Thanksgiving Memories

Author M. J. Flournoy

I came from a large extended family. We used to have big family get-togethers for the holidays. Thanksgiving was one of my favorite. My mother was a wonderful cook, but she had little patience with me helping. So, most of my cooking experience was hard won after I married. But, there was one thing that she taught me to make, that became the “thing” I always made for our dinners. Lemon Cream Pie, it was the favorite of my Uncle Sarge. He was really my mother’s uncle and my great uncle, but I didn’t care. He was the only one in my family that picked me as his favorite, so I was smitten with him.

Uncle Sarge loved my lemon pie. So, it became my tradition to make one especially for him. This year my little lemon tree grew four lemons, so I decided to make lemon pies. I thought…

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