Lemons in Mom’s Antique Yellow-ware Mixing Bowl

Heni's Happy Paintings

Yellow-ware Mixing Bowl - acrylic painting by Heni Sandoval Lemon’s in Mom’s Yellow-ware Mixing Bowl – acrylic painting by Heni Sandoval

     I’ve just completed Lemons in Mom’s Antique Yellow-ware Mixing Bowl in honor of my Mom’s birthday which is on January 27th.   It was fun to paint a formal still life that I think she would have liked.  She had several antique yellow-ware bowls and used them daily in her cooking.  I remember mixing many batches of chocolate chip cookie batters in her large bowls.
     Mom loved to cook and so did Dad.  These days they would have been known as “foodies.”  Our life growing up revolved around food.  Together they made breakfast every weekend which varied from waffles or corncrakes to homemade biscuits, scrambled eggs and grits.  It seemed like most weekends they had dinner parties at which Mom tried out new recipes,
     The holidays were always about the special meals.  From black-eye peas…

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