The Gelatin Diaries: Blueberry Deluxe Salad

This is the continuing saga of me trying to figure out the popularity of gelatin recipes from the 1920s to the 1970s. Each month, I randomly pick a recipe from a jar filled with the good, the bad, and the savory gelatin recipes to see which ones were worth it and which ones should stay … Continue reading The Gelatin Diaries: Blueberry Deluxe Salad

History of Thousand Island Dressing

So did I grow up with Thousand Island dressing? Well yes and no. My brother quite liked it and would get it for his salads the special occasions my mother would take us kids to a restaurant. I will admit I was way more of a Ranch kid. It also was not a salad dressing … Continue reading History of Thousand Island Dressing

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