Category: Special Interest

Locally written columns of special interest to Dillon County citizens

Beth

Recently I received a Thank You note from a friend now living in Pickens County, SC. Most of her life was spent in nearby Lake View where her parents were educators and she, Beth, was a remarkable asset to that small Dillon County town. She was a library volunteer who might not give rise in your estimation of her importance but then you must not know the great influence that Beth cast on the community of book lovers there.

Libby’s Recipes: Sue’s Corn Souffle

My recipe this week is one of my all-time favorites. I have run it before, but I thought since the fresh sweet corn is now in season, it would be a good time for a re-run.

The End Of A Friendship

The last column I wrote about my friend was entitled AN UNLIKELY FRIEND. I met him while visiting in local nursing homes where he was spending his last few weeks of life. It has been said that everyone we meet becomes a part of us, and my departed friend proved this to me.

Libby’s Recipes: Crockpot Beef Stew

This week’s recipe is for an easy crockpot main dish. Hope you will enjoy.

Libby’s Recipes: Cinnamon Graham Apple Crisp

0 Cinnamon Graham Apple Crisp 6 Granny Smith apples (2 pounds) thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) cold margarine or butter 10 Honeymaid Lowfat Cinnamon Grahams, coarsely chopped (about 1-1/2 cups) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Combine apples and cinnamon in a 9-inch square…

Libby’s Recipes: Pistachio Pudding

0 Pistachio Pudding 1 Royal instant pistachio pudding mix 1 large can of crushed pineapple (not drained) 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows 1 small container of Cool Whip Mix first two ingredients first, then add next three ingredients and mix again. Try to stay cool! Happy Trails!

Libby’s Recipes: Pink Lady Punch

0 This week’s recipe reminds me of spring. Perhaps printing it will bring some springlike temperatures our way. Pink Lady Punch 1 quart of cranberry juice cocktail, chilled 1 quart of pineapple juice, chilled 1 to 1 1/2 cups of sugar 2 quarts of ginger ale, chilled Combine all ingredients. Stir well. Serve over ice.…

Libby’s Recipes: Pimento Cheese

0 Thanks for your positive response to the recipes I’ve been submitting each week. According to Betsy, the pimento cheese recipe has generated the most interest. In fact, so many people have asked for it that we decided to run it again. So here, back by popular demand, it is my mother’s pimento cheese recipe.…

Libby’s Recipes: Easy Strawberry Cake and Icing

Easy Strawberry cake and icing

Surprise

When this story was told to me I immediately thought of the Bible (Prodigal Son) story recorded in the New Testament, 15th chapter of Luke and in particular the concluding verse (v. 32), “…for this thy brother was dead and is alive again…”
The ‘brother’ in this story was a classmate of mine who upon graduation was awarded an athletic scholarship to Wofford College where he was a member of an Army ROTC unit and upon graduation was commissioned as an officer.