Thursday, August 7, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Texas Crab Grass
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
melt butter in heavy saucepan. Add onion and sauté until soft. Add
spinach to onion mixture. Add crabmeat and cheese. Transfer to chafing
dish and serve with Melba rounds or crackers.
South Carolina Fudge
1 cup buttermilk or sour cream
2 tbsps. butter
buttermilk and soda in heavy saucepan. Let stand 5 minutes. Stir in
sugar gradually. Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar is
dissolved. Add butter and vanilla. Cook until soft ball stage or 232
degrees on candy thermometer. Remove from heat. Cool to 100 degrees.
Beat until candy loses gloss and begins to hold shape. Pour onto
buttered plate and cut into squares immediately. Do not double recipe.
Mrs. James Richardson’s Caviar Cheese Ball
2 8-oz. pkgs. cream cheese, room temperature
1 clove garlic, minced
Make ball ahead and ice with caviar just before serving.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - July 29, 2004
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
The South Reporter is pleased to begin running a new column this week, “Recipes from Martha Ruth.” She is graciously submitting recipes that not only are delicious, but quick and easy to prepare. And all her recipes have been “taste-tested” in her kitchen!
Claude Locke IV is serving in Afghanistan, working with security detail. Claude graduated from Marshall Academy in Holly Springs and is the nephew of Becky Locke Hollingsworth of Byhalia.
25 Years Ago - August 10, 1989
$500 for flags
Frank Swords, secretary-treasurer of the National Safety Associates in Memphis, Tenn., presented a $500 check to Bert Bonds to finance the purchase of flags for the Holly Springs square. Frank and wife Vicki are interested in beautifying the square and promoting civic pride.
Magic Johnson to receive honorary Ph.D. from Rust College
Ervin ‘Magic’ Johnson, NBA superstar and UNCF special ambassador, will become Dr. Johnson as Rust College confers on him an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree in humanities. Since his rookie year, Johnson has led the Los Angeles Lakers to five world championships.
50 Years Ago - August 6, 1964
Not communist! says Rev. King
Immediately after Senator Eastland’s speech last week on communism and the civil rights activities, Martin Luther King, speaking at a Freedom rally in Jackson, vigorously denied communist infiltration of the civil rights movement. FBI director J. Edgar Hoover stated that “communist influence does exist in the civil rights movement.”
COFO worker charged with manslaughter
Wayne Yancy, age 21, a colored COFO worker with the group at Rust College, was killed Saturday in a car wreck. The driver of the death car, also age 21, colored, living on Route 2, Holly Springs, is in serious condition in a Chicago hospital. He was moved from John Gaston Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. to avoid prosecution on manslaughter charges.
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