Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Aug 2 1965, Page 7

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 2, 1965, Bennington, Vermont One of them pious shakers liked Good food Public Dan Sample it next week by Nancy h. Otis Hancock shakers May have renounced in worldly pleasures they More than made up for at table. At least that was the consensus wednesday when some 20 food editors and gourmets from three states had a gathering in at the richly historic Shaker Village Here. Breaking bread delicately herded or Nugg eted with berries was Only part of a preview of the second annual Shaker Kitchen festival opening Here aug. 8. Then the Public too May partake of this handsome a Homespun Quot food. The Las of Hancock s believers left in 1960. They Are either in Canterbury . Or Sabbath Day Lake Maine. But contemporary a Kitchen Sisters Quot will be saluting Shaker pioneering and food preparation throughout the festival week. Demonstrations and a tastings Quot will be the order of the Day in the great communal bookroom of the 1830 Brick dwelling. For those to whom a taste is not enough a worlds Peoples dinner will be served sunday at noon and each evening at 6 in the believers dining room. $4, reservations Only. Treasured Shaker recipes have been gathered As completely and lovingly As the unusual clothing implements and furniture of the religious order. This unique Village is far More a vital reflection of a once vigorous culture than a museum. Goodness cleanliness and simplicity prevail in the nine restored buildings As Well As in the food. One needs Only to sit alone in the handsome Blue and White meeting House to envision 300 Brethren and Sisters worshipping with dance and song. Every Lintel and doorway every stick of furniture proclaims their extraordinary craftsmanship the results of communal Industry. But those straight backed narrow benches Are no place to sit and meditate after a Shaker meal better to take a hike up Shaker Mountain beyond. The Shaker dinner wednesday however was Worth every feeling of surfeit. One yearned for the recipes crusted Lamb pie with thick tender chunks of meat a Bright red robust casserole of Tomato lettuce tossed with tarragon fresh from the Shaker Village Herb Garden Greeny Gold slices of sauteed Cucumber. There were Rich dark baked Shaker Kitchen Corner a nine of the Many Shaker sweetmeats that will be served at the second annual Shaker Kitchen festival beginning aug. 8 at Hancock mass., Are shown on the old time Shaker stand. On the lower shelf Are Herb cookies right and hot sponge cakes. On the second shelf Center Are chocolate Melta ways and chocolate Chip cake. Specialities on the top shelf Are Ginger cookies Center and Maple sugar cake. Birnie Beans better than in Boston and Corn fritters swimming in a hot butter sauce. Then the assorted Quick breads and condiments the wild Blueberry Jam but particularly the Sweet Golden pumpkin Pickle which puts the vegetable to As glorious use As any a Punkin Quot pie. The fun of eating in Shaker villages Kitchen is enhanced by the seeing. Again there a no museum atmosphere Here. Delectable Are served on Shaker Plain crockery or delightfully elegant Glass. The dry sink holds a giant coriander of greens. Here and there Cara Way in a wooden Box awaits Cooky making and cinnamon freshly ground flavors the air. A Shaker Coffee pot High wide and handsome sits on a Little Black stove and a wooden scoop holds three Bright Lemons. These will be incorporated into super tart Ohio Lemon pie one of the More than 20 Shaker sweetmeats offered wednesday for dessert. Picture the Pristine Beauty of a Rosewater ice Cream Mold surrounded by raspberries Quot glorified Rice pudding Quot with Caramel sauce nutty chocolate try a candied mint Leaf glistening in a Wicker Basket or molasses lollipops gilded Shaftsbury fran suey 442-6324 with White chocolate. Another favorite was Maple sugar cake with Hickory nut Topping. Its hard to resolve this plenty with the Early Shaker life of persecution and hardship. Meals were then necessarily frugal. But when they worked to Gether for the common Good benefits As Mother Ann Lee their Leader said a did opening Day at the Shaker Kitchen festival this year will be devoted to vegetables cooked and raw served with sauces pickled and preserved in casseroles and salads and featured with herbs. This will be native produce grown by prizewinning 4-h�?Ters. Old time beverages made to Shaker rules including the popular mint cup will be served daily. Chocolate dipping demonstrations by Catherine of great Barrington will take place monday tuesday and wednesday. New recipes for Shaker loaves and Herb breads hand pies and fritters will be Savoured and will Lead to the closing Day saturday devoted to puddings. A selection from the following list will close the festival saturday steamed Ginger sponge Organe Cream sponge Queen of puddings Raisin puff Butternut pudding Mountain Dew quaking pudding Black pudding delightful pudding grateful pudding. Sauces will be served with some. William l. Lassiter curator of the new York state museum in Albany and author of a Cookbook of Shaker foods will speak each Day. And Shaker specialities displayed in the Cool thick walled Good room will he for Sale. The fire department auxiliary will hold a special meeting wednesday evening at 7 30 at the Home of mrs. Fran Stacy. This meeting is called to discuss the state convention in Brattleboro this weekend. On saturday a tour is planned for auxiliary members and wives of firemen with a dinner and dance at night. The Parade will take place on sunday. Recent guests of Rev. And mrs. . Macdonald were mrs. Macdonald a brother and sister in Law or. And mrs. Grant Fraser of Montreal. Also miss Beverley Ann Fraser and Glenn Fraser of Torrence Calif., and or s. Albert Macsween of Sydney Nova Scotia. Or. And mrs. Francis Matti-1 son and children Lestin and Rol it Ert of Wethersfield conn., Earl Hawkins of Flushing ., and or. And mrs. Larry tinkle of College Point ., visited or. And mrs. Albert Mattison last week. Misses Stella Hawkins and Lenore Bradley Are entertaining mrs. Mary Brackett of Wethersfield conn., and miss Emily Creevy of Albany ., at their Camp Quot do Nurkin Quot on Lake Champlain. These ladies were All associated in the nursing profession before the retirement of misses Hawkins and Bradley. Mrs. Myrtle Bartley and sister mrs. Mabel knot were called to port Henry ., on saturday by the death of an Uncle. Mrs. Russell Grover of Panton vt., has returned Home after visiting mrs. Charles Knott of Meadow Lane. Me milers hip compare All others and you la buy color to e. T. Williams oppose e old soldiers Home phone 2-6858 Bennington Banner monday August 2, 1985-7 Shaftsbury democrats elect mrs. Mccarthy their chairman Shaftsbury a Only nine democrats attended the meeting held Friday at Cole Hall and unanimously elected mrs. Bernard Mccarthy permanent chairmen of District no. 42. According to the directive Given by the democratic state committee mrs. Mccarthy states that each of the states 72 District committees will be composed of the town party Clair men a District Campaign manager plus All candidates nominated by the party office. There is no Young democratic organization or women a democratic group in Shaftsbury. Springfield to. Up a membership in assemblies of god sunday schools in the United states Rose 4,181 in 1964, according to the Rev. Charles w. Denton National Secretary of the churches sunday school department. For the second consecutive year membership remained above the million Mark with 1,004,796 in 1963 and 1,008,977 in 1964. The 1964 statistics represent information from 8,929 assemblies of god sunday schools with an average weekly attendance of 750,036. Compared with 8,892 schools with an average attendance of 746,928 in 1963. Delmonte pineapple a is Grapefruit drink 4 i Hamburg patties 65c walkers food Market save a 100s of dollars available at Oneida Market 736 main Strait Hoosick Falls A a joint meeting of the Village and town boards and their respective planning boards will be held tonight at 7 30 ., at the municipal building. The purpose of the meeting will be to select a new consultant in order to proceed in accordance with the planning program. The new York state department of Commerce rejected the firm of John c. Burdis associates of Albany ., the consultant that was engaged by both boards to assist in the planning program. The joint meeting was called by mayor Leo j. Albowicz and town supervisor John a. Murphy. Results of the meeting will determine whether or not a consultant might be engaged and pick up where the former consultant left off without causing any further delay in the program which has already been forwarded to the department of Commerce for approval. Weston a Vermont craftsmen inc., will present the seventh in a series of Craft demonstrations this weekend August 7-8, when Laura Leonard will show visitors the Art of hooked Rug making. A native vermonter who hails from West Dummerston mrs. Leonard has been fashioning rugs for a number of years and is a teacher of Rug hooking. She will bring with her several completed rugs and other hooked articles As Well As the Rug she is presently working on. She will be at the old grist Mill saturday from 10 30 . To noon and from 2 to 4 And on sunday from 2 to 4 To advise visitors concerning techniques and Peculiar difficulties encountered in hooked Rug making. Admission is free. Wonderful things happen with Cash from beneficial. Call for your vacation now just Call up ask for a a treat yourself vacation loan a and wonderful things Start to happen you get Cash to get ready Cash to go and an International credit card to get Cash along the Way a at any beneficial office coast to coast phone now a and let beneficial put Cash in your pocket today beneficial finance system Loans $20 to $600 a Loans life insured at Low Cost beneficial finance co. Of Bennington 449 main Street Bennington phone 442-5441 a ask for the yes manager open evenings by appointment a phone for hours immediately proceeding the joint meeting a demonstration Al the Village dump for All members of the Village Board will be help at 6 45 The demonstration will involve the application of a machine in the Landfill dump operation which is currently under study by the Village Board. A Hinton Helene Thompson 375-2325 or. And mrs. Frederick tone and son left Friday for their Home in Leesburg Fla. Steven Zimmer son of or. And mrs. George e. Zimmer returned with them to spend two weeks. Calendar monday 6 A orioles is. Yankees in Arlington. 6 A cards is. Tigers North Bennington. 7 30 A Arlington school band practice at the firehouse East Arlington. Tuesday 8 A american legion Post no. 69 meets in the legion rooms. Wednesday 6 A pirates is. Braves in Arlington. 8 A regular meeting of the Batten kill Grange Grange Hall West Arlington. Thursday 5 A Well baby clinic at the Community House. Call 375-2325 before i ., thursday for transportation. 6 A orioles is. Senators in Arlington. 8 A Street dance for the Benefit of the kindergarten at wymans service station. Saturday 2 A red sox is. Pirates in Arlington. 5 30 A annual Turkey supper sponsored by the women of St. James Church. Sunday 8 30 . A 12th annual horse show at Arlington memorial Field sponsored by the Arlington Lions club. W Anil rain Quot houses p East los Angeles Calif. Up a George m e j i a n of studio City owns a lot Here on which he plans to build a $1.5 million automobile Agency. Wednesday he received a cryptic Telephone Call. Quot three houses on my lot Quot median told the caller. Quot impossible i was there just last night and it was the houses it developed had just been parked on Mejiano Slot temporarily by a House moving firm which promised to remove them in a matter of hours. So what. K., j v in of t Quot it / a it a v. V. A nearly half the Drivers in fatal accidents Are in the right. But being in the right in t enough. You be got to Falls boards Tome planning consultant

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