Recipes and lessons that we learned from our moms.
Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts
December 14th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 3 Comments

I used to have trouble choking down the pills I have to take for controlling my cholesterol, but it’s a lot easier now that I wrap them in bacon.~ Brad Simanek Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts-from my mother-in-law, Juanita Williams One can of whole water chestnuts ½ pound of uncooked bacon one cup of ketchup one […]

Posh Playdough
December 10th, 2009RecipesDebbie Williams 5 Comments

If you are looking for a simple and inexpensive Christmas gift for young children or just a recipe for fun try this play dough recipe. I have the recipe card from my mom’s file and it has a note that it is from Lena Jackson. Lena was our pastor’s wife during the 1960’s and with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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