Nearly everything my Gram cooked was homestyle and from scratch. I know that a big part of that was growing up in a time where convenience foods weren’t readily available, but I also think she just enjoyed making her family something special.
My Mom did a lot of from-scratch cooking, too, but she also used a few shortcuts and cooking hacks on occasion. They let her speed the cooking process up on busy nights, without sacrificing the taste or flavor of the food. Continue reading »