Thanksgiving, Part the First

Mamacita says: Sexist though it may sound, it usually takes a woman to fully comprehend what goes on in the kitchen before all that wonderful food appears on the table. I have several male friends who know, too. Painter Doris … Continue reading

Black Bean Lasagna

Mamacita says:  People are asking me for the recipe for my vegetarian black bean lasagna, so here it is! Ingredients: lasagna noodles (uncooked) 3 1/2 cups spaghetti sauce 1 cup sliced mushrooms (canned or fresh) 1 green pepper, diced 1 … Continue reading

No-Bake Cookies, Again? Your Wish Is My Command

Mamacita says:  Hot weather must have arrived for good because I’ve had a kazillion (rough estimate) requests for the NoBake Cookies recipe, so here is the one I use. Please bear in mind that I do not use actual measuring … Continue reading

The Twelve Rules of Christmas

Mamacita says: There are, of course Twelve Actual Rules of Christmas, according to the law, and in case you don’t know what they are and have intentions of storming the school or business that’s maliciously ignoring your rights as a … Continue reading

Perfect Hoosier Persimmon Pudding

Mamacita says: Mamacita says: By request (ask, and ye shall receive) here is the persimmon pudding recipe again. Persimmons don’t grow in too many places, so chances are good that most of you have never heard of them.  However, southern … Continue reading