Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Maysville Methodist Church will hold its annual chicken barbecue from 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 24. Cost for 1/2 chicken, green beans, applesauce, roll and water is $8.50. Also available: pie, cookies, and drummies.
The church is located 1/2 mile south of 309 on County Road 15. The chicken is prepared by the Alger Lions Club.
Liberty Township won the prize for having the most rainfall in Hardin County's townships during June.
Liberty also has had more rain this growing season than any other county township.
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According to Mark Badertscher of the Hardin Extension Office, rainfall reporters recorded an average of 10.99 inches of rain in Hardin County. Last year, the average rainfall for June was 5.52 inches. Rainfall for June was 6.79 inches more for the month than for the ten year average rainfall in the month of June.
Here's the recipe for the first-place pie in this year's Bluffton's Relay for Life pie baking contest held in mid-June.
Marj Rettig’s Chocolate Pecan Pie
1 unbaked 9-inch deep-dish pie pastry
1 ½ cups chopped pecans
1 cup (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate morsels
1 cup dark corn syrup
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
¼ cup water
4 large eggs
¼ cup butter, melted
2 teaspoons cornmeal
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
½ teaspoon table salt
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Place pastry into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate, folding edges under, and crimp.