TALK ABOUT RETRO….CHICKEN CACCIATORE AND A 50TH ANNIVERSARY!

Last year our kids gave us the most memorable 50th anniversary party ever!  We told everyone to dress like it was 1967–NOT Rock and Roll, but “Mad Men” elegant cocktail party style.  Fake cigarettes were everywhere.  What a night!  Our 3 kids are all great cooks, and they re-created some of my favorites from the … More TALK ABOUT RETRO….CHICKEN CACCIATORE AND A 50TH ANNIVERSARY!

Retro Vegetable Soup from Geri..my Mom… around 1952…3 ingredients!!

I’ve told you before about my Mother, Geri Jones.  When I had a small catering business, I would work for weeks on menus and cooked many dishes ahead for large parties (My limit was  up to 50 people).  Without exception, my Mom would make some simple side dish to “fill in” and then it would … More Retro Vegetable Soup from Geri..my Mom… around 1952…3 ingredients!!

Homemade Bleu Cheese crackers…. amaze your friends!

I’m just guessing that most of you do not make homemade crackers.  I’ve made lots of them over the years, and this is one of my favorites.  They are Soft, almost shortbread-like, and they have a nice hint of bleu cheese.  They aren’t crispy like regular crackers, so if you put anything on them it … More Homemade Bleu Cheese crackers…. amaze your friends!