Back after a week or so away. I have another big project that was taking up some time but I'm in the home stretch with it, so it's time press with our culinary adventures. This week, I've chosen "All About Home Baking" published in 1937 by General Foods. This little book is a real gem.… Continue reading Let them eat cake
Lasagna. Between when I made it and now, I really should have checked into this dish's origins. Mostly because I'm curious. Instead I chose to get the fabric together for a pretty important project I'm working on this weekend. I'm also choosing a different cookbook to dive into but all that must wait. It's time… Continue reading Lots o’ lasagna
Don't I wish! Instead, we're settling for Ms. Crocker's rendition of baked lasagna. I don't know a whole lot about food history. Heck, I don't know if lasagna is actually an Italian dish. I do know that it contains the things we love; tomotoes, cheese and pasta. The recipe is a part of the section… Continue reading A visit to Italy
I had my doubts about this recipe. It called for marshmallows. I really hate marshmallows. In this case though, my fears were not justified in the least. Everything about this little pie is made from scratch. I made the graham cracker crust rather than copping out and using a pre-made crust. I whipped my own… Continue reading Chocolate Pie
Ah dessert. Who doesn't like a sweet treat every now and then? Of course, most of us tend to overindulge in sweets but sometimes the stressors of the day demand such luxury. Of course our friend, Ms. Crocker, has ideas on coffee and dessert parties. To quote; "A dessert and coffee party scheduled for some… Continue reading Dessert
Where do I begin? How about the presentation? That's a lovely plate I put these treats on. A plate like that would be honored to be part of any soirée that I might host. It's big. It's blue Enough about the plate. The recipe was straight forward enough. Simple ingredients and even simpler instructions. And… Continue reading Royale Results?
Rather than spend an overdue post trying to catching with the missing days of my 100 days challenge, I thought I'd distract you by talking about my most recent obsession, cookbooks. I love cookbooks. I'm not much of a cook nor am I any sort of foodie, but I really love reading cookbooks, specifically those… Continue reading Nostalgia