Family History Food is a website run by me, Meredith Eby: a history graduate, lover of family history, and eater of food. I have been tracing my family history for eight years, and love sharing stories, pictures, and recipes from my own family.

My mom and I on vacation in San Diego.

My maternal grandmother loved genealogy and spent years tracing our family history. Although I do not have her research, my mom remembers pieces of it, and we have both worked to answer questions about our family’s past.

My siblings and I with my maternal grandparents, William and Pauline McCallum.

My dad was also proud of his ancestry. He used to keep a wooden file cabinet with Eby ancestry information in his closet, including a chart tracing himself and brother directly from Theodorus Eby, the first in our family to come to the United States.

My dad, sister Meaghan, brother Cameron, and myself.

This site will be a place for tips and tricks on preserving family history, focusing on food. I will share recipes (I have boxes and boxes from my grandma!) as well. Hopefully, readers will take away ideas on how to preserve their own family history, and some tasty recipes as well!


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