“It’s The Equinoctial Storm,” said Ma.

Mamacita says: This year, there was no equinoctial storm.  In fact, this year, we haven’t had enough rain for quite a while, but last year at this time, the rains poured down as though they would never stop. Whenever we … Continue reading

Hoosier Persimmon Pudding

Mamacita says: Autumn is officially here, and it’s time to make persimmon pudding.  Most of you don’t live where there are persimmons, and I’m betting that many of you don’t even know what a persimmon is. That’s probably not your fault, … Continue reading

It’s Hoosier Persimmon Pudding Time Again!

Mamacita says: It’s beginning to edge onto autumn (translation: it will soon be autumn) and here in southern Indiana, and that means it’s time to start thinking about persimmons.  It’s time to think about pawpaws, too, but this post is … Continue reading

What's A Hoosier Thanksgiving Feast Without Persimmon Pudding?

Mamacita says: What’s a Hoosier Thanksgiving feast without persimmon pudding?  A travesty, that’s what!  Whoever heard of such a thing?  Ridiculous. Persimmons don’t grow in too many places, so chances are good that most of you have never heard of … 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