The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on March 9, 1963 · Page 3
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Hints Prom Heloise Either Side Of Foil s "•'.':•• ; '. Can Be Turned Out By HELOISE CRUSE Dear Heloise: In a recent column a woman asked what side of aluminum foil is the right side! Or ... which side should be placed on the outside and which next to the food. This question puzzles people. Actually, it does not matter which side of the aluminum foil is placed outside since both the bright and dull sides of aluminum foil are almost equally reflective. However, aluminum foil is a very good conductor of heat when in contact with food, and it conducts heat into the food when used to wrap potatoes, chicken, turkey, and many other foods during roasting and baking. Helois* In addition aluminum foil holds in natural moisture, juices and flavor, making foods more succulent and delicious. Eleanor Lynch Director of Home Economics Dear Heloise: In answer to the ladies who want to know about luncheon beef and bologna. . , I have the solution to their problem: My husband likes boiled ham for his lunch. . . so I buy picnic ham, which is often on sale, in the markets. '. '•'. ' I always look for a good lean one. I press on the butt end of the ham with my thumb; and if it feels solid it is lean but if it is soft and mushy then I know it has quite a bit of fat. I always buy the leanest ham I can find. , I cook this (after removing the rind) by wrapping it well in foil and putting it in a big pot of water and boiling it about two Lois L. M. S. ' A story in a recent copy of Topeka State Journal was of special interest to a number of Ot- tawans as it featured Mrs. Robert C. Harder, the former Dorothy Lou Welty, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. M. A. Welty. Mrs. Harder was referred to as the wife of a Topeka minister who does double duty as representative for Shawnee County ins the Kansas Legislature, and plays many roles in her performance as wife and mother. She directs the church choir for East Topeka Methodist Church of which her husband is pastor, plays the piano for the junior Entertain Music Club Douglas Smith entertained the Musical Minors club Thursday evening at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. Raymond Smith. Members gave a program of piano music. Memory recitals were played by Joan Hudelson, Bradley Geier and Terry Mohr who received awards from Mrs. M. A, Welty, club sponsor. Patti Smith, a guest, played a piano •olo. Articles from the Keyboard Junior magazine were discussed and the game Maestro played. Refreshments were served by Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Patti to 24 members and guests. Club Forecast Smday THE HARVESTERS, Westminster U.P. Church Monday Legion Auxiliary, Mrs. C. E. Buckner, afternoon sewing session MPM Club, First Melodist Church PAST MATRONS, Mrs. Leo Mealman ZIGZAG Club, Mrs. Stevenson, Richmond FAITH CHAPTER, Gold Star Motheri, potluck, installation (or Pittsbunr and Topeka JOB'S DAUGHTERS Tuesday AMERICAN LEGION, Post and Auxiliary birthday supper, Memorial Auditorium. 6:30 p.m. US ARMY MOTHERS MERRY-GO-ROUND, Mrs. Leo Xirkwood, Mth anniversary dinner and cookie exchange CHAPTER AU, PEO, Mrs. B. F. Bowers CWBC, Lee's cafe ROTARY ANNS, Mrs. O. W. Waymire HEM, Mrs. Frieda Kissinger PRINCETON CIRCLE No. 33, Ladies of OAR, Princeton city ball EVA MARTIN WMS Circle, N. Baptist Caurch WE8LEYAN SERVICE GUILD, First Methodist Church MARCIA CUDWORTH WMS Circle, Mrs. Harold Bundy IiEND-A-HAND, Trinity Methodist Church BOOTS and BUSTLES Square Dance Club Wednesday ACORN Club, community house CHILD STUDY, Mrs. Herbert Johnson FRANKLIN COUNTY NURSES, Mrs. Jay Saner LW Club, Mrs. R. D. Nichols ONE-TO-SIX, Mrs. Floyd Thompson OMICRON CHAPTER, Beta Sigma Phi, dinner. Hill House •KILTON MUSIC CLUB, Al Williams home TOT-TO-TEEN, Mrs. Donna Birckhead ZIOZAOOERB, Mrs. R. F. Lollar SEEKERS CUss, at Trinity Methodist Church BOYD LADIES AID, Mn. Clarence Jones REBEKAHB •WEST ADELINES ThvrsCay HCH Club, Mrs. Frank WuckowlUch SOROPTIMISTS, noon luncheon WYCOFF Community, Mrs, Herbert Dowdy -'•-•-• VFW AUXILIARY PRINCETON WSC8 WHITE SHRINE Frliajr THE SENIOR CLUB, Youth Center NAOMI CLUB, Mrs. O. L. Breckenridge, noon luncheon CITY TEACHERS WIVE*, dinner, Eugene Field School DAB. MM. Olenn Wieke OOLDEN AOE Recreation Club, Youth Q*ntw, department of the church school, teaches in summer vacation Bible School and is a member of the WSCS. As the wife of a politician Mrs. Harder attends functions for legislative wives and accompanies her husband to social and political events which crowd their calendar when the legislature is in session. The Harder family includes Anne, 4, and 10-month-old James David. Mrs. Harder graduated from Baker University and later got her master's degree from Boston University while her husband worked toward his doctorate. Mrs. Rose Campbell, who has been hopping about on the west coast this winter says they have had nice weather and she is glad she went. On March 1 she went to the Lawrence Welk show of which she says, "It had the most beautiful lighting we ever saw." Her party had dinner reservations and sat at a table near the stage. Backs of old envelopes are a convenient source of material when nothing else seems available in the motley collection of one's purse. The only thing is, they are most easily discarded when a clearing-out comes and one is no better off than before taking notes. OES Honors Two Officers Quenemo Chapter No. 63, Order of Eastern Star, honored the secretary, Miss Florence Windett, and the treasurer, Mrs. John Rogers, at a recent meeting. Mrs. Elaine Smith worthy matron, presided during the meeting and during the ceremony of, "We Wish You Well," honoring the secretary and treasurer. They were greeted with a poem and given a corsage made by the worthy matron, presented by Norma Montoya, associate matron. Thelma Nelson sang, "Tie a Little String Around Your Finger," and the officers placed individual shamrocks of sincere sentiment into each of the wishing wells, given to the secretary and treasurer. A gift from the worthy matron and patron was presented by Margaret Brann. Refreshments were served by Norma Montoya and Barbara Driver. The table was decorated by Barbara Driver using the theme of St. Patrick and colors of green and white. The worthy matron conducted a game in which Barbara Driver won the prize. The past matrons and past patrons will be honored at the next meeting March 18, in a ceremony, "Yours are the Hands." Visitors are welcome. Donate To Heart Fund Far and Near Club contributed $5 to the Heart Fund at the meeting Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Louderback. A basket dinner was served at noon to 11 members and their husbands, six children and one guest, Mr. date Atchison. Plans were made for a party for members and families March 16. Cards were sent to sick mem- ben. tours or so depending upon the size of the ham. ,..';• When finished, I remove it from the kettle and place it on a plate to cool. Then I can slice it as thin or as thick as I like. This luncheon meat will last quite awhile in the refrigerator. After I slice what I want for that day, I wrap the rest of the nam in a plastic wrap and it stays fresh and moist as the day it was cooked. Dear Heloise: When I make a one-dish dinner and need to' make it ahead of time, the .pilot, light on my stove keeps it nice and warm for me when I place a piece of foil over the top of the casserole. Mrs. J. H. Beckham Dear Helcise: It's time to clean my dish cupboards again but I am not dreading it as much as I use to. Last fall I put the dishes I seldom use in plastic bags and closed the tops of the bags. I put these in the back of my cupboard shelf; I will not have to wash all of them now. Isn't that wonderful? It not only puts your plastic bags to good use but keeps them out of baby's reach. Mary Grindad Dear Mary: Jolly ho! Your idea is wonderful and ... so are you! Heloise Dear Heloise: Instead of putting water into that last bit of ketchup in the bottle which makes it thin and runny. . . simply put the cap on the Dottle and pop it upside down overnight! When you want to use the ketchup, better have something handy to catch it in because il will all slide out easily leaving the bottle as clean as a whistle, This also goes for hand lotions. You will be astonished at how much lotion you will get by proping an "empty" bottle upside down for a while. J. Sprattsy 25 Attend Senior Club Meeting Twenty-five were present at the meeting of Senior Club No. 1, in Youth Center yesterday. Mrs. Myrtle Graham presided. After the opening song, "America the Beautiful," and the pledge of allegiance, there were other songs by the group with Mrs. Margaret Williams at the piano. Devotions consisting of the 114th Psalm, were followed by a prayer by Mrs. Graham. Reports were given on sick members. Entertainment included articles, "Be Patient With The Boys," Mrs. Lillian Spears;-"Straight Stuff," Mrs. Henry Smart; "Family Auction," Mrs. Flora Sherman; "For Drab Days," Mrs. Viola Robinson; and "Too Much Noise," Mrs. Margaret Williams. Serving refreshments of snowball cakes, ice cream and coffee was a committee composed of men, Ray Brown, Edgar Jones and Henry Smart. Club Honors Mrs.Fritts Stitch and Chatter club of Pomona honored Mrs. John Fritts at the recent meeting for her 50th wedding anniversary by presenting her with a set of gold edged tumblers and three-tier cake. Several members gave a skit in her honor. The meeting was at the home of Mrs. Jack Nelson with Mrs. L. E. Nelson as hostess. A covered dish dinner was served at noon. The meeting opened with songs followed by the Lord's prayer. Mrs. Lillie Zimmerman received the door prize. Present were 10 members, one child and three guests, Jo Thompson, Wilma Vincent and Mrs. Alice Johnston. Socialettes Chapter GL, PEO, elected officers at a recent meeting with Mrs. Lewis Irwin, They are Mrs. Gordon Stacker, president; Mrs. D. G. Laury, vice president; Mrs. Glenn Bieglow, recording secretary; Mrs. Robert Pinet, Jr., corresponding secretary; Mrs. John Hudelson, treasurer; Mrs. Don Hoglund, chaplain; and Mrs. Kenneth Harris, guard. Mrs. Hoglund was assistant hostess. SOMETHING SPECIAL - Mrs. Lee Olmsted displays a German Chocolate Pie and a Chunky Fruit Salad which are popular dishes with her husband and sons. 8-year-old Randy and 4-year- old Ricky. (Herald Photo by Lois Smith). These Recipes Fine For Family Fare Or Guests "I couldn't think of any unus ual recipes," Mrs. Lee Olmsted said. "The ones I chose are just ones I use a lot and that my family likes." However, friends of Mrs. Olmsted say the following recipes are "different" as well as delicious. Ricky, 4 - year - old son of the Olmsteds, pointed to a dish of the Chunky Fruit Salad and said, "We have lots of that," and his mother agreed that she serves it often. She finds that men like it, it is easy to make and it keeps over until the second day quite well. Chunky Fruit Salad 1 large can pineapple chunks Vz Ib. processed cheese, cubed About l ! /2 c. small marshmallows 2 medium apples or 2 bananas, or some of both, diced Dressing Va c. sugar 1 rounded tbsp. flour 1 egg, well beaten S A c. pineapple juice Cook ingredients until thick. Let cool and add to the ingredients above. Mrs. Olmsted says her husband does not ordinarily care for casserole dishes but this meat dish is an exception. Hamburger High Hat Vz Ib. bacon, diced 1 Ib. lean ground beef 1 c. diced onion 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 tsp. salt 1 A tsp. pepper Va tsp. monosodium glutamate % tsp. garlic salt 1 c. dairy sour cream Curved AUTO Glass Popular Makes in Stock SUFFRON Glass Co. 418 N. Main Phone CH 2-2515 hot buttered noodles poppy seed Saute bacon over medium heat for five minutes. Add hamburger and onion. Cook slowly until onion is golden and hamburger is browned, about 15 minutes. Keep hamburger crumbly. Pour off excess fat and add chicken soup and seasonings. Heat until bubbly. Just before serving stir in sour cream and heat to simmering point. Toss hot buttered noodles with poppy seed (about 1 tsp.) and top with hamburger mixture. Garnish with bacon curls. This dessert is delicate in flavor and, if made with a cream substitute, not high in calories. Neither is it as sweet as some desserts. German Chocolate Pie For the Meringue crust: 2 egg whites Ys tsp. salt Vs tsp. cream of tartar Put in mixing bowl and start beating, adding % c. sugar, 2 tbsp. at a time. Beat well after each addition of sugar. Beat until mixture stands in very stiff peaks. Fold in % c. finely chopped nuts and Mi tsp. vanilla. Spoon the mixture into a lightly greased 8-inch pie pan. Build up sides. Bake in slow oven (300 degrees) for 50 to 55 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Filling: Place 1 pkg. (Vi Ib.) German Chocolate bar in saucepan with 3 tsp. water. Place over low heat. Stir until chocolate is melted. Cool until thickened. Add 1 tsp. vanilla. Whip 1 c. cream or Dream Whip. Fold in chocolate and place in Meringue crust. Gar- Sewing Machine Service _, 23 y"- 8 Experience Albright's Sunday Menu at the North American Coffee Shop Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus $1.65 Roast Leg O'Lamb 1-40 Baked Halibut 1.40 Roast Young Turkey 1.35 Pan Fried Chicken 1.25 The above items also served on BUFFET $1.60 (Including Drink and Dessert Cart at Your Table). nish with extra whipping cream and chocolate if desired. The name indicates the source of the cake recipe using sour cream which Mrs. Olmsted finds easy and good. Mom's Sour Cream Chocolate Cake 1 c. sour cream 1 2-3 c. sugar 2 eggs, beaten Va c. cocoa 1 tsp. soda, dissolved liquid 2 c. flour 1 tsp. vanilla J /4 tsp. salt Vz c. hot water or coffee Mix sugar with sour cream. Add the well-beaten eggs. Mix cocoa and hot water. Add soda to 1 tbsp. hot water, then add flour and vanilla and beat well Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 3! minutes in 9 x 12-inch pan. in hot Rice In Salad Ever use leftover cooked rice in a salad? Make sure the rice grains are firm and separate, then mix with French dressing plus minced sweet onion, minced parsley and a sprinkling of paprika. THE OTTAWA HERALD Saturday, March 9, 1963 Ann Landers Don't Start Fight Over In-Law Push Dear Ann Landers: We just returned from our honeymoon and I'm so mad smoke is curling out of my ears! After my husband and I left the wedding dinner my in-laws stop>ed the orchestra, got up on the )Iatform and announced the engagement of their daughter. My parents spent a fortune 10 put on one of the loveliest weddings this :own has ever seen. I think it was just horrible of my in • laws ;o take advantage of the occasion to m o v e :heir own daughter into the spot- ight. A friend of mine even made the comment that my in-laws were very clever to announce their daughter's engagement at our wedding because it saved them the price of an engagement party- I am eager to get along with my husband's family, but after this galling incident I'm not sure it's worth the effort. Please tell me what you think of this sneaky little maneuver.—J.S. Dear J.S.: Announcements of this type are often made at gala events. There's nothing unusual about it. But it should not be sprung as a surprise on the host and hostess. As a matter of courtesy your in-laws should have asked for permission to make the announcement. Since it's over and done with, forget it. It's not worth a four door family fight. Dear Ann: You were so right in your answer to that numbskull who believes all women who work nights are running away from their family responsibilities and whooping it up with the boys. I am one of those "bimbos" as she calls us, who works the night shift. My job is dispatcher for the police department. If nobody would agree to work at night, she and millions of other citizens would be in a heck of a fix. Of course I'd prefer daylight hours but this important job demands night work. It's no picnic working from 11:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. and running a home besides. And then to have some lunatic tell our husbands they are nuts to let us out at night is insulting! Thanks for taking our part. — ANOTHER BIMBO Dear Bim: Yours was one of many letters expressing this point of view. Interestingly enough I received almost as many letters telling me I was cuckoo to defend the "bimbos" — and that unless I had worked a night shift I was not qualified to comment. Of course some night shift gals are pollying a bit with tfie boys, but they'd be doing the same thing if they worked afternoons. Dear Ann Landers: I'm 22/and the mother of two small children. My husband and I have had nit* merous arguments about my attending baby showers, and an occasional club meeting in the evening. I usually stay home to avoid a fight. I'm tied to the house all day because we can't afford help. The only opportunity I have to get out is when I attend a shower or a club party. I would be satisfied with one evening out every three weeks. He thinks nothing of going fishing with his friends on his day off, because he says a man has to "unwind." But he doesn't see why a woman needs a change of scenery. I'm becoming irritable and resentful. I scream at my kids and [eel like a prisoner in my own home. Can you help me?—INCARCERATED Dear Incarcerated: You should have your night out every three weeks plus one evening out together at least once every other week. A sitter is a bargain compared with the cost of a nervous breakdown or a shattered marriage. Show this to your husband and tell him to grow up and get off the dime. To learn the knack of feeling comfortable with the opposite sex, send for Ann Landers' booklet, "How To Be Date Bait," enclosing with your request 20 cents in coin and a long, self-addressed , stamped envelope. Ann Landers will be glad to help you with your problems. Send them to her in care of this newspaper enclosing a stamped, self- addressed envelope. Hensiek Grocery carries a full line of We * Chrizo • Tortillas • Ground Shrimp * Tarbanzos • Masa • Salsa * Taco Sauce * Dried Sweet Pepper Pods SPANISH FOODS Have • Green Chilis • Taco Shells • Mole Tow Sauce of all kinds • Cheso Cheese • Hot Chili Mix • Encheldia Sauce • Dried Hot Peppers Many Other Products Come Over and See Our Complete Line of Groceries ENSIEK GROCERY 301 East First CH 2-4471 The Herald pays $5 every week for the best news tip turned in by a reader. You Asked For It! We Now Have... ONE Used Spinette iano ___„__ sed Electronic Piano At... Butler's Your Music Man II

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