Hot Fudge Sauce

My mother loved to try new things she saw at the Co-op grocery or A & P, so it is very likely that I had my first taste of commercial hot fudge in 1948. That’s when Smucker’s introduced chocolate fudge as one of their spoonable ice cream toppings. She probably made hot fudge sauce before…
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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 who also relished them.  We used to find piles of empty hazelnut shells on old…
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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 you want a special soft Christmas cookie that is easy to make you’ll find the…
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