Golden Orange Lamb Cake–A Vintage Easter Recipe Test

Golden Orange Lamb Cake–A Vintage Easter Recipe Test It’s the Lambie-est time of the year!!!! This year I decided to go all out and make a cake I’ve always wanted to try. This is Golden Orange Lamb Cake! If you are new to lamb cakes, make sure you check out my pan preparation tutorial here , or you can see the new this...

Tom Vs. Corned Beef

Tom Vs. Corned Beef Over years of testing recipes on Tom, a few truths have emerged: Tom really will try anything. Tom really loves me. Another, not so obvious truth is that Tom really loves corned beef. And he will basically consume it in any form he can get. So in celebration of St....

Frank-A-Roni Dinner – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Frank-A-Roni Dinner  – A Mid-Century Recipe Test Sometimes you just feel like using hot dogs to make a circle on the top of your dinner and then filling that circle with shredded cheese.  What? You don’t feel like that? Well, never mind. Maybe that’s just me. In any case, this is Frank-A-Roni Dinner!! This fun ring...

Salad, 1952 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Salad, 1952 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test So, this was supposed to be a Valentine’s Day post, but I missed it by a week. Which is ok, since this isn’t technically a Valentine’s Day dessert. Er…salad. Valentine’s Salad. Instead of the ubiquitous strawberry, the pink in this dessert actually comes from...

Banana Bread, 1960 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Banana Bread, 1960  – A Mid-Century Recipe Test Alex had a ridiculous number of snow days in a row recently, so I haven’t got much recipe testing done. But I did have some bananas that were going black, so I decided a good snow day activity would be making banana bread! This recipe is from How America Eats by...

Cranberry Beef Tea, 1960 – A Mid-Century Drink Test

Cranberry Beef Tea, 1960 – A Mid-Century Drink Test Since Tom has been under the weather lately, I decided it would be a good time to make him some tea. No wait. I thought it would be a good time to make him some beef tea. No, wait. I thought it would be a good time to make him some Cranberry Beef Tea! “The men...