Swedish Timbale Iron

I have had this thing forever! I was unpacking a box of miscellany today and found it along with another gem I will save for a future post. My mother had this, it had been her mother’s. I don’t remember Mom ever using it. It is a Swedish Timbale Iron… We aren’t Swedish lol and … Continue reading

Bouquet Garni

A while back, I posted a recipe for a bouquet garni – basically a selection of herbs or spices, either tied or in a cheese cloth pouch. Since we have all new appliances that are significantly better than anything I have ever used in my life, I felt I needed to have a practice run … Continue reading

Quiche

Real men eat it and it’s yummy! I have always considered quiche to be a labor intensive dish, but it probably isn’t, honestly. With today’s methods, we can quickly grate cheese and shred meats. This particular recipe calls for canned meat, which is even easier if you are on a time budget. Using a premade … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Dessert

You can’t have a delicious Thanksgiving feast without an equally delicious dessert to follow it! When I think of Thanksgiving dessert specifically, I think of pie. So, here are some vintage pie recipes for your perusal.

Thanksgiving Dinner

With the holiday coming up I thought I’d highlight some of these recipes for those who might still be wondering just what to make. It seems rather standard, but not everyone is like me and makes the same dishes year after year. My husband likes to have a certain array of food at Thanksgiving dinner, … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Eggs, Made

Not too long ago, I posted three recipes for peanut butter eggs, and at the time I thought they sounded pretty easy. So, this past weekend I decided to try one of them! Here we go. Here’s the ingredient list: 1 lb box xxx sugar 3/4 c melted butter or oleo pinch of salt 1/2 … Continue reading

Sweet Bread

This is the type of recipe that makes young people┬ároll their eyes and say “duh” because they don’t realize cooking terminology has changed over the years. What they – and many people actually – don’t realize is that ovens didn’t always have a thermostat or different heat settings. In the early days of baking, a … Continue reading