Recipe 24: Sarah Field Splint’s Ring-Tum-Diddy (1929)

I decided to do this one because I had no idea what a “ring-tum-diddy” was and was sold based on the name alone. The recipe comes from a book called 199 Selected Recipes by Sarah Field Splint through Procter and Gamble. Apparently, it was published for the purposes of promoting Crisco, although this recipe doesContinue reading “Recipe 24: Sarah Field Splint’s Ring-Tum-Diddy (1929)”

Recipe 22: Good Housekeeping’s Fricassee of Parsnips (1909)

I have been sitting on this recipe for a week trying to figure out SOMETHING to write for it. Parsnips have a long history of cultivation and can be found in records of antiquity but they are not as popular today. They are full of nutrients and fiber but taste so good that they wereContinue reading “Recipe 22: Good Housekeeping’s Fricassee of Parsnips (1909)”

Recipe 20: Shortcut Cooking’s Cottage Mashed Potatoes (1969)

We have turned our shelter-in-place requirement into a game to see how long we can go without going to the actual grocery store. We are allowed to purchase things sold at my job at a chain retail pharmacy (because I have to go to work anyway, so I’m not making a special trip). Otherwise, weContinue reading “Recipe 20: Shortcut Cooking’s Cottage Mashed Potatoes (1969)”

Recipe 18: Jules Harder’s Glazed Turnips (White) for Garniture (1885)

I do not plan to leave the house for the next month except to go to work (yay for being an essential worker) and stocked up on things that would last a while in my refrigerator and pantry before my exile. As a result, I am making yet another post on an obscure root vegetable,Continue reading “Recipe 18: Jules Harder’s Glazed Turnips (White) for Garniture (1885)”

Recipe 15: 1001 Famous Recipes Cookbook’s Ginger Ale Jelly Salad (approximately 1940)

I received a box of various recipes and cookbooks from Ebay a few months ago and found this cookbook enclosed: There is no date on the book, so I looked up the title of the book and the author (Jean Dumont Le Sage compiled the recipes and the book was published by the Miller BankContinue reading “Recipe 15: 1001 Famous Recipes Cookbook’s Ginger Ale Jelly Salad (approximately 1940)”

Recipe 10: Fritos Swiss Dip (1956)

This is a great moment in Recipe Replay history… I MAY HAVE FOUND A RECIPE THAT NO ONE ELSE HAS DONE!!!!!! You wouldn’t believe how many times I stumble upon what I think is a unique recipe only to find that 10 other people have done it and done it better. I assumed that wouldContinue reading “Recipe 10: Fritos Swiss Dip (1956)”

Recipe 9: Good Housekeeping’s Celeriac au Gratin (1908)

Yay! Another obscure root vegetable! In my research I have stumbled upon several foods that were completely unknown to me. Celeriac is one of them. I decided that the next recipe I would do would be this one after I actually found celeriac at our local Ingles. Imagine that!

Recipe 7: Miss Beecher’s Plain Macaroni Pudding (1846)

These vintage recipes are magical. There are so many things you can think about while making one that will have you transported to a different time. The recipe we are doing today is “Plain Macaroni Pudding” which is found in Miss Beecher’s Domestic Receipt Book published in 1846. The book is written by Catharine BeecherContinue reading “Recipe 7: Miss Beecher’s Plain Macaroni Pudding (1846)”

Recipe 6: Culinary Arts Institute’s Sunshine Slaw (1956)

I will admit it…I am a sucker for resolutions. I really am that person that gets excited every January 1 and decides that “this year will be different” and “I will get so much done” and has a huge list of “achievable, measurable goals” to “make sure that I do things right” this year. I’mContinue reading “Recipe 6: Culinary Arts Institute’s Sunshine Slaw (1956)”

Recipe 4: Jello’s Crown Jewel Dessert (Broken Window Glass Cake) (1963)

I wanted to do something festive since it is Christmas and scoured my recipes (even ordering a special holiday cookbook from the 1950’s) before deciding that I was now experienced enough (3 recipes down!) to delve into the world of Jello cooking. The horrors of retro gelatin cooking have been described in great detail allContinue reading “Recipe 4: Jello’s Crown Jewel Dessert (Broken Window Glass Cake) (1963)”