Nanny’s Apple Crisp

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Nanny's Apple Crisp Horizontal

One of the first recipes I ever learned to make was my Nanny’s Apple Crisp. I was totally intimidated by pie crust back then.  This is one 0f those recipes that is just really hard to mess up. The ingredients don’t have to be measured precisely and you can make it in a small baking… Read more »

Nanny’s Picklin’ Pig Cake

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Today I’m sharing my Nanny’s Picklin’ Pig Cake over at Mommy Hates Cooking.  Go check it out.  It’s amazing! My Nanny was just the best cook ever.  If you’d like to try some of the other recipes I’ve shared from her cookbook, click the pics below.         Related posts: Nanny’s Chocolate Sheet… Read more »

Nanny’s Snow Ghost Pie

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Snow Ghost Pie, Chocolate Pie

I get teased by my family every time we have something chocolate to eat.  My mom tells over and over again, how when I was very little and my Uncle Oliver asked me “What is your favorite kind of pie?” and I said in a long, drawn out, little kid lisp “Ssshhock-lut”.  Half the time… Read more »

Nanny’s Applesauce Cookies

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Nanny's Applesauce Cookies 1

Well, the holidays are over. I’m on the mend from my annual bout of the croupy crud, and my daughter has announced her engagement.  All-in-all, quite a bit more excitement than we are used to here at Chicken Scratch! The Christmas goodies have all been eaten, so it’s time for me to make my family… Read more »