Jerri’s Rhubarb Custard Pie

Once there was a restaurant in New Richmond that regulars called “the Polish palace” next to the Gem Theatre on Knowles Avenue. It opened about four in the morning when the owner walked in and left the door unlocked. In a few minutes you could buy a cup of fresh hot coffee and, when the…
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Bob’s Mom’s Hot Dish

The last year and a half that I spent at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, I shared an apartment with Bob.  He was from “Trivers” (Two Rivers if you are not from the place).  Bob was working on his doctorate in oncology and I was starting work on my master’s degree. After several afternoons…
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