Growing up in such a large family, and my mother cooking in mass quantities, there was usually a left over or two. At the end of the evening, everyone is unwinding. The kitchen all clean and quiet following the craziness which happened only hours earlier. The lights now dim, as if to signify “kitchen closed”.… Continue reading I Love Leftovers!
Meatloaf is one of those all time family favorites. So cozy and inviting during the winter months. A real “comfort food classic”. In setting out to make my version of a favorite, I decide to revisit the “crate of recipes” that I inherited from my mother. In true “Ruthie” fashion, every time I make a… Continue reading Meatloaf Memories
I am so disappointed. I made the most amazing breakfast this morning. The kind of breakfast that sticks to your ribs, and keep you full for hours and hours. The pictures looked fabulous, or at least I thought they did. I thought I was taking pictures and then discovered later in the day that I… Continue reading That Cost Me A Steak!
I love salads. I grew up eating lots and lots of salads. Every single day with dinner, we had salad. Usually a tossed greens salad. My mother had this huge wooden salad bowl. She lovingly cared for it daily. Oiling it, rubbing garlic into it. It was certainly one of the mainstays of the kitchen.… Continue reading I Love Salads!
Family Days were always a fun event at my parents house, and always revolved around the food. Carrying on the family tradition, I will not disappoint for this combination Family Day/Super Bowl Sunday event. I don’t know about you, but if my mom wanted to feed a crowd easily, it usually involved sandwiches. Whether they… Continue reading Family Day Recipes Continued
After my first daughter was born, I was all set (in my head) that I would return to work 6 weeks later. Then, after finding out the hard way that all babies do not necessarily go along with their parent’s plan, I came to the realization that I was meant to be a stay at… Continue reading Family Day!
I’m Back! Just as promised. I bet you thought I took a spill the other day while feeding…(refer to previous post). Nope, I managed to stay upright, but as I said, it was glare ice outside. I Moved slow, and made it….sigh of relief. I Managed to actually feed the crew some hay outside. It’s… Continue reading Muffaletta success!