Posts Tagged ‘ recipes ’

SENIOR WOMEN: SWEDISH PANCAKES WITH BLUEBERRIES

Feb 12th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Favorite Childhood Stories This post comes under the category of ‘Favorite Recipes’ for senior women. We all have our favorites, and men who know how to cook do too.  One of the things I’ve enjoyed over the years is starting with a recipe in a book or magazine or online, and then tweaking it to [...]



SENIOR WOMEN: COAL FURNACES AND RED CHARD

Jan 21st, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Heating Homes in the 1940s Since the loss of my father a few short weeks ago, memories have been flooding back from my childhood.  Winter in northeast Iowa was, and still is, relentless.// We lived in an old drafty two-story home that was heated with a coal furnace.  Every fall, an old man would pull [...]



CRANBERRY CHUTNEY FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Oct 28th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Festive Colors and Flavors There are all kinds of great ways to prepare cranberries for holiday dishes.  Jellied cranberries in a fancy-dancy mold has always been a favorite in our house.  But this week I came across a new one that I plan to try for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners.// I especially like the blend [...]



End of Life Agendas and Salade Nicoise

Jun 13th, 2010 | By Jeannine Becker | Category: For Senior Women

As we were driving to the airport this morning, my sisters and I remembered other pieces of  Dad’s jewelry that hadn’t been given to my hospice sister for ‘safe keeping’.   One of my sisters said she thought that the gold chain was a gift to Dad from his wife, our step mother,  and perhaps [...]