Thursday, August 14, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Mrs. Butler’s Asparagus Mold
1 tbsp. gelatin
1/2 cup cream, whipped
gelatin in water. Drain liquid from asparagus and add enough water to
make 1 cup. Heat liquid and pour over gelatin. When partially set, fold
in mayonnaise, cream, salt and lemon juice. Add asparagus and almonds.
Pour into molds, greased with mayonnaise and chill. Serve with
mayonnaise, whipped with lemon juice.
Cinnamon Apple Salad
2 cups water
1 cup cinnamon drops (candy)
and core apples, leaving a little peel around stem and core. Put apples
in large saucepan. Pour water, sugar and cinnamon drops over apples.
Cook slowly, turning apples frequently until done. Cool and place on
lettuce. Fill cores with nuts and cream cheese combination or
mayonnaise and cream cheese.
Golden Apricot Salad or Dessert
1 #2-1/2 can or 3-1/2 cups peeled apricot halves
1 tsp. whole cloves
Drain apricots. Add vinegar and spices to drained syrup. Bring to boil. Add apricots and simmer 10 minutes. Remove apricots and place in individual molds. Strain syrup mixture and measure. Add enough hot water to make 2 cups liquid. Pour over gelatin and stir until dissolved. Pour gelatin mixture over apricots. Chill until firm.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - December 12, 2004
Fire strikes historic treasure
One of Holly Springs’ beloved historic mansions survived an almost devastating fire Wednesday afternoon. Airliewood, on Salem Avenue, was saved by firemen, adding another unique chapter to the history of the 150-year-old mansion.
Chelius Carter returns from Jordanian desert
Chelius Carter has just returned from an archaelogical expedition working on the excavation of the ancient city/site of “Abila of the Cedcapolis.” The temperature there averages 102-115 degrees.
25 Years Ago - August 17, 1989
Bart Mease re-trial in Calhoun County begins Monday
The retrial of Bart Mease, the man convicted of capital murder in the shooting death of the late Sheriff Osborne Bell, is set to begin Monday, August 21, in Calhoun County. In the first trial in Winston County, Mease was convicted and sentenced to death by lethal injection.
Ally Sheedy coming to ‘Heart of Dixie’ premier in Oxford
Almost a year and a half after the first scenes were shot in Holly Springs, the movie ‘Heart of Dixie’ will open in 350 theatres across the South. The Mississippi premier will be in Oxford next Thursday. Director Marty Davidson and stars Ally Sheedy and Francesca Roberts will attend.
50 Years Ago - August 13, 1964
Beauty school opens here
The continued growth and prosperity of Holly Springs was evidenced by the opening on Monday afternoon, August 10, of the Holly Springs Cosmetology School. Twenty students composed the beginning class, taught by Mr. Lamar Pickens. The class will be taught all phases of cosmetology.
The enthusiasm for the Goldwater for President campaign in Mississippi has been amazing! For a successful ’64 Goldwater campaign, you are requested to direct inquiries and offers to help to the Marshall County Republican headquarters. Contributions should be made payable to the Goldwater for President Campaign.
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