Grandma’s Pumpkin Raisin Cookies Recipe

Grandma's Pumpkin Raisin Cookies Recipe

In honor of fall, Hodgepodgedad’s favorite. Grandma’s Pumpkin Raisin Cookies Recipe Ingredients 2 cups sifted flour 2 ½ teaspoons cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ginger 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt ½ cup shortening (I didn’t have any so I substituted real butter and they turned out beautifully!) 1 cup sugar 1 cup pumpkin 2 eggs (beaten) ¾  cup raisins Directions: Preheat oven

10 Easter and Spring Desserts


Sharing my top ten favorites for this time of year. For Easter, a bridal luncheon or baby shower, Mother’s Day. There’s so much to celebrate… Aunt Kathy’s Lime Cake – for every spring celebration! Grandma’s Glazed Strawberries and Bananas – so easy! Nana’s Coconut Cake – an Easter tradition. Sunflower Peeps Cake – fun for spring or summer. Frozen Fruit Salad and the Story of

New Recipe Index and the Hodgepodge Family Cookbook


“Memories…the food of our childhood; food that meant love.” ~ Susan Branch I’d like to think that I grew up grateful for what I had. Grandmothers and a mama who loved to make wonderful food to fill our tummies. Special dishes made for holidays. If I didn’t show my gratitude then, I sure hope it is recognized now. Because it is a blessing to have

Grandma’s Glazed Strawberries and Bananas

glazed strawberries

One jumped. One twirled. My children’s reaction when Grandma and Grandpa came through the door with the large bowl full of their favorite fruit combination. Strawberries. Bananas. Strawberry Glaze. That’s it. Cut up strawberries and bananas and stir in the glaze. Grandma says you can find the tub of red, strawberry glaze at the grocery store. It’s usually in the produce section right next to