Our cherished, childhood memories connect us to the past and to our heritage. Anna Overcash Rotz celebrates all things “grandma” by taking a walk down memory lane and sharing special moments from the lives of the grandmas, to help trigger memories of your own childhood. In Grandma’s Apron Strings, there are nicknames used for grandmas, famous quotes about grandmas and a variety of observations from a way of life that has drifted into the past. The book also includes favorite family recipes and comfort foods to pass down to future generations. The following excerpt is a recipe for a tasty casserole made from squash.
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6 cups squash, cut in small pieces
1/4 cup onion, chopped fine
1 (8oz.) package herb stuffing mix
1 cup sour cream
1 cup carrots, shredded
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1(10 3/4 oz.) can cream of chicken soup
Cook salt and onion in salted water for five minutes. Drain. Combine soup and sour cream. Stir in carrots, squash and onion. Mix together stuffing mix and butter. Spread half of this mixture on bottom of casserole. Spoon vegetable mixture over it.
Spread remaining stuffing mixture over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
Reprinted with permission from Grandma’s Apron Strings by Anna Overcash Rotz. Buy this book from our store: Grandma’s Apron Strings.
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