Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: A Very Retro Thanksgiving Meal

Most holidays are a fun times to try retro recipes. Thanksgiving didn't disappoint. Since none of my vintage cookbooks has anything too exciting to try for Thanksgiving, I went to my trusty friend Google and found a few gems.   Cranberry Surprise, from Hellman’s Mayonnaise (1960) Spam Birds, from Hormel (1940's) Pepperidge Farm Stuffing (1965)… Continue reading Retro Cooking: A Very Retro Thanksgiving Meal

Recipes

My Thanksgiving Pilgrim Pie

For the last few years, my husband and I have enjoyed low-key Thanksgiving meals, usually just between the two of us (and the kitties). Every year, I try to come up with a new twist on the traditional meal, keeping some of our favorite elements, while also lightening the meal a bit. 2014: Orange-glazed roasted… Continue reading My Thanksgiving Pilgrim Pie

Trying New Food

My Pumpkin Spice Addiction – 2017 Edition

Fall and winter are my favorite time of year due to the many fun events happening. It all starts with Halloween, pumpkins and costumes. Thankfully, as a US resident, I get to stretch my pumpkin obsession all the way to Thanksgiving. Every year, I try to gather as many pumpkin / pumpkin spice products as I… Continue reading My Pumpkin Spice Addiction – 2017 Edition

Foodie Adventures

A Gilmore Girls Snack Adventure

Every September, I feel the urge to snuggle up on the couch with either a glass of wine or a cup of tea, and start watching the Gilmore Girls again. Each time, my husband sighs but by season 2, he's hooked and making me wait to watch the episodes together. What can I say, I… Continue reading A Gilmore Girls Snack Adventure