Mocafe Matcha Green Tea Sour Cream Cake

I ran across a really fun blog opportunity a few weeks ago thanks to the awesome ladies at 5 minutes for Mom. Here’s how it works. The lovely people at Mocafe sent me a package of their Matcha Green Tea, and I got to try it in a recipe of my choosing.

I love to cook, so this was a nobrainer, the samples were a plus, AND, when I paste my blog entry into the linky form, I’ll be eligible to win a really cool Blendtec Blender. (Hey, vote for me over here, will you? Just click the little thumbs up.… Read the rest


These are recipes from my grandparents.

Mummum wrote out this one in September of 2001, just before Scott and I got married.

Brad’s Favorite Butterscotch Pie 9-2001 [Brad was my grandfather’s nickname]

Butterscotch pie front of card1 cup brown sugar
5 tablespoons of flour } mix
Add 1/2 cup of water
When thick add 2 egg yolkes[sic]
2 table spoons [sic] butter
1 teaspoon vanilla few grains salt

Butterscotch pie Back of CardCook allogether [sic] til thick. Pour into baked pie shell.
Cool whip topping



And this one a few years later

Great Grand Mother Bradshaw’s  coated [?] pecan haves [sic]
Coated Pecans Front of card (do you see how she couldn't tell she was starting on the unlined side?)1 egg white
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups of pecan halves
Beat egg whie [sic] til it stans[sic] in soft peaks

Coated Pecans 2Fold in pecan halves coat each pecan well.… Read the rest