From the recipe memories of my Mother’s friend… Violet “Toots” DeNio You may acquire so many new friendships with this lovely offering, you’ll have to bake some cookies. 2 Cups Tang 1/2 Cup instant tea 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground cloves ( sugar-optional) 1 pkg Lemonade mix..unsweetened. USE 1/2 TSP. OF ABOVE MIX OR […]
Not sure who Mack might be, but his recipe found its way into my recipe collection. Sounds simple and quick. Just a thought though, I really wouldn’t wait until the last minute to try it. You can always make it again for a special holiday. INGREDIENTS 1 small lemon jello 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1/4 tsp […]
“Relatively” speaking, Norma Jean is my first cousin. We go back to a time when cousins were raised in close family relationships and we all enjoyed reunions where everyone brought a dish to pass and a copy of the recipe was always being requested. (And all the girls were called by the first and second […]
Another recipe from “Toots”, my Mother’s friend, who also happened to be a registered nurse. She was not only a great nurse, but also a good cook. This recipe in her handwriting says, “it’s good”. I believe her. Cream 1/2 cup melted oleo with 1 cup sugar. Add one egg. Sift 1 cup flour, 1/tsp […]
Found these in a newspaper article from a 1987 clipping. I’ve read and reread. I know there’s a message in here somewhere. There seems to be an aroma of truth. HOUSE BEAN SOUP 2 pounds number 1 white Michigan beans 1 smoked ham hock Water Salt and Pepper to taste Cover beans with cold water; […]
Time passes..memories (and recipes) stay with us.
That’s the name of a story I read recently by author, Mary Beckwith. As the story goes, the little boy found a ladybug and was studying it quite intently. The Mother heard him say, “it must be a gentleman bug“. Questioning him as to why he seemed to know the opposite of “lady” was “gentleman”his […]
My musical knowledge improved as the years went by.
Pharisee 1 “The jerk who just came in says he was blind and now he can see.“ Pharisee 2 “Nothing is that simple.” Pharisee 1 “Ya know what they say; if it seems too good to be true, it probably isn’t.” Pharisee 2 “The guy must have done something really bad to be blind in […]
Days of Fun in Sand and Snow With Cherished childhood toys. Imaginary roads brought joy and hours of play for little girls and boys. Wrapped and Found beneath a tree, disguised as christmas presents, Giant projects filled their thoughts, and play became more pleasant. Now, safely resting on a shelf in colorful display, Grown construction […]