Pudding for bad days.

Every morning when I wake up, I hope for the best, from the day that lies ahead. I suppose, like most people do. I want to be an outstanding teacher (my real job), a good friend, an understanding partner, a kind and compassionate citizen, an amazing aunt, a caring step-parent, a good writer…maybe I put…

Mrs Dawson’s Date Cake Dessert

Where have dates disappeared to from our modern dessert repertoire? Historically they were popular because they were oh so sweet and because they shipped well and lasted forever. As a kid we always had a package of dates in the house for impromptu date squares. My grandmother, a young girl during the depression remembered being…