Thursday, April 25, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
2 cups boiling water
1 cup granulated sugar
boiling water over the raisins, baking soda, butter and salt. Stir well
and put aside to cool for about 30 minutes. Blend brown sugar,
granulated sugar and eggs together. Add cooled raisin mixture and flour
alternately. Add chopped pecans. Pour into 8 well-greased and floured
soup cans (gold colored on inside of can), fill 1/2 full and bake 45
minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Makes delicious cream
cheese sandwiches. Yield: 8 loaves.
Savory Round Roast
2-4 lb. eye of round beef
1/2 tsp. sage
Trim excess fat from roast. Heat fat in dutch oven. When there are about 2 tablespoons of melted fat, remove trimmings. Brown meat on all sides in the hot fat. Mix water and seasonings, add to roast, cover and cook in oven at 350° for two hours. Add sherry; cover and cook 1/2 hour longer, or until tender. Remove meat to hot platter. Serves 5-6.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 24, 2003
Bessie and her calf Daisy, now nearly a year old, made their movie debut Sunday night in “A Painted House,” airing on WREG Channel 3. Barry Looney of Byhalia supplied the cows for the made-for-TV movie written by John Grisham. Candy Crawford worked as animal handler on set and Joe Dunning provided the livestock trailer to transport the animals to Arkansas.
Ole Miss names media center in honor of S. Gale Denley
S. Gale Denley of Bruce has mothered hundreds of today’s journalists. Friends, colleagues and admirers will gather Friday, April 25, in the Grove at Ole Miss to tell favorite Denley stories and to name, in his honor, the campus student media center, where he has spent many years nurturing journalism students. Denley is a shareholder in The South Reporter.
25 Years Ago - April 28, 1988
The movie at Montrose
Production of “Heart of Dixie” moved to Montrose early Monday immediately after the antebellum home had played host to the visitors for the 50th Pilgrimage last weekend. The house is now Alpha Chi Delta sorority for scenes shot in a bedroom dressed in 1950s style.
David Hill movie set on CBS May 17
David Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hill of Holly Springs, has written a screenplay for a made-for-television movie (Dick Clark Productions), “Promised A Miracle.” The movie stars Rosanna Arquette and Judge Reinhold. Hill also has a play running off Broadway “A White Rose Of Memphis.”
50 Years Ago - April 25, 1963
Books presented to school library
The PTA of Holly Springs presented the high school library with a 54-volume set of the Great Books of the Western World, published by Encyclopeida Britannica. The books will greatly aid children doing research, said librarian Jennie Sue Coltharp.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Thomas are the proud parents of a son, Charles W. Thomas Jr., born April 19 at the North Mississippi Hospital. He weighed six pounds, eight ounces.
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