Slow Food – Rolled Molasses Cookies from Aunt Lillian

This week I thought I’d try something fairly easy so I found Lillian’s recipe for Molasses Cookies. They seemed fairly easy and I’ve certainly made molasses cookies before. As with all her recipes though research was required as there was nothing more than the bare ingredients listed and one tantalizing hint on what to do. [...] Read more »

Not Your Mom’s Cole Slaw

Summer is here and the Five Points Farmers Market is in full swing right outside my door at work every Thursday afternoon. So I thought it would be good if I tried one of Aunt Lillian’s vegetable recipes. There’s been lots of cabbage in the market right now, so I thought I’d try her Cabbage [...] Read more »

Vintage Cooking — Third Time’s the Charm Date Bars

My second attempt at cooking from Great Aunt Lillian’s cook book proved to be a daunting and time consuming experience. The cupcakes were so easy so I thought date bars would be a breeze. Boy was I wrong! Two weeks later (my work got so in the way!) and with three attempts under my belt [...] Read more »