I’ve got two pieces of exciting news!
1.) I was in The Wall Street Journal today with a mention of The Mid-Century Menu and some pictures of my annual Easter Lamb Cake! I am at the end of the awesome article Playing Kitchen Detective: Home Cooks Try to Recreate Family Recipes. My annual quest for the perfect lamb cake is mentioned at the end of the article, but I have several awesome pictures in there, including:
My vintage lamb cake pan from my grandmother!
The article really turned out fantastic, and there are some great tips in there for people who are looking to replicate family dishes that have been lost to time or tragedy.
A dinner party for friends given by my grandparents. My grandmother is the one on the left in the back.
Does your family have a vintage recipe that you are looking to recreate?? Let me know!
2.) The second great bit of news is that my tested recipe index is finally (almost) done!
Whew!!! The recipe index includes every recipe tested on the blog except for a couple of very early ones which still need to be linked up! That is recipes all the way back to 2009. Wow. You can now navigate the recipes three ways:
So grab a cup of coffee or a glass of Ovaltine and take a look at all the recipes! Oh, and seeing Tom’s face at the end of each one is always great. I think I am going to have to make a gallery of just Tom’s expressions…