Posts Tagged ‘recipes’

Fruit Memories-Figs

Continuing the food memory thoughts into the summer–today’s post is about figs.  Figs were important to my mother–one of the things she asked me to do before she went into a major surgery several years ago was to “be sure to pick the ripe figs and preserve them!”   Mama and Daddy had a huge […]

Vegetable Memories-Mirliton or Vegetable Pear or Chayote Squash

When my father (89 in 2013) was here for Christmas, we talked about food memories from his New Orleans’ childhood.  One of many we discussed was stuffed mirlitons. He says that every year at the end of the growing season someone would put aside several mature squash in a closet.  In February, the squash would […]