Recipe 25: Riceland Rice’s Hot Apple Deep Dish Dessert (1969?)

So, my favorite recipes are the ones that don’t come out of established, well-known cookbooks but instead come from publications or promotional materials distributed by companies to advertise their products. As I do this blog, I realize that these kinds of things are rare finds and I feel sort of like I stumbled upon somethingContinue reading “Recipe 25: Riceland Rice’s Hot Apple Deep Dish Dessert (1969?)”

Recipe 17: Good Housekeeping’s Rumtopf (1978)

I chose this recipe because it used up some ingredients from the Ginger Ale Salad made two weeks ago (yay) AND had a funny name (YAY)! Rumtopf is a German and Danish liquor dessert typically consumed around Christmas. It involves mixing the fruit with sugar and very high alcohol content rum and letting it sitContinue reading “Recipe 17: Good Housekeeping’s Rumtopf (1978)”

Recipe 13: The Culinary Arts Institute’s Strawberry Bavarian Cream (1956)

For Valentine’s Day I wanted to make something special. Fortunately, I have my handy collection of booklets from the Culinary Arts Institute. There is specifically a book for holiday cooking: Within it are recipes for the most common holidays, including Valentine’s Day! I excitedly opened to the St. Valentine’s Day section and the first recipeContinue reading “Recipe 13: The Culinary Arts Institute’s Strawberry Bavarian Cream (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)”