Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Comfort food is the ultimate of food memories, don't you think? This week for #SundaySupper, our theme is exactly that...comfort food. I think that's a perfect theme for Home Cooking Memories to participate in. Comfort food usually evokes certain feelings and memories when you cook it and, most importantly, when you eat it. And that's what this blog is all about -- food memories and stories. … [Read more...]

Scalloped Potatoes (Gratin Dauphinois)

Gratin Dauphinois Scalloped Potatoes

When I was a kid, my mom used to watch Julia Child on TV.  I believe it was Julia Child & Company, although I can't be sure. I can't say that I paid a whole lot of attention to her show, but I remember thinking that her voice and the things she would say were pretty funny. I remember thinking how she was probably the best cook ever, since she had a TV show and cookbooks and so many people talked about her.  I also thought the food she cooked was "fancy", because it wasn't the things we ate … [Read more...]

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie is one of my top favorite comfort foods. In the early years of our marriage, there was no way I would have made it homemade. Seemed so complicated. We did have it at home, but it was almost always a frozen variety. I ordered it in restaurants too. I remember choosing it during our 3rd wedding anniversary date night to Marie Callendar's restaurant. I've come a long ways from that time and I think my family is quite happy that I have. If I say we are having chicken pot pie for … [Read more...]