Recipes

A Versatile Spinach Pizza Crust

I'm not sure that anyone loves pizza as much as my husband does. Two years ago, when we discovered how bad wheat/flour/carbs were making him feel, we quickly had to come up with a back up plan. Maybe he couldn't eat bread but no pizza? That wouldn't be possible. I found a few low carb… Continue reading A Versatile Spinach Pizza Crust

Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1980’s Halloween Jell-O Salad

Halloween seemed like the perfect occasion to try my grossest vintage recipe to date. While none of the cookbooks I owned had any Halloween recipes, I did a little Googling and found a few. Most of them were pretty tame, mostly a lot of cakes decorated like a pumpkin. Nothing too crazy, especially since I… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1980’s Halloween Jell-O Salad

Foodie Adventures, Recipes

Apple Picking Fun and Consequent Maple Apple Butter

Every fall, I look forward to visiting an apple orchard. Since we moved to Georgia, apple picking traditions have changed a bit. For example, wearing my favorite scarf isn't the best idea when the temperature gets up to the 90's during peak apple picking hours. Two years ago, a couple of friends and I visited… Continue reading Apple Picking Fun and Consequent Maple Apple Butter

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