Fall is upon us, and Danny thought it’d be a good time to update a classic dish – potato salad - and to go over some basics for making this humble yet essential fixture of the cookout and potluck table. Spanish conquistadors returning from the New World introduced the potato to Europe in the 16th century, and European cooks boiled the tubers in wine or a mixture of vinegar and spices. German immigrants brought potato salad to America, and hot potato salad made with bacon, onion, and vinegar dressing is often known as “German potato salad.”
About two dozen Olney residents attended a workshop to learn about low-interest loans and grants for homeowners, business owners, and nonprofits available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The Cumberland Presbyterian Church will celebrate Back to Church Sunday on Sept. 17 as part of a national movement to invite former churchgoers and spiritual seekers to worship.
This week’s recipe comes to us from another member of the Stewart’s Food Store team – Lora Weems – who brought this quick and easy way to turn a boxed cake mix into dozens of delicious cookies. Lora’s recipe for Box Cake Cookies is a prizewinner and comes just in time for bakers who want to contribute to the Olney Senior Cub Center’s Texoma Gives bake sale on Sept. 7.
Six Olney nonprofits are participating this year in the Sept. 7 Texoma Gives online fundraiser this year, hoping to fund new projects and programs in 2024. They are: Keep Olney Beautiful, Olney Volunteer Fire Department, House of Mercy Enterprises, Young County Olney Senior Center, Olney Education Foundation, and The Refuge Olney Christian Community Center. Last week, the Enterprise profiled the Senior Cub Center and House of Mercy Enterprises last week. This week we take a look at the wish lists for the City’s remaining nonprofits.