A Dozen Mother’s Day Recipes From my Mom

A Dozen Mother's Day Recipes From my Mom

A dozen mouth-watering recipes from my mom or inspired by her -- all are made with love.My mom was an absolutely amazing cook who rarely, if ever, followed a recipe.  She created masterpieces from leftovers – and her meals often had many “secret ingredients.” My mom shared her kitchen with me when I was growing up, and … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Wisteria, My Mom’s Ginger Applesauce Recipe and her Kitchen

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My parents have the most gorgeous Wisteria growing in their backyard. Years ago, a family of little doves lived in this pretty vine.  My mom loved going outside everyday to check on their nest and see how they were doing.  She was so sweet and nurturing, just like the mama bird. In addition to baby birdwatching, my … [Read more...]

Braised Pork Ribs with Apple Ginger Soy Sauce

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I like the feel of a warm bowl of food.  It's comforting, just like a cup of hot tea or coffee.I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Sometimes my favorite type of dinner "party" is a few friends on my sofas, in our sweats, with warm bowls of yummy food in our hands.  And for dessert, there might just be a big … [Read more...]