Orange Oatmeal Raisin Nut Cookies

My mother made a huge batch of this recipe as a child in the 1940’s. My grandmother came home to her daughter baking dozens of cookies. Having grown up with these tasty soft and chewy cookies, I understand my mother’s grandiose cookie plan, she had 2 siblings for goodness sake. Grandma said when they finished…

Halušky: Slovak Potato Dumplings

When my Grandma Anna made Halušky, Slovak Potato Dumplings the whole house got excited. A family favorite food memory that symbolized everyday comfort. Not too fancy to eat on a Tuesday night for dinner. Noted in this recipe are preparation modifications in italics that save time, making the recipe easier. Serves Approximately 4 1 Pound…

Starting from scratch…

My family recipes are as much a part of my history as they are a part of my future. The recipes my grandma Anna made are weaved throughout my childhood. Grandma Anna cooked Slovak, Hungarian, Austrian and American dishes, all the while telling me stories of her life.  My father’s Indian heritage taught me a…