Mothers and Daughters
Voices Past and Present
Stories and Recipes
A young daughter was anxious to learn what she thought it meant to be female. When her mother refused to share kitchen wisdom, it felt like rejection.
When a difficult mother was facing declining health alone, her daughter commenced a rigorous project of cooking for her mother’s freezer.
Lisa S. Greene
Mom's sense of order and pragmatism guided most everything in her life, and taught her daughter much of what she knows about cooking and entertaining.
Mom kept her rings on while baking her famous buttery cakes—and beat the batter with a spoon, pretending it was her husband.