Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Hot Seafood Dip
2 tbsps. butter or oleo
1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
butter over low heat, cream flour into it, and add scalded milk slowly,
letting it thicken. If it begins to thicken too rapidly while adding
milk, remove from heat for a minute. Add milk to desired thinness.
Combine seafood, mushrooms and seasonings with sauce and heat until
shrimp and scallops are cooked. Serve in toast cases.
1/2 cup blanched almonds
1/4 cup water
Process or blend almonds, add to 2 cups milk and gelatin softened in 1/4 cup water. Heat to a simmer, process or blend 1 egg and sugar, pour hot milke over as you stir. Stir to dissolve sugar. Strain and discard ground almonds. Cool, then add extracts. Pour into a 4-cup mold that has been sprayed with Pam. Chill overnight. Invert onto serving plate. Serve with a fruit sauce to which a little brandy has been added.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 10, 2003
Honeybees back again
A swarm of bees returned last week to First Presbyterian Church on Memphis Street. Rev. Milton Winter called beekeeper Robert Hodum of Collierville, Tenn., to collect the bees for his honey business. The swarm was assembling their hive on a window sill. Winter said bees return to this same window nearly every year.
Lemon and Nicole Phelps of Holly Springs announce the birth of their son, Lemon Zavien Phelps, May 27, 2003. He weighed six pounds and nine ounces.
25 Years Ago - July 14, 1988
Pam Kloha on Today Show with Glamour honor
Holly Springs native Pam Kloha was featured on national television’s NBC Today Show Tuesday as one of Glamour magazines Top Ten College Women of 1988.
To study abroad
Cheryl Ward of Tupelo, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ward of Holly Springs, will spend her senior year living and studying in Germany. A senior at Tupelo High School, she will leave Aug. 29 for Germany where she will attend high school full time.
50 Years Ago - July 11, 1963
Railroad strike would curtail mail deliveries
In the event of the nationwide railroad strike scheduled to take effect today, the Post Office has planned the necessary steps to deliver mail. All mail matter fully pre-paid as first-class and airmail will continue to be accepted. Other mail will be temporarily suspended if delivery is beyond the second parcel post area.
Twirling clinic at Ole Miss
The 11th annual Dixie National Baton Twirling Institute is now in progress at Ole Miss. The institute, the largest nationally recognized twirling clinic in the Mid-South, is sponsored by the band department at Ole Miss. Representing Holly Springs at the event are Jackie Etheridge, Paula Curl, Martha Smith and Haven Hill.
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