1970s Thanksgiving Menu: The Dessert

I have been working my through a 1970s Thanksgiving menu from the Southern Living: The Holiday Cookbook. The last part of the menu of course is dessert. Unlike the dessert part of the 1963 Thanksgiving menu I did last year which consisted of mincemeat pie, hard sauce and coffee, this one was just simply a … Continue reading 1970s Thanksgiving Menu: The Dessert

Grasshopper Pie

To know the history of the Grasshopper Pie, we first need to discuss the drink that inspired the dessert because, unlike the chicken and the egg, we do know which came first. For those who are not familiar with this alcohol concoction, the Grasshopper is made by shaking some cream, crème de menthe and crème … Continue reading Grasshopper Pie