I am Thankful.

This is the time of year I break out the old recipes. When we were sorting out Mom’s stuff after she passed, I grabbed all the recipe books (and her sewing stuff). I knew I would find this:

This is what we all serve at Thanksgiving as our cranberry dish. This is my grandmothers handwriting, and the recipe is actually from my great-great grandparents. I can see her in her kitchen and my Mom in my childhood one when I see this card.

I also love these:

Clockwise from left: Amy was a college roommate, the my sister’s gingerbread house, my great grandmothers popovers, and Mom’s “super”hot dish.

I am Thankful for having known all these people, and tasting their recipes. Even today I can make and share these dishes and remember!