Category Archives: Comfort Food

Avgolemono Chicken Soup with Rice

I can’t believe how good this soup is, and how ridiculously easy it is to make. If you love to have this soup when you go to your favorite Greek restaurant (or even if you have never tried it), you … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Soup

This is Matthew’s favorite soup that I make, and I think that perhaps it is my favorite soup as well. I made it last night for dinner, and we were all so hungry and ready to eat that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Rustic White Bread

Last year, when I got together with Carol to learn how to make her wonderful Limpa Bread, she also gave me the recipe for the white bread she makes for special events. She wrote out the recipe for me with … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bread

I have not yet posted my zucchini bread recipe, even though it is a family favorite, because it seems very ordinary. It is very easy to make. Doesn’t everyone make zucchini bread? If not, they should. I remember the first … Continue reading

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German Style Crumb Cake

This is another St. Louis thing. Another craving that comes from some deep memories that I can’t even put my finger on. When I first started thinking about making gooey butter cake, I think somehow I was really thinking about … Continue reading

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Gooey Butter Cake

This post is a long time coming. I am from St. Louis, and it seems to me that people from St. Louis feel very strongly about St. Louis; they have a fierce pride in their city, and all the cool … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodles

I went on a huge snickerdoodle frenzy a while back, trying to find the perfect recipe. After many attempts, I gave up. Maybe I was trying too hard. But recently, my cousin Carol asked me if I had a good … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Chili

This chili is very simple. I got the recipe from my friend Shelli. When our oldest kids were just teeny tiny, they were good buddies. We spent a lot of time together back then. Long luxurious days where we talked … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Warning! This recipe requires making the dough a day in advance and freezing it for best results. Or at least two hours in advance. And these cookies may be addicting. Now keep reading. I have to write about these cookies … Continue reading

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Café au lait

I’m not really wanting to give a recipe for café au lait. I just feel a great urge to talk about it. Yesterday while I was heating up milk to make yogurt, I noticed that that skin was developing on … Continue reading

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