Gelatin Diaries: Basic Bavarian

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 Gelatin Diaries: Basic Bavarian

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Peg Bracken’s The Cake

In Peg Bracken's Appendix to The I Hate To Cook Book, there is a dessert recipe simply titled "The Cake". No descriptors or cute names just The Cake.  It sat there in the back of my mind wondering about this cake recipe.  It uses a box cake mix that she doctors up with some instant … Continue reading Peg Bracken’s The Cake