Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 5, 1976 · Page 5
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Whole Family in Jaycees' Activities By Mary Lee Hagert Serving as president of the Carroll Jaycee Ettes is just one of Mrs. Doyle Beeber's many activities. Besides taking care of her family, she has many hobbies. "I have to take time to relax," she said with a laugh. Her term as president of the club is almost over. During the past year she initiated many new projects. The Jaycee Ette Baby Contest last year was her idea. About 100 babies participated, she said. She was also the investigator of the "Mock Toll Road" the club sponsored for the benefit of New Hope Village. Other activities she began included a "Foolish Dinner," for both the Jaycees and the Jaycee Ettes. Her husband is currently president of the Carroll Jaycees. Mrs. Beeber has donated a large amount of time to both clubs. "I imagine that if you added up the hours I spend on the clubs in one week, they would total an entire day," she said. The Beebers moved to Carroll three and a half years ago. About six months later. Mrs. Beeber decided to join the Jaycee Ettes. "Since we were new in town, I felt the Jaycee Ettes would be a good way to get to know some people here," she said. "Now I probably know 10 Pleasant Hour Club Meets In Manning Times Herald News Service MANNING - Pleasant Hour Club met on March 24th at the home of Mable Lengman. Card Winners were Maggie Puck, Ella Puck, and Nettie Osher. Margaret Kuhn was a guest. David and Holly Morey have returned from Shenandoah after spending several days visiting in the home of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Russel Flynn. David and Holly are the children of Mr. and Mrs. John Morey. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Kienast, Snyder, Neb. and Mrs. Dick Siemer and girls, Sheryl and Marlene, of Dow City, spent Saturday afternoon in the John W. Kienast home in honor of Mrs. Kienast's birthday which was Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Barten were Sunday dinner guests in the home of Roger Barten of Audubon in honor of Gary's 9th birthday. Also in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schmidt. Don't be fudish. OfflCE OF ENERGY CONSERVATION OF THE FEDERAL ENERGY OFFICE times more people than it 1 had not joined the club," she said. She feels joining the club has helped her in many ways. "When I joined three years ago, it would have been ! impossible for me to speak in I front of a crowd," she ! reflected. The club is involved in many different community activities, she said. "When you do things in a group and are having to meet people, it helps you gain confidence." she said. At the monthly meetings the members give short "speak-up" talks. This helps you learn to speak in front of people, she said. Mrs. Beeber competed in the Jaycee Ette "speak-up" contest on the regional level Sunday at Guthrie Center. "I'm kind of sorry to see the year ending, but it's nice to let someone else take the responsibility," she said in reference to the end of her term as president. She plans to run for a state Jaycee Ette office in the future. It's a family affair at the Beeber household. Everyone gets involved in Jaycee activities. The boys helped with a car wash and were parade clowns last year. "I think they are proud that we are in the clubs," she said. Among her other interests are sewing, raising a large garden, team bowling, reading, music and sponge painting "when I get the time, "she said. She also helps her husband with a boy scout troop. Four days a week she cares for a four-year-old girl. She sews most of her own clothes and some for Doyle, the petite woman said. She also makes shirts for their three sons. Alan. 13; Drew 11. and Gene, 6. "I've already bought the seeds for the garden and I'm anxious to get it started," she said. During the summer months she cans and freezes the garden produce. The energetic Mrs. Beeber said, cooking is one of her favorite homemaking Manning Club Has Card fa Winners Times Herald Nem Service MANNING — Pastime Club met on Monday. Seven tables of cards were played. Prizes were won by Mary Steen, Ella Steen and Malinda Lerrsen. There will be a Senior Citizens tour to Orange City to the Tulip Festival on May 20 and 21. For information call Mrs. Lester Clark. Mr. and Mrs. Duane Jansen and family of Ft. Collins, Colo, arrived Saturday evening to spend several days in the paternal Albert Jansen home. Additional Sunday visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Jansen and family of Sioux City. -Slaff Pholo Mrs. Doyle (Myrna) Beeber seasons chicken for her family's evening meal. activities. "I love to cook!" she said with a smile. "This is my mother's apple crisp recipe. There is nothing like it. It's fantastic!" she exclaimed. "The lasagna is my own recipe. I have tried many different recipes and combined the things I like most in this one.'' she said. She recently served the Italian dish to some friends. "They have been wanting the recipe, so here it is." she said. Myrna's Lasagna 1 Ib. Lasagna noodles 3 c. ricotta or cottage cheese < 1 Ib. mozzerella cheese, grated 2 eggs 2 tsb.parsely flakes 2 tsp. salt "2tsp. pepper 2 Ib ground beef 1 Ige. onion, chopped 1 Ige. green pepper, chopped '•2 Ib. fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 2—1-lb. cans tomatoes 2—1-lb. cans spaghetti sauce (lib.) 1 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. basil Cook the noodles, rinse thoroughly and drain. Set aside. Mix the cheeses, eggs, parsley, salt and pepper. Set aside. Brown the ground beef. Saute the onion, pepper, mushrooms and garlic. Mix meat, onion mixture and remaining ingredients. In a 9x13 inch pan and an 8 inch square pan place alternate layers of first noodles, then cheese and then sauce mixtures. Repeat the layers until all ingredients are in the pans. The final layer should be sauce. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into squares for serving. Serves 12. The 8 inch square pan may be frozen if it is a metal pan. If frozen, it is best to let the lasagna defrost then bake. Mother's Apple Crisp Apples 1 c. flour Ic. sugar 3 tsp. baking powder 1 well-beaten egg Place a layer of peeled apple slices in a buttered 8 inch square pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar to taste. Mix the remaining ingredients in a bowl. Pour over the apples. Bake about 20 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Best when served warm with cream. Merits in Cooking in Single-Pot By Tom Hoge (Associated Press Writer) The catchall cookpot has been a favorite for ages, since the days when desert nomads simmered the results of the day's hunt over a brushwood fire while they swapped tall tales. One-pot cookery not only saves time and effort,- it also saves money as housewives are finding in these days of ever escalating food costs. When I was a kid my mother called it stew and usually threw in leftovers of the week. But today the one-pot dish has acquired a lot of fancy names, from the French specialty called navarin, which usually means a delectable concoction of mutton, onions, turnips and potatoes, to the classic ratatouille that turns a batch of vegetables into a culinary symphony, and the bouillabaisse, the pungent fish stew of the Mediterranean. The casserole is a popular method of one-pot cooking which involves baking food slowly in a heavy dish with a tight-fitting lid like the famed coq au vin or spicy Creole of beef. As most cooks know, the cheaper cuts of meat are preferable to the choicer ones when they stew them because they retain their flavor and texture better than the more tender cuts. Coq au vin, for instance, was traditionally made with a rooster in the old days and it usually took several hours of simmering in wine to make it edible. An even longer session over the stove was needed to cook beef ragout back when our forefathers had to make do with the stringy Texas longhorns that were butchered after they had been herded over miles of trailways. Today meat is generally Times Herald, Carroll, la. Monday, April 5, 1976 more tender and it is just as well, since most housewives have other interests in addition to cooking and wanting meals that do not require too much watching — meals that can be frozen and served again if there are leftovers. Casseroles and the like are ideal if you are entertaining. They can be cooked ahead of time, put in the refrigerator and then reheated while you are serving cocktails. Here is an example of one-pot cooking, known as Creole beef casserole. 2 tablespoons corn oil '£ cup chopped green pepper Vi onion chopped 1 pound ground round of beef (or chuck) 1 can (1 pound 3 ounces) tomatoes '/•> cup dark corn syrup 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 bay leaf 2 tablespoons corn starch 3 cups cooked rice 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onion and green pepper, saute, stirring occasionally, till tender. Add beef, browning lightly. Drain '/4 cup tomato liquid and reserve. Add tomatoes and remaining tomato liquid, corn syrup, salt, chili powder, pepper and. bay leaf to beef mixture. Bring to boil, cover and simmer 15 minutes, Mix corn starch with reserved 1 A cup tomato liquid. Stir into mixture in skillet. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Arrange alternate layers of rice, meat mixture and shredded cheese in large baking dish. Bake in 350-degree oven for half hour. Serves 6. Good with a robust red Burgundy. Counter Talk By Jewel Tooley 2 cups boiling water 4 tsp. cornstarch 1 can (6-oz.) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 4 Tb. butter or margarine 2T. minced onion Cut tops off celery (save for soups, stews, etc.); trim base. Cut celery lengthwise into four wedges. In a large skillet dissolve bouillon cubes in boiling water. Add celery wedges. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until celery is crisp-tender. Remove celery to a heated platter and keep warm. Blend cornstarch with orange juice. Blend in liquid from skillet. In skillet melt butter. Add onion and saute 2 minutes. Stir in orange juice mixture. Cook and stir over low heat until slightly thickened. Pour over celery. If desired, garnish with fresh orange segments. Makes 8 portions. * * * Here is another Waldorf Salad version that starts with sliced celery cooked in butter: Hot Celery Waldorf Salad 2 T. butter or margarine 3 cups diagonally sliced Florida celery Vfe cup finely chopped onion 1 cup diced unpeeled apple Vz cup coarsely chopped walnuts Va cup dark raisins '/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice % tsp. salt '/«tsp. ground black pepper In a large skillet melt butter. Add celery and onion; cook over moderate heat until celery is crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in apple, walnuts and raisins; cook and stir for 1 minute. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and black pepper. Spoon over celery mixture in skillet; stir gently. Serve hot. If desired, sprinkle with chopped celery leaves. Yields 6 portions. "It is called sellery and you eat it without cooking." That was how one Juliana Smith described celery in a letter to a cousin almost 200 years ago. She was writing about a holiday dinner, mentioning especially the vegetables and "one which I do not believe you have yet seen. Uncle Simeon had imported the Seede from England just before the War began and only this Year was there enough for table use. Today, half the fresh celery eaten in this country during winter and spring months is grown in the sunny fields of Florida, November-into-June. It continues to be popular as a fresh nibble-food; however, hundreds of uses for "sellery" have been discovered during the last two centuries. A "stalk" of celery refers to the whole plant, and a whole medium stalk of celery yields about five cups when sliced. 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