Rosemary Kowalski’s Bread Pudding

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Rosemary Kowalski This bread pudding recipe is very special to me because we began making it at Uncle Ben’s 70 years ago. Today, it holds a very special place at our family holiday table. Our family looks forward to enjoying it every Christmas.         ROSEMARY’S BREAD PUDDING 1 French baguette, sliced into […]

Young’s Christmas Celebration Tree


Young Cacy The Christmas Tree Appetizer has been a favorite of the Cacy family for over 30 years during Christmas gatherings in the festive home of chef Young Cacy, the owner and chef at Ilsong Garden Korean BBQ at 6905 Blanco Road. The tree is always the centerpiece on the table, and even though there […]

Weissman Family Kugel

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Maureen Weissman This recipe is a family favorite and a crowd pleaser even with the older set of Jewish women who think that we don’t know kugel from schmaltz!         WEISSMAN FAMILY KUGEL 2 pounds egg noodles 1/2 pound unsalted butter 2 pounds cottage cheese 8 cups labneh 2 cups sugar 25 […]

Greek Cocktail Meatballs and Galatoboureko


Christine Kelly My maternal Greek grandmother was an amazing matriarch who loved to entertain and was very devoted to family. She had four brothers, and all of their families would come together at her house for wonderful meals during the holidays and year-round. She would make delicious Greek food that was enjoyed by all. These […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Caryn Hasslocher “Pumpkin Cheesecake has been a tradition in our family for years. I love this recipe from Taste of Home.”     PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE Pumpkin Cheesecake 1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies (about 20 cookies) 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans 1/4 cup butter, melted 4 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened, divided 1-1/2 cups sugar, […]