzles, 2-3 minutes. Remove skillet from oven; tilt to coat
bottom with melted margarine. Immediately pour batter into hot skillet.
Bake for 14-18 minutes, or until puffed and golden brown.
In small saucepan, heat caramel topping until hot. Arrange pear slices
over pancake, drizzle with caramel topping. Cut into wedges. Serve
immediately. 4 servings.
Ham Salad Pitas
8 oz. (1-3/4 cups) chopped, cooked ham
4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
In medium bowl, combine all ingredients except pocket bread and lettuce; mix well. Cover -- refrigerate 1-2 hours to blend flavors. Fill each pocket bread half with about 1/2 cup ham salad. Garnish with lettuce. 6 sandwiches.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - February 28, 2002
Best in the State!
The Marshall Academy Patriots captured the Mississippi Private School Association AA state championship Saturday night in Canton. The Patriots knocked off Leake Academy, 85-53. They are competing in the overall tournament at Mississippi College in Clinton this week.
John Grisham book signing
For the ninth year in a row, four ladies have been the first in line for the John Grisham book signings at Square Books in Oxford. They are Mary Minor of Potts Camp (ticket #4), Judy Norwood of Sardis (ticket # 2), Jonnie Mayor of Water Valley (ticket #3) and Debra Hall of Horn Lake (ticket # 4).
25 Years Ago - February 26, 1987
Highway Day -- 1,400 attend rally for four-lane system
Holly Springs and Marshall County were well represented at Highway Day with 27 in attendance. Sponsored by AHEAD, the four-lane lobbying organization, Highway Day was a gathering of people from around the state to demonstrate a grassroots plea to members of the Mississippi Legislature for adequate funding for a four-lane system.
Local campus winners
In recent campus elections at the University of Mississippi, Holly Springs was well represented in the winner’s circle. Frank Hurdle was elected in a run-off as editor of the campus newspaper, The Daily Mississippian. He is the third resident of Holly Springs to hold the office (Paul Crutcher and Debbie Kloha also held the office). Pam Kloha was elected vice president of the student body. She is also coordinator of the Miss University pageant. Pam is the daughter of John and Ruth Kloha. Frank is the son of Sidney Hurdle of Holly Springs and Sara Hurdle of Ocean Springs.
50 Years Ago - March 1, 1962
Tornado hits Harmontown
There was quite a stir in all the communities around here Friday afternoon when a tornado struck Harmontown, about 2-1/2 miles from Blackwater Creek, about 2 p.m. Fortunately, no one was killed. The Baptist Church, the Methodist Church, the Cook and Hale store and the home of Mr. and Mrs. Luthur DeShoza, their barn and other buildings were completely destroyed. Their almost new truck was also wrecked in the storm.
Mr. and Mrs. Lanier receive degrees
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Banks Lanier graduated at mid-term from the University of Mississippi. Mrs. Lanier, the former Frances Doxey, received a bachelor of science in home economics. Mr. Lanier received a bachelor of arts, majoring in physiology. He was commissioned a second lieutenant after completing four years of ROTC.
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