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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Goodbye August, Hello September

Thank God Its Monday and, as such, #HappyMonday to everyone! I personally look forward to all Mondays because they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you! #TheRecipeDetective This week we say goodbye to August and hello to September, which begins on Friday. Friday is also […]

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Happiness Happens With Family Fun

Thank God Its Monday again and, as such, Happy Monday to one and all! I really look forward to Mondays because they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you! #TheRecipeDetective #HappinessHappensMonth #FamilyFunMonth Hand-in-hand with Happiness Happens Month, August is also Family Fun Month – because, […]

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DENVER SANDWICH, LIKE WOOLWORTH’S

DENVER SANDWICH, LIKE WOOLWORTH’S By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 188). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] The Denver Sandwich was a lunch-hour specialty at the Woolworth’s dime store […]

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Happiness And Radio

Thank God Its Monday, thus, #HappyMonday to all! I look forward to every Monday, as they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you! #TheRecipeDetective #HappinessHappensMonth #NationalRadioDay Next Sunday is National Radio Day and, for Mom, happiness happened whenever she was on the radio, talking about […]

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BATTER-COATED CHEESE SANDWICH

BATTER-COATED CHEESE SANDWICH By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 114). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] INGREDIENTS: Archer Teacher Fish Batter (Below), using beer instead of club soda ½ […]

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GUACAMOLE

GUACAMOLE By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p.65). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] INGREDIENTS: 2 ripe avocados 4 teaspoons lime juice 1 large fresh tomato (seeded & chopped) 2 […]

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WEDNESDAY’S FROSTED DRINK

WEDNESDAY’S FROSTED DRINK By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018) [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] INGREDIENTS: 1 cup milk ½ cup Nestlé’s quick chocolate drink powder 3 cups slightly soft […]

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CONEY SAUCE, LIKE LAFAYETTE’S

CONEY SAUCE, LIKE LAFAYETTE’S By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; June 1997, p. 42) THE SECRET IS SIMPLE. You brown and crumble the beef and then put half of it into your blender with only enough liquid to cover the blades. Blend it until […]

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FRIED ICE CREAM BALLS & BEST FAST HOT FUDGE SAUCE

FRIED ICE CREAM BALLS & BEST FAST HOT FUDGE SAUCE By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; June 1997, p. 15). INGREDIENTS: 1-qt ice cream, any flavor, in 2” balls, hard frozen 2 cups finely rolled pound cake crumbs or cookie crumbs 2 eggs, well […]

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AUNT JENNY’S PINEAPPLE BARS (or Tarts)

AUNT JENNY’S PINEAPPLE BARS (or Tarts) [aka: 4-CORNER MUFFIN TARTS] By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; June 1997, p. 5) INGREDIENTS: 2 cups crushed pineapple, drained [and saved] ¼ cup maraschino cherries, halved 2 TB pineapple juice ½ cup sugar ¼ tsp grated lemon […]

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