The recipe for Oatmeal Molasses Bread was on of the first blogs I ever posted . I will make my grandmother’s recipe today for my Thanksgiving table. Whether it is potatoes and corn from my dad, black berries from my husband, apple pie from my mother-in-law or apple jam from my son. Even those who cannot be with me are present in my home during the holidays through treasured recipes and garden produce.
When I re-read this blog, when looking for my recipe, it reminded how much I really do have to be thankful for this year. I have been so very blessed.
Oatmeal Molasses Bread
I just returned from three hours of chemotherapy to fight my multiple myeloma. With my limited mobility due to last summer’s multiple spinal fractures, I have been doing a lot of writing and artwork to strengthen my weakened back and core. While cancer has temporally robbed me of my ability to even lift a tray of cookies from an oven, I refuse to let it steal my love of baking.
I have decided that now is a good time to post many of the recipes I have collected from family, friends and those I interviewed when I was a recipe columnist and recipe editor for ECM Publishers.
Yesterday I posted a recipe about blackberries and included a reference to a wonderful bread made with oatmeal and molasses. The recipe for Oatmeal Molasses Bread has been passed down for generations in my family. My great grandmother who came…
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