In 2017, I started a new blog series called Retro Cooking. I would look for recipes in vintage cookbooks (1970's and older) and give them a try. Some were definitely more successful than others. Almost two years and over 20 recipes later, I decided to revisit the recipes I tried and see if I could… Continue reading Retro Cooking Revisited: 50’s Shrimp Salad
I was really happy when a good friend of mine lent me a few vintage Southern cookbooks. Moving to Atlanta, almost four years ago, I didn't realize how much of a change it would be. In my mind, Virginia was already the South, but Georgia is a whole new ball game. While we haven't had… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1950 Charleston Shrimp Pie
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
This week was our first week back together. Jeff was staying home (woot!) and I decided to plan a whole week of dinners, which had not happened in quite a while. So here's what I had planned...and I am proud to say I stuck to it all! Monday: Caesar Salad Alright, technically, this one didn't… Continue reading The Home-Cooked Meals Victory!