History of Jello Poke Cake

The next installment in Bonnie's trip into 1980's food fads is the Jello Poke Cake! I have been racking my brain trying to remember if I have ever had Poke Cake before. I have no idea how I avoided Poke Cakes until now as I was a kiddo in the eighties and nineties. What ingredients … Continue reading History of Jello Poke Cake

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

Swiss Fondue

When we hear the word fondue, this is the fondue most of us think about. This cheesy concoction actually started to become popular in the 1950s when it was introduced to New York City diners by the restaurant Chalet Swiss. As a result, the fondue pot started becoming a popular wedding present for the '50s … Continue reading Swiss Fondue

Cheese Fondue

I am so excited for this month. I have been planning for MONTHS gathering books, supplies and of course recipes. For what you may ask? FONDUE!!!! This whole month I will be talking about the ins and outs of fondue because guys.....there is a lot. Wow was I amazed on how much I found. So … Continue reading Cheese Fondue