1920s Ham Canapes

Seeing as we are ringing in the twenties again this New Years, I thought a quick canape from that decade was in order. This comes from the prolific cookbook author Ida Bailey Allen and is featured in The Modern Method of Preparing Delightful Foods (1926). Don't you just love the titles of some of these … Continue reading 1920s Ham Canapes

Phyllis Diller’s Stuffed Mushrooms

Phyllis Diller was a comedian who one of the first female standups to be a household name making many appearances on such shows as Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In and What's My Line?. Her self deprecating and eccentric stage persona was known for her crazy hair, clothes and her exaggerated laugh. She had a long career that … Continue reading Phyllis Diller’s Stuffed Mushrooms