The History of Ranch Dressing

Tasting Ranch for the first time was a transcendent experience in my young life. I totally remember my first taste. It was at a family get-together and my uncle’s then-girlfriend brought Ranch dip. I was instantly hooked and wanted to taste EVERYTHING Ranch. The problem that stood in my way was my mother who was … Continue reading The History of Ranch Dressing

The History of Better Than Sex Cake

Next up in my little trip into 1980s dessert trends is a cake with a cheeky name. Better Than Sex cake was definitely not a cake I heard of till probably I started collecting vintage recipe boxes. It is definitely a recipe that was passed around. I am amazed though that I have never come … Continue reading The History of Better Than Sex Cake

Swiss Fondue

When we hear the word fondue, this is the fondue most of us think about. This cheesy concoction actually started to become popular in the 1950s when it was introduced to New York City diners by the restaurant Chalet Swiss. As a result, the fondue pot started becoming a popular wedding present for the '50s … Continue reading Swiss Fondue