August 2014 Newsletter

August 2014 Newsletter In this month's newsletter, I recap my homemaking project, share a Lemon Chiffon Pie recipe that had an incomplete citation and it drove me C-R-A-Z-Y [more]

Diary of an Accidental Home Maker

Diary of an Accidental Home Maker A few weeks ago, while browsing the food history section of the university library, I found myself surrounded by old home making textbooks. On a whim, [more]

A Place to Start

A Place to Start I hold old photographs of my Great Grandmothers and Grandmothers and reflect on our shared culinary heritage. Did Great Grandmother Veta Melnotte [more]

All that Remains

All that RemainsI scatter at least 50 recipe cards on my kitchen table while my baby, Madeleine, watches me from her high chair. My family’s culinary history will soon [more]

Dear Theobroma Cacao…(A love letter with a recipe)

Dear Theobroma Cacao…(A love letter with a recipe) In my family—especially on my mother’s side—the love of chocolate spans generations. My great, great aunt, for instance, passed down a chocolate [more]

Forgetting Black Bottom Pie

Forgetting Black Bottom Pie Pies comfort me; they devastate me. Fond memories of days long gone and painful recollections of days that can’t be forgotten loom in the simple [more]

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