This best vegetarian chili recipe was passed from someone to my Mom, Sally Reed, who passed it on to me. The vegetarian chili recipe has a meat option which you can cook in the pot or on the side, which is what I do. The secret of the recipe is [...]More →
I remember visiting Newport Creamery as a kid in Barrington, Rhode Island and drinking their Awful Awfuls. They were called that because they were “awful big, awful delicious”, or something like that. If you drank 3, you’d get a fourth one free.
The original recipe from the 1950s calls for:
6 oz of Grade A [...]More →
This list of 10 common cooking mistakes is a great summary of simple errors we all make when cooking or baking. Cooking Tips and Cooking Questions Answered – Cooking Light.
The descriptions of these cocktails on this 1940s cocktail menu don’t indicate what they were made with, but coconut and pineapple indicate that the ingredients included rum. The Fog Cutter, Monkey Business, Daiquiri are all rum drinks. Rum drinks became popular during the early 40s because due to war-time shortages, most liquors were [...]More →
This limited edition print breaks down 68 mixed drinks into their constituent parts. Follow the lines in this mother-of-all-liquor-related-diagrams for the recipes of your favorite cocktails. Titled “Constitutions of Classic Cocktails”, the 27″ x 39″ poster identifies the mixers, garnishes, spirits and even proper glasses and ratios to [...]More →
Via Kotte comes this article on redesigning the Oreo cookie for the Chinese consumer market.
The Oreo cookie was introduced by Nabisco in 1912, and appears today as it did when it was introduced; generations of Americans grew up with it. I grew up in the US [...]More →
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