Month: March 2019

Finished cake

Great Grandma Cora’s White Cake

Anyone who knew her would tell you that my great grandmother Cora Mortenson was a heck of a cook. In fact, by the time she was ten years old she could bake almost anything, and later she would become a cook in the local hospital. Cora would often bake 4 […]


Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I had never read Karlynn Johnston’s blog “The Kitchen Magpie” ( but that didn’t stop me from picking up her cookbook. There was something about the retro colors and the classic Pyrex dishes that spoke to me. It made me feel […]