Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1971 Six Layer Bars

A little while back, I found a cookbook from 1971 titled An Exciting New World of Microwave Cooking, published by Litton. The cover photo was slightly repulsive to me as I have a tough time agreeing with the idea of cooking meat in the microwave oven. Nevertheless, I was hooked and had to take the cookbook… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1971 Six Layer Bars

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Retro Cooking: 1972’s Wonton

I've always been a big fan of Chinese food. All my life, my family would have its annual dinner at our hometown's Chinese restaurant (because it didn't seem reasonable to eat that much food more than once a year).  It was always one of the most exciting meal of the year for me. As I… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1972’s Wonton

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Retro Cooking: 1947 Canadian Cheese Crown Loaf

This week, I decided to pay tribute to my family, while also practicing my baking skills. During her last visit to Atlanta, my mother brought me some old cookbooks, including a few that belong to family members. One of the French Canadian cookbooks belonged to my great aunt Bertha. It is called "Recettes Choisies Robin… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1947 Canadian Cheese Crown Loaf

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Retro Cooking: A Retro Dinner Party

A few weeks ago, I was inspired by my Retro Cooking series and the ridiculous amount of vintage cookbooks I have accumulated and decided to throw a Retro Dinner Party. The idea was a bit wacky, just how I like them: the food would be inspired by 1950's recipes and everyone was invited to dress… Continue reading Retro Cooking: A Retro Dinner Party