Tag Archives: Grandma Helen

50 States of Thanksgiving

Well, what do we think of the recent New York Times article on Thanksgiving dishes evocative of our fifty states? I don’t know….they seemed to be somewhat on track with the two states I’ve lived in as an adult, but they really went off … Continue reading

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What’s in a (First) Name?

I’ve been going through old photo albums and, as a result, thinking about family and family names. When I was a little girl, I used to imagine what I would name a future daughter. For a long time my choice was Elizabeth, but … Continue reading

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Cookbook Time Capsule

Here are my oldest and newest cookbooks. I don’t really have to tell you which is which, I’ll bet. And in between the oldest and newest are dozens of other cookbooks collected over the years; some really good, others barely cracked: … Continue reading

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