Cidered Ham {Vintage Recipe}

Cidered Ham Vintage Recipe

When you think of serving a ham dinner to guests, what do you think of?  One of those spiral sliced hams that have been baked in honey, right?  Simply reheat it and serve.  But, they are a bit pricey and the glaze can be a bit of a mess.  Fortunately, there is a budget-friendly no-fuss [Continue Reading]

Deviled or Creamed Crab Meat {Vintage Recipe}


One of my favorite memories is the missionary circles that my mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother belonged to at church.  Sometime in the mid-60s, my grandmother’s missionary circle created a cookbook.  Each page is typed individually and the book is held together by two O-rings at the top.  It always feels like a homecoming to look [Continue Reading]

Monday Menu: Chili Con Wiener


This is a tailgating, football watching testosterone extravaganza recipe. We especially enjoyed it while  watching the San Francisco 49ers rout beat the Green Bay Packers.  To tell you the truth, I almost didn’t try this recipe because it didn’t appeal to me and I wasn’t sure The Mister would like it, either.  Much to my [Continue Reading]

Retro Super Bowl Party Ideas

Hosting a Super Bowl party?  No need to buy those cheap plastic football doo-dads at Party City!  Go retro with these football party ideas…         I love, love, love the cheese platter but I think my favorite idea is the sterling silver football-shaped ice bucket.  Do you have any retro-themed ideas for [Continue Reading]