Keeping it Real

The question was, “Do you want to come over and play?” That was 53 years ago. The answer was, “Yes!” And we never stopped. So….. My childhood friend, Angie, recently had a conference in Memphis, so I decided to join her a few days early for a nice visit since we live nowhere near eachContinue reading “Keeping it Real”

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Blackberry Crumb Breakfast Bars

      The blackberries I used for this recipe were picked by my husband and me last summer near our house. We have a ton of them in our freezer; so anytime I can, I use them in a recipe. This one is actually a raspberry recipe that I found on either Goop’s website orContinue reading “Blackberry Crumb Breakfast Bars”

Banana Pudding – attempt no. 1

  This is another recipe of my great grandmother’s. It came out pretty good, but not perfect. My first mistake was using a bowl that was too large for the recipe. I think it calls for a deep, glass pie dish? But to my defense, it was all I had. I plan to re-do thisContinue reading “Banana Pudding – attempt no. 1”

Butterscotch Brownies

Butterscotch Brownies 1 1/3 sticks butter 2 cups light brown sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup flour (I used all purpose) 1 cup pecans (I chopped them just a little bit) 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla Melt butter and mix well with sugar. Stir in other ingredients and pour into aContinue reading “Butterscotch Brownies”

Pearl Cookies

Pearl cookies! The name evokes images of beauty and ultimate taste. At least it did for me when I first saw the recipe. They’re ok. I think their name built them up too much for me. And Joe’s reaction was, “That’s a cookie.” Sometimes it takes a day or two for cookies to taste theirContinue reading “Pearl Cookies”