Hoosier Persimmon Pudding and Weather Predictions

Mamacita says: Autumn is almost here – not quite, but almost –  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 … Continue reading

Me Magazine: Still Waiting

Mamacita says: Magazines are not written for me.  When my kids were little, I used to subscribe to several parenting and household magazines, and few if any of my problems were ever featured anywhere in there. Maybe on the joke … 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

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