Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year!

Today is Granny B's birthday.

This morning, and I were talking about what we would be having for birthday lunch. I asked what the dessert would be and Match said that Granny B was making two cakes.

We decided that it was a toss up on whether or not the cakes would be good. Granny B has a tendency to overcook cakes and dry them out. But she also has a history of making good food and desserts. You just never know what you are going to get.

For example, one time Granny B called up and me to come to the house to try a pie that she had made. She found a new recipe and wanted us to tell her if it was good.

We had just had lunch (thank the Teeny Tiny Baby Jesus) so we decided that we would share a small piece of pie.

It was a lemon pie.

We each took a bite and could barely swallow it. I could have sworn I was eating lemon rind.

Then asked Granny B about the recipe and she said, "Oh, it's so easy. You take a whole lemon and put it in the blender..."

Luckily, she lost that recipe.

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