Nett’s Memories

Lovie FombyFamily Treasures I guess my fondest memories of childhood are about Christmas. Seems like we always had so many people and so much fun! I remember one year Mable and I had picked out the dolls we wanted (from the Sears catalog, I think) Santa to bring us. Well, Santa got them mixed up. … Continue reading Nett’s Memories



Lovie FombyFamily Treasures MAMA'S COCONUT FROSTING Take 2 full cups of a little more sugar, put in sauce pan. Mama always used pure cream, put a cup of the cream, (she skimmed her cream from a crock of fresh milk) but you can buy a carton of whipping cream, put this on and let cook … Continue reading SWEETS


Lovie FombyFamily Treasures FRESH TURNIP GREENS Fresh Turnip Greens and other vegetables such as string beans, peas, and butter beans. Mama picked the greens, she always took out the big stems, washed real good put in pot with water about half way covering greens, they cook down, add a big piece of slat pork to … Continue reading VEGETABLES


Lovie FombyFamily Treasures SMOTHERED STEAK AND GRAVY Mama would take a round steak or any kind you could cut into serving size pieces, beat it with a saucer, salt and pepper, then flour real good, put in a big black iron skillet with oil in it, brown real brown, drain off, cover with boiling water, … Continue reading MEATS