Meg’s New England-Style Clam Chowder

I KNOW WHAT YOU'RE THINKING: More soup recipes??! But I LOVE making soup! I make it a lot. And of all the soups I make, my boys request this one over and over. It's easy to make and I almost always have the ingredients on hand. This might not be a true New England recipe, but it's creamy and … Continue reading Meg’s New England-Style Clam Chowder

Green Turkey Chili

WHEN I COOK, I don’t often strictly follow recipes. I do when I bake, but not when I cook. (If that makes sense.) This is especially true whenever I make soups and chili. I always make it in about the same way, but I usually just kind of throw everything into the pot and it almost … Continue reading Green Turkey Chili

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Like my last post about stromboli, this recipe isn't one that came from either of my grandmas. But, it's something I must have in my kitchen at all times. I just assembled a big batch and thought I'd share the recipe here. And yes, it probably is easier to just buy a packet of the … Continue reading Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Stromboli

This isn't a grandma recipe. But it is something that I make often, and I first started making it based on a recipe card my Aunt Cathy tucked into a recipe box I received at my bridal shower. Anyway, my neighbor called me from the grocery store yesterday, asking what she should buy in order … Continue reading Stromboli

Remembering Mom’s cooking

In response to my recent update and reposting of the post about my grandma's butter brickle, my mom emailed me to say how much she enjoyed re-reading it and remembering both her mother-in-law and the delicious things she made. I replied that there's just something about food that evokes strong memories. Mom replied:  Last summer I … Continue reading Remembering Mom’s cooking

My Inspiration

Presenting, the ladies who inspired this blog: Grandma Sara died five years ago at the age of 89, and I ended up with her recipe box.  My initial thought was to collect her favorite recipes into a cookbook and distribute it to family members, but then I thought a blog would be better... because I … Continue reading My Inspiration