Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Pork with Sweet & Sour Sauce
1/3 cup cider vinegar
1/3 cup water
vinegar, jelly, cornstarch, soy sauce and water together in a wok over
medium heat. Stir continuously until mixture thickens. Add cooked meat
and mix lightly until evenly coated. Add sesame seeds, if desired, and
stir lightly to coat. Serve over Chinese noodles.
3 cups pineapple tidbits
1/2 cup orange or pineapple juice
Stir up and let stand 1 hour. Cook slowly until it gels. Wonderful and good for you!
Custard Johnny Cake
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup sweet milk
Mix and sift together the cornmeal, flour, soda, salt and sugar. Beat in the buttermilk, then stir in the well-beaten eggs. Add sweet milk last, blending quickly. Pour into a greased rectangular pan and bake in a hot oven about 35 minutes. Serve immediately, cutting in squares at table. Custard rises to top while baking. Serves 4-6.
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10 Years Ago - June 19, 2003
Repair of Henry to run over $125,000
The cost of cleaning and repairing Henry Jr. High and Henry Elementary School is expected to run between $125,000 and $150,000, according to Donnal Ash, superintendent of education. The schools were very heavily vandalized on May 23-24, with lots of glass breakage and a heavy spray down with fire extinguisher foam of almost the entire indoor area. Three 14-year-old boys have been taken into juvenile dentention.
JeMelanie Smith, sixth grader at Holly Springs Intermediate School, received the Frances Hathorne Kindness Award during the ninth annual Frank Swords Academic Awards Breakfast on May 24.
25 Years Ago - June 23, 1988
Drought -- little relief for crisis in sight this week
Drought is threatening crop yields in Marshall County and cattle producers are faced with a critical situation in growing hay and finding grazing lands for their herds. Only one-quarter inch of rain has fallen in June and only one inch fell in May, according to the North Mississippi Experiment Station records.
Lanny Bates manager of nuclear program
Lanny Bates has been named manager of the Remedial Action Program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The program is focused on some 160 used facilities that have been subjected to chemical and/or radioactive contamination since the start of Oak Ridge in 1943.
50 Years Ago - June 20, 1963
Dot Humphreys and Joan Edlin capture beauty titles
Dot Humphreys, 18-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I.C. Humphreys of Holly Springs was named Miss Marshall County and Joan Edlin, 18-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Artie Edlin of Laws Hill was named Miss Lady of the Lake, in the Marshall County beauty review held last Friday night.
Lutherans hold confirmation
Zion Lutheran Church confirmed its first class of young people on Pentecost Sunday. They include Charles Corey Jr., Linda Carpenter and Mark Corey. Rev. Paul R. Freking is pastor.
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