Red Carrot Jam

Red carrot jam is a very old traditional Egyptian jam. I grew up on it. My Grandma used to make it and my mom used to make it. I would eagerly wait for the time of year where they would be available. Red Carrots are not so easily found these days. Red carrots are sold…

Golden Sweet Cornbread

Golden Sweet Cornbread — I LOVE it 🙂 This recipe I have had recieved from an old friend years ago. I’ve adapted it to my likings over the years 3/4 cup butter 2/3 cup white sugar 3 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt…

Thankful for Thanksgiving.

It’s amazing how a small act, like preparing Thanksgiving dinner can make the crappy week turn into a special week. Obviously in the western world, thats what it does. Thats what Thanksgiving is, special. I remember having a weekend cram packed with family and friends visits, outings and of course shopping. Many of my friends…