Fun and food with family

Our yearly pilgrimage to Seed Savers and a picnic lunch with family. Recipes for a great sandwich roll or hamburger bun. . . . → Read More: Fun and food with family

Day 9: Searching through Grandmother’s Recipes

Recipe for “President Johnson’s Chili Con Carne” plus other recipes from my Grandmother’s archives. . . . → Read More: Day 9: Searching through Grandmother’s Recipes

Wassail—a family tradition on a cold New Year’s Day

A wonderful festive beverage recipe. . . . → Read More: Wassail—a family tradition on a cold New Year’s Day

On the tenth day…make Christmas Fudge

Another favorite family recipe. . . . → Read More: On the tenth day…make Christmas Fudge

On the second day…Grandma’s Fruit Cake

Another family holiday tradition: orange slice cake recipe . . . → Read More: On the second day…Grandma’s Fruit Cake

Clothesline Taffy

Old time Christmas candy recipe. . . . → Read More: Clothesline Taffy

Church and community cookbooks…

Black Bean Soup Recipe . . . → Read More: Church and community cookbooks…

More uses for green tomatoes—old time relishes

Recipes from the archives for green tomatoes. . . . → Read More: More uses for green tomatoes—old time relishes

First freeze! AAUUGGHH!

I think I jinxed it with yesterday’s post. . . . → Read More: First freeze! AAUUGGHH!

Grandma’s Pea Salad

I decided that for the sake of this blog, that I would start referring to my two grandmothers as Grandma (for my paternal grandmother) and Grandmother (for my maternal grandmother).  Granted, we called them both “Grandma” but my mom’s mother would always sign letters and birthday cards as “Grandmother.” 

She was a former school teacher . . . → Read More: Grandma’s Pea Salad