Grandma’s Christmas Candy Cake

*Click to read how this depression-era cake put face-cracking smiles on the faces of a bunch of kids in the Christmas of 1933 . . . Christmas in a Sock Old-Fashioned Version. . . but I suggest the Newer Version Below 2 cups sifted flour 3 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp....

Lolita Tsosie’s Navajo Frybread

Frybread Recipes are not difficult. Plain or stacked high, they are delicious! Why not give it a try?   Note: There are many frybread recipes; this is Lolita Tsosie’s Grandmother’s recipe. To each cup of Blue Bird flour, add: 1 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp....

Picasso Had His Moods, but Red Had His Moves (Revisited)

I made an ironclad discovery while viewing Picasso and the Age of Iron at the Modern Art Museum. Walking among the wire, bronze, sheet metal and iron exhibits such as Picasso’s Head of a Man and Gonzalez’s Woman with a Mirror, a steely thought gripped me. My gosh, I...

Ninety-Year-Old Recipe: Pa Dubie’s Tater Soup

Potatoes have long been a kitchen staple. During the depression era, they were a life-saving, life-giving food.   *For more “survival food” recipes, check out the back section of my novel, Blackberry Road.    Pa Dubie’s Potato Soup 1 quart...
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