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Food connects our generations, according to Rachael Ray!

I have been off work for a couple weeks recovering from carpal tunnel surgery, and have had more time than usual to watch my favorite morning TV shows. This week in particular, I noticed more food TV personalities sharing memories of the food they ate during their childhood. The Chew aired an entire show about 'grandma's greatest hits', and each host shared a memory of their own childhood. On her morning show, Rachael Ray shared her grandpa's favorite recipe for 'garlic and oil ...

Homemade Sauerkraut

I only remember Mom making sauerkraut a few times when I was growing up.  We loved to eat it, but we didn't love to smell it every time we walked through the kitchen! Mom used to talk about the "old German women" on her street when she was a kid (old was probably my age to a little girl!). There were three: one on each end and one right in the middle. They all canned their sauerkraut on the same summer weekend ... and it "stunk up the neighborhood", according to Mom. Alas, that's what ...

German Green Beans

My German grandmother made them ... and my mom made them ... and I can't even remember when I first ate these German Inspired French green beans.  Yep, you read that right!  They're multi-cultural!  Honestly, I'm not entirely sure if a can of "French Green Beans" is really the long thin variety or our American snap beans cut to look like it.  Either way, I always use the French cut style in this recipe.  It makes for a creamier texture.  This is my all-time ...