Angel Slices

Angel Slices

FULL TRANSCRIPTION Leigh Olson: This is The Heritage Cookbook Project podcast where we connect with cooks across the country to talk about food memories and family recipes and learn just a little bit more about one another. And I’m your host, Leigh Olson. Jenni...
Sichuan-Style Spicy Wontons

Sichuan-Style Spicy Wontons

In this episode we talk about a recipe for Sichuan-Style spicy wontons that creates a deep sense of identity and a strong bond to ancestry. photo by Sous Weed FULL TRANSCRIPTION Leigh Olson: This is The Heritage Cookbook Project Podcast where we connect with cooks...
The Heritage Cookbook Project Podcast Trailer

The Heritage Cookbook Project Podcast Trailer

FULL TRANSCRIPTION Auntie Kay: “You know what foods are Leigh, they are memories. It’s not just food that you eat.” Leigh Olson: That is my Auntie Kay and it’s from a recording that I made when she and my dad visited a couple of summers ago. I felt compelled to...
Gram’s Borscht Soup

Gram’s Borscht Soup

Setting a Traditional Table Sometimes our holiday memories involve more than just the food.  For Holly, the Ukrainian Borscht she makes each Easter is only part of the tradition.  Setting the table brings joy and anticipation as she places heirloom pieces acquired...
Falcone’s Sunday Sauce with Poached Eggs

Falcone’s Sunday Sauce with Poached Eggs

Family Recipes Honor Our Past There is something extraordinary about recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation.  It implies not only the importance of the recipe, they carry with them the love and care infused by the creators of long ago.  This...
Auntie Ev’s Plum Pudding

Auntie Ev’s Plum Pudding

Christmas Memories with Family of the Heart Sometimes we have the good fortune of adding “members” to our family by choice.  These are a very special breed of people.  They are people who, although, have no investment through blood, pull you into their...