I mentioned recently that pears are getting close to harvest, so here is another pear recipe. I am in the dark as to what “cheese dressing” may be. This doesn’t actually sound very good to me. Pear Salad Pare pears, cut in halves, remove cores & fill hollows from which cores were removed with … Continue reading →
I remember Gram used to tell a story about a real Shoemaker and the Elves, but I can’t remember the details any longer. Maybe Auntie Kat remembers? It was a true story and maybe involved red boots. ??? I was reminded of that story because this recipe was provided by Mrs Shoemaker, whoever she may … Continue reading →
Here is Nancy B’s salad. It is another of the Jello-and-other-stuff variety. I’m not quite sure about the Jello and macaroni portion of this. Could it be a macaroni ring that you put the other salad ingredients inside of? There are many things about this that don’t sound good to me.
I *think* Marnie is Jessie Marion, my mother can verify this when she gets a minute. It was confusing to me as a child because my mother would refer to Aunt Mernie (Gram’s sister) and Aunt Marnie (Gram’s aunt). I still call my aunts Aunt Ruth and Aunt Ginny, and I could see where my … Continue reading →
I don’t know who Aunt Tot could be. Gram’s aunts were Sue, Jessie Marion, Edna, Anna, Helen, and Maggie. Any one of those could have had the cute nickname of Tot. Gram was in fact addressed by her nickname – Pat – her entire life. Only people who didn’t know her called her Katharine. She … Continue reading →