The Gelatin Diaries: Apple Cheese 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: Apple Cheese Salad

Poppy Cannon and The Can Opener Cookbook

"It is quite possible-and it's fun-to be a 'chef' even before you can really cook." -Poppy Cannon Poppy Cannon was a popular yet kind of forgotten culinary fixture of the 1950s. She was a tall and glamorous woman who worked both in advertising and journalism. She was married to NAACP leader Walter White, who was … Continue reading Poppy Cannon and The Can Opener Cookbook