A great part of any family heritage is the recipe file handed down from generation to generation. Two years ago my family compiled a cookbook of recipes from various branches of our family and a few favorites borrowed from friends. Of course not all these suggested recipes worked out well – the spinach balls recipe … Continue reading Home for the Holidays – The Family Cookbook
When I moved to Florida, my co-workers became my family. They invited me for Fourth of July picnics, Thanksgiving and Easter dinners, concerts and other fun stuff. Family goes beyond mere biological kinship. Through the years my family has taken in “strays.” Now that I am across the country from my relatives in the Pacific … Continue reading Home for the Holidays – Part 1: What is Family?