Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Good old days

Today I went to my moms house and my grandmothers brothers daughter came up and another of my moms friends came up and they were making all kinds of Italian cookies.they were looking at my gramas and her friends recipies from 60 years ago.they didn't measure in their recipies they said details like a pinch of this and handfull of flour they talked about how the Italian ladies would all bake together and share recipies name the recipe after the person like mrs rossi biscottis the men would play cards on the porch and they talked about how my greatgrandfather made wine inthe cellar during prohibition and in the depression many family members would move in together 11 were in the house at one point it was fun hearing them talk about the old days in a lot of ways they are better than today

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