Delicious Memories: A Community Food Blog

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Bertha Horn Gisser’s Kasha stuffing
Submitted by Margery Weinbaum My mother’s family all cherished Nonnie’s kasha recipe, and I would love to have it used for future generations. She stuffed a turkey with it at
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From the Kitchen of Esther Robbins
Submitted by Susie Namerow Esther’s Chocolate Mousse     9” Spring form pan 12 oz. pkg. Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips OR 11.5 oz. Bittersweet Ghiradelli Chocolate Pieces 6 eggs, separated (at
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From the Kitchen of Esther Robbins
Chocolate Babka submitted by Susie Namerow DOUGH:   2 dry yeast, dissolved in 1/2 cup lukewarm water 5 cups flour 2/3 cup sugar 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking powder
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Grandma Jean’s Date Nut Bread in a Can
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My Mama, Molly Goldberg
Growing up 68 years ago in Greater Hartford, we knew that when Bubbe was cooking it was a very special occasion. Sunday mornings meant a trip to Mayron’s Bakery and
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Cooking to Feed the Family
Submitted by Barbara Gordon I loved to watch my mother cook and bake – but apparently I missed one thing! My first time roasting a whole chicken when I first
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Matzah Ball Cooking Accident
Submitted by Marilyn Rothstein Grandma always used to do the holidays and family and friends enjoyed being together, and the great food! The fragrance of the chicken soup, and the
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Rosh Hashanah Taiglach
Submitted by Susan Juster Viner Jewish holidays were celebrated at the home of my Bubby and Zede, who, like my parents and me, lived in the North End of Hartford.
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Lukshen Kugel
Submitted by Larry Seth Steinberg My bonafides… (The secret Hartford handshakes…) The Sheintops lived at 197 Mather St (corner of Garden St). When my Father got back from the Pacific,
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Bubbe Libby’s latkes
Submitted by Suzanne Pinkes Happy Hanukkah! Here is Bubbe Libby’s latke recipe in her own hand. She always made them in a plug in electric frying pan and had an
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