Warm Connections {Day 12}: Gathering Around a Homemade Life

Warm Connections {Day 12}: Gathering Around a Homemade Life

Molly Wizenberg was one of the first food bloggers I read back in 2006 when I started RE. Her blog, Orangette , in a way is iconic to me.

Molly said this best, in her book, A Homemade Life :

“When I walk into my kitchen today, I am not alone. Whether we know it or not, none of us is. We bring fathers and mothers and kitchen tables, and every meal we have ever eaten. Food is never just food. It’s also a way of getting at something else: who we are, who we have been and who we want to be.”

I often bring my mother into my cooking. How could I not? She taught me so much of what I know today. When she passed away, another beautiful woman came into my life, my dad’s wife, Ginny. (Dad, Ginny, my sister and me.)

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