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, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 50’s Shrimp Salad

Y'all, I'm starting a new blog post series! I love old books in general but there's nothing I like more than browsing through old cookbooks and imagining people, way back when, using them in their own kitchen. With this in mind, I decided to go through all the old cookbooks I could get my hands… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 50’s Shrimp Salad

Recipes

Everything Au Gratin

Au Gratin sounds fancy, doesn't it? For a while, I was intimidated to make anything au gratin. That was until I realized I could make my own simple version of it with pretty much anything I could find in our fridge and pantry. For anyone who isn't familiar with the term, here is the definition (or… Continue reading Everything Au Gratin

Foodie Adventures, Recipes

New Orleans and Bread Pudding

During my mom's visit, we were trying to come up with a fun little road trip idea. Last year, we had a great time visiting Savannah. While chatting with my friend, New Orleans came up as a suggestion. Mom was into it so we planned a 3-day girls road trip with my mom and my… Continue reading New Orleans and Bread Pudding