We celebrated Christmas with my family early this year and I received a gift from my parents that I will cherish forever. My mom, along with the help of my dad, put together a cookbook of her favorite recipes. I’ve been stuck in a rut feeling unfulfilled at my job and struggling to stay inspired when the windchill is -10 and the sky is dark at 4:30 PM. This gift was just what I need to get inspired!
I am not doing it justice by calling it a cookbook because after reading it I had tears in my eyes and quickly realized the importance of food and family. Weighing in at 5-1/2 pounds (no joke, I put it on the scale) this book is the world of food through the eyes of my mother.
Not only are there recipes but also included is a glossary of contributors along with a brief history of the recipe or a story associated with it.
I am familiar with most of the recipes but there are some I have yet to try. The recipes are timeless and reflect my mom’s eye for great food and her love of family and friends. I look forward to sharing these recipes all of you. Thanks so much Mom and Dad!
Do you have a favorite family recipe or food memory? Share it in the comment section below. I’d love to hear your story.