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
This creamy roasted tomato soup runs circles around that stuff from a can you enjoyed as a kid.
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
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
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
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
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