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Spanish-style Filipino Cocido, a dish from Betty Ann Quirino’s childhood, with ingredients that were easily accessible in America provided comfort and familiarity to her family.
Yana Gilbuena gives us permission to dispense with our forks, reach across the table, and engage with diners we’ve never met. Yana Gilbuena: It's a joyful thing to be dining together. How often do we get to dine with strangers and get to know people through food by...
Listen to Episode 11 to find out what apple strudel and birth mothers have in common? We also talk about German heritage and crazy coincidences.
Listen as Judy recalls memories of a grandma who ran a local lunch counter, food memories of growing up in small Western Montana town, and her recollections of one of her favorite recipes, her Grandma Kennedy’s Fried Chicken. Judy Van Leuven: Food connects you with...
RECIPE BOX ROULETTE
Enrobed in a sugary meringue coating, this candied nut recipe, known as Swedish Nuts is a delightful treat to serve for holidays or any special occasion.
Light, crispy, and buttery this 3 ingredient shortbread cookie recipe would please even Mary, Queen of Scots.
Fruit cake wasn’t always the butt of Christmas jokes. At one time serving fruit cake exhibited net worth and social status as well as engendering generosity and connection.
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.
"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? Consider being part of this project.