Library hosts reading programs
To make travel easier read up on the place you’re going to visit. You can do this by going to the library and checking out a book on the city. This book will list places and events to visit. To remember your trip, buy coffee mugs of the city, state and events you will see. Whenever you get home and drink your tea or coffee from these mugs, you can remember the good times you had there.
1 pound fresh mushrooms
1/4 cup lemon juice
6 tablespoons olive oil
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoons chopped parsley
Trim mushroom stems and wipe caps with a damp cloth. Cut mushrooms into thin T-shape slices. Combine mushrooms, lemon juice, oil, salt and pepper. Mix well. Marinate at room temperature for one hour then cover and chill for one hour before serving. Sprinkle with parsley and serve. Makes eight servings.
Mexican Potato Salad
Four large unpeeled potatoes, cooked, drained, cooled and diced
1 package onion soup mix
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped sweet pickle
Two hard boiled eggs, chopped
1 pimento, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
Combine first eight ingredients and mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Chill before serving. Yield six-eight servings.
Garrett and Challie Johnson are collecting homemade cards to be sent to the Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. Cards can be dropped off at Sweet Annie’s of Massey town. For more information. call 256-462-3013.
Summer reading programs are held every Thursday in July at 2 p.m. at the Falkville Public Library. The program will be “Make a Splash at your Library.” For more information. call 256-784-5822.