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 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!
There are hundreds, thousands, or maybe even hundreds of thousands of food blogs out there. What makes mine so special? Well first of all, there is no one like me in the whole wide world (as told to me by my father) and second, I am Ruthie’s daughter, and in our family there is only… Continue reading OK world, here we go…..