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Angel Story

----- Original Message ----- 
From: deede 
To: Phaedrus 
Sent: Monday, November 15, 2010 1:26 PM
Subject: Now I have a request

Hey there, Phaed-

Hope all is well for you up there in Maine. The Mid-South is finally feeling like Autumn!

I have a non-recipe request for you. When I was a pre-schooler in the early 1960s, 
I had a storybook that I dearly loved; so much so that it eventually fell apart, 
I believe. It was oversized, in that it was larger than a Little Golden Book, and 
I really don't believe it was that, but perhaps a Wonder Book or Tell-a-Tale book, 
I'm just not sure.

Anyway, the story was about a child-angel who came to earth. The best I remember, 
the angel was on its way to see Jesus perhaps? Along the way, it gave away its halo, 
its harp and then finally its wings to people who the angel though needed them more. 
I remember the wings especially, because the angel could then not fly, and the 
illustration in the book showed the angel having to walk and cutting its feet on 
the sharp rocks. At the end, I believe the angel is rewarded for its selflessness. 

I loved that book! I may be wrong, but I thought it was called, "the Littlest Angel," 
but after Google search, the only story I've found referenced to that title was 
written by Charles Tazewell, and that's an entirely different story.

Would you see if you can come up with a different result than I did? Thanks so much!

Your friend in Northeast Arkansas,


Hi Diana,

Doing well. No problems, just a wet Fall.

Sorry, I could not find a story that fits your description.


Hello Phaed, I hope all is well. :)

I was looking through Google to find an angel storybook I had lost long ago.

I then discovered this:

The two of us are looking for the exact same story book. I didn't remember the part about the angel 
going to visit Baby Jesus until I read her inquiry.

Thank you very much!


Still no luck locating the book, title, or author.


Is it possible to post a response to a question that was asked way back in 2010? is the original question.  I found the question 
while I was looking for the same book, and it at least confirmed for me that I wasn't insane in remembering.  
I just now finally found the book!  It's "Little Lost Angel" by Janet Fields Heath.

So if it's possible to add that information to the page, it might help others who are also looking for it.  
It's so hard to find, with the popularity of "The Littlest Angel" by Tazewell.


Bread Shelf Life

----- Original Message ----- 
From: George 
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 12:10 PM
Subject: Type of enzimes

Dear Phaed,

I hope you are doing well.  I would like to ask you if you know any type or kind 
of enzymes that I can  use in  my pita bread production to extend shelve life 
and keep it soft. 


Hello George,

A discussion of chemical additives that extend bread life is a bit beyond the scope of my site. However, I can point you to some information.

These sites discuss the subject:
Baking Management
Collections Canada

These sites sell additives for increasing the shelf life of bread:
Shelf-Life Extender

Of course, for the home baker, freezing bread is the simplest way to increase its shelf life. See:


Cafe Geiger

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Robert 
Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:07 PM
Subject: Cafe Geiger

Dear Sir,

I was a big fan of Yorkville's Cafe Geiger in the 1970's. They made a 
very rich dark chocolate cake with dark chocolate frosting that I would 
buy for Christmas, my parents loved it. It needed whipped cream (mit schlag) 
on top in order to consume it. I never tasted anything like it again.
Do you have or can you locate the recipe?
I also liked their sauerbraten, rouladen, and schpatzel.


Hello Robert,

I did a thorough search of every site on the Internet that mentions "Cafe Geiger", but I did not find any recipes at all. Sorry. I'll post this on my site - maybe a reader will come up with something.


White Tower Hamburgers

----- Original Message ----- 
From: David 
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2010 9:43 AM
Subject: White Tower Hamburger, and seasoning salt recipies.....

My wife and I grew up in Pittsburgh, and are still pining for the taste of the White Tower 
hamburger, and the seasoning the had on the counter to shake -on......any ideas?


Hi Dave,

Sorry, I can't find anything specific about their burgers, just that they were a copy of White Castle and that White Castle sued them for being too close.


White Tower??
they had their own supplier for special blend(only sold to them to 
retasil) WT Seasoning which they sold in  their stores to the public
information from the last WT in Pittsburg owner

i just bought a WT in mt ephriam nj and moved it to Morgantown wv
its in my back yard right now

Read the article: White Tower

From John

Dallas Restaurant Onion Rolls

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Ron 
Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:37 PM
Subject: onion roll or tart

I hope you can find this one. It was one of my favorites.
At a popular seafood restaurant in Dallas, first located on Oaklawn Avenue, 
then on Inwood rd. at Dallas Love Field airport before closing. The recipe 
dates to the late 1960's. The recipe I am trying to locate is for their 
famous onion roll. The roll was lighter than crescent, puffy, with just the 
right amount of onion (scallions ((chopped)) in the mix. I've never eaten a 
lighter piece of pastry.
Thanks in advance for your efforts and/or a recipe that can duplicate the 
lightness and flavor of old.


Hello Ron,

You said you cannot recall the name of the restaurant. I had no success searching for any mention of a seafood restaurant in Dallas that was on Oaklawn Avenue, then moved to Inwood Rd. Without having the name of the restaurant, then I have no way to search for their onion rolls recipe. Sorry.

I'll post this on the site, maybe a reader will remember that restaurant.


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