Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1960’s Strawberry Bavarian Pie with Coconut Crust

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links that earn me a small commission, at no additional cost to you. I only recommend products I personally use and love. Happy Heart Day everyone! I've loved Valentine's Day ever since I was a child. I associate it with family time and an occasion to share a good… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1960’s Strawberry Bavarian Pie with Coconut Crust


Around the World in 7 Hand Pies

Handpies. The perfect way to indulge in some comfort food, without eating a whole pie (unless you eat them all in one sitting). During my mom's visit, I was reminded of my love for mini pies, as I introduced her to Biltong Bar and their scrumptious beef bobotie hand pies. As I was eating it,… Continue reading Around the World in 7 Hand Pies


‘Tis the Season for Good Eating

In my last post, I presented all the sweets I baked in December, most of which were mailed to relatives. Now here's the savory food I made and enjoyed on Christmas. Since we didn't travel to Virginia for the holidays, we invited friends over for Christmas dinner. I wanted to come up with something traditional… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Good Eating

Foodie Adventures, Meal Prep

Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all! (+ Post-Meal Update)

(See the end of the post for pictures of the dishes and thoughts on the recipes) This Thanksgiving is very special. For the last 6 years, our Turkey Day tradition had been the to Northern Virginia to spend time with my husband's family and stuff ourself silly. As we just moved to Atlanta, travelling for a… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all! (+ Post-Meal Update)