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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Encourage Young Writers

Thank God it’s Monday, again. I personally look forward to all Mondays, as they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with everyone! Therefore, happy Monday to one and all. #TheRecipeDetective #EncourageAYoungWriterDay Wednesday is, among other things, Encourage a Young Writer Day, which was something that Mom […]

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Herman Sourdough Starter, Replacement Recipe, & Sourdough Biscuits

Herman Sourdough Starter, Replacement Recipe, & Sourdough Biscuits By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Make Alike Recipes (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; Oct. 1991, p. 11). [Written version coming soon…] INGREDIENTS:   INSTRUCTIONS:   #GloriaPitzersCookbook See also… Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Beautify Your Garden

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BOSTON MARKET STYLE SPINACH SIDEDISH

BOSTON MARKET STYLE SPINACH SIDEDISH By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Secret RecipesTM Bulletin© #102 – Imitations of Boston Market Dishes (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; 1998, p. 1). INGREDIENTS: 10-oz can cream of celery soup 1 TB flour 4 TB butter ½ tsp garlic salt (or to taste) Salt and pepper (to taste) 2 pkgs. […]

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LOOSE HAMBURGER & MAN-WITCH SLOPPY JOES (OPTION)

LOOSE HAMBURGER & MAN-WITCH SLOPPY JOES (OPTION) By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 67). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] LOOSE HAMBURGER In Kansas City, this is a close […]

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BIG BOY SHRIMP SAUCE

BIG BOY SHRIMP SAUCE By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Original 200 Plus Secret Recipes© Book (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; June 1997, p. 7). INGREDIENTS: 12-oz bottle Heinz Chili Sauce 2-oz bottled horseradish 4 TB sugar 1/8 tsp tabasco sauce 1 tsp lemon juice INSTRUCTIONS: Combine all ingredients, as listed, mixing well. Refrigerate it, […]

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SHARE-A-LEASE POWDERED SUGAR POUND CAKE

SHARE-A-LEASE POWDERED SUGAR POUND CAKE By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 244). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] Make a Sundae Pie with this, rather than brownie squares, the […]

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BILL KNAPP’S CHOCOLATE CAKE & FROSTING

BILL KNAPP’S CHOCOLATE CAKE & FROSTING By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in her self-published… Secret RecipesTM Bulletin© #106 – Imitations of Bill Knapp Favorites (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; 2003, p. 1) CAKE INGREDIENTS: 18-oz box Devil’s Food cake mix 1½ cups warm tap water 2 eggs CAKE INSTRUCTIONS: In big mixing bowl, beat together [ingredients, […]

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CALIFORNIA FRIJOLES SOUP

CALIFORNIA FRIJOLES SOUP By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 125). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).] INGREDIENTS: 2 cans (10 ½ ounces each) beef consommé 1 ¼ cups tomato […]

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GRANNY SQUARE – HOW TO

Granny Square – How To By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in her self-published folder, by the same name (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI: Fall 1986, p. 1) #GloriaPitzersCookbook

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Beautify Your Garden

Thank God it’s Monday, again. I personally look forward to all Mondays, as they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you. Therefore, happy Monday – and happy April, too. #TheRecipeDetective #KeepAmericaBeautifulMonth #LawnAndGardenMonth #NationalGardenMonth Now that I’m done spring cleaning the inside of my home, it’s […]

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