Jammie (my son Toad's wife) called me this afternoon asking "What's for Dinner?" I told her I had to think about it, I had a bad night, health wise, and didn't sleep much. A couple hours later, Anita (my son Bub's girlfriend) called, "We are coming up for Bub to use the garage to work on the car. Whatcha cookin'?" Hmmm, I guess they were all ready for Mom's Kitchen to open up.
They know I hardly ever refuse to cook for them.So, I thought and thought about it, then called them back, "Butter bean soup, cornbread and fried taters!" They were like "AWESOME!"
Only two of my crew will not eat beans, Joanie, my newest daughter in law and Jordan, my oldest grandson.
I can remember when my 4 kids were little, it was like "Beans? YUK!" Now they just about beat my door down to get to the bean pot!
After two bad marriages, I became a single mother for about 13 years. With 4 kids, money was pretty tight. We stretched every penny until it was invisible. I always managed to keep them all fed and clothed. It wasn't an easy task, but we survived.
Beans were a staple in our pantry at that time. Throw in a skillet of fried taters and a pan of cornbread and we had a cheap, but filling meal. It has now become a comfort food around here.
BEANS BEANS THE MAGICAL FRUIT
THE MORE YOU EAT THE MORE YOU TOOT!
We might be a "musical" bunch, but we are a happy bunch!
Until next time,