Chocolate pie is one of my favorite pies that my mother makes. It’s thick, creamy and rich due to milk and eggs. However, this chocolate pie recipe surprised me by not containing either eggs or milk. The creaminess of this pie comes from a flour-thickened base that is flavored with cocoa powder, vanilla and coffee [...]
Vintage Recipe Cards
I grew up using my great grandmother's handwritten recipe cards, and I cherish the ones that I still have in my recipe box at home. I share below my collection of vintage recipe cards from my family, as well as ones found at flea markets and at estate auctions.
Today’s vintage recipe showcases a southern spoon bread recipe, as well as the left-slanting handwriting of the author. While I love a good corn bread recipe, I am not familiar with handwriting analysis. After poking around the web, it appears our recipe writer may have been someone who hid her feelings and tried to control [...]
When I think of graham cracker pies, I don’t think of custard. I imagine fruit-filled pies in an unbaked crust, but with today’s vintage recipe, this isn’t the case. The following vintage recipe is a lightly baked pie with a graham crust flavored with cinnamon. A basic vanilla custard is made from eggs and milk [...]
I’m a sucker for a fresh from the oven yeast bread and reminds me of the gooey cinnamon rolls my mom would make for Christmas morning. This ‘Holiday Whirl’ vintage recipe uses a light yeast bread which is filled with a cinnamon raisin filling, then topped with a cinnamon topping. Coiled into round shape, the [...]