Wild Cranberries and Apron Strings

Wild Cranberries and Apron Strings

Listen as my Auntie Kay tells her story of a scary foraging trip into wild marshlands, farm life, and treasured kitchen gadgets. FULL TRANSCRIPTION Kay Scherting: And you know what food do, Leigh? They’re memories. It’s not just food that you eat. Leigh...
Persian Stew and Revolutions

Persian Stew and Revolutions

Laura Bashar’s story starts in Iran with a house full of family and a table full of food. Though that life is far behind her, one of her favorite Persian stews, Khoresteh Gormeh Sabzi, transports her back to the country her family longed to make their home. FULL...
Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings

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. FULL TRANSCRIPTION...
Cream Puffs

Cream Puffs

As Nancy puts it, a Cream Puff is a celebratory, comforting thing. And what a wonderful way to recall a recipe that she learned at her mother’s side before mental health concerns altered the mother daughter relationship. FULL TRANSCRIPTION Nancy Spiller:...
Florence’s Porcupine Meatball Sliders

Florence’s Porcupine Meatball Sliders

I have updated this Depression Era recipe for porcupine meatballs by serving them on trendy slider buns and melting some sharp cheddar over the top.  This post is part of a burger grill giveaway hosted by GirlCarnivore, but the inspiration for the recipe comes from my...