Thursday, August 21, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Brown Sugar Pie
2 eggs, separated
1/2 cup butter
egg yolks well. Add sugar, then melted butter and milk. Stir in or fold
lightly beaten egg whites. Pour into unbaked pie crust. Bake at 325°
for 1 hour.
Black Bottom Pie
1 envelope unflavored gelatin
slightly beaten egg yolks, sugar and milk in top of double boiler until
thickened and smooth. While custard is cooking, soften gelatin in
boiling water and dissolve thoroughly. Remove custard from heat and mix
with gelatin. Cool until mixture begins to set. Add brandy or rum. Fold
in stiffly beaten egg whites. Pour filling on top of chocolate crust.
ingredients and press into bottom and sides of 9 inch pan. Bake 8
minutes at 350°. Melt 4-oz. bar of German sweet chocolate with 2 tbsps.
hot water, stirring carefully. Pour and spread evenly over graham
cracker bottom crust. You may buy a graham cracker crust and melt
chocolate over it.
2 tbsps. brandy or rum
Just before serving whip cream. Add sugar and brandy or rum. Spread on top of filling.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - August 19, 2004
Feds share money from undercover operations
The U.S. Attorney’s office in Oxford was the gathering spot for the delivery to Sheriff Kenny Dickerson of nearly $841,000, the third highest share of $1.2 million seized from two undercover investigations of illegal drug trafficking, gambling and corruption.
National Guardsmen pack for Camp Shelby
Sgt. Keary Jetton with the Holly Springs National Guard Amory said the armory is preparing to close as soldiers pack up all their gear and tools for deployment to Iraq. A few soldiers are already at Camp Shelby.
25 Years Ago - August 24, 1989
Mease lawyers wants to show shooting an accident
Testimony began Tuesday at the Calhoun County courthouse in Pittsboro for the second capital murder trial of Bart Mease. Attorney David Hill of Oxford tried to persuade the jury that when Mease’s .22 caliber derringer discharged it was an accident.
Holly Springs Brick and Tile donation
Bricklayers will begin laying brick this week for a fence to enhance the appearance and security of the Marshall County Museum. The brick, labor and materials were donated to the museum by Holly Springs Brick and Tile.
50 Years Ago - August 20, 1964
Telephone office nears completion
Work on Southern Bell’s new telephone building at the corner of Falconer and Spring Streets is nearing completion. L.C. Daniel, manager, said the new building and equipment will give Holly Springs a telephone system as modern as anywhere in Mississippi.
Larger calf crop expected
The 1964 calf crop in Mississippi is expected to total 959,000 head, an increase of three percent from the 1963 crop of 934,000 head. The number of cows and heifers two years old and over on Jan. 1, 1964, was 1,245,000 head, which was below the five-year average of 1,252,000 head.
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