Tag: Vintage recipes

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Chocolate Biscuit Cake

This Chocolate Biscuit Cake was Queen Elizabeth’s favorite afternoon tea sweet. It was also Prince William’s groom’s cake. It is rich, and very chocolatey, but not overly sweet. The best part is that it’s a no-bake cake! In honor of Her Majesty’s passing, I’m having Read More..

Spam Sushi (Musubi)

Spam Sushi (Musubi)

Spam Sushi is a fun, sweet, and savory dish that’s great for lunches on the go or picnic dinners with the kids. Also called Musubi, these handheld rolls are Hawaiian comfort food at their best. Spam Sushi is one of my picnic go-to dishes. I Read More..

Grandma’s Pickled Vegetable Salad

Grandma’s Pickled Vegetable Salad

Grandma’s Sweet And Sour Vegetable Salad is an old-fashioned dish that uses up those canned veggies you may have bought during quarantine. The salad is sweet and tart and very refreshing.  It is lovely with barbecued meats and makes a great potluck dish. I like Read More..

Old Fashioned Applesauce Snack Cake

Old Fashioned Applesauce Snack Cake

This old-fashioned applesauce snack cake is moist and full of delicious cinnamon and apple flavors.  It’s great on its own, but sublime with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! What’s A Snack Cake? A snack cake is a cake that’s typically easy to make, is Read More..

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a retro dessert that should (and is) making a comeback.  What could be better than moist, almond-scented cake topped with buttery, caramelized pineapple and cherries?  It’s as pretty as it is delicious and sublime with a cup of hot tea Read More..

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding is an indulgent, moist, date-infused sponge cake and covered in a rich toffee sauce.  It’s an impressive dessert that’s easy to make.  It’s sure to become a family favorite. How many times have you sung “We Wish You A Merry Read More..

Sweet Corn Pudding

Sweet Corn Pudding

Sweet Corn Pudding is a delicious and easy addition to your Thanksgiving table.  This Southern favorite is a cross between a savory pudding and creamed corn.  It’s subtly sweet, creamy, and full of fresh corn flavor. This is one of my favorite holiday dishes.  I Read More..

Glazed Cinnamon Apple Fritters

Glazed Cinnamon Apple Fritters

Who can resist a sweet, deep-fried donut that’s full of apples and cinnamon and covered in a vanilla glaze?  These glazed cinnamon apple fritters are a luscious Fall treat that you can make in less than 30 minutes!   Warm fritters make for an outstanding breakfast Read More..

FRESH STRAWBERRY CLAFOUTIS

FRESH STRAWBERRY CLAFOUTIS

Some vintage desserts are too delicious to allow them to fall into obscurity and this Fresh Strawberry Clafoutis is one of them.  Fresh berries are baked in a silky, velvety, almond-scented custard and then dusted with powdered sugar. It makes a homey, tasty dessert or Read More..

PRIDE JELLO SALAD

PRIDE JELLO SALAD

This rainbow Pride jello salad is a sweet, retro dessert that is beautiful to look at and surprisingly easy to make.  Fruity jello is layered with a creamy, white layer for a fun, rainbow treat that is perfect for children’s birthday parties, summer barbecues, and Read More..

MACARON PEACH COBBLER

MACARON PEACH COBBLER

Sweet, baked fruit with an almond paste topping that is reminiscent of your favorite French macaron cookie.  Ring in the start of summer with this homey, comforting dessert.  Top the cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of fresh whipped cream. Read More..

EASY EGG SALAD FINGER SANDWICHES

EASY EGG SALAD FINGER SANDWICHES

No Kentucky Derby party would be complete without a platter of little sandwiches.  These easy egg salad finger sandwiches are a delicious nibble that satisfies just about everyone. I like to serve the sandwiches as part of a beautiful Kentucky Derby cocktail party.  I’ve gotten Read More..

OLD FASHIONED FRIED APPLES

OLD FASHIONED FRIED APPLES

Tender, sweet, sliced apples that are cooked to perfection in a sauce that is rich, buttery, and fragrant with warm, fall spices.  These old fashioned fried apples are just like grandma made. I like to serve them with Herb Roasted Pork Loin and Sauteed Haricots Read More..

PICKLED DEVILED EGGS

PICKLED DEVILED EGGS

This is a vintage recipe that is as tasty today as it was decades ago.  Pickling the eggs gives them a tangy, sweet flavor that goes so well with the creamy, deviled yolks.  It’s subtle and so delicious. Back in the day, this was an Read More..

BROWN SUGAR POUND CAKE

BROWN SUGAR POUND CAKE

This Southern dessert recipe is a tender, buttery pound cake with a luscious caramel flavor from the brown sugar.  Serve it with ice cream, or fresh fruit, whipped cream, or caramel sauce for a homey and satisfying dessert. Growing up, Sundays were filled with family, Read More..