The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 16, 1951 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 16, 1951
Page 11
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AUGUST 16,19M T BLTTRETTLLB, '(AKK.T UOURIBK ELEVEN Price of Retail Pork RisesSharply In Most Stores During Past Wee/c By The Associated Press Retail pork prices rose • sharply ftgairi this week ill most stores. And eggs continued their seasonal climb, advancing as much as six cent* a dozen in places. Only consolation for tile budget- harried lood shopper was a sizable list of reductions in fresh vegetab- J«. Tomatoes, cucumbers, lima ^trans and cauliflower showed the biggest drops in many markets. Cabbage, beets, eggplant, ontoM, peppers, potatoes, squash, radishes, scallions, kale escarole and chick- ory' were plentiful and relatively low-priced generally, and peaches, honeydews, watermelons, lemons and grapefruit were down slightly from last week-end. Pork Cp 10 Ontt The pork increases ranged to as much as 10 cents a pound on popular items. Food retailers «aid these Mixing Vegetables for Canning, Freezing Cleans Out Garden Mixing vegetables for canning and freezing is a good way to use odds and ends of vegetables' left in the garden. Corn, lima beans, okra and tomatoes are those rtiost commonly' mixed. For variety in preserved foods, Home Demonstration Agent Gertrude B. Holiman ' s'ug-' gests combining corn and tomatoes, corn and okra, or okra and tomatoes. , ' Succotash and soup mixtures are favorite mixed vegetable dishes. Succotash.Is a combination of.c.orn and lima beans. The proportion of each vegetable may be varied to Here's q New Food Cheese Dumplings In Tomato Sauce '& ™ (By NBA Serrfce. ..... He re's a new on e—a nd a gcx budget-easing one, too. Cheese Dumplings in Tomato Sauce (6 servings) Dumplings: Two cups sifted flour I teaspoons baking powder, I tea apoon salt, 114 cup'shortening, I ta blespoon grated onion, 1 cup grated American cheese, 3[4 cup milk. Sift together flour, baking powder j and salt. Cut in shortening until mix- i tur« Is like coarse corn meal; mix ! in onion and cheese. Add milk all at once, mixing only enough to moisten riour. Tomato Saace: One can condensed tomato soup (1Q-1J2 ounce), l cup water, parsley for garnish. Combine soup and water.In a two- Quart heat-resistant glass-saucepan; bring to boil. Drop dumplings by tablespoonfuls on gently boiling soup. Cover and simmer gently 12 to 15 minuteV without removing cover. (You can watch the dumplings cook through the glass saucepan.) Garnish with parsley : and serve at once directly from r the saucepan. Cooks Are Urged To Use Luscious Womotoes Now North Mississippi County housewives are urged to use plenty of lus- ciou« rlp« tomatoeg while they are In Muon In this area, when It contM to salads, tomatoes have everything—color, flavor, and texture all In one, Home Demonstration Agent Gertrude B. Holiman said today. For the main course of a meal, 'tomatoes may be . baked, stewed, scalloped, broiled, or fried. They •Iso combine well with other fcotis. Tomatoes march hand in hand with citrus fruit as a source -of Vitamin C.' These two foods are good old Vitamin 0 standbys. Tomatoes contain enough acid to b» good sources of vitamin C even • fter they are cooked or canned, ihe pointed out. They are also one of the few vegetables which can .be canned and safely processed in boiling water bath. Canned tomatoes will be an Inexpensive source of vitamin C al during the year. What's more, they •He easy to can. You will need to »n about 30 quarts of tomatoes and tomato juice for each member of the family. There are many oUie ways of preserving ripe tomatoli- • in catsup, puree, paste, or soup mixture. uit the taste of the individual Succotash can be frozen or canned Vegetable soup mixture is an old- ime favorite. Most recipes call for .omatoes, okra. and lima beans or tfany people like to add others, an( almost any vegetable commonly canned is good in a - soup mixture she pointed out. Onions, potatoes o r cabbagi should not be added when a mix .ure is canned, Mrs. Holiman cau tioned, because they tend to giv it an old taste. Adding macaron or spaghetti is not recommendei lor the same reason. When canning soup mixture, cu ail vegetables in uniform size piece and preheat them, Mrs. Holima said. Pack the hot. mixture in jars and add only enough liquid tx cover. To freeze vegetable mixture ea^ each vegetable, as individual recommended. Then cool and' coin bine them. Tomatoes should I peeled but they need not be heatei Just cut them in pieces and add the mixture. ew Increase* reflected more gains the wholesale level following the ranting of higher ceilings by the fdce of Price Stabilization recent- to relieve a "cost squeeze." In- uding ttve initial rises last week, he retail pork advances now total much as 13 cents a pound In lany highly-competitive chain tores across the nation. Other Prices Unchanged Other meat prices were about un- hanged except for scattered ad- iistments to meet purely local aup- ily or demand conditions. ' Top grade eggs went up two to jx cents a dozen and because pro- uctfon was falling off as It usual- y does this time of year, the out- ook was for even higher prices in WholesaleFood Prices Down Other Products Up in Costs NEW YORK. Aug. 16. W—Wholesale food prices, as measured by the Dun & Bradstreet Food Index, eased oft slightly tills week alter rising for three weeks in a row. The index at $6.M compared with $6.95 last week and was 6-3 per cent above the year-ago week's J6.S3. The 1851 high to date wns 17.31 on Feb. 20. The Index represents the total wholesale cost of one pound each of 31 foods in general use. Higher In wholesale price this week were wheat, rye, oats, barley, bellies, lard, cheese, cottonseed oil and eggs. Lower were flour, hams, butter, sugar, cocoa, raisins, steers and he weeks ahead. The low point in iutput came in September last year. The Bureau of Labor statistics reported that seasonal drops in ruit, vegetable and poultry prices resulted in a decline of one per cent in overall retail food prices during the last half of July. hogs. Read Courier Newj Classified Ads. Panbroiling Ham Is Suggested Whether panbroiUng a smoked ham slice for a breakfast awakener or lor a dinner attraction, litre's a note on preparation. Place the ham sHce in a heavy frying-pan without added fat. Do not cover the pan. Cook the meat slowly, turning it occasionally for uniform browning. And most important, regularly pour off the drippings in the pan. You're panbroilinff the ham, not frying it. Serve immediately alter the slice' Is well browned. f,« W ' M^ RQVt U PEN-JEL IHt f A S r SIMPll WAY I O M A K E ~ Goody Eveigood Says: For mealtime pleasure . . /P serve GV* H tastes better because it's sliced just right—not too thick, not too thin! Enjoy that delicious, hickory -smoked flavor often. SerTe Evergood Bacon lor breakfast, lunch or supper. [Rskjer tt «t yow groom M«mpVii Ptctinq Co., Mtmprm, Ten*. HALSELLS CASH GROCERY Main & Division in Blytheville SHOP AND SAVE AT HALSELL'S ORANGE JUICE Seal Sweet—A Summer Buy! 46-OZ. CAN ARMOUR STAR HAMS (half oriole) - - - -' ib. 55c END CUTS PORK CHOPS-----ib 39c BLACK PEPPER - - - - can 15c POTTED MEAT-- - 2cans15c VIENNA SAUSAGE------2 cans 35c LIBBY'S . PINEAPPLE --• NO. 2 can 2SC JEWEL OIL ------ Pint 19c PURE CANE SUGAR - 5 ibs. 39c MEAL--- -• 25 ib sack 1.29 SNOW BALL PET MILK 3 tall cans 39< RED RIPE TOMATOES pound 10< BELL PEPPERS each SHELLED BABY LIMAS pound 450 Specials You've Heard About From ARTHUR GODFREY CRACKERS • Ib. RITZ — Crisp, Fresh TEA " With "Brisk" Flavor! 29^ FROSTEEMIX-10< Vanilla or Chocolate SCHOOL DAY SYRUP DELTA BRAND 54' PEAS 2^27 No. 5 Tin Tender, green, pick of the crop VITAMIN D KNRICHID D««LUlom INSTANT FAT Fill D«Y MILK 1 OT'» APPLESAUCE 2-&T27 Kroger's"Brand, for dessert, for side dish with Po rlc, for snack* LEMONS 29 POTATOES 10:r.»45c Grapes-2 Ibs. 25f Melons - - ea. •Juicy Red Malaga* Honeydew Sweet Kroger Tray-Pack FRYING CHICKENS HUMKO SHORTENING FLOUR--- - 25ib.sack 1.59 3 Ib. Ctn. 84< CRISCO SHORTENING 3 Ib. can 99< SPIN For Auto Washer* Pkg. 27* BUY ONLY THE PIECES YOU LIKE LEGS ............. IB 85c WINGS ........ ,.,.,. IB 49* BREASTS ...... ,. ..... 16 98* BACKS . . . ...... .,.. . 1B 32« WHITING -Ib. s 1 ?, 51 .29 Bacon ib 42c By the Piece — Value! SWEETHEART SOAP Bath Bar, DUZ JOY LIQUID SOAP ••••••••••••••I KROGER J GELATIN PUDDING BREAD PLUM PRESERVES DEL MONTE PINEAPPLE 6 ox. Jar 30c OXYDOL CAMAY SOAP 3 £« 250 DREFT Large 3 00 TIDE 30* LAVA SOAP Med. 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