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:...
Matzo Meal Pancakes and Soy Sauce Eggs

Matzo Meal Pancakes and Soy Sauce Eggs

In this episode of The Heritage Cookbook Project Podcast, we talk about honoring cultures within a blended family, challah and shabbat, and how a pancake has emotional and nostalgic value.   FULL TRANSCRIPTION Leigh Olson: This is The Heritage Cookbook Project...
Baked Stuffed Tuna Rolls

Baked Stuffed Tuna Rolls

Forget about your standard tuna sandwich recipe. These Baked Stuffed Tuna Rolls from Episode 2 of the podcast, take this classic recipe to a whole new level. FULL TRANSCRIPTION Leigh Olson: This is the heritage cookbook project podcast where we connect with cooks...