Thursday, January 23, 2014
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Good Seasons Salsa
4 small tomatoes, chopped
3.8-oz. can sliced black olives, drained
medium glass bowl, combine the tomatoes, olives, chilies, green onions
and dressing. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Just before
serving, stir in the cheese. Serve with corn chips/scoops.
Shrimp and Crab au Gratin
1 stick butter
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
Melt the butter in a saucepan over very low heat. Stir in the flour and cook about 1 minute over low heat, stirring constantly. Slowly add the milk. Using a whisk, stir briskly until you have a smooth sauce, about 2 minutes. Add the wine, lemon juce, salt, black and cayenne peppers and whisk again. Keep stirring the white sauce until is is smooth and thickened to about the consistency of mayonnaise. Remove from heat. Bring 2 cups water and 1/2 tsp. salt to boil in medium saucepan and add the shrimp. After water boils, cook the shrimp 1 minute. Drain immediately. Roughly chop shrimp and put in large mixing bowl. Add the crabmeat and gently toss with your hands. Pour sauce over the seafood. Gently combine, taking care not to break up crabmeat. Spray an 8-in. square pan with cooking spray (there will be a little left over) or use an 11x7 casserole dish. Pour the mixture into the pan and place the grated cheese on top, completely covering the dish. Bake in a preheated 350° oven for about 25 to 30 minutes, until bubbly. Freezes well. Serves 4-6.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - January 22, 2004
‘Aunt Bay’ celebrates 104th birthday
The oldest resident at Trinity Mission in Holly Springs turned 104 Saturday. Mary McKinney, known as ‘Aunt Bay’ was born Jan. 17, 1900. Two of her grandnieces, Barbara Howell and Lurline Freeman, helped Aunt Bay celebrate with cake and ice cream.
Warrens attend Gov. Barbour’s inauguration
Susan and Jimmy Warren attended Gov. Haley Barbour’s inauguration ceremony and reception at the Governor’s Mansion and the Inaugural Ball in Jackson on Tuesday.
25 Years Ago - January 26, 1988
Swaney appointed to commission
Lois Swaney has been appointed by Gov. Ray Mabus as a member of the DeSoto Trail Commission, representing Marshall County. The commission is seeking information and proof that Hernando DeSoto passed through this area in 1540.
Swaney attends inauguration
Randall Swaney attended the inauguration ceremonies of George H. Bush in Washington, D.C., last week and was the breakfast guest of Sen. Bill Brock of Tennessee. After the festivities, he skiied in Pennsylvania.
50 Years Ago - January 23, 1964
The rifle range at the new National Guard Armory in Holly Springs is being used for regimental shooting matches. Guardsmen are here from other units and are firing semi-finals before going to the state matches.
Fryling Electric Products, Inc. plant officially closed
With the close of business Jan. 17, the operation of the Fryling Electric Plant in Holly Springs officially closed. Operation of the Fryling Plant in Holly Springs was begun in Jan., 1954 and was Holly Springs’ first major industry. Peak employment was in the fall of 1961, when the total number of employees was in excess of 500.
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