Old Fashioned Recipe for Mina’s Deviled Crab
1/3 cup butter
1 teaspoon dried mustard
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup cream
2 full cups crab meat
½ cup celery and little red peppers if desired
Cream butter and add flour, mustard and blend together; then add everything else. Put cream in last with the crab meat and be sure to blend them well before putting them in shells. Sprinkle with buttered bread crumbs ..
Old Fashioned Recipe for Chocolate Caramels
1 cup of milk
1 cup of molasses
1 small cup of butter (size of an egg)
2 cups of sugar
½ pound of chocolate
1 teaspoon of flour
2 teaspoons of vanilla
Combine milk, molasses and butter and let boil until butter completely melts, then add 2 cups white sugar, ½ pound of chocolate and a teaspoon of flour well mixed in a little water or milk.
Let it all boil for 30 minutes but after it has boiled 10 minutes, add 2 teaspoo..
Thomas Alva Edison, posthumously received the 2011 Great Floridian Award from Governor Rick Scott and Secretary of State Kurt S. Browning at the Florida Heritage Awards Ceremony in Tallahassee. Edison and his family wintered in Fort Myers from 1885 until 1947 when his widow, Mina Edison deeded the Estate to the City of Fort Myers to be opened to the public.
Historic reenactors, Thomas and Mina Edison joined Edison and Ford Winter Estates president & CEO..
On February 11, 1929, Thomas and Mina Edison, Henry and Clara Ford, Harvey and Idabelle Firestone, and President-Elect Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou and son Herbert Jr., rode through the streets of Fort Myers in honor of the world-famous inventor’s 82nd birthday. A motorcade of six cars carrying the famous vistors, accompanied by the Secret Service and mounted and motorcycled police, were included in the parade. The guests rode from the historic Edison Park ..
On February 10 at 11:00 AM, the Edison and Ford Winter Estates will be installing a statue of Mina Edison created by artist D.J. Wilkins and donated by Orvall McCleary.
The statue is cast in composite aluminum. She is “heroic size” (25% larger than life) and was made from a unique cast from an original clay model.
The statue will be located in the public garden area of the Edison Estates, named the Estates Heritage Garden in memory of the heirloom and..