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The North Westchester times ; New Castle tribune. (Mt. Kisco, N.Y.) 1959-????, November 22, 1962, Image 7

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MRS. GEORGE KRON of Mount Kisco is surrounded by her handwork in her basement studio at\ her home. Pottery and ceramics have been a hob- Art in Ceramics by with her for 12 years how and she has a kiln in her studio for firing her work. For the past year, she has been busy on articles to be sold at the Christmas fair of the Mount Kisco Presbyterian Church Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.—Staff Pho­ to by Doris B. Kirchhoff. When Mrs. Kron Finishes Baking, Creches and Santas Are Products Timely Tips To Be Topic Of Meeting CHAPPAQUA- \Time Saving Tips for Christ­ mas,\ a subject of vital interest to most women at this time of the year, is the topic on which Mrs. Carlton Vanderwarker will speak at the Nov. 28 meeting of the Chappaqua Garden Club. The meeting, which will be held at the parish house of the First Congregational Church at 12:15 p.m. is to be open to the public. Mrs. Vanderwarker, a graduate of Vesper George School of Art in Boston, was a free-lance paint­ er before turning to flower ar­ ranging. She has designed flow­ ers and settings for Broadway productions and has demonstrated flower arranging on television. A Massachusetts state flower show judge, she has lectured extensive­ ly to garden clubs throughout the East. A featured speaker at the New York Symposium in 1961, Mrs. Vanderwarker will be a guest speaker at the National Conven­ tion of State Garden Clubs in Atlanta, Ga. in April and at the New York Symposium in Jan uary. North Westchester Times New Castle Tribune, Mount Kisco, N.Y., Nov. 22, 1962 NJCC Honors 13 Members MOUNT KISCO— Charter members of the Northern Westchester Section of the National Council of Jew­ ish Women were honored last Wednesday evening at the re­ gular meeting held at the Jew­ ish Community Center. Among those honored were Mrs. Herman Fox, Mrs. Morris Ratett, Mrs. Max Rosenberg, Mrs. Rose Niessen, Mrs. Jerry Smilkstein, Mrs. Joseph Glad­ stone, Mrs. Jack Dietch, Mrs. Henry Kubetz, Mrs. Chris Heisener, Mrs. Jacob Glasser, Mrs. Abe Shertag, Mrs. Mau­ rice Zobel and Mrs. Joseph Solomon. Mrs. Alan Rolle and Mrs. Jerry Bell, new members, were inducted. The membership committee directed the program. PEELING an onion that will be one of the ingredients of her special creamed turkey is Mrs. Vernon Begenau of Orchard Lane, Katonah. This dish which uses sour cream and chili sauce to make leftover turkey into something unusual and interesting, has been a favorite of the Begenau fam­ ily for many years.—-Staff Photo by Doris Kirchhoff. By MARY FLYNN MOUNT KISCO- Twelve days of Christmas? In the George Kron home on Mill­ wood Road, it's been 12 years of Christmas. It actually started in 1950, when Mrs. Kron decided to take a course in ceramics at Horace Greeley High School Probably, the idea originated when, as a lit­ tle girl, she watched her aunt paint china. From her decision to take the classes have come hundreds of ceramic figures, vases, bowls, trays, and novelties, especially Christmas articles. This year, for the second time, Mrs. Kron's work will be sold at the Christ­ mas Fair of the Presbyterian Church, to be held on Dec. 3. \We've been working for the fair since January,\ Mrs. Kron said, and her studio shows it. Basement Studio Down in a cozy basement room its walls lined with an infinite number of paint jars, are lovely pottery works. Over in one cor­ ner stands a kiln where Mrs. Kron fires her works. Occasionally a young son or a very old dog wanders in to keep her company as she bends over her molds and her glazes. One son is a senior at Penn State, the other a high school student. Both boys \like\ the pottery, but neither does much with it. Their main duties down in the base­ ment are helping their mother with the heavy jars of liquid pot­ tery, called \slip and with the equally heavy molds in which the figures are dried. Mrs. Kron started working in clay, but abandoned it soon after for the pottery wheel. \I got tired of the wheel, because you could only make round things,\ she smiled, \so I started on molds.\ With sponges, brushes, all types of glazes, and a basement full of assorted materials, Mrs. Kron forms some truly beautiful piec­ es. There are tall, slim Madon­ nas in many types of finish—one a simulated wood that leaves a finish looking like a carved sta­ tue, another a white mat finish that resembles porcelain, the third a glossy white glaze. Angels singing, reindeer pranc­ ing along with sleds, holly-shap­ ed candy dishes, Santa Claus mugs, all ring the studio. Some are finished, some glazed but un- fired, others not yet glazed. ! Teaches at Swiss Home Mrs. Kron just hasn't the time to do it all at once. She teaches one day a week at the Swiss Home and until last year gave handicraft lessons to members of Mount Kisco's Senior Group. When she returns to her studio after a morning at the Swiss Home, she is usually laden with glazed articles ready for the kiln, so the oven is really overwork­ ed. Still, she has managed to turn out a great deal of work. Prob­ ably the loveliest and most am­ bitious is a 16-piece set, antique- finish creche set that will be sold at the fair. There are pure white diet? Some say Borden's Ready Diet tastes so great you can't believe you're dieting. Lets you feel great, too. A 4-pack contains a good balance of es­ sential daily nutrients. 225 calories per can. Ask your doc­ tor. Vanilla, Chocolate, and Coffee flavors. and painted creches that are also charming, but the antiqued set is really a jewel. In her spare time, Mrs. Kron has turned to porcelain molding. While the pottery is expensive, the porcelain runs into even more money. The \slip\ when harden­ ed, can be reliquified with water. Once the liquid porcelain, which costs more to begin with, hard­ ens, it can never be use,d again. The porcelain is exquisite. It is trickier to work with but so delicate in color and texture it is wel lworth the extra effort. China Painting, Too Besides all this, Mrs. Kron has just started hand painting china. Her aunt has given her china which the former never had the chance to paint before her eye­ sight began to fail, and the paint­ ing-firing, painting-firing, activi­ ties necessary for that intricate art have started in the basement studio. Mrs. Kron has a perfec­ tion of a plate on which she's been working in tones of violet, but since it's her first plate, it's taking quite some time. Mrs. Kron really has a pat­ tern of work before her as far as china painting is concerned. Her older son recently became engaged and has asked her to paint a dinner set for his future home. Between the porcelain and the fair, the Kron kiln is really get­ ting a workout. Stir in taking les­ sons whenever they are given, attending ceramic fairs, teaching at the Swiss Home, and painting china, and you've got one very busy artist. Egypt's Great Pyramid and Sphinx have stood guard over the Nile River for 45 centuries. Thou­ sands of slaves labored beneath the broiling sun, hewing and rais­ ing stone blocks of 15 tons for King Khufu's towering tomb. A few years later artisans carved the lionlike figure of King Khafre from an outcropping of rock. Shadows cast by the sun and the pattern of wind-blown snow can' reveal prehistoric burial mounds and roads when an area is photographed from the air. Mrs. Casey Elected by Garden Qub POUND RIDGE— The Pound Ridge Garden Club has announced its officers for the coming year. They are: Mrs. Richard Casey, president; Mrs. Rene de Blonay, first vice presi­ dent; Mrs. Raymond Carter, sec­ ond vice president; Mrs. Her­ bert Reinhardsen, recording sec­ retary; Mrs. William L. Serio, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. Raymond Dwyer, treasurer. Mrs. Winston Sharpies served as chairman of the nominating committee, which also included: Mrs. Rogert Bushier, Mrs. Rob­ ert Bender, Mrs. Joseph Hiner- feld and Mrs. John Vander Pyl. Elections took place at the an­ nual meeting at the home of Mrs. Frederick E. Muhl in New Canaan, Conn. At the same meeting reports were read outlining accomplish­ ments of the past year and a program of colored slides, record­ ing events in which the club had participated during the past two years, was presented by Mrs. James Flynn, outgoing presi­ dent. Mrs. James Sachs showed slides of the 1962 flower show. Members met Nov. 4 at the home of Mrs. de Blonay, garden therapy chairman, to make Thanksgiving tray favors tor pa­ tients at Northern Westchester Hospital. The Kitchen Cabinet Mrs. Begenau Makes Leftovers Fun Naomi Circle Plans Meeting MOUNT KISCO- Members of the Naomi Circle of the Womans' Society of Christ­ ian Service will meet in theShome of Mrs. Earl E. Hege, Langland Drive next Tuesday, at 8 p.m. Dessert and coffee will precede the meeting. Devotions will be led by the hostess. The group is currently studying the book, \On Asia's Rim'* Mrs. Curtis Ailes, Jr. will present and lead the discussion on Okinawa and the Ryukyus. Last month members viewed slides and mementoes of Korea shown by Mrs. Richard Mansfield who had been in Korea and Ja­ pan as a member of the Nurse's Corps of the U.S. Army. Miss Laura Kelley, now a member of the Naomi Circle, who had also been in that theater of operations as U. S. Army nurse, added her first-hand knowledge of that area. By PEGGY RICE KATONAH— Mrs. Vernon Begenau of Qr- chard Lane is a woman of many interests and a noted cook as well. Professionally, Mrs. Begenau has been a social worker. She holds a bachelor's degree from Syracuse, and a certificate as a qualified social worker from the New York School of Social Ser­ vice which is now a part of Col­ umbia University. At one time she was employed by the Town of Cortlandt as a social worker and more recently she worked as a medical social worker at Grass­ lands. She is not presently work­ ing in her field because of family responsibilities, but she more than keeps busy with her many volunteer activities. A charter member of the Mount Kisco Area branch of the Amer­ ican Association of University Women, she is now coehairman of this year's annual weekend for the Secretariat of the United Na­ tions, which will be held locally in the spring. Mrs. Regenau has been an ac­ tive adult in Girl Scouting since she and her physician husband moved to Katonah in 1947. She is currently a troop consultant. One day a week she is captain at the Katonah Thrift Shop, oper­ ated by the Woman's Civic Club. She also says that she loves to golf and spends a lot of time at it. It's a wonder that Mrs. Bege­ nau has any time to cook. Wbat's more, while Mrs. Begenatr is WITH T-HE *176 (OR MORE) YOU CM SAVf ON AN NBWAUTO LOAN* YOU CAN TAKE YOUR WIFE TO DINNER ONCE-A MONTH fOR THE NEXT YEAR.. . AND-HAVE ENOUGH- MONEY LEFT OVER FOR BABYSITTERS (IF YOU DONT STAY OUT TOO LATE) chili sauce and simmer for five minutes. 3. Stir in sour cream, and heat just to boiling. Serve over hot noodles which have been tossed with chopped parsley or celery leaves.. Yield: Four to six servings. QUEBEC GRAVROCKSINN St. Jovlte, P.Q. THE SKIERS' WONDERLAND 2 hours from Montreal. 4 miles from Mt. Tremblant. T - bar lift on Sugar Peak, 100 yards from Inn. Horns of Snow Eagle Ski School. Skating, sleighing, rid­ ing, etc. Genial atmosphere, dancing. RATES $10.00 - $19.50 with meals LEARN TO SKI WEEKS from $75.00 Write for folder or phone St. Jovite 425-2771, Quebec, Canada ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Charlotte Carroll The case against yo-yo dieting sharing with us here an easy recipe that utilizes in an interest­ ing way the ubiquitous turkey of this week, she loves to cook in­ volved gourmet recipes that are unusual and often time consum­ ing. Mrs. Begenau says she is for­ tunate in having a family that likes odd flavors and new dishes, so she can try lots of recipes that she sees in the many cook­ books which she reads for sheer pleasure. The source of this turkey dish, which Mrs. Begenau terms \easy quick, unusual tasting and inex­ pensive,\ has been forgotten. Mrs. Begenau suspects her moth-, !L m f/ r !S ve „fi ven Tn 1 l°JiL b t U n! I have a friend who makes a career out of dieting. she is not sure. In addition to | . . 0 being a fme recipe for leftover. She is inclined to be plump, and pretty, and very pleas- turkey, it can be made with left- ; ant. But... every few months she decides to lose ten pounds, over pork or veal and canned; gooff she goes, makir^hereelf a guinea pig for every fad diet b C e hl mad e n e IS Cheated su\ that comes along She has will power For abo^^ek^ cessfuiiy Mrs. Begenau likes it. loses about five of her ten pounds. But she for bridge luncheons, as well as ; also loses her friends temporarily, because i M£&tim*i. :A weekend 1101 * meaI ° n * H ° M ^ her personality changes more than Jekyll [ Creamed Turkey and Noodles J 1 large onion, chopped j 2 tablespoons butter 2 to 3 cups cooked turkey, cut in strips 2 cups turkey gravy (canned chicken gravy may be sub­ stituted) 1 can drained mushroom pieces 2 tablespoons chili sauce 1 cup commercial sour cream 1. Saute the onion and mush­ rooms in butter until light golden brown. 2. 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