Flash Back

I was reading over on Sometimes I… where she is searching for a pie recipe from the mid 1970’s, a Lemon Meringue Pie that was made using Jello (not pudding, but jello). Well I decided to get out my “Favorite Recipes of Alabama Vocational Home Economics Teachers” from 1976 and see if I could find it. No luck in…

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Pecan Pie – Recipe

DEEP SOUTH PECAN PIE Pastry (or if your lazy like me, just buy a frozen pastry pie shell) 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chilled vegetable shortening 3 to 6 tablespoons ice water Filling 3 large eggs 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup dark corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla…

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Pound Cake – Recipe

Every time I visited my grandmother before she passed away, there was always a pound cake on the table. I bet she went through three dozen eggs each week making cakes. Here’s a recipe that I found thats very close to hers. She never wrote her recipe down and it was always made from scratch. I really need to…

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Homemade Butter – Recipe

This was so neat.. saw it on tv, and just had to share. Can you imagine doing this instead of just grabbing a bucket of butter from the grocery store? Homemade Butter Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2002 Ingredients 1 pint heavy cream, very cold Pinch salt, optional Directions Find a large jar with a tight-fitting lid that will hold…

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