Homestyle White Bread

Sometime early in the 1950’s, my father’s six-day work week was shortened to end at noon on Saturdays.   For the first few years, we treasured those extra hours.  In the summer we went fishing or berry picking on most of those Saturday afternoons. One time, after we had the canoe and the cane poles … Continue reading “Homestyle White Bread”

Mom’s Split Pea Soup and Winter Memories

I remember that it was a Friday night. It was snowing hard and after eight o’clock and Dad was not home yet. Mom was worried. Heavy snow and blowing wind had been forecast on WCCO that morning, so she had given Dad a list of groceries to bring home. Our family usually went shopping in … Continue reading “Mom’s Split Pea Soup and Winter Memories”