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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.

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.

Angel Slices

Angel Slices

This recipe for Angel Slices from the Joy of Cooking sold many a copy on its popularity alone. They are, as Jenni Field describes them, magic.

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.

The Heritage Cookbook Project Podcast Trailer

The Heritage Cookbook Project Podcast Trailer

  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 document the...

Gram’s Borscht Soup

Gram’s Borscht Soup

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. 

Auntie Ev’s Plum Pudding

Auntie Ev’s Plum Pudding

Sometimes we are blessed to add family members by choice.  These are a very special breed of people who are not related by blood and yet pull you into their lives as family. 

Grandma Knutson’s Jule Kake (Christmas Bread)

Grandma Knutson’s Jule Kake (Christmas Bread)

Every day at 3:00 PM Grandma Knutson would lay the table with coffee and treats for whoever decided to stop by. And at Christmas time Jule Kake (Christmas Bread) adorned the coffee-time table.

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