Bringing a 1910 vibe to 2023.
Buttermilk Chocolate Cake
Classic cake for any occasion. We made this for our New Year’s Eve movie marathon last year when our theme was weddings and I truly felt like I had posted this! Apparently not! It was really good but must have been lost in the shuffle. I know this isn’t the […]
Secret Ingredient Chocolate Bundt Cake
A chocolate cake that has a secret.
Night of the Artichoke Dip
Part of our NYE end of the world movie marathon this dip uses mostly long-lasting or shelf-stable ingredients.
Sesame Noodles with Roasted Duck, Sugar Snap Peas and Cabbage
Ingredients: for the sauce: 1/4 cup Chinese “pure” sesame paste* 1/4-1/3 cup water 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon light brown sugar 2 tablespoons chile-garlic sauce 1/2 tablespoon hot sesame oil everything else: 12 oz wide egg “lo mein” noodles 1 1/2 cups sliced cold, roasted duck 10 oz sugar […]
Modernized Spinach Dip
Ingredients: 16 oz fresh baby spinach 1 small carrot 1/4 small red onion 1/2 stalk celery 16 oz sour cream 2 tablespoons mayo 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 3 tablespoons finely diced Italian parsley salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat a small amount of water to […]
The Italian Club
Ingredients: 1 lb thinly sliced good quality roasted turkey deli meat 1 lb thinly sliced lean capicola 1/3 lb imported smoked provolone iceberg lettuce, sliced 3/4 lb crisp bacon strips 1/4 lb jarred roasted red peppers, drained mayonnaise 12 pieces white toast Directions: Arrange 4 slices of toast on a platter […]
Speculoos Butterscotch 7-Layer Bars
Ingredients 1 3/4 cups speculoos cookie crumbs* 1/2 cup butter 10 oz semi or bittersweet chocolate chips 1 cup butterscotch chips 1 cup unsweetened finely flaked coconut 1/2 cup roughly chopped toasted pecans 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 9×13 inch […]
Instant Pot Hawaiian Kalua Pork (in banana leaf)
Ingredients: 1 large banana leaf* 5 1/2 lb boneless pork shoulder or butt (may need to cut in half to fit) 1/4 cup Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt 2 tablespoons mesquite liquid smoke 6 oz pineapple juice 6 oz water Directions: Line the Instant Pot with the banana leaf, leaving enough […]
Hawaiian-style Mac Salad
Ingredients: 1 lb dry macaroni (jumbo macaroni if possible) 2 medium carrots, shredded (I used rainbow carrots) 1/4 Maui onion, grated 1-1 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup milk Hawaiian Alaea Sea Salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni […]