Brien’s Favorite Pie Lemon Meringue Pie 1 9 " Pre-baked pie shell 1/2 cup flour 1 1/2 cups water or milk 1 tablespoon lemon rind 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice 3 egg yolks 3 egg whites 6 tablespoons sugar Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, sugar, and salt. Add water and […]
The Gramma Dorothy Cookbook
Some years ago, my niece Jaime had the brilliant idea to compile all of my mother’s (Gramma Dorothy) recipes into book format. The resulting “Gramma Dorothy Cookbook” was a fitting tribute. The recipes, some old and some new, brought back many memories for me and captured the essence of family. Now, I have converted these recipes into digital format and posted them on this site for all to see. Since I have not yet tried these recipes, consider them untested.
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Lemon Cranberry Scones 2 tablespoons lemon zest (preferably Meyer lemons, chopped) 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter (cut in pieces) 1 1/4 cups dried cranberries 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1 cup heavy cream Pulse flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, butter, and […]
Watergate Cake 1 box white cake mix 1 box pistachio pudding (Royal or Jello) 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup ginger ale 3 eggs 1/2 cup pecans Frosting: 2 envelopes Dream whip 1 box pistachio pudding 1 1/2 cups milk Preheat oven to 350F. Mix all ingredients together until well-blended. Pour into layer pans or […]