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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Summertime Appreciation

Thank God it’s Monday, once again. I personally look forward to each and every Monday, as they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you! Therefore, happy Monday to one and all. #TheRecipeDetective #DaylightAppreciationDay #SummerSolstice #Summersgiving Even though we celebrated the unofficial start of summer several […]

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STUFFED FLOUNDER, LIKE RED LOBSTER’S

STUFFED FLOUNDER, LIKE RED LOBSTER’S [Also like Joe Muer’s restaurant (Detroit, MI).] By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Copycat Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; April 1988, p. 35). Two restaurants do this classic dish justice – one is Joe Muer’s in downtown Detroit and the other is Red Lobster Restaurants, a good national […]

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APPLE SQUARE PAN PIE

APPLE SQUARE PAN PIE – like Marie Calender’s Shoppe (Los Angeles, CA) By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Copycat Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; April 1988, p. 75). I borrowed this idea, for the crumbled top crust, from my very first visit to Marie Calender’s Pie Shoppe Restaurants in the Los Angeles area […]

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Pursuit Of Happiness

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 #HuntForHappinessWeek This is the third full week of January (for 2024). It kicked off yesterday, celebrating […]

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Coconut-Macadamia Nut Cookies, Inspired by Mrs. Field’s

  Coconut-Macadamia Nut Cookies, Inspired by Mrs. Field’s By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Copycat Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; April 1988, p. 96). INGREDIENTS: ½-lb (2 sticks) real butter 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup packed, light brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp coconut extract ½ tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda […]

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Happy Halloween Eve

#ThankGodItsMonday, again. Thus, #HappyMonday to all! I look forward to every Monday because they’re my 52 Chances a year, in which I get to share Memories of My Mom with you! #TheRecipeDetective We’re almost at the end of October. Today’s Halloween Eve (aka: Devil’s Night) and tomorrow, Halloween will be kicking off October’s farewell party. […]

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Americana Nostalgia

Happy Labor Day! Plus, #ThankGodItsMonday, again; so #HappyMonday, too! 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 Besides being the UNOFFICIAL end of summer & start of the fall season, Labor Day is an Americana celebration, […]

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SUGAR FREE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE

SUGAR FREE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Copycat Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; April 1988, p. 91). INGREDIENTS: 2 cups Bisquick 4 packets Sweet & Low 2/3 cup skim milk 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup sugar free strawberry preserves 20-oz sugar free frozen strawberries, slightly thawed 1.1-oz box […]

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Mondays & Memories of My Mom – Marriage Made In Heaven

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 #NationalLovingDay Today is National Loving Day! It’s another one of those celebrations that should be observed and expressed […]

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Spanish Bar Cake & Frosting, Like Ann Page

SPANISH BAR CAKE & FROSTING, Like Ann Page By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… The Copycat Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; April 1988, p. 52) CAKE INGREDIENTS: 20-oz can apple pie filling 4 large eggs 1 TB apple pie spice powder ¼ tsp powdered cloves 18-oz box yellow cake mix 1 cup raisins 1 […]

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