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

Trying New Food

My August #MunchPak Reveal!

(This post is not sponsored by MunchPak.) This monthly snack subscription sure isn't getting old. I am always so happy to open a box at the beginning of each month! I signed up for MunchPak (a monthly international snack subscription) in May and while the subscription can be cancelled at any moment, I don't plan… Continue reading My August #MunchPak Reveal!


“Potsticker-Inspired” Turkey Meatloaf

A recent conversation with my husband went something like this... Me: I plan to make "potsticker" turkey meatballs this week. Hubby: You should make it a meatloaf instead. Me: I thought you didn't like meatloaf? Hubby: Yeah but it would be easier to portion. Me: I have never found meatballs too hard to portion. Hubby:… Continue reading “Potsticker-Inspired” Turkey Meatloaf


‘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