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Maurertown resident shares her blue ribbon relish

MAURERTOWN – For Kimberly Ebbert, of Maurertown, her newly acquired passion for canning won her double blue ribbons at both the county and state levels for her relish. Ebbert is not a Shenandoah county native, so the county fair was a new experience for her. “I’m from Cape Coral, ...

Strasburg’s Holiday House Tour

STRASBURG – Step inside historic homes and get into the holiday spirit this weekend with the Strasburg Holiday Heritage Homes Tour. This year’s tour showcases six beautifully decorated homes throughout the town. Barbara Plitt of Strasburg, a retired Navy veteran and floral enthusiast ...

Edinburg Holiday Homes Tour returns

EDINBURG – Shenandoah County welcomes the return of its Holiday Homes Tour after a six-year absence. Nine homes and historic buildings have been festively decorated for the tour beginning on Friday. Mayor Dan Harshman and his wife, Sue, of Edinburg, have been collecting items since they were ...

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Community News & Events: Dec. 13

Showers • A card shower is planned for Harry Morris, a World War II  veteran who will celebrate his 94th birthday Sunday. Cards can be sent to 1390 Brook Creek Road, Toms Brook, Virginia 22660. • A get-well card shower is being held for Christina Bauserman. Cards can be sent to her c/o ...

Community News & Events: Dec. 12

Shower A card shower is planned for Shirley Leake, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Dec. 20. Cards can be sent to 22689 Senedo Road, Woodstock, Virginia 22664. NARFE The Shenandoah County chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will install 2018 officers ...

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Maurertown resident shares her blue ribbon relish

MAURERTOWN – For Kimberly Ebbert, of Maurertown, her newly acquired passion for canning won her double blue ribbons at both the county and state levels for her relish. Ebbert is not a Shenandoah county native, so the county fair was a new experience for her. “I’m from Cape Coral, ...

This Weekend: Dec. 8

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend: Selah Theatre Selah Theatre Project will present “Glory Bea: A Shenandoah Christmas” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at 30 E. 8th St., Front Royal. Future performances will be held Dec. 15-17. ...

Strasburg’s Holiday House Tour

STRASBURG – Step inside historic homes and get into the holiday spirit this weekend with the Strasburg Holiday Heritage Homes Tour. This year’s tour showcases six beautifully decorated homes throughout the town. Barbara Plitt of Strasburg, a retired Navy veteran and floral enthusiast ...

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Sweet Potato Casserole

1 (29 oz.) can sweet potatoes 1 egg ½ c. sugar ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ stick melted margarine Topping: 1 c. Ritz cracker crumbs 1 c. brown sugar ½ c. chopped walnuts or pecans 1 stick melted margarine Mash potatoes with milk and salt to taste (optional). Add the egg, sugar, cinnamon and ...

Corn Pudding

12 oz. can cream style corn 2 (17 oz.) cans whole kernel corn 5 lightly beaten eggs ½ c. sugar 4 T. cornstarch ½ c. milk ½ c. melted butter ½ tsp. vanilla. Mix ingredients together and pour into as 3 qt. casserole. Bake for 1 hour at 400 degrees, stirring once. Fay Sonner Strasburg

Bread and Butter Pickle

6 C. (3 lbs.) cucumbers, sliced 2/3 c. (1/2 lb.) onions, sliced 2 qts. cold water 2/3 c. salt Wash cucumbers. Cut into slices. Add other ingredients and let stand overnight. Drain well and wash off salt. Add to syrup and boil for 10 mins. Pour into sterilized jars and seal. Syrup: 2 c. ...

Corn Pudding

¼ c. margarine ½ c. milk ½ c. sugar (can use ¼ c.) 3 T. flour 3 eggs 1 can creamed corn 1 tsp. vanilla Preheat oven to 350 degrees and melt margarine in casserole dish. Heat milk on low. Mix sugar, flour and beaten eggs. Add corn, warm milk and vanilla. Bake 1 hr. Magretta ...