Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving, Cyber Sales & Recipe

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Do you have special memories of Thanksgiving growing up? I do - we used to sing "Over the River and Through the Woods" on the way to Grandma & Grandpa's!
Back in the 1950's growing up in Northern New York, way north of Syracuse, we used to go to Grandma & Grandpa's for Thanksgiving dinner. They owned a dairy farm, and the cows always needed to be milked so they didn't leave the farm much, and could Grandma cook!
It was really cold back then. And Grandma cooked on a wood stove. The wood room was off the kitchen and always smelled of freshly split aged wood. Her old wood stove was huge - and there was another wood stove for heat in the dining room. I remember how she hated the electric stove when she got it - I think I was in high school then.
My favorite part of Thanksgiving back then was the desserts. I don't know how Grandma baked such wonderful pies and cakes on that stove, and she never really measured. And the turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, and vegies were perfect too!

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Bonus - My favorite apple pie (I use Granny Smith Apples)

6 tart apples 3/4 cup of flour
1 cup of sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup butter Pastry for one 9 inch pie shell
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Pare apples and cut into eigths.
Mix 1/2 cup of sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle over apples. Mix.
Put apple mixture into unbaked pie shell.
Combine remaining sugar and flour. Add butter and rub together until crumbs are formed. Sprinkle crumbs over apples.
Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes and then reduce temperature to 350 degrees and bake 35 minutes longer.
Reheat just before serving if desired. Delicious served with a sharp cheese (I often do this for breakfast!) or with ice cream.