National S’mores Day: S’mores Pots de Creme

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Chef Recipes With Vintage Flair

By on August 10, 2015

Each part of this yummy s'mores riff---marshmallow fluff, chocolate pots de creme, and cinnamon-sugared graham crackers---is made from scratch, tasting so much better than packaged… more >

Pimiento Cheese Cherry Bombs

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Snack Time

By on July 24, 2015

Home-grown tomatoes, two kinds of cheddar, pickled jalapeno juice, diced jicama, cilantro. Stuff it into tomatoes for hot little snacks. more >

4th of July: Key Lime Pie

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Pie Revival

By on June 30, 2015

Combine the story of Key Lime Pie and David L. Sloan, co-founder of the Fourth of July Key West Key Lime Festival and you get… more >

Summer! Sweet-Corn & Bacon Pie

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Pie Revival

By on June 28, 2015

This may be one of the most delicious things you put in your mouth this summer! Loads of fresh sweet-corn kernels cut from the cobs… more >

Fresh Fig Preserves

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Canning Corner

By on June 18, 2015

Yep. That was me that bought all of the fresh figs from the market down the street this morning. Happily, they'll restock tomorrow so you… more >

Strawberries in a Cloud (Fruit & Cream Blitz Torte)

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Cake Walk

By on June 10, 2015

I am a strawberry girl. I eat strawberries out of hand, make pies & jams with them, macerate them, even grill and pepper them. But… more >

Corn Dogs (Crusty Curs? Pole Pups?)

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State Fair Fun

By on June 4, 2015

Like most other American fried-food-on-a-stick, corn dogs--batter-dipped fried weiner wands, have State Fair origins, more >

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 >

StrawberryPieUSEforwebSwap Shop

This is the place to look for a lost recipe–help somebody else find theirs!

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