Wednesday March 17, 2010
Listen to Dave Smolover share his memories about his two Ukranian Jewish grandmothers and the dishes that he remembers then making when he was a child. We jokingly said Jewish foods that begin with "k".
Dave handed me some type-written pages that I will share soon this blog soon - promise!!
Monday March 08, 2010
Kay Taygen, a daughter of the American Revolution, whose family tree dates back to the 17th century, cooking traditions are rooted in her southern upbringing but span the globe through her life. Hear Kay share tales of the farm and living off the land and then how her marriage to a Turkish/Russian Vegetarian expanded her culinary repertoire,
I scanned some of Kay's recipes and will share with you as I make them. Although, I might not make scrapple
Enjoy the interview!
Wednesday March 03, 2010
Spend an hour listening to Tony Simotes, Artistic Director of Shakespeare and Company share his childhood memories of growing up Greek-American in Joliet, Il, son of a Greek grocer, with his Dad's desire to be all American and shed his Greek roots and his Mom's efforts to keep the Greek traditions.
Look forward to a future blog post for Mrs. Simotes' recipes for Avgolemono Soup and Angolemono Sauce, Rice Pudding and more. And I will try and recreate the soup Tony described on my blog this weekend.
Wednesday February 24, 2010
Spend an hour listening to chef Jeremy Stanton share how his early memories and access to farm-fresh ingredients began his love affair with food and sustainable agriculture. And how each of his experiences has lead to his next venture, a local butcher shop called The Meat Market - opening in Great Barrington, MA this summer. For more information on Jeremy and The Meat Market go to www.themeatmarketgb.com.
We'll await a recipe or two from Jeremy to share!!
Friday February 19, 2010
Spend an hour walking down food memory lane with my Mom, Jo Murko and me. My Mom shares her recollections of growing up in a close knit Italian neighborhood in the Bronx - shopping with her Mom and orchestrating the Sunday meal among her rich tales.
Recipes to follow!!
Friday January 15, 2010
Each week I co-host a radio show called Radio2Women with Serene Mastrianni. And Serene decided that she wanted to "interview" me. We had a great time discussing how easy cooking really is. The interview has inspired my next blog post....Alway prepared - must have spices, must have pantry and fridge/freezer items....so stay tuned!!
In the meantime, listen to the interview here and get ready for Heirloom Meals Radio beginning in February!