Posts tagged ‘cooking with clara’

September 21, 2012

Red lentil soup and recipes to remember you by

One christmas I unwrapped a gift from my mother-in-law. It was a small recipe box with a few index cards filled with recipes: best baked ham, homemade pasta, the secret family recipe to jam-jams. It is an incredibly touching gift. Inside are a stack of blank recipe cards, an invitation for me to fill in my own family recipes.

There are a mix of recipes- when I first started I’d write out any meal I made that tasted good and could be done inexpensively preferably under 30 minutes. Sometimes I would make something so often like a red lentil soup, and one day I would make it amazing and write down the exact proportions so I could remember what I did.

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