Marmalade Pudding 1

Sphere Magazine, April 1976

This issue of vintage Sphere magazine fed into my obsession of old-fashioned steamed puddings. Read how to make this incredible Steamed Marmalade Pudding!

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Chocolate Surprise Bars 2

Chocolate Pecan Bars

While cheering on Loyola in the Final Four March Madness last week, my husband had to have some cookies to munch on. These were a winner!

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Heavenly Hash 6

Old-Fashioned Desserts

When my husband requested “that fluffy dessert with all the fruits and marshmallows,” I knew exactly what he meant. I found it in this cookbook.

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Nutmeg Muffins 3

Easter Morning Nutmeg Muffins

I woke up craving muffins for Easter morning and decided on ones that burst with freshly grated nutmeg!

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Image Cardamom Waffles 3

Cardamom Waffles with Strawberries

Since Spring officially began this week, it’s time for a recipe with strawberries. How about waffles, strawberries, and whipped cream for dessert, the Nordic way!

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Norita Solt 13

Norita, My Gourmet Magazine Guru

My friend Norita gave me boxes and boxes of her food magazines when she moved. I was particularly thrilled to have piles of the old Gourmet issues.

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Sphere March 1976

Sphere Magazine, March 1976

This March 1976 issue of vintage Sphere magazine has a recipe for a special corned beef sandwich just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Little Goat 7

Girl in the Kitchen

Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard, also of Girl and the Goat and Little Goat restaurants in Chicago, has this great cookbook!

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