Tag Archives: Larmie Pendry

Butterscotch Pie

I was born on my grandfather’s birthday in November of 1972. Stacy Brewer, who was my maternal grandfather, a firm believer in traditional gender roles, and the unquestionable innocence of Richard M. Nixon, told my mother – when my birth … Continue reading

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Chicken and Dumplings

No one can make chicken and dumplings like my grandmother could.  She would start with a whole chicken and let it stew all day with butter, chicken broth, salt, pepper, and flour, and then she would make her own biscuit … Continue reading

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Lakeside Chicken Pot Pie

When I was a child, our family would make our annual trek to Myrtle Beach each summer for five glorious days in the South Carolina sunshine.  My grandparents had a Taurus camper, and we always stayed at Pirateland Family Campground.  … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Favorite Meatloaf

When I think of meatloaf, I think of country cooking, family dinners, mashed potatoes, my grandmother’s macaroni and cheese, and all things warm and familiar.  Meatloaf has that comfort food feel that takes me back to my youth.  My grandmother … Continue reading

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Ma Ma’s Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

My Ma Ma Pendry made the most incredible homemade macaroni and cheese in the world. It was always perfect. I can remember watching my grandmother carefully stir the Velveeta into the macaroni and ask me to stir it until the … Continue reading

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Ma Ma Pendry’s Cabbage

My grandmother loved hot peppers. She would grow these hot red peppers on a little tree, pick them, and eat them. Although I LOVE hot food, I could never eat the hot peppers raw. I tried one time, and I … Continue reading

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Larmie’s Pancakes

One of my favorite memories of my childhood and even my adulthood is watching my grandmother mix up the ingredients to her homemade pancakes and then enjoying them. I love pancakes, and I can assure you that I have ordered … Continue reading

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