I did, however, sprain my wrist a while back, which put a crimp in my keyboarding for a while there.
By way of apology, have a recipe, with bonus family anecdote:
Jake’s Mother’s Teacakes
1/2 cup shortening (probably lard, originally; latterly, Crisco)
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg.
Sift flour and baking powder together.
Add dry ingredients alternately with milk.
Chill, roll, and cut into rounds with a biscuit cutter.
Bake on greased sheet in a quick oven (350-375 F) about 5 to 8
minutes – the time varies according to the thickness of the cookies. Until the edges start to brown, anyway.
The “Jake” in question was my great-uncle on my father’s side, making his mother my . . . great-great-aunt? Something like that. Anyway, when…
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