PUMPKIN SEEDS By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Cook is a 4-Letter Word! (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; November 1984, p. 46). INGREDIENTS: 1 cup table salt + ¼ cup extra 8 cups water 2 cups cleaned, pumpkin seeds 2 egg whites INSTRUCTIONS: Dissolve 1 cup salt in 4 cups water, over medium heat, in […]


Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Michigan Apples

As usual, #ThankGodItsMonday again. Thus, #HappyMonday to all. I look forward to every Monday! They’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you! #TheRecipeDetective #NationalAppleMonth I LOVE OCTOBER! The trees are bursting with fiery colors, farmers are harvesting their crops, corn mazes have been cut for […]

Cookbooks & Other Publications

1984 – Cook is a 4-Letter Word! by Gloria Pitzer

1984 – Cook is a 4-Letter Word! was written, illustrated and published by Gloria Pitzer (Gloria Pitzer’s Secret Recipes, St. Clair, MI). NO LONGER IN PRINT – at 120-pages with a 5.5″ x 8.5″ format, this nifty little book is full of well-balanced meals for the unbalanced cook! It also has goodies to take the monotony out […]