African Peanut Soup

Recently I tried a recipe that was a legitimate success with my son. It was for African Peanut Soup, which apparently originated in West Africa after the peanut was brought from South America in the 16th century. I was thinking that adding nut butters to savory dishes would be a wonderful idea for children. It adds a … Continue reading African Peanut Soup

Gita’s Yeast Cake

A couple of years ago, my grandmother passed away, and I was given her binder of recipes. My grandmother Gita was a Russian Jewish immigrant (defector actually) who spent a good chunk of her childhood in Cuba before her family finally acquired visas to stay in the United States. On a side note, she ended up … Continue reading Gita’s Yeast Cake