Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Greatest Cooks On Earth

I was raised by a family of "the greatest cooks on earth"! 🐐 My earliest memories of food include my Big Mama's chicken and dumplings (most of y'all don't know nothing about that) and her hot lemon, honey and some other stuff concoction to nurse me back to health when I was sick.

And the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays...turkey and dressing, ham, smoked turkey, macaroni and cheese, black-eyed peas, rice, yams, mixed greens, squash (yellow and zucchini), mashed potatoes, turnips, cornbread, sweet potato pies, peach cobbler, pound cake, German chocolate cake (I didn't eat this), pig stuff--chitterlings, pig ears--rarely (I did not eat this either) and lemon meringue pies. I'm sure I'm forgetting some things...

Anyway, everything was good! Even me, the picky eater, who did not eat everything my Mom and Aunt cooked knew that the food I didn't like was still good and well seasoned. Those were the days and I am thankful for the memories. #Elmira #Naomi #Myrle #Joyce #Mable #OnePotWonders #BigPotInTheLittlePot #ThanksgivingMemories #FoodWasLove #AndTheFoodNeverRanOut #Ebonics #SoulFood #ICanMakeDressing #HateStuffing #OklahomaBorn #CaliforniaBred 🤣😉