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Irish Teacakes
December 8th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

When my brother Harry was in high school he had a great idea that the way to meet girls was to enroll in a homemaking class. Harry liked to cook anyway and this would just be an added bonus to cook with a class full of high school girls. My mom was very proud of […]

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Gingerbread House
December 4th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

In addition to my mother being a great influence in my life, I have been blessed to have other great women who have left their mark on me. One of those great ladies is Roxie Turner. I doubt that any one is the same after spending time with Roxie. She has a smile that radiates […]

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Sugar Cookies
November 30th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 1 Comments

One of the best things I learned in my mom’s kitchen was not a recipe for food, but a recipe for fun. The kitchen was the hub of family life and in addition to cooking and eating, the kitchen was for hanging out, touching bases, and being together. Being the youngest of four children, I […]

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Let the cooking begin!
November 22nd, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 2 Comments

Thanksgiving brings back a lot of memories. When my relatives set down to dinner they had no idea of the many hours, days, and weeks of preparation that went on in our kitchen preparing for the Thanksgiving meal. I recall my mother freezing the end slices (otherwise known as the heal) from loafs of bread […]

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German Chocolate Dump Cake
November 17th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 0 Comments

This is not a traditional German Chocolate cake recipe. My mom got this recipe from her friend, Velma Carmack. I loved it when my mom made this cake instead of the traditional recipe, I think it tastes a little lighter and is minus the coconut. Cake 1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup oil 1 1/2 […]

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Mom’s Macaroni and Cheese
November 9th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 3 Comments

The 1950’s was the decade following the food rations of WWII and the new trend in food was quick and easy, high fat, processed foods. My mom was a progressive 1950’s mom and she was all about margarine, tang, spam, and Velveeta pasteurized process cheese. Seriously, I did not taste real cheddar cheese or real […]

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October 26th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 2 Comments

Have you ever eaten something and the taste took you back in time. Recipes that remember is not just about recipes that are worth remembering, but is about the memories themselves. As I thumb through my mother’s old recipes which are stained with drops of butter, egg, and sugar it is as if they are […]

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