What is the Project?

After a very long and rich life of more than 95 years, my grandmother recently passed away. During the process of putting her affairs in order, I stumbled upon not only her handwritten recipes but those of her older sister as well. Instantly, I was overcome with the brute force of hundreds of memories of these two strong and amazing women. And I realized that almost every fond memory I have of Cat and Mae […read more…]

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Little Miss Muffins

Little Miss Muffins 2015-10-14 15:50:18 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1 egg 2 medium bananas, sliced 1/2 c. sugar 1/3 c. milk 2 c. flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/3 cup salad oil or melted shortening Instructions Combine egg, bananas, sugar, salad oil/melted shortening, and milk Beat until bananas are mashed Add flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda and nutmeg Mix well Fill well-greased muffin pans 2/3 full Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes
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Orange Kiss-Me Cake

Orange Kiss-Me Cake 2015-10-14 15:22:00 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1 large orange 1 c. raisins 1/2 c. walnuts 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 c. walnuts, chopped 2 c. flour 1 c. sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/2 c. shortening 1 c. milk 2 eggs Instructions Grease and flour 13×9″ pan Squeeze orange, save juice Grind orange rind, raisins, and walnuts using a coarse blade Combine flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda in mixing bowl Add shortening and milk Beat 1 1/2 minutes at low speed Add eggs Beat 1 1/2 minutes Stir in orange-raisin-walnut mixture Spread in prepared pan Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes Drizzle orange juice over warm cake Combine sugar, cinnamon and walnuts Sprinkle over cake
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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake 2015-10-13 17:01:17 Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients 1 c. butter 1 tsp. baking Soda 1 c. sour cream 1 1/2 c. flour 1 1/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 3 eggs, separated 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 c. chopped nuts Instructions Cream sugar and butter Add egg yolks and sour cream Beat until fluffy Add flower, baking powder and baking soda Beat egg whites until stiff, then fold into batter Pour into greased and floured bundt pan Sprinkle topping of sugar, cinnamon, and nuts Dot butter Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour Let cool for 15 minutes
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