Potato Chip Cookies (Ohio, 1995, adapted)

Potato Chip Cookies are exactly what they sound like: a simple sugar cookie “seasoned” with a handful of crushed potato chips.  I have no personal nostalgia for these cookies; I first encountered them in a church cookbook from the mid-90s.  The recipe’s author was a homemaker from my grandmother’s generation, and this seems like a……

Grandma’s Cheesecake with Chocolate Sour Cream

I spend a lot of time reading cookbooks from communities and churches that I’ve never seen written by people that I never knew.  I’ll do some basic internet research to learn about the community and what it must have been like way back when, but it’s rarely possible to connect the dots completely.  Food can……