Be careful in your selection. Do not choose when too young. When once selected give entire thought to preparation for domestic use. Some insist on keeping a husband in a pickle, others are constantly getting one in hot water. This makes him sour, hard and sometimes bitter. Even a poor variety may be made sweet, tender and good by garnishing him with patience, well sweetened with love and seasoned with kisses. Wrap one in a mantle of charity and keep warm with a steady fire of domestic devotion and serve with peaches and cream. Thus prepared, one will keep for years.
* This recipe was found handwritten among an ancestor’s papers. Further investigation revealed that it was commonly printed in regional cookbooks. The earliest reference I found was published in 1907.
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That is precious, and still true! Lynn, will you be at RT? I would love to meet you.
Yes, I will be at RootsTech, but not all ambassadors will be making the trip. When I’m not in a session, the place to find me is in the Media Hub. I look forward to meeting you.
Oh, you are an ambassador! LOL