Monthly Archives: December 2012

Finnish Macaroni and Beef

When I was a District Exchange Officer for Rotary districts in Minnesota and Wisconsin, I helped coordinate exchanges for students coming to our area from Finland and students from Minnesota and Wisconsin going to Finland.  It was a wonderful experience … Continue reading

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Black Walnut Fudge

In a good year for hazelnuts we kids picked buckets of the greenish pods from the shrubs in our woods and left the nuts to dry on the workbench in the garage.  It was a race with the red squirrels … Continue reading

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Muriel’s Peanut Brittle

Driving the church van, I got to know some wonderful people who rode to worship on Sunday mornings.  Hazel Olson was one, who gave me the cookie cutter that I used this week to make my grandmother’s date cookies.  If … Continue reading

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Mrs. Oblander’s Date Pudding

We first had this date pudding at my oldest brother-in-law’s home in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.  His mother-in-law, Mrs. Oblander, was visiting and impressed us all with this dessert one day.  Here is her date pudding recipe, which Jerri copied on … Continue reading

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Jerri’s Egg Noodles

Want a really easy way to impress guests with your skill in the kitchen?  Serve them homemade noodles in beef, chicken or turkey soup.  Jerri has been wowing me with her noodle-making ability for nearly five decades.   Once she … Continue reading

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Dough Potatoes

My father was 17 years old when the stock market crashed in October of 1929.  He told me that Grandpa Rang lost all the money he had saved from twenty years of farming except for the last couple of milk … Continue reading

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