This is another recipe that I did not grow up with. I think it was because by the time the eighties and nineties came around, box cake mixes were such a part of life and made baking a cake just as easy as this recipe. Unbeknownst to me, I had made this cake (but under … Continue reading The History of Wacky Cake
I don't know why but does any one else find soup included in a TV dinner weird? I also feel like you could easily make a mess trying to carry it from the stove to the table.
This is another installment of weird things Bonnie is obsessed over, I give you party punches. I have never been to a party that included one. By the time I was old enough to go to dances, sadly there were no punches. Actually my middle school dances just sold Pizza Hut personal pan pizzas and … Continue reading Christmas Punches
Who and where was Clam Dip created? So it is going to be kind of wonky the way I answer this question. The way the dip as we know it got into the American food lexicon was when the dip was presented on the Kraft Music Hall television show in 195Os. There where versions of … Continue reading History of Clam Dip
All this week, I am going to post a cookie recipe that I have tested from my recipe box collection. Baking is a huge part of December and cookies are probably on the top of that list for most people. I will admit I always have great intentions of being like the "Cooky Lady" and baking … Continue reading Strawberry Meringue Bars
So to recap what is going on here, I talked about making a 1963 Thanksgiving menu from Better Homes and Gardens Birthdays and Family Celebrations last Friday. Then I talked about the appetizers here, the main course here and I quickly delved into the history of Waldorf salad here which was featured on the menu. … Continue reading 1963 Thanksgiving Menu: The Dessert