1939 Thanksgiving Menu: The Dessert

Like I mentioned in the introduction post to this menu, the original pie recipe did not work. It was supposed to make two pies but there was enough filling for three. The filling was so liquidy the crust just could not bake resulting in a soggy or really raw bottom. There was either a huge … Continue reading 1939 Thanksgiving Menu: The Dessert

Shirley Booth’s Pumpkin Bread

Shirley Booth is probably most known for her role as a live-in maid on the 1960s television sitcom Hazel but she had an amazing career before that point. She got her start in 1925 on Broadway in which she had a long career on stage acting in The Philadelphia Story, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Come Back, Little … Continue reading Shirley Booth’s Pumpkin Bread