Wednesday, November 25, 2009

My Great Grandmother's Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie
Georgia Mae Smith

3 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon of each: salt, nutmeg, allspice
1 1/2 cup pumpkin (one can)
1 1/2 cup whole milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Beat eggs & add sugars, flours, spices - beat slowly
Add pumpkin & milk
Pour into 9" unbaked pie crust and bake at 450' for 10 minutes
Reduce heat to 325' and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour
Knife inserted near center should come out clean

Sunday, November 01, 2009

For the Love of Aprons

A few months ago at an antique mall, I saw an apron with a dish towel sewn on the front. I thought it was a clever idea, but I didn't like the colors of the one I saw. When I went back to the antique mall the other day, the apron was gone, and I have never seen another one. Today I decided to do a google image search to see if I could find one I liked. I stumbled across this one and in the description it said that the towel is held on with a button. Hmmmm, I can sew on a button, and I can sew button holes. Hmmm, this could get