Preserving family recipes – my July @AlbertaatNoon podcast

I love to cook with my Mom Gerri - the expert pie maker in our family. How about you? Who makes your favourite family recipe? - photo - Karen Anderson
I love to cook with my Mom Gerri – the expert pie maker in our family. How about you? Who makes your favourite family recipe? – photo – Karen Anderson

Thanks to all the CBC Radio One listeners who called, emailed and tweeted to Alberta at Noon today to join the conversation on ways of Preserving Family Recipes. Here’s the podcast from the show. I’m on at the 24 minute mark.

I hope you’ll be inspired to record your own family’s recipes while you’ve still got a mentor to share them with you. Or – maybe it’s up to you to share your own recipes with the future generations of your family. Preserving family recipes is an important way to preserve our heritage.

Besides, cooking with a great recipe comes with a built-in reward – great food to help us savour it all.

5 Comments

  1. Sandhill Book Marketing Ltd

    Karen

    What a great interview! Thanks so much for sharing it, as I try carefully to preserve the integrity of the Hen Party ladies recipes in their new book. Your interview was very encouraging and wow what a perfect radio voice!!

    Thanks €“

    Nancy

    PS However, someone has suggested I include €œdump cakes in the dessert section.

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    1. Karen Anderson

      Susan

      You wrote two of the most beautiful cookbooks I own.
      Piano Piano Pieno and Dynamica are works of art.
      I am deeply touched by your encouragement.
      I’ll make sure you get a copy.
      I hold my memories of that brief visit to La Petraia in the “true bliss” corner of my mind.

      Bacci,
      Karen

  2. Sue Smith

    My Dear Sister Karen – we are very Blessed in our family that you do such honour to carry on, preserve and enhance so many wonderful family recipes. Plus you are awesome on the radio too.
    Much Love,
    Your Senior Sister Sue

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