Tofu Cabbage Vegetable Soup

Soup is so good for you! It warms your insides and comforts your soul. A cookbook, Recipes between Friends* published by Pasco County Florida Libraries, included a vegetable soup with just the right amount of vegetables and broth that makes it easily modified. I have adapted the base of this soup many times with greatContinue reading “Tofu Cabbage Vegetable Soup”

Scaloda Soup

My loving grandmother, Sebastiana, lived in a two-story house on Liberty Street in Middletown, Connecticut. Born in Sicily, she came to the United States with her new husband, had a daughter and a son (my father), and 6 granddaughters. Visits with her were joyful, boisterous occasions where her small kitchen managed to fit us all.Continue reading “Scaloda Soup”

The Beauty of Braided Breads

When I was a young girl, I remember my sister Judy braiding a sweet dough interspersed with raisins and chopped nuts. She brushed the top with wonderful sweet icing. The soft sweetness of this golden bread made quite an impression. To this day, whether the bread is a German Stollen, Swiss Kopf, or Jewish Challah,Continue reading “The Beauty of Braided Breads”