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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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 a piece of note paper and noted that it was  “Easy/good.”  She was right.  It…
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