Thursday, July 4, 2013
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Jambon St. Louis (Ham St. Louis)
2 cans cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup chopped pimento
pepper, onions and ham in butter. Blend soup and Chablis. Add mushrooms
and pimento. Heat to boiling point and add ham mixture. Keep hot and
serve over herbed rice. (Serves 8). Served with grits this makes a
delicious dish for a brunch.
Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
Bring to a rapid boil 2 qts. of water, to which the following have been added:
1 large onion, chopped
1 tbsp. salt
for 10 minutes, then add a medium large chicken and cook until done.
Remove bird, skin and debone. Strain stock and reserve. Simmer 1 lb.
smoked sausage in small amount of water for 5 minutes. Drain and brown
the sausage in a little butter. Cut sausage into bite size chunks and
set aside. Sauté the following in butter and fat from the sausage.
1 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup chopped shallots (green onions)
Combine all above ingredients in large pot, mix well, then add 1-lb. can of tomatoes, 2 cups raw rice, 3 cups chicken broth, 1 tbsp. sugar, salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper as desired. Cook over medium heat; stir often but gently, until rice is cooked and brown. Serve at once.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 3, 2003
Former Byers star inks scholarship
Carl Albert State College head basketball coach Scott Peterman has announced the signing of Currye Todd, one of the top high school players in Mississippi, to play this fall for the CASC Vikings. Todd, of Byers High School, is listed as the eighth best player in Mississippi.
Dr. and Mrs. Arvern Moore re-affirm vows
Dr. and Mrs. Arvern Moore recently reaffirmed 45 years of marital bliss in a double ring ceremony with 21 matrons, seven best men, seven groomsmen and a host of relatives and friends at Anderson Chapel CME Church.
25 Years Ago - July 7, 1988
John DeBerry, 1987-88 commander and Boyd Moore, 1987-88 quartermaster of Collins-Hurdle VFW Post 5697, made the “All-Star” team of post commanders and post quartermasters at the VFW state convention held in Tupelo June 24-26. Both were presented caps with beautiful yellow stitching.
First place winners
Sammie’s Quartet is the first place winner in the state 4-H “Share The Fun” talent contest held recently at the state convention Group members are Kevin Isom, Gregory Evans, Devin Isom, Derrick Dowdy and Walker Howell Jr. The group, representing the Holly Hills 4-H Club, sang for over 950 attendees.
50 Years Ago - July 4, 1963
Jane Finger named to President’s List
A Byhalia girl made all A’s last semester at Mississippi State College for Women. Jane Elizabeth Finger is ranked in the upper two percent of her class. She is a member of the sophomore class.
Paul B. Johnson to speak here Monday night
Lt. Gov. Paul B. Johnson, candidate for governor, has scheduled two appearances on July 8. Johnson will speak at the courthouse in Ashland at 4:30 p.m. Monday night he will speak at the courthouse in Holly Springs. He is also scheduled to speaker at the Jaycee’s political rally on July 18 at Wall Doxey Park.
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