Very ThankFULL!

Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving!  This week was a busy one.  I left to see my parents on Wednesday to help cook and prepare for our BIG Thanksgiving dinner.  I know people who live in the suburbs see wild turkeys in the road, but in Hoboken, our turkeys...

Pot Luck!

Getting ready for Thanksgiving?  I am!  And, tomorrow, we have a pot luck at work.  This time of year I am usually extra busy at work and I never participate.  I do however, swipe food from the conference room as I am running from meeting to meeting :).  This...

Whoa, what a Braciole!

This was a perfect weekend in New Jersey to make a braised meat dish.  It was foggy and and while not yet cold, it is the start of the right kind of weather to cook using the braising method, sit around and then enjoy a great meal.  Yesterday, we...

Working Weekend

I hope everyone had a good weekend!  Mine, eh, not so much.  I worked the entire weekend and finally I’m taking a break.  On days like this I would normally call for Chinese take-out or Sushi, but I decided to make this quick pasta dish and have a glass...

Baked Rice – Ross Il Forn

Baked rice is a traditional Maltese dish.  When I learned how to make this from my mother, she reminisced how her mother taught her to make it.  Two very strong women who own their kitchens and I would like to think I inherited that trait from them!  From time...

Tony’s Marinara Sauce

Marinara sauce is an important component in a lot of the food we make.  While my mom owns her kitchen and controls everything that goes on in it, my Dad helps out a lot.  They are a great team and its wonderful to watch them in action.  My Dad,...

Finally!

Welcome to Memories from my Mother’s Kitchen!  I am just getting started with my new blog and I’m very excited. I have great memories of my life and the common pieces to these memories are two things – My family and food.  Ever since I was a young girl...