Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 15, 1974 · Page 9
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 9

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Rudy Alf sons Like to Camp and Fish Times Herald, Carroll, la. Monday, April 15, 1974 10 The move from Sioux Falls, S.D., to Carroll last September brought many changes for the Rudy Alfson family. Alfson, a salesman for John Morrell Meats, was transferred here then. "1 really feel like we're settled now," Mrs. Jan Alfson said. Several months were needed to adjust to the new environment, she added. The smaller size of Carroll took some getting used to especially in shopping. As for entertainment, Mrs. Alfson believes people can easily provide their own. In the five years the couple have been married, they now own their first home, at 1120 Highridge Road. They enjoy adding finishing touches to it. With spring approaching, the Alfsons are considering planting trees or shrubs. Comparing Sioux Falls and Carroll, Mrs. Alson remarked, "People are friendlier here. Thtly're more interested in you. Everyone has been really nictttous." T'he couple's 3-year-old daughter Darci has a few friclnds near her age in the neighborhood and often meets youngsters that accompany thftir mothers to the Alfson home. Several of these women are members of Welcome Wagon and Newcomers Club, two groups Mrs. Alfson has joined. Favorite family activities are camping and fishing. Already this year, they have made several trips to Swan Lake State Park. Mrs. Alfson said they would like to visit some Iowa camps this summer. Light entertaining and reading occupy some of Mrs. Alfson's time. She also make decorative wooden ornaments for gifts. The wood is stained and artificial flowers or pictures pasted on the surface. "There're a lot of things I'd like to do, but I'm just going to raise my family now and do the things I have to do. I'm very satisfied," she said. Mrs. Alfson prefers cooking simple foods for her family. Two recipes she uses most often are included. Chocolate Cake Melt: 2 squares chocolate 1 stick oleo Combine: 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 2 tsp. baking soda 2 eggs and enough milk for 2 cups 1 tbls. vanilla Beat the flour mixture and add to chocolate. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Frosting Boil 1 A cup butter, V4 cup milk and 1 cup sugar. While boiling, add milk and chocolate chips. Turn down the heat and stir until melted. Bar Cookies Heat % cup sugar and Vfe cup white syrup until mixture bubbles. Add % cup peanut butter. Place in greased 9x9 inches pan. Add 3 oups enriched cereal and top with l /2 package each of butterscotch and chocolate chips. Place in warm oven until chips are melted, and spread evenly. Anniversary Parties Held WALL LAKE — Mr. and Mrs . E m il Schluter entertained on their anniversary Saturday evening at Joe's Steak House in Denison. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wade Bruggeman and family of Charter Oak, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hicks of Lake City, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lamaak and family and Lorraine Schluter. Sunday dinner and supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Brotherton were Dr. and Mrs. Don Kingfield, Jennifer and Jeanne of Algona. The Friday night Pinochle club held a surprise anniversary party for Mr. and Mrs. Emil Schluter Tuesday evening on their 40th anniversary. Cards were played and winners were Albert Petersen, Leo Rohde, Mrs. Leo Rohde, Mrs. Emil Schluter. The last aces were held by Leo Rohde. A carry-in lunch was served and a purse of money was presented to the honored couple. Friday Night Pinochle Club met at the home of Mr. and -sun Photo Mrs. Rudy (Jan) Alfson's hobby is making wooden ornaments, such as the ones she indicates on her kitchen wall. After staining the wood, Mrs. Alfson attaches various decorations. Counter Talk FUNNY BUSINESS Mrs. Bill Rohde. Winners were Mrs. Albert Petersen and Leo Rohde, high, Mrs. Norman Reiter and Bill Rohde, second. Mrs. Leo Rohde won the door prize. Saturday dinner guests in the Robert Bartlett home were Mrs. Duane Hayes and Kimberley of Guthrie Center. When the clubwomen meet this week, the hostess might iu!e one of these ideas in keeping with the Easter theme. One pound loaves of frozen bread, for instance, can be shaped and deocrated to resemble eggs or an Easter bonnet. For Easter Egg Rolls, shape pieces of dough into ovals the size and shape of eggs. Easter Bonnet Bread can be made by cuttting off one-quarter loaf and rolling it into a six inch circle. Shape the remaining dough into a ball and center on the circle. Bake at 350 degrees until a light gold. Decorate after the bread is cool with frosting, ribbons or artificial flowers. Egg Filled Easter Bread % pound button mushrooms or 1 (6-ounce) can drained whole mushrooms 1 cup butter or margarine 1 A pound chopped ham 1 1 A teaspoon salt l /s teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 (4-ounce) jar pimientos, sliced, drained on absorbant paper 3V4 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 l & teaspoons baking powder 1 cup fine grated natural Cheddar cheese 1M> cups snack cracker crumbs, finely roiled 8 eggs % cup milk 1 bunch parsley Set aside half of the prettiest mushrooms. Chop remainder. In 1 A cup hot butter or margarine, saute chopped mushrooms and ham lightly. Remove from heat; add V4 teaspoon salt and next 3 ingredients. Mix well; set aside. Sift flour, baking powder and remaining 1 teaspoon salt. Rub in remaining % cup butter .with tips of fingers until mixture resembles fine bread crumbs. Add cheese and % cup cracker crumbs. Beat 4 eggs lightly. Make a hollow in center of dry ingredients. Add heated eggs and milk; mix just until blended. Spread half mixture in well-greased 10-inch bundt pan. Hollow out center of batter by running a wide spatula around in a circle. Sprinkle with half the ham mixture. Break remaining 4 eggs into hollow. Cover with remaining crumbs and ham mixture. Spoon better over, spread gently, completely covering underneath layers. Bake in a preheated moderate oven (350 ° F.) 1 to l l /4 hours. Cool 10 minutes in pan. Invert onto wire rack, cool '/2 hour longer. Garnish with bouquet of parsley in center and reserved mushroom caps. Makes 10 (2V2-inch) servings. Easter Egg Cookies 3 cups unsifted flour 1 teaspoon baking powder . Vi teaspoon salt Vfe cup margarine l /a cup sugar V4 cup light corn syrup 4-16 legg 1 teaspoon vanilla Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix together margarine, sugar, corn syrup, egg and vanilla in large bowl until blended. Add flour mixture, about. Va at a time, beating well after each addition. If necessary chill until easy to handle. Remove from refrigerator about Vs at a time and roll out on nghtly floured pastry cloth to Vs-inch thickness. Cut into Easter egg shapes using oval cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake.in400-degreeoven 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Makes about 7 Vfe dozen (2Vfe x 1%-inch) Cookies. Frost. Rescheduled The Iowa Conference baseball doubleheader between Buena Vista and Simpson scheduled for today in Carroll has been reset for 1 p.m. Tuesday. According to City Manager Art Gute the grounds were too wet. ELLERBROEK'S After-Easter MARK DOWNS! WOMEN'S DRESSES and PANT SUITS MARKDOWN You won't find racks and racks of them and you will have to go thru the regular priced racks to find the markdowns with the sale tags on them, but you will save a lot of money when you find one in your size. Who would believe that you would find brand new spring garments marked down the day after Easter. You will believe it if you come to Ellerbroek's this week during their After Easter Markdown Sale. Sale starts Tues. April 16th and ends in one week. ENTIRE STOCK OF SPRING COATS MARKDOWN 10% There isn't such a thing as a spring coat anymore because they are now year around wearing all purpose coats, so when you can save 10% on a year around coat you are really saving on your clothing budget. Winter Accessories Knit Hats, Gloves, Mitts, Belts All Just $1.00 Hand Bags For Women and Teenage J " s * $3.00 Junior Size DRESSES Now Just $5.00 and $10.00 Want to save a lot of money? Ellerbroek's still has some winter merchandise left and out it goes at really ridiculous prices here are just a few of them. Entire Stock of Women's Winter DRESSES and PANT SUITS Just Two Prices $ 10°°."d $ 20 00 Formerly up to $100.00 in sizes 4 to 20 and 12!/ 2 to 24V 2 Entire Stock of Women and Teen Age Winter Coats and Jackets Leather Children's Wear Dept. on the second floor has Spring Markdowns also but you will have to visit the dept. to find out what they are because they are right in with the regular spring and summer garments with a sale tag on them. Children's Dept. on the Second Floor The Children's Dept. on the second floor still has some winter merchandise left and you will be amazed at the prices if you visit that dept. this week. Formerly up to $150.00 Entire Stock of Women's and Junior Size Winter SPORTSWEAR Come And Get It! and Formerly up to $50.00

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