Category Archives: Nostalgia

Chocolate Marshmallow Texas Sheet Cake

A few months ago Sister Tucker made a version of this for our Pathway class. It was so good. I thanked her and said, “It tastes like home.” She told me that was the best compliment. Makes 24-30 pieces 1 … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie

This recipe is great for freezing. I put the filling in my Emile Henry Gratinee bowls, top with crust and put the whole thing in a freezer bag. Once they are frozen the dishes can be stacked to take up … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

I had never made a shepherd’s pie until we moved to London 10 years ago. (Has it really been 10 years since I have lived in the USA?) It doesn’t seem that long. It was quickly added to Rick and … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past!

Recently, Rick and I were discussing how our eating patterns have changed over the years. I grew up eating more meat and potatoes and he grew up eating casseroles. I had never eaten a casserole until I met him and … Continue reading

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James’s Favorite Waikiki Meatballs

1 ½ pounds ground beef 2/3 cup cracker crumbs ½ cup minced onions 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 2 tablespoons cornstarch ½ cup brown sugar 1 can (13 ½ ounces) pineapple chunks Drained reserving juice 1/3 … Continue reading

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