Sunday, November 21, 2010

Baked Tomato- Cilantro Chicken

This recipe comes from The Family Circle Cookbook- New Tastes for New Times by The Editors of Family Circle and David Ricketts. The cookbook was published in 1992.

Space saving spice idea!

I don't like to have a cluttered kitchen, so a large spice rack is not my ideal kitchen accessory. I used to keep my spices in a drawer, however I wanted them to be easily accessible. Here's a neat idea!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Old Fashioned Deep Dish Sour Cream Apple Pie

This recipe was taken from the Great Beginnings & Happy Endings cookbook by Renny Darling. It was published in 1981. The recipe was not my favorite, but I ended up doing a little something different afterward which made it much better. Pics of that are also included.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Herbed Pikelets with Pear & Blue Cheese Topping

Finger Food by Bay Books. This recipe took some time, but was easy. It is also very delicious.

Curried Red Cabbage Slaw

Another Best-Ever 30 Minute Cookbook by Jenni Fleetwood recipe! :)

White Beans in a Spicy Dressing

This recipe also comes from the Best Ever 30-Minute Cookbook by Jenni Fleetwood. Another super simple summer side salad! :)

Sweet & Sour Cucumber with Fresh Dill

This recipe comes from the book Best Ever 30-Minute Cookbook. It is a pretty nice cookbook with more than 600 recipes! It is written by Jenni Fleetwood! It is a super simple summer side salad.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Curried Yogurt-Crusted Pork Chops

This recipe was taken from Jame McNair's Grill Cookbook! It was published in 1990. This recipe does take a bit of time due to marinating, but it is well worth it!

Greek Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing

This recipe was taken from the Great Beginnings & Happy Endings cookbook by Renny Darling. It was published in 1981. It was fairly simple, when it could have been more detailed, but came out tasting delicious!

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Spinach & Cheese Dumplings w/ Lemon Herb Creme Fraiche

This recipe sounds like it may be difficult, but it was fairly easy! It comes from the cookbook Great Beginnings & Happy Endings- Hors d'oeuvres and Desserts for Standing Ovations by Renny Darling. The book was published in 1981!

Moved in and cooking!

Hello friends!

We have moved into our new apartment and have organized the kitchen enough to start cooking! Tonight I am preparing three things that will be posted tomorrow evening!

Hope everyone is having a nice weekend :)


Friday, May 7, 2010

Pesto Quiche

This recipe was taken out of the Gilroy Garlic Festival: Garlic Lovers' Greatest Hits book. This particular recipe was from the 1981 festival. It was very easy to make and took about an hour of time. :)  I made this recipe for the girls in my office. It was a huge success! 

Monday, May 3, 2010

Hamburger Patties in Horseradish & Sour Cream Sauce

This was a recipe chosen from "The Hamburger Cookbook" by Ethel Mayer published in 1981. It was fairly simple to make and made the apartment smell fantastic! The recipe follows the pictures! Enjoy!

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Hello and Welcome!


Welcome to my blog! I am very interested in cooking and have purchased a number of old cookbooks. My plan is to choose a random recipe, make it and upload my journey here for all to see! I plan to take pictures along the way to show the techniques I am learning.

I am new to blogging, but I am sure I will figure it out! The page is very plain right now but I will fancy it up as I learn my way around! I plan to post my first recipe this upcoming weekend!