Chocolate Milk Meltdown

In elementary school, my sister and I had milk breaks every day, as did the rest of the children. On Mondays, each child was expected to bring their milk money for the week. The grand sum for milk for a week was ten cents. About mid-morning, the teacher sent the milk helpers to get the […]

Recipe for SOS

Mother’s preparation methods for SOS rendered it a horrible, and often sickening, mess. As my sister and I learned in college, if made properly, Creamed Chipped Beef (commonly referred to as “SOS” or “Shit on a Single” in the military), can be quite tasty. Ingredients: 4½ oz. dried beef 2 cups milk 2 tbs. butter […]