Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on July 9, 1975 · Page 7
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(III.) Journal-Standard. Wmdnndty, j u | y 9. 1975 P»q« 7 By OLGA GIZE CARULE J-S Women's Editor Party fancies ^ canapes, tidbits, open-faced sandwiches - garnished and frilled scare many an accomplished hostess. ... v ' And for this reason many have slipped into the chip dip era. Turning things about in Freeport a bit is Mrs. Frederick H. Ellis Sr., 1414 S. Harlem Ave;, a party giver from way back when who makes it a hobby to produce cool and clever canapes. She likes to do it so much, in fact, that she often volunteers to make the food for parties and receptions. She recently made 250 cream puffs, stuffed and froze them in time for a weekend cocktail party. "I do it gradually, and it isn't hard at all," says a well-organized Bonnie Ellis. "I love to cook, so I plan ahead and shop ahead. My lackadaisical attitude helps, becuase I never get excited about if." Mrs. Ellis first cuts her bread into a variety of shapes and then freezes it. "It's much easier to spread this way." She plans carefully for variety and for color, and there is always her challenge to provide something out of the ordinary. The way you present" food can give elegance to a simple affair, she says. To help in planning the party for a special friend or summer get-together, here are some of Mrs. Ellis' recipe ideas for finger foods. These were created for entertaining. Never Fall Cream Puffs 1 cup boiling water % cup margarine lycup flour ' .'. 4 eggs E$t With Your Fingers Add margarine to water and heat until it melts. Add fldur and stir vigorously until ball forms in center of pan. Cool slightly, Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Mixture should be very stiff. Drop from teaspoon on buttered cooky sheet. Bake in hot oven until brown. Fill with chicken, fish or any other mixture. These can be made ahead and frozen. Makes about 70 cream puffs. Sesames V 8 ozs. cream cheese % jar sesame seeds, 'toasted 3 tbsps. soy sauce Small can chopped black olives Mix together until smooth cream cheese, soy sauce and chopped olives. Spread on crackers. Top with toasted sesame seeds. Filled Cherry Tomatoes 25 cherry tomatoes • 1 can 'tuna,,creamed cheese and chives mixture, or any filling desired Cut tops off tomatoes and take out centers. This can be done right before Drain and.fill. Chill. Hot Cheesles 1 loaf party rye bread Chopped parsley . Chopped green onion Mayonnaise Swiss cheese Mix finely chopped parsley and green onion with mayonnaise. Spread on slice of bread that has been topped with Swiss cheese and bake in 350 degree-oven until cheese melts. ^ . Chicken Pate , Ipkg. chicken livers Large onion, chopped fine 1 stick margarine .2 hard boiled yolk of eggs .BoiLlivers in water until soft. D,£ain MRS. FREDERICK ELLIS prepares some food for a party. Social, Club Notes Symposium For Those Interested In Flowers New ideas in flower arranging and floriculture will be offered at the 12th annual symposium, which is being sponsored by the Garden Club of Illinois, Inc. Attending from Freeport will be Mmes. John Doa'k, EmelynTyra, C. M. Tilkemeier and Charles Friesenecker. Mrs. Tyra and Mrs. Tielkemeier are master judges. Mrs. Doak and Mrs. Friesenecker have received their life certificates and are now working on their masters. Registration begins Tuesday, July 22. Lectures are open to all members ,of. garden .clubs and interested nonmembers. Only nationally accredited flower show judges are eligible to take the course for credit. The symposium will be held at Stouffer's Oakbrook Inn in Oak Brook. Included among the lectures will be talks on "Growing and Judging Bonsai-Deciduous and Evergreen-Featuring Chrysanthemum Cascades," "Color-The Life Force," "Ground Covers"and "Accelerated Gardening." Reservations for the course are requested by July 15. Regents Chapter , College of Regents Chapter Night was observed by the Women of the Jeff Bowers fChicago, wijfe;6f the late Mr; Abbottj announces the'engagemeht of her daughter, Linda Maureen Abbott, to Jeffrey Lynn Bow-' erst '•::' ''' ' " " ' ' Mr. Bowers is the son of.^Mr." and Mrs. jflmes Bowers, '925 Si. 'Arcade Ave: "• '•• •> •:: ••"••'.• •The bride-elect is a graduate of Immaculate High School in Chicago. Her fiance attended Freeport High School and is a corporal in the Marine .Corps. He is stationed at Jacksonville, Fla. The couple will exchange nuptial vows on Aug. 22 in Chicago. •-,.. Moose at their July meeting. Arrangements for the evening were made by Mrs t Martin Genkinger. An officers meeting was planned. Summer Picnic Each year summertime is picnic time and reunion time for members of the Burgess Friendship Club. This year the group will get-together on Saturday, July 26, at 6 p.m. in Krape Park. Those attending are reminded to bring a picnic basket and beverage. Summer Activities Summer conventions and activities were discussed at the July meeting of Moseley-Loewe Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mrs. William Gerlach reported on the 6th District meeting, which was held June 8 at Rochelle. Two Freeport- ers, Mrs. Mary Griffin and Mrs. Fred Propp, were elected conductress and appointed legislative chairman, respectively. 'Reports were heard on the VFW state convention, which was.held in Springfield June 20 through 22. Delegates were Mrs. Griffin, Mrs. Marion Michael and Mrs. Ralph Hartwig. The local group received a trophy for 100 per cent participation in the cancer program. Mrs. Wayne Althafer was chairman of the program here. A memorial service was conducted in honor of Mrs. Oscar Byers, who died in May. On July 14 books will be audited at the home of Mrs. Thomas Knipschield. Refreshments were seryed by Mrs. Propp and Mrs. Robert Weier. Plan Card Shower Friends and relatives are-planning a card shower in honor of Mrs. Edna Allen, who Will be 78 years old on Fridav. Mrs: Allen, mother of Mrs. Charles Sieck, 863 1/2 W. Galena Ave., is at the sheltered care center, St. Joseph's Home. She is in room 213 and can receive friends. Until a few weeks ago, she lived in Colorado with her daughter and son-in- law, moving there last fall. The Siecks are now back in Freeport, too, and Mrs. Allen is a new resident of St. Joseph's. GOLD WEDDING BANDS $29.50 * Up Start your love music with a matched set of wedding bands. They express the mood perfectly. There's an entire medley of rings to seject from designed for today. In 14 Kt. white or yellow gold 19 E. St«ph«ntQn St. Fre«port 233-3169 Jttngi from $100 to 110,000 Trade-Mark fe«. Country's 4-DAY Eureka Vac Sale 99.95 SAVE $ 30 Eureka's 2-Motor Power Team Reg. 129.95. This unique .vacuum cleaner features a power ful 1 !4 peak HP motor in the power head! It's called the Eureka Rotb-Matic and it •cleans all carpets ..; even shags. Model 1246A. . Sale ends Tuesday, July 8th, 5 p.m. Steel construction ... built to last Flip-top lid for easy bag changes Long flexible hose . Tool-Pak® tool carrier keeps tools in reach ' Edge Kleener cleans right up to baseboards. Adjust automatically to any carpet height (* Appliance Centers, All Weise Stores r—• FREE with the purchase of a Eureka vac 1 year supply (3 pkgs.) of disposable bags WITH COUPON ONLY! A Weise'j "Better Living' 1 Acequnt saves you money, by allowing you to take advantage of Weise's many sale values. You can't always plan on having cash on hand when a sale occurs, so, have a Weise's charge card on hand. Just phone the store and we'll send you an application! A good neighbor since 1907" Shop Mon. 12-9, Daily 9-5, Fri. 9-9, Sat. 9-5. water. Put livers through sieve. Mix all ingredients together. Mold by hand into desired shape and decorate with olives. Surround with crackers. Marinaded Mushrooms 1 Ib. fresh mushrooms V4 cup lemon juice ^ cup oil 2 green onions chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped Salt and pepper Combine lemon juice, oil. chopped onion and garlic-, salt and pepper. Add sliced fresh mushrooms. Marinate over night. Put in attractive bowl. Use toothpicks to serve. Nutwltches 1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup ground pecans 2 tbsps. Worcestershire sauce Cream butter and add pecans and Worcestershire sauce. Spread on different shapes of toast or fancy crackers. Hot Ham Canapes Roll pie crust very thin. Cut into rounds. Spread with mixture of ground ham, chopped onion and sour cream. Fold and seal. Bake in 350-degree oven until brown. Clam Half Moons 2 cups sifted flour 2 sticks margarine 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese Cream margarine and cream cheese. Add flour and mix well. Roll out dough. Cut in circle the size of a juice glass. Filling: 1 can clams Small onion, chopped fine Clove of garlic Saute onions and garlic In butter. Mix clams, onion, butter and garlic with mayonnaise. Place mixture on circle of dough. Fold in half. Pinch edges and flute with fork. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes or until brawn. TIDBITS for very merry snacking. HEATING SALE \\krds dual flame furnace. 67/100,000- BTU REG. 39 Two flame settings for mild or cold weather. 20-year guaranteed.heat exchanger. Bijilt to handle central air conditioning. Other gas space-savers low as $159 OAS FURNACE OUARANTH Montgomery Word guarantees Hill I furnace ogalnit defect* In moterf- | oil ond woHuTtonthlp ai follow*' • FOR 1 VEA8 FROM DATE OF I PURCHASE Montgomery Word | will repair or, at id option, re- 'plan defective parti free, In- I eluding labor. • FOR AN ADDITIONAL 19 I YEARS Montgomery Ward will | fumiih frM replocementi for defective hept e*chan0er», choro- ing only for Imtoltotlon. For Mrvice under thii guorantM, I contact your neareit Montgomery Ward branch. Evidence of date of | purchcn* required. NO MONTHLY PAYMENT TILL OCTOBER 1975. FINANCE CHARGES ARE APPLICABLE DURING THE DEFERRED PERIOD. Fixing up? See us. USEAVARDS CHARG-ALL CREDIT /V\()(VT(,()/V\EK'Y 20 E. Stephenson St. Shop Monday & Friday 9 to 9, Weekdays & Saturday 9 to 5 232-4126

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