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Old 03-14-2008, 01:10 PM   #1
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If Your Grandmother could cook you a meal ...


What would it be????

I would only want three things....Fried Chicken, Biscuits, and Huckleberry Cobbler for dessert!!


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Old 03-14-2008, 01:13 PM   #2
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Hamburger goulash, fresh corn on the cob, kolaches.

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Old 03-14-2008, 01:21 PM   #3
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uncle bob, i only knew my paternal grandma, and she was 175 years old by the time i came around. i don't remember her ever cooking, but (in true irish form) eating a ton of oats and gallons of milky, sweet tea.

one of the few memories i have of her is chasing us around with the hair removed from her hairbrush, saying she'd stuff it in our mouths. my sisters and i had a great time screaming and running away.

so, i guess my answer to your thread is a hairball.


ok, i'm gonna go with an old girlfriend's italian grandparents, who i adopted as my own.
every year, when we visited them in florida, grampa louie and i would get up before high tide and sunrise and go crabbing for blueclaws, while we munched on pepper and egg sandwiches that grandma selena made, having gotten up even earlier.

that night, for dinner, we'd have those crabs in a light tomato sauce (god help me if i get the name of it wrong ) like a marinara, over angel hair pasta.

it took 2 hours to eat all of those tasty bits of monster, and you were covered in sauce from forehead to lap, but it was one of the best dinners i've had in my life.
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:26 PM   #4
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Stuffed cabbage and for dessert homemade chocolate pudding served warm.

I wish she was here. Grandma was the one person ( before Paul) that I had in my life who really loved me. I miss her.
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:27 PM   #5
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My grandmother who was born in 1900 was from the old German stock. You ate "dinner" at noon and supper at 6pm. Her favorite meal to cook was Sunday after church and we were home by 11:00. The chicken had been cut up and "brined"---yep--I now realized that's what she was doing and that was the best tasting chicken ever. She served her homemade bread, green beans from the garden, fresh sliced tomatos and cucumbers, and homemade peach pie (we always stayed with her in the summers). Wow--what wonderful memories!
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:34 PM   #6
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can u tell i'm from the south?

fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, turnip greens with fat back. corn bread . don't really remember any desserts cept for home made peach ice cream.

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Old 03-14-2008, 01:40 PM   #7
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You're right, too, I forgot to mention the mashed potatos and gravy. She'd kill me if she were here. Ha! No fat back or turnip greens, however. Why in the world isn't homemade peach ice cream NOT considered a dessert? What other food group does it fit in??? Just kidding!!!!!!
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:44 PM   #8
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I would want my grandma's apple dumplings. I've tried to do them but they never come out tasting like hers! My sister has her doughnut recipe down so I don't crave them as much. The other dishes she used to make that I miss are her oyster stew (none of the other ones I have taste like hers) and salsify casserole. I never heard of anyone else making salsify casserole. Don't even know of anyone using that vegetable anymore either! The best meals were lunches (dinner to the farm folks) when we would take a picnic out to Granpa in field. We'd sit in the back of the pick up and eat baloney sandwiches and Campbells pork 'n beans straight from the can with iced tea to drink. That was the best! I still will buy the small cans and eat them straight from the can but it isn't quite the same in my air conditioned kitchen!
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Old 03-14-2008, 02:01 PM   #9
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Chicken and home made noodles. With just a sprinkle of nutmeg over each bowl.

****, I want that for dinner tonight.
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Old 03-14-2008, 02:12 PM   #10
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I miss my Grandma too - called her Ma - she passed when I was thirteen. Don't really remember any special menu- all were so very good. She could make a meal out of nothing !! But her elderberry pie and cookies- were soooooooo good ! I felt her love more than any too !!

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