Every once in a while a gift is given to a recipient that is completely unexpected and yet totally amazing. This year my mother went above and beyond herself to give my sister and I a treasure of family history.
This is a collection of our family recipes – recipes that my parents grew up with, some are recipes that my grandparents grew up with and some are ones that my sister and I grew up with.
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Ever since I moved to Chicago 10 years ago, I have bombarded my mother with requests for recipes. “remember when you made that dish….” Well, now I believe I have most of them right here.
The only problem now is that in her letter to us in the front, she basically commands my sister and I to add our own and pass this along. As you can see from the first picture – there is no room to add to this!