Cooking with GAFCCA, Volume 1

No direct link for this cookbook, folks. Not even a link to a place where you can buy it directly, since I can’t find it. In honesty, part of what stalled me out on posting books was things like this. I want you to be able to see what books I’m using, and buy them yourself if they look good to you. That’s just not doable here. I really had the wrong perspective on it. I should have quietly been pleased that a little bit the work had been removed. There just isn’t a link to give you!

Well, that’s not totally true, and “I’ll give you what I can.”: (Warning: Music on opening that link.)

This cookbook was given to me by my Aunt Mary.… Continue reading →

[52] “Mom’s” Pumpkin Bread

Have you ever had “that recipe”? You know the one. The one you make for any potluck, any occasion and gets just rave reviews? The one that you’re very proud of and know you make excellently? The one where you never volunteer the recipe? This is that recipe for me.

A couple of you already have this recipe, but I’d be lying if I didn’t admit to some hesitation about sharing this recipe at large. I don’t like the idea of losing the specialness of “that recipe” once everyone can make it. I have heard that happens to some people. But, really, why not share it? And for those who are wondering, yes, it’s in a cookbook I own, so it’s sort of accessible. Sort of, because…

There’s no cookbook link for this recipe, as it’s one of those fund-raising cookbooks (like the Pie Town pie cookbook).… Continue reading →