Author: Jessica Enachi

Scotch Pie

Scotch Pie

The scotch pie is a traditional dish from Scotland which has been eaten there for more than 500 years ago. It’s usually filled with mutton meat but in the US, other meats such as lamb or beef are used. It was probably brought to American kitchens at the end of […]

 
Old-Fashioned Ham Salad

Old-Fashioned Ham Salad

Here is another delicious way to use up leftover ham. I used to make pineapple and ham sandwiches before, but this is my other favorite way to use leftover ham: for a wholesome salad. Enjoy it with some crackers and slices of cheese (preferably Swiss). Yield 2¾ cups | Prep. […]

 
Monte Cristo Sandwich

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Who doesn’t love this ham, and cheese sandwich dipped in an egg mixture and fried for a luxurious lunch or brunch? We find the Monte Crisco sandwich recipe in numerous American cookbook as far back as the 1930s. It was often called the French Toasted Ham and Cheese sandwich. Serves […]

 
Stuffed Pork Chops

Stuffed Pork Chops

Have an amazing classic culinary feast this weekend with these vintage 1950s stuffed pork chops. Created with love and passion, these pork chops delivers an amazing fusion of meat, bread crumbs and seasoning. Serves 6 | Prep. time 10 minutes | Cooking time 60–70 minutes Ingredients ¼ cup butter or […]

 
1960s Maple-Glazed Baked Ham

1960s Maple-Glazed Baked Ham

The mouthwatering combination of ham and maple makes this 1960s vintage recipe a party favorite. It’s party time with your favorite boneless ham with a yummy maple twist! Serves 18–20 | Prep and Resting time 30 minutes | Cooking time 3 hours 20 minutes Ingredients ¾ cup light-brown sugar, firmly […]

 
Great Depression Casserole

Great Depression Casserole

Another classic recipe from the Great Depression era of the 1930s. Bologna became a staple ingredient during this decade. Filled with delicious, savory flavors, this budget-friendly casserole offers a unique combination of beans, bologna, bacon, pork and cheddar cheese. Serves 8 | Prep. time 10 minutes | Cooking time 35 […]

 
Patty Melts

Patty Melts

My mother’s favorite sandwich she made for us so many times! To satisfy your craving, here is her recipe. The origins of the patty melt sandwiches are unclear but they have been seen on restaurants menus as early as 1940. Serves 4 | Prep time 15 minutes | Cook time […]

 
Michigan Hash

Michigan Hash

This great Michigan Hash comes to us from the Larkin Housewives’ Cookbook published in 1923. In fact, this classic cookbook has provided us with many prize-winning recipes, all created by Larkin customers who took part in the recipe contests organized by the company. Serves 4 | Prep. time 15 minutes […]

 
Porcupine Meatballs

Porcupine Meatballs

This may be an old-fashioned meatball recipe, but it is filled with vibrant flavors. Passed from one generation to another, this vintage recipe is now four generations old and still rocking! Serves 4 | Prep. time 10 minutes | Cooking time 30 minutes Ingredients ¼ cup ketchup ⅓ cup onion, […]

 
Meatloaf with Mustard Meringue

Meatloaf with Mustard Meringue

Have you tasted this 1959 golden meatloaf featuring a meringue made of mustard and no sugar? This retro style classic makes one great weeknight dinner for the whole family. Serves 6–8 | Prep. time 20 minutes | Cooking time 55 minutes Ingredients 2 tablespoons mustard 1½ tablespoons prepared horseradish 1½ […]