Several readers have asked me to explain the reference to Tutti-Frutti in Dead Behind The Eyes. It’s an old-fashioned dessert from my grandmother and a favorite at my house. I don’t care for it but I love preparing it.
It is written in Grandma Loseke’s hand. I am the keeper of grandma’s recipe box – all handwritten gems. Many of them list the ingredients but don’t instruct what to do with them. Grandma just instinctively knew so now it’s up to me to figure out.
If the recipe came from a friend, grandma noted it: Mrs. Becker’s Mince Meat Cookies, […]