Category Archives: Family Recipes and Memories

Family Recipes and Memories: Poor Man Soup

Family Recipes and Memories “Poor Man Soup“ A recipe I always thought my mother invented until I discovered it online… although the recipe ingredients and veggies vary; it can be made pretty much to anyone’s taste. It’s pretty much the … Continue reading

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Family Stories: “2020” Thanksgiving for Two!

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Family Stories: Southern Foods… Memories and more

Southern Foods.. Memories and more Anyone born in the South… was born drinking sweet tea from the get go! It’s a staple on every table, and the preferred drink of the South… comparable to the Italian jug of wine on … Continue reading

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Family Stories: How I Learned to Cook

Learning to Cook! Learning to cook doesn’t always start in your mother’s kitchen… and it certainly didn’t with me, but I sure do envy those who have memories of standing beside their mother or grandmother… learning at the hip! (Photo … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Heirloom Recipes

I originally posted Heirloom Recipes in 2014 on my blog 52 Week Ancestor Challenge. It was part of my 52 weekly family stories and my first time participating in this challenge. My story Heirloom Recipes was originally published in the … Continue reading

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2019: A… A to Z Italian Famiglia Foods and Memories: Anginettes

2019: A… A to Z Italian Famiglia Foods and Memories: Anginettes I’m back for “Year 4” of the A to Z… April Challenge! My first year of this challenge had me racking my brain for a writing topic… especially as … Continue reading

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Family Recipes and Memories: Potato Pie

Family Recipes and Memories “Potato Pie” “Potato Pie” What do you do when you too many potatoes… you make Potato Pie or as some call it…”frittata”. I remember my mother in law calling it a pie… so pie I call … Continue reading

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Family Recipes and Memories: Italian Home-Made Manicotti

Family Recipes  Manicotti Manicotti was a food that I never grew up with or had even heard of until I married an Italian guy and he dragged me from my Georgia southern roots to a far away state called Connecticut! … Continue reading

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Family Stories: All You Can Eat BBQ – $1.25 a Plate…

Family Stories All You Can Eat BBQ – $1.25 a Plate… When you don’t talk to family members often, you miss out on stories like this… the ones you never knew even existed! On a recent visit home a couple … Continue reading

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Family Recipes and Memories: Blackberry Cooking

Family Recipes and Memories Blackberry Cooking Nothing catches my eye quicker than a dish made with blackberries! While browsing through my genealogy blogging group, I stopped on a fellow bloggers post from “Ancestors in Aprons“… I just love the name of … Continue reading

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