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From Paper To People

The Family Cookbook - Comfort Foods for COVID

March 21, 2020

Well, the landscape has changed a lot since my last episode! I hope that you are well, healthy and stocked and sheltering safely, not worrying about your kin. Today I have some comfort food recipes from my mother and grandmother. We're starting with an apple cake with cream cheese frosting (because on sick days, we can start with dessert), and then we're going Tex-Mex with chili enchiladas, followed by Anglo-American with chicken and Yorkshire pudding. All three of these are pretty easy to make, they take advantage of fruits and vegetables that you probably already have around the house, and best of all, they freeze well. I like having a variety of foods available when I'm not leaving the house much - it makes me feel like I have range and luxury available without breaking the bank. And since these current hunker-down and limited-movement orders look to be something we'll be dealing with for the next few months at least, it's best to plan for some diversity in ready-made meals. I know that the news changes daily, and I know that we're all concerned, but we need to shore each other up with great ideas in the meantime. Support the podcast at for as little as $1/month and you can access all of my screenshot videos, how-to's that you can use for your work on Ancestry, FamilySearch, and more. I think it's unwise to try to get more done than usual, so please be kind to yourself and don't push. But these videos show you best practices and best evidence for doing the best possible work. And, I might even make you laugh!

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