Category Archives: Foods: Family Recipes and Memories

Foods: Family Recipes and Memories – Fall Corn Chowder

Fall Corn Chowder My fall corn chowder was created after trying another recipe but adapting it to my taste and my way. In as I have only made it in the fall… hence the name Fall Corn Chowder. I’m not … Continue reading

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Foods, Family Recipes, and Memories: Mama’s Meatloaf

Foods, Family Recipes, and Memories: Mama’s Meatloaf Meatloaf… a staple food of the South and definitely not cooked the same way in the North! Hubby made this one – note all the bacon he piled on top! Mama’s Meatloaf Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

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Foods: Family Recipes and Memories – Sweet Potato Cobbler

            Family Recipes and Memories                 Sweet Potato Cobbler Heirloom Recipes was published in the Spring 2005 issue. My first written paid article – Heirloom Recipes: Family History … Continue reading

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Foods: Remembering the Christmas Cookie Bakers

Foods: Family Recipes and Memories “Remembering the Christmas Cookie Bakers” As I planned my Christmas cookie list, I began thinking of the family members who shared those cookie recipes with me. Sometimes it’s funny how things remind you of certain … Continue reading

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Foods: Christmas Eve Dinner… What’s on your Plate

Christmas Eve Dinner… What’s on your Plate? While I have no memories of Christmas Eve celebrations with my family, I have over 45 years of Christmas Eve memories with my husband’s family. I quickly learned that Christmas Eve, in an Italian … Continue reading

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Family Recipes: Mama’s Southern Dressing

Family Recipes: Mama’s Southern Dressing Growing up in the South, I never heard the word “stuffing”…. it was probably a taboo word amongst Southerners. Mama only knew of one bread dish that went with the holiday meat and that was … Continue reading

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Family Recipes: Cherry Winks

Cherry Winks My favorite cookie, Cherry Winks, is from my Christmas collection, and even though it’s my favorite,  I only make it once a year – maybe because I just associate it with Christmas. It’s not a cookie I grew … Continue reading

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Family Recipe: Easter Rice Pie

Family Recipes: Easter Rice Pie Rice pie is one of my favorite Easter holiday sweet pies, but for several years I never would even taste it. Being from the South, I grew up on Pecan and Sweet Potato pie, but … Continue reading

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Family Recipes: Easter Ham Pie

Easter Ham Pie (Pizzagaina) Ham pie, “Pizzagaina“, is one of my favorite Easter holiday pies, but for several years I never even tasted it. When I married into an Italian family – I became acquainted with many new foods and desserts – … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving: A Peek into What’s on my table …

Happy Thanksgiving A Peek into What’s on my table … Thanksgiving was a little more challenging this year, as I had a “boot” put on my foot a week ago due to a fracture that was giving me much pain. … Continue reading

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