Grandma Pearl's Tea Cakes Grows with Help From Cohab
(from The Shreveport Times)
In early April, just a few months after Grandma Pearl passed away at age 91, I sat at my kitchen table for hours pondering my future without “Mommy,” as I had called her all my life. My mother’s mother and grandmother were Shreveporters and had moved to California around 1921, taking the tea cake as a favorite dessert with them.
With chin in palms and elbows on the table top, I heard “tea cakes” ring loudly in the atmosphere. With just these two words, the depression I had been experiencing lifted immediately. I knew what I was supposed to do....Read More