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What is the best meal your grandmother makes.

  1. krsharp05 profile image93
    krsharp05posted 5 years ago

    What is the best meal your grandmother makes.

    Do you have a favorite food that your grandmother currently makes or that she used to make for you?

  2. GiblinGirl profile image85
    GiblinGirlposted 5 years ago

    My grandmother used to make nalesniki, which is a Polish dish.  It's kind of like a crepe/pancake with filling.  She would put cottage cheese mixed with sugar and vanilla inside.  It was delicious.  I've tried to replicate it myself, but it never comes out as good as hers did.

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Cottage cheese is yummy.  Adding it to crepes with sugar and vanilla sounds delectable!  I'm going to look this up!

  3. viewfinders profile image66
    viewfindersposted 5 years ago

    ya my favourite is Govan fish curry, its really great,she always make such delicious dishes along with my mother.....some of them are already published as hubs...

    i think you will get more by going to the hub:http://viewfinders.hubpages.com/hub/Goas-Fish-Curry

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds like a tasty fish dish, especially with curry.  I'll have to check it out, thank you!

  4. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image84
    BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 5 years ago

    My grandmother used to make french fries for me and my brother when we were kids. I'm talking about real french fries made the right way. I've never ever had french fries that delicious. That's all we ate.

    Now as for my grandfather, she make him the same meal all the time. Two boiled hot dogs, beans, and two buttered slices of bread. That's all I ever remember him eating. He had two fingers missing from his right hand due to a band saw accident, and it was a little strange watching him eat. He was a real thin guy. He never ate more than two hot dogs, or more than two slices of bread.

    Hey, you brought back some fond memories.

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That makes me smile.  The thought of the french fries, that is. smile

  5. vespawoolf profile image98
    vespawoolfposted 5 years ago

    My paternal grandmother makes tacos with sweet peas mixed into the ground beef! It sounds strange, but it's quite addictive and we all love it. On my mother's side of the family, my grandfather did all the cooking. He often baked apple or chocolate pies when we visited, but I always requested his kraut runzas. They're meat pies filled with ground beef, onion and cabbage. Sometimes he added cheese or hot peppers to the filling, but they were always delicious and filled the house with the fragrance of baking bread and meat. That memory makes my mouth water!

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I could eat tacos every day!  I'm going to try adding sweat peas.  What a great idea!  I have to say that the runzas sound delicious too.  I have no idea how to make them but I would love to learn.

    2. mvillecat profile image79
      mvillecatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      vespawoolf, I cannot believe you said that about the sweet peas in tacos. My mom always served sweet peas with tacos in our home and I have carried that into my home. My husband said he had never heard of such a thing when we first got married.

    3. vespawoolf profile image98
      vespawoolfposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You've inspired me to write a hub about runzas. I'll add it to my "to do" list. :   )

  6. melbelle profile image60
    melbelleposted 5 years ago

    My maternal grandmother made homemade blackberry cobbler, southern fried chicken, and mashed potatoes.  My aunt made the best Chicken and Dumplins this side of the Mississippi.

    1. vespawoolf profile image98
      vespawoolfposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, that's mind kinda food!

    2. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Chicken and dumplings is a family favorite of ours too.  It's just a comfy meal.  I can't remember the last time I had homemade fried chicken, mashed potatoes and cobbler!  It's the kind of meal I would love to know how to cook perfectly.

  7. Sharkye11 profile image94
    Sharkye11posted 5 years ago

    Sadly, my grandmother was a  terrible cook, and we dreaded having her make us anything! I honestly can't think of anything she ever made that was delicious or that brought back fond memories. You guys are so lucky to have the gramma's that could cook special treats.

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sorry to hear that.  You should try to start some traditions to pass on.  smile

  8. FatFreddysCat profile image99
    FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

    My grandmother (God rest her) made the best homemade berry pies in this universe or any alternate dimensions thereof.

    When I was a kid she'd give my brother and I each a bucket and send us out to the edge of her Upstate New York property, where blackberries, raspberries and blueberries grew wild, saying "Don't come back till those buckets are full!"

    When we returned with buckets full of berries she'd take them, get right to work and after dinner that night we'd feast on the best-ever from-scratch (crust and all) pies for dessert. I can still smell their delicious aroma!!

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds wonderful! Fresh berries in fresh pie.  I'm sure the house smelled absolutely wonderful.  Hopefully she passed some of that pie-making talent to you!

  9. mvillecat profile image79
    mvillecatposted 5 years ago

    Both of my grandmothers are deceased but one made the best fried catfish and the other wonderful spaghetti and carmel cake.

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, that would be hard to choose from!  I wonder if you could have a pot luck and bring them together. Mouth watering!

  10. CatsPage profile image77
    CatsPageposted 5 years ago

    When I was little, my paternal grandmother made the best italian wedding soup every year for Thanksgiving, before we would have turkey. No one can make it quite like she did.

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I've never had Italian wedding soup. I will definitely have to try it now.  Home cooked family recipes not only bring back memories but they just taste the best.

  11. SherryDigital profile image59
    SherryDigitalposted 5 years ago

    My Grandma makes the best crab cakes and Maryland crab soup! Oh my gosh... so good!

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I've always wanted to see the New England area.  I've never been to the northern east coast states and having the local specialty while being there would make the trip even more magical! I read Coastal Living and dream about it. smile

  12. Trish303 profile image74
    Trish303posted 5 years ago

    Hunters Stew with sweet, cheesy cornbread. It is the best.

    1. krsharp05 profile image93
      krsharp05posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That sounds like a wonderful dish for a chilly evening! Except cheesy cornbread is good every day smile

  13. moonfairy profile image81
    moonfairyposted 5 years ago

    my grandmother used to make the best beef roast with gravy, mashed potatoes and carrots. I still make it to this day and it's still a favorite. The beef roast is baked in a gravy until it literally pulls apart. So moist and delicious!!!!

 
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