Thursday, January 3, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Spiced Peach Salad
29-oz. can peach halves, undrained
3-oz. pkg. orange Jello
peach halves, reserving syrup. Set peach halves aside. Combine reserved
syrup, vinegar, cloves and cinnamon in a large saucepan, bring to a
boil, add peaches and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Remove peach
halves from spiced syrup and distribute peach halves equally among
eight lightly oiled 6-oz. custard cups. Strain spiced syrup into a
1-quart glass measure. Discard cloves and cinnamon. Add enough boiling
water to spiced syrup to yield 3 cups. Combine hot syrup and Jello in a
medium mixing bowl, stirring to dissolve. Cool 20 minutes. Stir in sour
cream. Pour Jello mixture evenly over peach halves in cups, chill until
firm. Unmold on lettuce leaves to serve.
Green Bean Casserole
3 16-oz. cans French-style green beans
1 tsp. garlic salt
Drain green beans well. Transfer to a 1-1/2 quart casserole, set aside. Combine soup, sour cream, 1/2 cup shredded cheese, garlic salt, hot sauce, mix until well blended. Pour over green beans, sprinkle with remaining cheese and cracker crumbs and pour margarine evenly over top. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Serve hot; 8 servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 2, 2003
Byhalia gets $400,000 to renovate old school
Byhalia Mayor Scooter Dempsey and the board of aldermen were all smiles Friday as they received a $400,000 community loan from the USDA Rural Development to renovate the old Byhalia High School. The building will be used as an office complex.
Cayce firemen honor Winfield
Assistant fire chief J.V. (Joe) Winfield was honored with a retirement reception Dec. 21, including a full course meal, gifts, plaques, speeches and a skit. He has been associated with the fire department since 1948.
25 Years Ago - January 7, 1988
Sheriff sworn in
Sheriff Jimmye Dale Green was sworn in Monday morning by Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Amis Hawkins. Sheriff Green then went to the Marshall County Jail to assume the responsibiliteis of office in transistion from outgoing sheriff, Bobby Joe Adkins.
Jerry Moore Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Moore of Holly Springs, will be one of the featured singers for “The Ambassadors” at a performance at the Holly Springs Church of Christ. The concert is open to the public. The Ambassadors are from Freed-Hardman College in Henderson, Tenn., and have toured more than nine states this school year. Moore was a member of the Patriot Performers while a student at Marshall Academy.
50 Years Ago - January 3, 1963
Postal rates to rise again
Postal rates are scheduled to go up Jan. 7, reminds Postmaster Buford of Holly Springs. The new rates will hike first class mail from four to five cents an ounce. Post cards will now cost four cents.
Stork shower for Mrs. Jimmye Green
Misses Laney and Mary Ann Whitten complimented Mrs. Jimmye Dale Green with a stork shower Dec. 20. The stork motif was carried out in the decorations throughout the house. The many lovely and useful gifts were placed on a table overlaid with pink linen and centered with a stork. Twenty-five close friends of the honoree attended. Finger sandwiches, nuts, mints and tiny cakes centered with storks were served, along with Cokes.
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