Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Mabel and Eva's favorite comfort foods.

In the Kitchen with Sharrie, making The Ladies from the Maybelline Story's, favorite recipes.

Here I am at AZTV's studio, preparing the ingredients for the show yesterday.  Stay tuned for the video to be posted soon.


                 Maybelline's namesake, Mabel Williams Hewes.

Mabel's Date Dainty Bars.

Filling:
8 oz. chopped dates
3/4 C. sugar
1 C. water
1 C. chopped nuts
Boil together the dates, water and sugar until thick. Mix in nuts. Set aside.
Crust:
1/2 lb. butter, softened
1 C. brown sugar, firmly packed
2 C. old-fashioned oats
1-1/4 C. flour
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
Combine well. Pat 2/3 of mixture into 9" X 13" pan. Spread with filling. Sprinkle reserved mixture over top. Bake at 350 for 40 minutes.

                            Mabel's sister, Eva Williams Haines.

Eva's Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler.

Peal and cut into chunks, 4 cups of fresh ripe peaches, place in a deep dish.

Sift one tsp. baking powder and 3/4 cup flour.

Mix 1 cup of sugar with flour.

Add 3/4 cup of milk.

Pour mixture over the peaches.

Melt one stick of butter and pour over the peaches and mixture.

Bake at 350, for 55 minutes.

Serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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