Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on November 23, 1970 · Page 17
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Mrs. Lombard Finds Entertaining Enjoyable In a day of instant every- things and a "Let's take them out to dinner" - attitude, Mrs. Bruce Lombard still likes the graciougness and comfortable feeling of entertaining her friends at home. "I think you get to know people better when you have them in your own home, and it's more enjoyable," she explained. Although new to Carroll — they moved here from Denison in September, when her husband became director of special education for Carroll County — she said, "You don't really feel new in Carroll for long. It's a nice town and the people are very friendly." Newcomers Club is a good way to get started in meeting people, she added. Their heme, en North Adams, is geared to making their guests feel at home. The living room, attractive in blues, greens and yellows, is decorated in what Lois Lombard calls "my eclectic style." It features comfortable love seats before a fireplace, tall brass candle holders from Thailand, and Victorian chairs from the Salvation Army, carefully re-finished and reupholstered by Mrs. Lombard. "I like the little extra things that add to a house, and make it your own," she commented. Among the little extras that give their home its warmth and personality, are oil paintings by Lois. When their children, Todd 7, and Kara 5, were younger, she took oil painting lessons. "It was a hobby, and Times Herald, Carroll, la. Monday, Nov. 23, 1970 will be again in the future," she said. Painting is fun; you have to experiment, but there's really no wrong thing; it just depends on what you like and appreciate." Dr. Lombard has contributed to their home's decor too, with metal sculpture. When entertaining in their home, Lois Lombard likes to try new and interesting recipes for her guests, to make the meal special. "I guess you could say I like gourmet cooking," she said. Her husband encourages her cooking experiments. She's discovered that "you can have something really elegant without much extra efort." Of course, like any artist, her cooking masterpieces are not always successes. But as she said, "you can probably fail with the easy things, too." One of her near disasters involved some salmon steaks, baked in cream. She left the kitchen for a few to many minutes, and when she returned, had curdled cream. Like a true trooper, she salvaged the juices from the steaks, and used them in a new cream sauce. Her guests were pleased. Lois also likes to create her own recipes from what she has in the house. Mrs. Lombard is interested in working with older people, especialy residents of nursing homes. Lois, who's a registered nurse, organized a teen volun­ teer group, call the Gingham Girls, for a nursing home in Denison. She became really involved in this aranged for church come to the home, and instituted a craft afternoon for the residents of the home. "Working with older people is so rewarding; they appreciate | everything you do for them," she explained. Lois Lombard is getting ready for the holidays, although for her that doesn't mean planning a traditional meal. "I don't really have regular holiday stand-bys. I'll be experimenting, with new recipes again this year." The closest thing to a stand-by recipe is her recipe for Turkey-Sausage Casserole, made with leftover holdiay turkey. Another recipe she likes to serve at the holidays, especially for dinner parties, is her hot Crab Dip. Chocolate Ambrosia is an easy to make dessert, and Dr. Lombard's favorite. —Staff Photo Mrs. Bruce Lombard with Kara and Todd. Turkey-Sausage Casserole Combine the following, and cook for 15 minutes: 2 envelopes dehydrated chicken noodle soup 1 cup instant rice 5 cups boling water Add the above mixture to the following which has been browned: 1 pound sausage 2 cups chopped celery 1 medium onion, chopped Add 2 cups cut up cooked turkey Over The Back Fence While the turkey takes the spotlight at Thanksgiving, wonderful accompaniments can make it "the best Thanksgiving meal ever." Whatever comes to the table with such a noble bird should be equally grand. Since its inception, Thanksgiving has been celebrated by a groaning board and a long, leisurely meal. In fact, the first Thanksgiving feast lasted for three days. Governor William Bradford of Massachusetts decreed a feast of thanks in gratitude for an abundant harvest. THANKSGIVING CARDS HALLMARK CARDS & GIFTS Westgate Mall Carroll By SHARON HEISEL The savory smells penetrated the forest . . . and as every schoolchild knows, Massasoit and ninety friendly Indian braves dropped in to join the feast. The party went on and on; the eating interrupted by Psalm singing, exhibitions of military drill by Captain Miles Standish, sports and a demonstration of war dances by the Indians. Thanksgiving meals are steeped in tradition, but lucky for today's housewife, market shelves are stocked with convenience foods to help make preparations for the big feast a bit easier. A flavorful new stuffing for the noble bird is built around perpared stuffing mix, personalized with a few seasoning tricks. Orange Stuffing V-i cup butter or margarine 1 cup chopped celery 2 small onions, minced 1 6-ounce can orange juice concentrate, thawed, but undiluted 2 packages (8-ounces each) prepared stuffing mix 2 tbsp. parsley flakes Melt butter in large skillet. Add celery and onion; cook until golden. Add water to orange concentrate to make liquid measurement called for on prepared stuffing mix packages. Toss in stuffing mix, parsley and onion, celery and butter mixture. Yield: Enough stuffing mix for a 12-pound turkey. -0- Thanksgiving dinner without pumpkin pie would be a scan- Put in a 9 x 13-inch pan and top with shredded cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until cheese melts. Crab Dip 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese 1 6-oz. can crab meat 2 tbsp. finely chopped onion 1 tbsp. milk Vz tsp. cream style horseradish Vi tsp. salt Dash pepper % cup wasted, slivered almonds cept almonds. Top with almonds and bake 15 minutes at 375 degrees. Chocolate Ambrosia Combine until well blended: 1 package instant chocolate pudding 1 cup milk 1 pint vanilla ice cream Pour into a graham cracker or vanilla wafer crust in a 9 X 9-inch pan. Refrigerate for about 2 hours to set well. To serve, top with whipped cream and shaved semi-sweet choco- Around The Rotunda Group Will Seek Substantial Pay Hikes for State Workers 1§ffi — By Harrison Weber Combine all ingredients ex- 1 late. dal. This most elegant version combines pumpkin with orange juice and grated rind. A colorful Delia Robbia border atop puffs of whipped cream make the pie almost too pretty to eat. (Almost, but not quite!) Delia Robbia Pie 3 eggs 1 cup packed light brown sugar Vi tsp. cinnamon Vi tsp. ground nutmeg Dash of ground cloves 2 cups (1 pound can) pumpkin 2 tsp. grated orange rind % cup, orange juice Vi cup butter or margarine, melted , 1 tbsp. cornstarch 1 9-inch unbaked pie shell In large bowl, beat eggs. Stir in remaining ingredients; mix well.; Turn into shell. Bake in 450 degree oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake an additional 35 minutes, or. until a knife inserted one inch from edge comes out clean. Cool. On cooled pie, drop spoonfuls of whipped cream in a circle about one inch from edge of pie. Outside the whipped cream circle arrange overlapping orange sections to make a border. Decorate whipped cream with clusters of candied fruit. ~0_ In the midst of your bountiful Thanksgiving feast, and the congeniality of friends and family, please remember the meaning of Thanksgiving, and give a prayer of thanks for all that you and your loved ones share. Ray Lees Visit Mason City Home (Times Herald News Service) AUBURN — Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lee were Sunday guests in the home of Mrs. Raohel Edgington, Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Wernimont entertained at their home Sunday for their daughter, Linda, who made her first Holy Communion Sunday morning at St.- Mary's Church with Rev. Edward Fandel officiating. Mrs. Emma Baker, Fort Dodge, Helen Clark and Kate Skinner, Rockwell City, were guests last Monday of Mr. and Mrs. John Menck Omaha Guests in Ray Lee Home (Times Herald News Service) AUBURN — Ray Boker, Omaha, Neb. and Mrs. Vincent Sahelle, Lytton visited Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lee. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Boyd and sons, Omaiha, Neb. were Sunday evening visitors. Mrs. David McCaulley, Des Moines, was a dinner guest Friday of her aunt, Mr. Ruby Hamilton. Leonard and Marvin Hamilton, Omaha, Neb., were spending a few days with their mother. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gorman entertained the Sac County Rural Letter carriers and their wives at dinner alt Vani Sunday evening. Following the meal the guests went to the Gorman home for a social evening and refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Reo Miles and Ruth Miles accompanied by Dan O'Tool, Carroll, were Sunday guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ranald Marconcini and daughters, Roxanne and Tina, Omaha, Neb. They attended the confirmation exercises at Holy Cross Church as Roxanne was one of 460 that were confirmed DES MOINES — The State of Iowa Employees Association will spearhead a campaign to get a substantial salary increase for state employees. There is talk, around the rotunda, of the Legislature being called upon to increase salaries of state employees by $8-to-$9 million annually. State employees received their last general pay increase, about five per cent, in July of 1969. Apparently the Jacobs Study, a report prepared by a Chicago firm, will be the starting point in building a new salary base. Already approved by the merit system council, this report calls for salary adjustments ranging from five to 18 per cent. Six months ago when the report was presented to the state executive council it was estimated that it would take approximately S5 million to implement. Since 1969 salaries were used for comparative purposes in preparing the report, there is some thought of adding a cost of living increase, maybe five per cent, to the recommendations and then using this as the basis for a salary recommendation to the Legislature. Former Gov. Norman Erbe, now a regional head of the Department of Transportation in Seattle, is recuperating from a mishap he had several weeks ago. Friends say he stepped into an unlighted elevator and fell 15 feet smashing his foot. of a minority group be appointed to the merit employment council when the next vacancy occurs. The committee, which has just concluded a series of hearings, is also suggesting that the Legislature establish a state compliance officer who would be responsible for carrying out the executive order issued by Gov. Ray on equal opportunity employment in state government. This compliance officer would also be responsible for informing minority groups and state agencies of federal and local programs available for training minority persons, informing minority groups of opportunities in state government, determining availability of public and private funds, and seeking compliance of state agencies with the Iowa civil rights act of 1965. RESETTLEMENT PROJECT LOURENCO MARQUES, Mozambique (AP) — Authorities plan to resettle 14,000 people as part of a project to double the size of Gorongoza National Park nature reserve to 2,450,000 acres. With Thanksgiving So Near, Just Think What One of These Lovely New: Diningroom Suites Would Do For Your Family The legislative employment practices study committee is recommending that a member ^ V • T • V T • T T' \ A&W DRIVE IN Open Daily at 11 A.M. Phone 792-9673 FREE 1 Qt. Root Beer with each Medium or Large PIZZA Good Mori., Tues., Wed., ^ Thurs. Only TUB OF CHICKEN 9 Pieces $2.50 18 Pieces $4.50 When does your family get together when you can visit and discuss family affairs, individual experiences, problems, good times, memories and the world around you? A pleasant dining room helps a family care for a habit of leisurely dining. Families get better acquainted with themselves during leisurely meals. Good discussion, made friendlier and pleasanter in the presence of good food, helps knit families together — may even help people live longer. (Bolting food at a counter or kitchen table — using meals as a necessary evil — is a habit that has done much harm in America.) We urge you to buy din­ ingroom furniture, nice furniture, the best you can afford — not to let it rest idly in your house, but as a means to a new dedication to family needs, family stability. We have a beautiful selection, styles at all prices. For instance we have a modern set, table 42 inches wide, extends to 96 inches long with four side chairs with upholstered seats, buffet, glass enclosed china with lined silverware drawer, all for only $499.99. Other sets up to $2,000. For this Thanksgiving, tomorrow, or this week for sure is the time for you to make a special trip to Bierl's Parkway furniture and take a look at these fine name brand diningrooms, surprisingly modest in price and so beautifully crafted. You'll see every style of dining room you can imagine: sleek saucy modern, warm hospitable Early American, ever popular traditional. Or you might prefer the romantic Mediterranean or Italian Provincial. Or even the gracious beauty of French Provincial. Whatever your taste. Do come make your selection real so that we can deliver it to your home in plenty of time for Thanksgiving. That's Bierl's Parkway Furnture at the east edge of Carroll in the Parkway plaza north side of highway 30. We're open every Wednesday and Friday night until nine and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. And remember, if you would prefer not to lay out the cash right now for a diningroom, we can arrange for you to pay for it with a small down payment, easy payments monthly that you can choose yourself, and your payments don't start until January. Adv. 0nly6DaysLeft to apply for the outstanding FARM BUREAU HEALTH CARE PROGRAM with no waiting periods except maternity. Special Enrollment Ends Nov. 50th Don't miss it this time. Visit your county Farm Bureau office. Get full information on joining the Farm Bureau and on applying for the finest hospital, doctor and prescription bill protection we've ever made available to individual Iowa families. BLUE CROSS'and BLUE SHIELD* DES MOINES / SIOUX CITY •Registered servict marks of the American HojpiUI.AMOCil.lion •'Registered service marks ol the National AiJociation of Blue Shield Plan* BRENNYS Open Tues., Wed. f Fri. Nites till 9:30 This Week Closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26 Lowest Everyday Shelf Price in Town Prices effective thru Men., Nov. 30—FREE $90 THIS WEEK DEL MONTE PUMPKIN ROYAL GELATINE Fruit Cocktail ---: 4 - $1 Relish ~~ 8 ^r. .,«_ 29c Peas Sh "--- 5 " 3 $1 G n Shurfine IF 303 d *»i reen Beans 5 $1 t? I a * Bakeriro 4% w *f% Shortening 3 ^ 69c Marshmollows --»"'*To. M . 19c BAKr^ CELERY - 15c LETTUCE - 17c No. 2V 2 Can 3-oz. Pkg. Nestles Quik 2 ^ 79c ^•4 a 3-Diamond M F Oysters «- 45c P * I • Bond Candied Sweet Sliced ickles —"-•«• 39c Hi-C 0R - ANGE - DR ' NK - 3 89c Mixed Nuts T " 5 -- .3- 49c Ripe Olives Ud y 29c C router res --•>-• 33c Coffee 2 LANGE'S FIRST CHOICE 1 or WELLESLEY FARM 2 ICE CREAM SHURFINE ORANGE 6 JUICE 6~ Gal. F O R $169 Falstoff Beer Pepsi-Cola 12 Pak Bottles 6 Pak 10-oz. $!59 J STRAW- 4 o % AR> PIU. ) BERRIES io -oz.. 49c »«p 59 $100 1

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