But, one thing that I loved in my childhood that has carried over into my adult life, even though we were forced to eat them A LOT, is peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (or sammiches, as we used to call them when I was a kid). There’s just something about putting those two textures and tastes together, between two slices of soft white bread, that invigorates my foodie soul. That was also the joy of going to PB and Jellies in downtown Colorado Springs.
Denver Broncos-inspired granny square scarf, circa 2012-2013.
Thanksgiving was a big deal in our home. My father didn’t just cook for the family, he would make enough for a small battalion and invite them to our home to share the meal of the day. The meal generally consisted of ham with cherries, cloves, and pineapple, turkey, giblets and gravy, southern corn pudding, candied yams, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry jelly, rolls, and a sweet potato pie with whipped cream, to top it all off. It was a feast.
One of the things I noticed that they always gave me was dried mashed potato mix and canned tuna. So, once or twice a week, I turned them into either pancakes or muffins. Lucky for me (and my hungry minions), they were a hit.
Throwback of the Day, where I’ll post some old random picture from the past and share a story about it. Halloween 2011. My minions ready for a round of trick-or-treating. Lil’ Miss is dressed as Claire Wolf, from the “Monster High” cartoons and Lil’ Man is dressed as DC comics’, “The Green Lantern” (the movieContinue reading “Throwback of the Day: Halloween”