Alt Spanikopita: Kale Pie with Onion & Preserved Lemon

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Vintage Veg

By on May 16, 2015

Lemony kale & onion pie--spiced with a bit of dijon mustard and enriched with French feta more >

Preserved Meyer Lemons

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On the Sideboard

By on May 15, 2015

Preserving lemons in salt is an ancient practice with delicious results. more >

Duck & Andouille Gumbo with Potluck Garlic Bread

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Chef Recipes With Vintage Flair

By on May 13, 2015

Smoky, rich and loaded with flavor, Ford Fry's gumbo has both andouille sausage and duck in the spicy mix. more >

Kentucky Derby Chocolate Pecan Pie

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Pie Revival

By on May 1, 2015

This rich chocolate nut pie was first created in 1950 by Walter, Leaudra and George Kern of Prospect, Kentucky. Our version uses pecans instead of… more >

Brown Derby Original Cobb Salad

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Gone But Not Forgotten

By on April 30, 2015

Brown Derby's classic Cobb salad: A mix of finely chopped watercress, curly endive, Romaine and iceberg lettuces topped with crisp bacon, hard boiled egg, tomato,… more >

Natchitoches Pork Pies

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Cookbook Connection

By on April 30, 2015

Tastiest half-moon, Louisiana-style, fried pork pies you've ever had. more >

Another Cheesecake like Little Jack’s

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Gone But Not Forgotten

By on March 26, 2015

The legend of Little Jack's cheesecake lives on. Here's another purported-to-be-the-real-thing recipe. more >

Double Chocolate Stout Pudding & Barley Malt Caramel

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Chef Recipes With Vintage Flair

By on March 22, 2015

Adding double-chocolate stout to a chocolate bread pudding, plus barley malt to the caramel on top makes this pubby dessert unique. more >

Hess’s Mile-High Strawberry Pie

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Pie Revival

By on February 14, 2015

Max Hess, Jr. was the P.T. Barnum of the department store world, a master at selling with flamboyance and showmanship. Following in the footsteps of… more >

Wade House Cranberry Muffins (and a primer on hearthside cooking)

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Then & Now

By on January 25, 2015

These simple cranberry muffins are a guest favorite at Wade House hearthside dinners. more >

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Monica’s Most Wanted

Hi! Please do drop in at Swap Shop to see if you have any of the recipes people are looking for, or, to post a recipe request of your own. We just put up better controls to keep unwelcome spam out of the site. Looking forward to learning of your lost recipes. See you there soon!–Monica Kass Rogers

Lost Recipes Found Media center

Remember the Dressel’s Chocolate Fudge Whipped Cream Cake? Here’s our very own mini-documentary on the cake, plus info LRF used to recreate a recipe for the cake with the Dressel’s family as tasting panel. Added bonus: Check out our two-part cooking demo with Chef Heidi Hedeker of Kendall College.  Video editing by Sue McCosky, McCosky Film & Video.

Bookshelf

From the Ground Up, by James Villas Sugar, Sugar: Every Recipe has a Story, by Kimberly "Momma" Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero Soup & Bread Cookbook: Building Community One Pot at a time, Martha Bayne Cake Ladies, Celebrating a Southern Tradition, Jodi Rhoden