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Read, "The Story of the Missing Cookie
Jar" by PenVampyre.  A delightful little
Christmas story with mouthwatering  
recipes for the most wonderful time of
the year!  

Read "
Santa and the Magic Key", plus
recipes for your holidays.  A story by
Robin Wallace.

Read "Easter and Where NOT to Hide
Eggs"  
Memories of Easters past and a
few vintage recipes.

Logan's Halloween Story -The original
story won first place in sixth-eighth
grade division of Southeastern Middle
School, 2005 by Logan Lyon

Food and Genealogy.  A story By Robin
L. Wallace.  
Our lives, our families, our
very history's are defined by the foods
we eat.

Family Reunion Recipes.
"The Fourth of July and Other Disasters"
(With Apologies to Jean Shepherd)
By Robin L. Wallace

A short story by Suellen Fry.  
Memories
of my father and his version of
Kickapoojoyjuice.

Memorial Day Recipes - "For me,
Memorial Day was the day when we
went out where relatives were buried in
the tiny, local cemeteries and thoroughly
cleaned up each gravesite, carrying away
branches that may have fallen in the
winter.................."

Grandma Irwin's
Story of Courage and
Swit Tater Biskits Recipe

Home Remedies Medicines Recipes From
Olden Times.

Thanksgiving Day recipes and story from
the past.

College Foods and Other Mistakes I Have
Eaten.
Raisen Drop Cookies by Noma Lemmon

Cream 1 cup shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar.

Add 3 eggs and mix well.

Sift together 3 cups flour, 1 tsp. soda, 1/2 tsp. nutmeg and a pinch of salt.

Add alternately to creamed mixture with

1/2 cup hot water, mix well.
Last add 1 cup raisens or currrents.
Bake in (450) oven until brown.
Makes 90 cookies.
These recipes are taken from little tin recipe boxes.  You remember, the kind your mother had on top the stove
back in the 50's and 60's. Other decades are included. I draw the line at the 70's.  lol  That's where I stopped
aging!

Handed down from generation to generation, from mother to daughter.  I collect these old recipes from yard sales,
eBay, thrift shops, my relatives and anywhere I can find them.  All were hand written or typed on recipe cards.

I add recipes as I find them.  Enjoy, all are free.
Raisin Jumbo cookies
2 cups raisins
1 cup water
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup shortening
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts.
Bring raisins and water to a boil.  Boil until the raisins are plump--about 3 minutes.  
Cool.  Sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and spices together and mix well.  Stir in
the raisins and any remaining water.  Gradually add the flour mixture, blending
thoroughly after each addition.  Stir in nuts. Drop by tablespoons about 1 inch apart
on greased baking sheets.  Bake in a moderate oven (375 degrees F.) 12 to 15
minutes.  Makes about 3 1/2 dozen.
Chirps
1¼ Cups All Purpose Flour
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon soda
½ cup granulated sugar
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup butter, softened
1 cup almonds
1 cup chocolate covered raisins
Oven 375 degree F  Yield: About 60
Combine all ingredients except almonds and raisins in large mixer bowl.  Beat 1
minute at medium speed of mixer.  Stir in almonds and raisins.  Drop by
teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.  Bake at 375 degrees F.
for 10 to 12 minutes


For use with Self-Rising Flour, omit salt and soda.
Chocolate covered peanuts may be substituted for raisins; flaked coconut may be
substituted for almonds.  Increase flour to 1½ cups.
Raisin Cookies