Thursday, May 29, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Apple Country Pudding
1 cup peeled, cored & chopped Arkansas apples
apples with lemon juice. Beat egg until thick and lemon colored;
gradually add sugar, flour, salt and baking powder. Fold in apples and
nuts. Pour into a buttered baking dish and bake at 350° for 30 minutes
or until crisp. The pudding will rise, then fall a little. Serve with
Lunchbox Pecan Sticks
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
butter and sugar. Stir in egg, vanilla, salt and pecans. Sift flour
with baking powder; combine with first mixture. Spread evenly in a
buttered 8x8 pan. Bake in a 350° oven for 30 minutes. Cut when cool.
Makes about 16 sticks.
1 medium eggplant
1 egg, beaten
Peel eggplant and slice. Put in a saucepan with water to cover and bring to a boil; cover saucepan and simmer until eggplant is tender. Drain eggplant and mash. Blend in egg, flour and sugar. Heat cooking oil in skillet and drop spoonfuls of batter into hot oil. Fry until golden on both sides, turning once. Serves 2-4.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - May 27, 2004
Jennifer Ramage Allen, Carolyn Sharp Breedlove Carpenter, Vivian Breedlove Ramage, Mable Sharp and infant Averi Allen make five generations. Averi is the first daughter for Jennifer, Vivian’s first grandchild, Carolyn’s first great-grandchild and Mable’s first great-great-grandchild.
Maholm hit by line drive; doing fine after surgery
Paul Maholm was injured on May 16 in a game with the Winston Salem Warthogs. He was capping the fourth inning when he was struck by a line drive with an estimated speed of 100 mph. Maholm, of Holly Springs, is reported by his mother Linda Maholm to be doing fine and is expected to fully recover.
25 Years Ago - June 1, 1989
United States Senator Thad Cochran will be the special guest of the Marshall County Federation of Republican Women on June 10 for “Lunch at Summer Trees.” The luncheon will be held at the antebellum home of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Cowles Jr. near Red Banks. Highlighting the luncheon will be remarks from Sen. Cochran.
J.M. “Flick” Ash will be honored with an apprecation day June 8. Kay Hale, chairman of the event, invites everyone. There will be free fish, barbecue and soft drinks, along with entertainment.
50 Years Ago - May 28, 1964
Game wardens find illegal fish traps
Acting on a tip, four game wardens made a thorough check of the Tippah River and by Tuesday had pulled up 10 mesh wire fish baskets and destroyed them. Wardens Alvin Stone, Bob McAlexander, Howard Moody and Raymond Jackson searched the river several miles north of Potts Camp and continue to find the fish traps.
Forestry News by Fred Harris
Observation: A teenage girl was giving a “twist” party when that dance was popular. Her 80-year-old grandfather, watching the gyrations said, “Well, if that don’t make it rain, nothing will.”
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