The Kentucky Derby was Saturday. If you forgot to make this pie, it is
not too late to gather the ingredients and serve it for Mother's Day.
Kentucky Derby Pie
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. melted butter
4 tablespoons bourbon
1/4 c. cornstarch (or flour)
1 c. chopped pecans
1 c. semi-sweet chocolate bits
10 inch unbaked pie shell
Beat eggs, add sugar, butter, bourbon and blend in cornstarch. Stir in
nuts and chocolate bits. Pour into pie shell. Bake 45-50 minutes in
It is strawberry time. Try this cake for your Mother's Day gathering.
1 box white cake mix
1 tablespoon self-rising flour
1 small box strawberry jello
1/2 c. water
1 c. oil
3/4 c. mashed, sweetened strawberries
Mix dry ingredients. Add water. Beat. Add eggs, oil and
strawberries. Bake in 3 layers in 350 oven for 20 minutes.
1 stick soft butter
16 oz. confectioner's sugar
1/4-1/2 c. mashed strawberries
Cream butter and sugar. Add berries to icing to get the right
consistency. Frost layers.
Dolly - W&M has finished exams. Lacrosse is over. Dolly is coming to
Halifax for a visit. Yeah!
Attie Porier - My across the street neighbor, Attie Porier, will
graduate from W&M Sunday. The family is moving to Turks-Cacaos Island
where dad, Greg, is running a plush hotel. We hate to see them go.
Try this to brighten those dingy white cottons.
1/2 c. automatic dish washing granules
1/2 c. bleach
1 gallon hot water
Boil some water to which you have added the soap granules. Dissolve
completely. Add to hot water. Pour in bleach. Soak whites 30 minutes
to 2 hours. Rinse and wash as usual.