Cooking in the Kitchen with My Father

Food is fascinating. I love the art of preparing and eating good food, something I’ve recently embraced as a new hobby. One of the great benefits of cooking is feeling the connection I have with my parents and grandparents. I was raised by my grandmother and my parents and each had a different cooking style. They are no longer living, but I still have those memorable moments and think about them often while I cook. One of my favorite memories […]

Pear Applesauce

When I think of comfort food, applesauce comes to mind. Growing up, applesauce was a staple side dish at our dinner table. However, it was the store-bought variety that was bland and plain. I never knew there were so many varieties and how easy it was to make. Nowadays, I know better. I started making different combinations of applesauce when my daughter was a baby. She hated pre-made jarred baby food. Even as a tot, she was a foodie! So, […]