"I listened with tears of appreciation..."
Telling the stories that are woven within recipes is the mission of this project. But the tears of joy are why this project exists. Do you have a recipe that warms your heart, celebrates your culture or connects you to family and friends?
Episode 8 takes us to the wild marshes of northern Minnesota to forage for cranberries used to make a sauce that brings memories of family and childhood.
Listen as food blogger and cookbook author, Laura Bashar, shares memories Khoresteh Gormeh Sabzi, a Persian stew, with deep roots in her family’s heritage.
Traditions are handed down from generation to generation and often times the reason that something is done is "because that is the way we have always done it". This holds true for one ingredient in this recipe for Chicken and Dumplings. Matt: I love to read cookbooks...
Recipe Box Roulette Stories
Thelma’s recipe for easy cinnamon rolls with melted butter brushed on top creates a sweet treat whose origins include tall tales and cultural adaptions.
I’ve updated this Depression Era recipe for porcupine meatballs by serving them on trendy slider buns and melting some sharp cheddar over the top.
Lois’ Baked Cheese Sandwiches recipe is an easy breakfast casserole recipe that comes together quickly and results in a puffy, cheesy slice of goodness.
Community Recipe Stories
This recipe for pork and beans, affectionately called Mémé Allen’s Beans by her family, is served for all family milestones from baby showers to funerals.
Jenni’s Cranberry Orange Pound Cake recipe remains one of her family’s favorites even being requested by friends for holiday get-togethers.
This recipe for fried apples and biscuits contributed by Carol Klinker was one of her grandfather’s favorite breakfast dishes.
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