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Handed down from Mom, Grandma and the family next door…You can share your favorites with us too!

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maryannetuck

The future is right ahead of me. At the age of 84, all new projects are interesting and old memories and friends of the past are with me every day. I love to share my thoughts along with my comments of this day and these times. Photography is my hobby. The world view is everywhere I look in the north woods of Michigan. Let's get together for a visit!

    Mother’s Chocolate Cake..Heavenly

    Mother’s Day is every day to me. She was a registered nurse and a wonderful cook. Friends and family enjoyed her company. A smile and laughter were always with her as well as her funny jokes. Everyone enjoyed them too, almost as much as her cooking. Time passes, memories stay with us. Ingredients 2 cups cake flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp soda 1 tsp vinegar 1/2 […]

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    SURPRISE SEASONING BLEND..

    Another recipe from the kitchen of my Mother’s friend….”Toots” 1 Tbsp each of the following; Salt Pepper Onion Powder Garlic powder Oregano Thyme Parsley Paprika Put in layers in a glass jar. Shake until mixed. Use for salads, stews, popcorn, chip dips, veggie dips etc. (Add 1 tsp to 1/2 cup mayonnaise for using as salad dressing) copyright@2019 Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck Photo By Me

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    “HOUSE” AND “SENATE”.. BEAN SOUP…NO SUBPOENA REQUIRED..

    There seems to be an aroma of truth…

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    WHAT’S COOKIN’ AT NORMA’S HOUSE?MMM…SPICY RELISH

    “Relatively” speaking, Norma is my first cousin. We go back to a time when cousins were raised in close family relationships and we all enjoyed reunions where everyone brought a dish to pass and a copy of their recipe was always being requested.  Now in the retirement years the miles have come between us, but the love in relationships remains. Check out this mouth watering recipe she gave me many […]

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    MACK’S PLUM PUDDING..for last minute holiday entertaining…

    For quick holiday entertaining…

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    FRIENDSHIP TEA…UNIQUE IDEA!

    A surprising “recipe” for sharing with a friend. Why don’t you give it a try?

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    COOL & UNUSUAL..COCONUT DESSERT

    Sounds “cool” doesn’t it? It would go nicely with “Friendship Tea”..

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    MY PLATE IS FULL…SALADS

    My friend, Dixie, is helping me out with recipes from Rachel Ray’s Food Network. It all sounds so good and I can’t wait to try them. BEEF SALAD Ingredients: 1/2 cup sour cream 2 round tbsp prepared horseradish 1/2 Lemon, juiced About 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce Handful chives, fine chopped Handful dill, finely chopped 1 1/2 tsp coarse black pepper About 1 pound deli roast beef, leftover, roast, pot roast […]

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    CAULIFLOWER SALAD..EASY AND DIFFERENT..

    Written on a piece of note paper and in my Mother’s handwriting. I always trust Mother not to lead me astray. Let’s try this one. 1 Head Cauliflower 2 sticks grated carrots 1/4 Cup grated onion 1/2 Cup Miracle Whip Salad Dressing 8 oz pkg Cream Cheese Whip onion, salad dressing & cheese until it coats cauliflower & carrots.  Let refrigerate overnight. Let me know how you like this. Sounds interesting. […]

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    APPLE BROWNIES…MMM..SOUNDS GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT

    Another recipe from “Toots”, my Mother’s friend, who also happened to be a registered nurse.  She was not only a great nurse, but also a good cook. This recipe in her handwriting says, “it’s good”. I believe her. Cream 1/2 cup melted oleo with 1 cup sugar. Add one egg. Sift 1 cup flour, 1/tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp soda, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 tsp cinnamon. Add to cream mix […]

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