Monthly Archives: September 2011

Steve’s Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage rolls entered my life one beautiful Sunday afternoon at the Holy Trinity Church Harvest Festival near Clayton, Wisconsin.  Holy Trinity is a member of the Orthodox Church in America.  Founded by Carpatho-Russian immigrants who came to northwest Wisconsin at … Continue reading

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Mom’s Refrigerator Sweet Pickles

Mom liked pickles and she made gallons of them from the row of cucumbers we always had in the garden.  Big cucumber dills four or five inches long that you ate right out of the crock in the basement, dill … Continue reading

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Really Easy Eggplant Parmesan

If you read about caponata in last week’s post, you know why I was a pretty old guy before I tasted eggplant parmesan.  Though my mother distrusted eggplant, I really think that she would have tolerated it in this classic … Continue reading

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