Thursday, March 14, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Smoked Salmon Ball
1.5-2 lbs. salmon steaks
2 tsp. grated onion
the salmon with salted water in a skillet. Add a few peppercorns and
slice of lemon. Bring to a boil and then simmer very gently 20-25
minutes until fish just begins to flake. Drain and discard skin and
bones and flake. Mix with remaining ingredients. Chill several hours in
small mold lined with plastic wrap. Unmold on platter and pat chopped
parsley and pecans into surface. Serve with crackers.
5 tbsps. margarine
2 tsps. salt
Melt margarine in skillet. Sauté mushrooms and onions. Blend in flour until smooth. Add broth and cream, stirring until smooth and thickened. Add yellow cheese, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Stir until cheese melts. Lower heat and simmer uncovered 10-15 minutes. While sauce is simmering, cook vermicelli. Drain vermicelli and add to sauce along with ham. Spoon into a greased 2-quart casserole and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. This freezes well. Bake at 400° for 20-30 minutes. Note: Turkey or chicken may be substituted for the ham. Serves 6.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - March 13, 2003
Gale Denley honored
It was announced at a recent Bruce Rotary club meeting that the Ole Miss Student Media Center will be renamed the S. Gale Denley Student Media Center. Denley is a partner of The South Reporter and a retired professor of journalism at Ole Miss.
A benefit held March 8 for J.J. Pruitt was a huge success. Kenny Dickerson cooked 300 pounds of fish, which along with hushpupppies, Boston butts and ribs, quickly disappeared. Pruitt, a Potts Camp volunteer fireman, had his foot amputated recently due to illness. He is the son of (the late) Louise Pruitt of Potts Camp and the late J.C. Pruitt, one of the founders of the Potts Camp Volunteer Fire Department.
25 Years Ago - March 17, 1988
Leontyne Price to perform
In 1968 internationally-acclaimed opera star Leontyne Price performed a benefit concert for Rust College in Jackson, which was an enormous success, drawing more than 9,000 people. Next month, the famed artist will graciously perform again for Rust. The concert is scheduled for April 24 at The Orpheum in Memphis, Tenn.
Holly Springs native lands role in major motion picture
Cassandra Davis, the daughter of John and Catherine Davis of Holly Springs, is appearing in Spike Lee’s new release “School Daze,” about a small black college and its students. The 21-year-old senior at Spelman College is a member of Asbury United Methodist Church and a 1984 graduate of Holly High.
50 Years Ago - March 14, 1963
Flu epidemic levels off
Dr. R.L. Wyatt, health officer for Marhsall County, reports that the current epidemic of influenza has apparently “leveled off” in Marshall County. Cases have diminished around Byhalia and have picked up in the Potts Camp area.
Africa film to be shown here March 28
“Desert Safari,” one of the finest in a collection of hunting films made by Barry B. Brooks, Memphis, Tenn.’s, most famous big game hunter and explorer, will be shown in the high school auditorium; sponsored by the Rotary Club.
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