Sweet Potato Biscuit Recipes

Michelle, here are the recipes for sweet potato biscuits I promised. Enjoy! Love, Mom J. 1. From Joy of Cooking: Makes about 24 1 1/2 inch biscuits Preheat Oven to 450 degrees Into: 3/4 cup cooked mashed sweet potatoes beat: 1/4 cup melted butter stir in: 2/3 cup milk sift, then measure: 1 1/4 cups … [Read more…]

Impossible Pumpkin Pie

Shared by one of the ladies in my on-line maternity group: 2 Eggs 1 – 16oz Plain Packed Pumpkin 3/4c Sugar 1/2 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Cinnamon 1/2 tsp. Ginger 1/4 tsp. Cloves 1 – 13oz Can of Evaporated Milk 2 tbsp. Butter 1/2 c. Bisquick Preheat your oven to 350. Everything goes into the … [Read more…]

New Years Resolutions 2010

My new years resolution is discipline. I realize there is no way to achieve this in an abrupt life-altering manner, so I’m taking it slowly and in stages. I expect lots of bruises from falling off the wagon but here is what I’d like to do (kind of hard to put this in order): Get … [Read more…]

Pizza Ebraica – Jewish Pizza (Formerly Silvia Nacamulli’s “Pizza di Piazza”)

May 16th, 2018 Update: Pasticceria il Boccione is still in Rome, the shop in Pittsburgh is now called Food Glorious Food, and these are still yummy. And here’s an updated recipe for “pizza ebraica” Pizza ebraica – Jewish sweet “pizza” Yield: 30 Pizza ebraica: Jewish sweet “pizza” This delectable item is not pizza at all, but … [Read more…]

Mom’s Chicken Soup

(with notes from mom:) Here was the secret chicken soup which cured my sore throat & cold (along with pills, and green tea with honey) Ingredients Stock pot full of water. Chicken plus 2 extra breasts, or thighs 4 carrots 4 celery stalks 2 large or 3 medium white carrots (parsnips) 1 large onion (not … [Read more…]

Shall We Dance – Nina & Carol

carol and nina This is a Voice-o-Graph recording of my mother and my aunt singing “Shall We Dance,” from “The King and I” at the top of the Empire State Building sometime in the early 1950’s (but probably after 1952). Mom says, “Nothing remains unbroadcast in this world. I think I was 6 or 5 … [Read more…]

The Chipmunk’s Christmas Song – Me 1993

Ok it’s a real cringer for me but to beat anyone to the punch in posting such blackmail material on me, I’ll post it here myself. First. YES I played Alvin the Chipmunk in the SU Drama’s Christmas Cabaret 1993. Le Sigh. the chipmunk song

Poppa Abe Recordings From 1976

I found these .mp3 files on Harris’ computer. Uncle Steve tells me “The story behind the tapes is that I have a cassette of Pop playing the mandolin and I transferred them onto my computer. One day Harris and I had gotten into a discussion about “old fashion” music, and so I sent him the … [Read more…]