Today’s recipe is the first one from the cookbook challenge that I really had issues with. Mainly, the recipe was really lacking in direction. As you’ll see at the end when I post it as it is, you proof your yeast in warm water, but then the recipe never actually tells you when to [...]
As I continue on my journey through the Woman’s Day Collector’s Cookbook from 1960, I’m finding it a little difficult to choose which recipes I want to prepare. There are some recipes that are way out there, that I know once prepared, no one will really want to eat, and that to me is [...]
Here is one wickedly easy recipe from The Woman’s Day Collector’s Cookbook that packed a punch as far as flavor is concerned.
I was looking for something really simple to accompany some homemade chicken strips last night for dinner, and was also looking for something to cross off another mark on my cookbook challenge. [...]
The next time I decide to start a cookbook challenge during the holiday season- someone please remind me that it’s the holiday season.
Busy-ness aside though, I was determined to not let this week get away without a second recipe from my Woman’s Day Collector’s Cookbook Challenge. I decided to focus on the chapter [...]
This week as I look through my challenge cookbook, I’m noticing more that a lot of the recipes in this book are repeats. There will be a recipe for chicken, that given a new name, becomes a recipe for pork and then beef and maybe even shrimp. That’s going to make finding a variety [...]
Chicken Chow Mein. This is one of those recipes that is so not what it is pretending to be. 1960 was a time when cooking with any Asian influence was new on the scene, and the homemade version of chow mein was about as close as a 1960′s housewife could get to saying “Look [...]
It’s been a while my friends, and I’m sorry about that. It’s amazing how this time of year, life gets busy, and so very little new cooking gets done. There just hasn’t been time to shop for new ingredients and hunt down new recipes, and that bothers me. As I think about this blog, [...]