The Odessa Record -

By Laura Estes
Special to The Record 

Time for summer popsickles

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Last updated 7/10/2020 at 12:30pm

ODESSA — Summer popsicle time has arrived. When I was growing up, at this time of the year my mother started pulling out the quarts of fruit syrup she had drained from canned fruit over the winter to make popsicles for us kids. Usually she would mix in some Kool-Aid for color.

Before Tupperware came out with popsicle molds, mom used ice cube trays or small paper cups. And, yes we were to save the sticks to be reused.

To a quart of fruit syrups, mom would add half a package of unsweetened Kool-Aid powder and enough water to make two quarts. Then she would pour it into the cups and add a st...

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