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

The Case of the Melba Sauce

While doing my research into the origins of popular dishes, cookbooks of the day as well as authors, I often come across random articles.  These are interesting and often kind of hilarious being read in modern times. They are moments in history that while not destined to be written about in history books for all … Continue reading The Case of the Melba Sauce