Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1973 Autumn Black Beans

Is everyone as excited about fall as I am? To celebrate my favorite season officially starting this week, I picked the only recipe that made sense, based on its name only: Autumn Black Beans. Now don't ask me what makes these beans autumnal, I have absolutely no idea. Our good friend from Virginia sent me… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1973 Autumn Black Beans

Foodie Adventures

A Gilmore Girls Snack Adventure

Every September, I feel the urge to snuggle up on the couch with either a glass of wine or a cup of tea, and start watching the Gilmore Girls again. Each time, my husband sighs but by season 2, he's hooked and making me wait to watch the episodes together. What can I say, I… Continue reading A Gilmore Girls Snack Adventure

Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1965 Dinner From Les Recettes Faciles

When I started my Retro Cooking Series, many kind friends and family members offered to let me borrow some of their precious cookbooks. One of my good friend and co-worker, Marie, promptly brought me her mother's cookbook, Les Recettes Faciles, by Françoise Bernard, published in France in 1965. It is a fascinating book and I had… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1965 Dinner From Les Recettes Faciles

Recipes

My Fancy Macaroni And Cheese

Saying I love pasta is very much an understatement. A friend and I will come up with any excuses under the sun to visit our favorite fresh pasta restaurant. The fresh pasta thing might make you feel like I have high standards, but really, I love Kraft Dinner Mac 'n Cheese just as much. When… Continue reading My Fancy Macaroni And Cheese