The next recipe I am making in my Jell-O journey is called Raspberry Jell-O Salad. I found it in one of my vintage metal recipe boxes inside a little 38 page booklet called Salad Treats. I don't know if it was a handmade version of a charity book or if a bunch of friends got … Continue reading Gelatin Diaries: Raspberry Jell-O Salad
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.
If you follow my Instagram, then you might be aware that for Christmas at my sister's house, I brought a cheese ball and 7-Up Jell-O salad. I decided not to share these last month because I will admit I attempted too much for both the blog and Instagram during the holiday season. I kind of … Continue reading Pimento Cheese Party Ball
For November, well at least for the next two weeks, I am going to be doing something kind of different. This is the month of Thanksgiving and to celebrate it, I followed a complete menu from one of my vintage cookbooks. This is something I have always wanted to do. One of my favorite things … Continue reading 1963 Thanksgiving Menu
Oh tuna noodle casserole. I am sure I am not the only one who grew up eating this dish. Actually it was known in my house as "Tuna Nuna" as my father had to give everything ridiculous names. This dish was one that was in constant rotation. As my mother worked full time as store … Continue reading History of Tuna Noodle Casserole
So confession time.....I HATED this dip. I know this dip as "the onion soup mix dip" and it was always at every family function when I was a kid in the eighties and nineties. The problem is that my mother loved it so every time there was a moment that called for a dip guess … Continue reading History of California Dip
Yesterday I talked about the movie Born Yesterday and today I am sharing what I made to snack on while watching it. For the cocktail, I made a Gin Swizzle. It sounded like something Billie Dawn would like to drink. Also she used to be a show girl so some reason the word swizzle seemed perfect. Like … Continue reading Gin Swizzle and Lively Dip
So today I learned a very important lesson in the power of words. Last month when I made the Jell-O vegetable salad, I mentioned that though this was my first savory Jell-O salad I pulled out of the jar that at least it wasn't yet the deviled egg mold. So of course the universe, who … Continue reading The Gelatin Diaries: Deviled Egg Mold