Thursday, October 16, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
1-1/2 lbs. boneless beef top round steak, cut in 1 inch cubes
nonstick spray coating
Trim fat from, beef. Cut meat up into 1-inch pieces. Spray a cold 4-quart Dutch oven with nonstick coating. Preheat over medium heat. Brown meat, half at a time.
Return all meat to pan. Stir in soup, water, onion, tomato paste and lemon-pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Simmer, covered for 1-1/2 hours.
Stir together buttermilk and cornstarch, stir into meat mixture. Add frozen green beans and mushrooms. Cover; simmer 10-15 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Serve over fettuccine. Makes 6 main-dish servings.
Crockpot directions: Brown meat as directed. Omit water and cornstarch. Place meat in a 3-1/4 or 4 quart crock pot. In a bowl, combine soup, onion, tomato paste and lemon-pepper. Pour mixture over the meat. Add mushrooms. Do not add green beans or buttermilk at this point.
Cover, cook on low-heat setting for 8-10 hurs or high-heat setting for 4-5 hours.
To serve, if cooking on low, turn heat to high. Run frozen green beans under cold running water to separate, add to crock pot. Stir in buttermilk. Cook, covered, on high for 30 minutes or more. Serve as directed above.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - October 14, 2004
Correspondent for 70 years
Henderson Milan has written community news for The South Reporter for 70 years. He began submitting articles when he was 12 years old and continued writing and mailing reports home during World War II. Milan’s “old” manual typewriter gave out, so The South Reporter replaced with with a 35-year-old Smith Corona.
Club members ask for old Chamber building
The oldest church in Holly Springs; last used as an office for the Chamber of Commerce, could be put to use again if the Holly Springs Board of Aldermen OK a proposal that the Town and Country Garden Club take the building on as a project to make it habitable and use as a meeting place.
25 Years Ago - October 19, 1989
Joins House staff
Holly Springs native Lynn Fitch recently joined the Legislative Services team as staff attorney assigned to the Ways and Means Committee. She has a BA from the University of Mississippi and is a graduate of the law school there.
Super D grand opening
The ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the Super D Drug Store in the Wal-Mart shopping center was held Tuesday. Owners Tim and Lisa Liddy officially opened the store. Mayor Eddie Smith, Chamber manager Claiborne Thompson and Chamber president Al Hale were among those present.
50 Years Ago - October 15, 1964
Donald Randolph new coach at Potts Camp
Donald Randolph, who assumed the duties of coach at Potts Camp High School at the fall semester, is a 1959 graduate of Potts Camp School and of North West Junior College. He and his wife, Ladine Gandy Randalph have a one-year-old son, Derron Blake.
Jack o’lanterns galore
Mr. C.C. Armour farms extensively around Byhalia. This year he has produced a large scale crop of pumpkins, approximately 25,000 of them. He had two pumpkins at 106 and 103 pounds, that were exhibited at the Mid-South Fair.
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