A few favorite recipes and books

By Ilene Duffy Issue #110 • March/April, 2008 I was talking with another mom in the produce section of the market the other day. During our conversation, she happened to mention that earlier in her life...

Never too busy to make bread

By Ilene Duffy Issue #114 • November/December, 2008 Summer vacation came to an abrupt end. Sons are back in school. My "soccer mom" folding chair is in the trunk of the car. The daytimer is getting...

Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe of the Week  Chicken Enchiladas  Courtesy of Ilene Duffy  I learned to make this recipe with my roommates and friends in college. It makes a nice dish when serving company. This takes a while to prepare, but...

Sunday night dinner

By Ilene Duffy Issue #121 • January/February, 2010 "Tradition! Tradition!" I can still hear the bellowing song from Fiddler on the Roof that we listened to over and over as kids. Some of us have religious...

Salmon loaf

Recipe of the Week  Salmon loaf  Courtesy of Ilene Duffy   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 1 large can of salmon, drained 1 egg 1 generous Tbsp. of ketchup 1 tsp. soy sauce 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire...

Sweet Pickles

Recipe of the Week  Sweet Pickles  Courtesy of Kathy Myers (Dave's mother-in-law) My mother has made these sweet pickles ever since I can remember. They were always on a relish tray for special family gatherings. After marrying Dave, he...

Kugel

Recipe of the Week  Kugel  Courtesy of Ilene Duffy   You'll find this recipe and over 400 more in Backwoods Home Cooking.Click Here Ingredients 8 oz. wide egg noodles 2 eggs 1 can cream of celery soup 1 cup cottage cheese 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2...

Heart healthy recipes

By Ilene Duffy Issue #99 • May/June, 2006 I'm not a nutritionist or a medical professional, but I've gained a lot of knowledge concerning foods that are considered to be heart healthy since my husband, Dave,...

Apple and berry pies

By Ilene Duffy Issue #118 • July/August, 2009 Go to your room!" bellows our friend, John Silveira. He is kidding of course. I mean, how mad can somebody really be when they're eating your homemade pie...

Running your own business: a mother’s perspective

By Ilene Duffy Issue #62 • March/April, 2000 When my middle son, Robby, was a baby, he had two seizures. After the second one the doctor informed me that I needed to get him to the...