January 10, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Sweet Potato Pone
4 cups peeled and
shredded sweet potatoes
1 cup milk
sweet potatoes and orange rind in large mixing bowl; mix well. Add
sugar, salt, butter, milk, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla, if
desired; blend thoroughly. Spoon mixture into greased 8-inch square
baking dish. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Serve hot or cold.
Yield: 10-12 servings.
Broccoli and Cauliflower Scallop
1 lb. fresh broccoli,
cleaned and cooked
1/4 cup butter or
Place broccoli and cauliflower in alternate rows in a 12x8x2 baking dish. Drain mushrooms, set aside. Combine mushroom liquid with milk. Melt 3 tbsps. butter in heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring with a wire whisk until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk mixture; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened and bubbly. Add cheese, stir until cheese melts. Add mushrooms. Spoon sauce over broccoli and cauliflower. Combine remaining 1 tbsp. butter and stuffing mix. Sprinkle over casserole. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Yield: 8 servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 9, 2003
County gets grant to restore museum
The Marshall County Historical Museum is set to get a new roof and interior restoration, thanks to a preservation grant from the Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History, which will kick in $185,000 to restore the historic museum, built in 1903 as a Presbyterian girls college.
Humble returns from Chile assignment
PFC Paul Humble recently returned from an assignment to Lautaro, Chile, which is just outside the nation’s capitol city Santiago. He was there for about a month as part of a U.N. peacekeeping mission. Ten countries participated, including Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay, along with the United States and Chile.
25 Years Ago - January 14, 1988
Snow blankets area; schools, businesses take a long holiday
Activities in Marshall County halted Thursday after approximately nine inches of snow fell Wednesday night and temperatures dropped to zero Friday and Sunday nights, with Saturday a balmy seven degrees. Reports from the south showed the snow as deep as 14 inches near Chulahoma.
Sheronda Gipson and Dedra Finley, two Holly Springs High School students, are candidates for state office with the Distributive Education Clubs of America. Dedra is campaigning for District II vice president and Sheronda is running for state vice president.
50 Years Ago - January 10, 1963
Illustration made to order
The Sunday morning congregation of First Baptist Church will long remember the pastor’s sermon on the second coming of Christ. Dr. Earl Kelly had just quoted “For as the lightning cometh...so shall also be the coming of the Son of Man.” (Matt. 24:29), when a large light globe hanging from the 25-foot ceiling crashed to the floor in front of the pulpit.
Thief steals bag from car
Dr. S.P. McClatchy reports that Monday night while he was visiting patients in the hospital, his medical supply bag was stolen from his car. Bag and contents were valued in excess of $200. The bag may have been taken by a drug addict in search of narcotics, which were not in the bag.
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