Posts Tagged ‘family traditions’

What Makes a Great Cookie?

What Makes a Great Cookie?

Veteran pastry chef and owner of The Waffle Window shares her perspective on what makes for a good cookie, and a great cookie.

A Mom Teaches Her Children the Importance of Food

A Mom Teaches Her Children the Importance of Food

Being a mom is really connected to feeding your kids”, says Sarah Gilbert, a stay-at-home working mother referring to the importance of food in raising children.

Mo Rocca Learns to Cook from our Elders: My Grandmother’s Ravioli

Mo Rocca Learns to Cook from our Elders: My Grandmother’s Ravioli

Mo Rocca turns to the grandparents of America to learn how to become a home cook.

Lefse Lessons with Grandma

Lefse Lessons with Grandma

November 16, 2010 The upcoming holidays, for many, is a time of preparing special, time-honored recipes. Many are family traditions to be passed down from generation to generation. This is one of those dishes that the Sylvester family, of Minnesota, does year after year: making lefse. What is a lefse? Simply put, it’s a “traditional […]

Memories of a Lebanese Garden (video)

Memories of a Lebanese Garden (video)

Stories behind the illustrations Linda Sawaya did for a magazine that involved her own family stories, her gardens, food, and love.