The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 16, 1971 · Page 22
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City Club Calendar CORPUS CHRISTi TIMES, Mon., Aug. 16, 1971 ,7-B Shower Honors Bride-To-Be ^ DEAR FOLKS: I was visiting my neighbor Dbris :Maynard this morning, · and would you believe that she was baking meringue pie "*,, --shells like I have never seen *,Before? And I mean never. " (I've wasted more eggs than ,,-you can shake a stick at, trying to make these shells.) '"-'1, she showed me her se; from start to finish and 'tis: ':%£ Take four egg whites and let , ,theni sit in your mixing bowl I. until they reach room temper,. v :;ature. Then beat them at.full *. speed until stiff and dry and they stand up in peaks. She says you cannot overbeat ·- them! ; '-'-SLOWLY- add- one cup of sugar--beating all the while-' and then add one teaspoon of ' : vanilla and one teaspoon of E L O I S E s Given for Meringues white vinegar and beat again until extremely dry and stiff. -Using" the BACK (that's upside down, so listen and heed her w o r d s) of her UN- GRSASED aluminum cooky sheet! (you can also use the bottom of a pizza, pan, etc.), she plopped this'angel stuff in six great globs. Don't put them too close together. They grow to over twice their size when cooked. . . ' She then took a spoon and made little "wells" (or holes) in the center of each to hold the upcoming goodies, and baked them oh the MIDDLE shelf of her oven at ONLY 250 degrees F. for about an hour or until a pinkish beige color. This will not look anything like meringue on a pie. The tips don't get darker. Now the top secret: Before removing them from *369* VALUE K1NGSIZE SET DIRECT FACTORY TO HOME PRICES LUXURY QUILTED 10 PC. SET Our Popular Sleep Package Includes: · Kingsixe Mattress « 2 Box Springs · Kingsixe Spread · 2 Kingsixe Pillows » 2 Kingsize Pillow Slips · Kingsixe Contour Sheet * Kingsixe Top Sheet BUDGET TERMS -- $10. DOWN DELIVERS 3523 AGNES - 3725 S. AlAMEOA - 1444 AIRLINE Of Course CantyveU Accepts SBA Letters of Authorization the oven, using your finger, gently touch the bottom of each "well." Be sure it's NOT sticky. If any wells are, they need more baking. Using a metal spatula, she carefully scoops them off the cooky sheet, the MINUTE they come out of the oven, onto either a piece of waxed paper or directly onto the dessert plates themselves. She very carefully explained that if you let these set even a few seconds while you answer that phone they will break. 'Tis true, I didn't believe it but made her waste one so I could try. Don't waste your egg whites and energy, gals, just lake my word for it. These shells are very fragile, folks, so handle them with tender loving care. They might have tiny cracks but the fruit hides that! I promise you, they won't ever weep; not even tomorrow will they cry! Doris fills the shells with strawberries and , tops each one with whipped cream, or, svhen strawberries are out of season, she fills them with canned or fresh peaches. You know, sometimes people give you these recipes, but you come home and do them in your own oven and they don't work. Take no offense, Doris, my love, but I tried it in our own oven right after I left your house. I thought perhaps I couldn't do it as easily as you. I envy people like you who do everything with ease I rilled my shells with a few spoonfuls of chocolate pudding, a dip of vanilla ice cream and another dab of BOXED (yeah, I use it) "choc pud." I think these goodies would also be wonderful filled with a mixture of sliced bananas and that boxed inexpensive dessert topping. Could even let a bit of vanilla ice cream partially melt, and stir in the bananas or peaches. Her husband Jack snitches a plain shell every once in a while and says they are great just plain. So on my second batch, I took Jack's word for it and made the "boats" smaller, just made ttny blops like drop cookies. Bakes in a shorter time, but he's got the right idea . . . 'swonderful!!! Thanks oodles for the recipe and the cup of coffee, ol' dear. I'm sure all our friends will love you, too, and wish they could have seen you whip up this truly elegant dish. LOVE HELOISE © King Features Syndicate, Inc. Preceptor Kappa Preceptor Kappa chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Mrs. Lloyd Lipsey, 3661 Monterrey, for a social. Committee chairmen will" give reports for the coming year. Eastern Star Corpus Christi chapter 354 of Order of the Eastern Star will hold founder's day services beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Masonic Tem- ple, 4141 Weber,Road. A (question and answer program on the life of the late. Dr. Rob Morris, the group's founder will follow a covered dish supper. A chapter meeting will be held at 8 p.m. Credit Women Corpus Christi Credit Women International will meet at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at Harvey's Little Red Barn. Cliff McAuley, president of Corpus Christi Consumer Credit Association, will speak on "Legislation and You." TOPS Mermaid TOPS Club will meet Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the YWCA. Mrs. J. M. Simon was queen of the week. La Leche League La Leche League will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the home of Mrs. Thomas Lupton, 425 Barracuda. Mrs. Robert Bell will speak on nutrition and weaning in the last of a series of four .meetings on breastfeeding. Interested women may attend. Miss Delia Cano, daugh f er of Mr. and Mrs. Angriberto Cano, 2629 Tarleton, was ho-, nored at a bridal shower Sunday in the home of her future mother-in-law, Mrs. F r a n k Mora, 4222 Vestal. Her mother was cohostess. Miss Cano and Daniel Mora will be married Sept. 25 In Holy Family Church. Man's Job Trips Up Wife By DONNA KANEY © Chicago Doily News CHICAGO -- The brides who depend on the "you-and-your- marriage" manuals are in for a surprise because of what those" books don't have to say about the out-of-town trip. The first one is likely to hit your happy home shortly after the onset of dishpan hands and scrubber's knees. Hubby will arrive from the office, open his now-scuffed attache case, point to an - itinerary and proudly proclaim, "I am going out of town." This, young brides, marks the beginning of some rather curious goings-on I like to call "business-trip syndrome." At first he will show all the proper guilt about leaving you alone and disrupting your plans. There will be hours spent listing whom to call and "vyhat to do ifs," a burglar- foiling and house-locking demonstration, and the packing of every conceivable shirt and tie. This culminates in a tearful good-by and "good luck" at the airport. Welcome Return Upon his return, assuming you have survived the too- quiet house and eating twinkles for a week,'hubby will smother you with kisses, tell you what a drag it all was, and shower you with restaurant 'menus, airline artifacts and, of course, a present (nine times out of ten costume jewelry). This type of behavior, however, deteriorates in direct proportion to the frequency of the business trip. Now, 20 MONDAY thru SATURDAY 6 EL CID rf 8 * H % A M9 Shag Wigs *y *f · swooping side quiches · deep shag faack'that converts to tapered neckline · wash 'n wear synthetic SAVE $|005 NOW BEST-SELLING Dufh-Boy Wigs · center part, bangs · tapered back · swinger sides · wash 'n wear synthetics SAVE 1 0 00 NOW 24 00 Reg. 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In this phase of the syndrome, if you want to find out when hubby is coming home, you must call Ms office. They ususally know. When hubby does appear, his only gifts are tales of his great trip and a suitcase full o f ' dirty underwear. But take heart young wives, for there are compensations for your suffering. Like getting the whole bed to yourself. Like getting the bathroom first and last in the morning. He will never have to know that, left to your own devices, you don't make the bed, pick up your clothes or do dishes. You get to be just you for a few days! I might add. though, that you must allow about six hour's leeway before hubby's return to do five days' worth of laundry and the dusting you've ignored. Sure, it gets lonely. But you'll adjust to the .business trip, if you regard it with a simple', philosophical attitude--like mine: how many of your friends can eat a pound of chocolate chip cookies for dinner and get away with it? 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