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By Laura Estes
Special to The Record 

Welcome to My Kitchen


Last updated 4/22/2021 at 8:26am

Laura Estes

Fresh Asparagus Chicken Casserole.

Old family recipes are the best. A friend recently noted that grandma's recipes are often a list of ingredients, with few or no instructions. The recipe sharer assumed you knew what to do with the ingredients.

Many shared recipes of the past were seasonal in nature. As various foods came in season, cooks exchanged recipes to utilize the bounty. Local asparagus season will soon be here, and Marilyn Fink, the grandma in the above conversation, shared her recipe for Pickled Asparagus soon after we moved to Odessa. The recipe has two lines of instruction. I have expanded the instructions for re...

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