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UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018, 2:53 p.m.

Personal Foodstory: Making lefse in honor of great-grandma

The year she died the family started a new tradition in her honor: the annual family lefse party.

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 12:07 p.m.

Personal Foodstory: Big Al’s Wild Game Dinner

What started as a simple get-together in 1989, a means to clear freezers and share the year’s bounty among a handful of friends, has since morphed into a major logistical …

UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 10:19 a.m.

Personal Foodstory: Recreating an old family favorite when you don’t have the recipe

The meat-filled potato dumplings that Grandma and Grandpa called kolduny were less like pancakes and more like large potato ovals stuffed with seasoned ground meat.

Personal Foodstory: Simple but satisfying salad bridges space between two homes for daughter of divorce

Despite all the differences, one particular recipe was made in both kitchens: cucumber-tomato salad.

Personal Foodstory: Shawn Vestal makes – and listens to – his own bread

It is a simple, superior, satisfying food. But, for him, baking sourdough bread is not merely about eating it. Otherwise he’d just buy one of the excellent loaves at any …

Personal Foodstory: Remembering Nanny through Madonnas and tomato sauce

After church every day, Nanny took up residence in her Brooklyn kitchen.

Personal Foodstory: When a Situation arises around venison and veganism

When he says, “I think I’m gonna take up hunting,” and she says, “I’m actually done eating meat.” For a hot minute, he was a hunter and she was a …

Personal Foodstory: The comforts of Grandpa’s house include poetry, time and Scottish lamb stew

Chris Cook remembers the joys of visiting Grandpa in California – Scotch in hand, lamb stew on the stove.

UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 3:01 p.m.

Personal Foodstory: Deep Dish Comfort

Comfort food, casserole style, is a sloppy layer cake of cheese, meat, and carbs – the favorite food groups of children and the primary colors of a certain sort of …