Thursday, July 17, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Red Beans and Rice
1 lb. smoked sausage
2 16-oz. cans kidney or pinto beans
and brown sausage and drain. Brown ground beef, onion and pepper until
brown and onion is tender. Add garlic. Add beans, tomatoes, tomato
sauce and salt. Simmer, uncovered, until thickened. Serve over hot,
Orange Spice Chicken
1 fryer chicken, cut in parts
1/3 cup seedless raisins
Sprinkle chicken with salt and cayenne. In fry pan, place cooking oil and heat to medium. Add chicken and cook, turning, about 10 minutes or until brown on all sides. Add cinnamon, cloves, pineapple, raisins, almonds and orange juice. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer about 1 hour or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. Remove chicken to serving dish. Arrange avocado wedges and orange sections around chicken and sprinkle parsley on chicken. To make gravy, mix flour and water until smooth; add to pan juices and cook, stirring constantly over low heat, until thickened. Serve gravy separately. Serves 6.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 15, 2004
First Lady tours Strawberry Plains
Marsha Barbour has been invited to launch the first annual Hummingbird Migration Celebration at Strawberry Plains Audubon Center this fall. She will release the first banded hummingbird Sept. 9 to open the three-day event. The states’s First Lady previewed Strawberry Plains Monday with Madge Lindsay.
Burleson takes reins of state press association
Barry Burleson, editor and publisher of The South Reporter, was installed Saturday as the president of the Mississippi Press Association. A 20-year newspaper veteran, he accepted the gavel during the Tri-State Press Convention at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn.
25 Years Ago - July 6, 1989
Missy Hurdle runner-up in Miss Mississippi
Missy Hurdle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hurdle of Springs, was first alternate in the Miss Mississippi pageant last Saturday in Vicksburg. Missy is a senior at the University of Mississippi.
Enlists in National Guard
Jimmy D. Fortner, Robert J. Morano, Emmon Clayborn and Patrick Jones have enlisted in the Mississippi Army National Guard. SPC Roger E. Brown, area recruiter, said the new Guardsmen are qualified for the new G.I. Bill ($5,040).
50 Years Ago - July 16, 1964
Kenny Rose caught an 11-pound, four ounce catfish last week, jug fishing at Wall Doxey State Park.
Mike Powell to attend Air Force school
William Michael Powell, son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Powell Jr. of Holly Springs, has been selected to attend the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School. He will leave July 10 for basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Upon completion, he will go to the Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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