Thursday, January 2, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
1 tbsp. unsalted butter
Preheat oven to 400°. Place butter in a 4-inch baking dish or ramekin and heat until butter is melted. Beat egg until light and fluffy and gradually beat in milk and flour until smooth. Stir in almond extract. Pour batter into melted butter and bake until pancake is puffed and golden, about 10 minutes. Serve at once. Makes one serving.
Top with berries or fruit, lemon juice and confectioner’s sugar, or sliced strawberries and kiwis.
2-1/2 to 3 lbs. venison, cut into 1-oz. medallions
all purpose flour
Flour venison and pan-fry in hot oil until medium to rare. Remove to warm plate. Pour off oil in pan. Add remaining ingredients and simmer to make a thin sauce. Add venison to sauce and heat quickly before serving. Yields eight servings.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 1, 2004
LeSueur lives dream - Rose Bowl 2004
Jeremy LeSueur has always dreamed of playing in a big bowl game. A Holly Springs native, he’ll get his wish New Year’s Day, when the Michigan Wolverines will meet USC in the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif. He is the son of Jeremiah and Annetta LeSueur.
Yates wraps up USM career against Utah
Corey Yates, who rewrote the record books for running backs for the Holly High Hawks in the 1990s will come full circle when his Golden Eagles return for the second time to the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn., New Year’s Eve.
25 Years Ago - January 5, 1989
Postmaster Buford retires after 30 years
Thomas Howard Buford has retired as of Dec. 30, 1988, as postmaster of the Holly Springs Post Office, having served 30 years. He was appointed postmaster in December 1958.
Robert Hill is featured speaker for brown bag lunch
Robert Hill, piano design and manufacturing consultant who travels to China frequently, will be the library’s brown bag speaker in January. He says he has a different point of view on China than the average tourist.
50 Years Ago - January 2, 1964
Record number of phone calls made Dec. 22
The blizzard played havoc with normal routines on Sun., Dec. 22, and as a result the Holly Springs telephone system was overloaded by travelers and persons checking on the safety of others. Miss Divine, chief operator of Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company in Holly Springs, reported more than 33,097 calls were made in the 24-hour period, ending at midnight on Sunday. On a normal Sunday, about 11,000 calls are made.
Open house at Dr. Hale’s home
Dec. 23, Dr. Al Hale and Dennis Mathis entertained with a delightful open house at Dr. Hale’s lovely home, the Pillars. A Christmas motif was used in decorating. The home was recently restored by Dr. Hale and a tour of the entire house was enjoyed by the many guests.
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