Opal Faires Troop never had any kids.
My husband and sister-in-law remember her as being very set in her ways
and always having to be on best behavior when they went to visit her in Oklahoma City.
Maybe it's because I met her as an adult.
Or maybe it's because she was always nice to me and loved
holding my son when he was a baby.
But I liked Opal.
I liked Opal alot.
And I miss her now that she is gone.
Which is why it is especially nice to have her recipe.
It's the kind of recipe you could take to a potluck and never get a chance
to try it unless you were in the front of the line.
I doubt you'd have even have a crumb to bring back.
Especially on a hot summer day.
It will be here soon enough!
But until it is...make your family some of Opal's Pineapple Icebox Dessert
and make your plans for warmer weather!