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Blog & Life Updates. Happy Sunday! To all my loyal readers - and even those of you who are more of the itinerant sort (that's OKAY, I love you, too!) - this past week has been full of life! Work travel, time zone changes, catching up with family ... Convivial Supper has been aptly placed... Continue Reading →

Mrs. Crowen’s Cooking Advice

Entertaining quotes from the 19th Century Mrs. Corwen's cookery book. "One who is not a good judge of fish, had better not trust to their own choice, but deal with those on whose word they can rely."

Corned Beef Hash ~1895

The Day After St. Patrick's. Nothing like a dinner of heavy food and Guinness to make you fully appreciate fresh salads and fruit smoothies with chia seeds. But those delicious leftovers are beckoning from the fridge! Corned beef hash embraces all of the necessary stick-to-your-ribs kind of meal qualities. High carb. High protein. Savory. Salty.... Continue Reading →

Pie Day ~1947

Classic Recipes to Celebrate Pie Day. Happy Pi(e) Day! Here are a few fun pie recipes to help celebrate the day. Mother’s Pumpkin Pie ~1875 Pie or Cobbler? ~1910 Remarks on Pie Making ~1866 On Pies ~1855 Thanksgiving Pie “The Crown of the Feast”~1866 Apples Prepared for Nice Pies ~1851  

Shamrock Croutons ~1917

St. Patrick's Day Crouton Recipe. An easy recipe inspired by Bettina! Source: A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband, c. 1917. More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks La Ditta R. Petra Wine Co. 1913 How To Set The Luncheon Table ~1899 Navigating Antique Cookbooks 101

St. Patrick’s Menu

1920s Menu for St. Patricks's Birthday. Artichoke Salad Filet of Beef, Larded Horseradish Sauce Irish Potatoes au Natural with Parsley Creamed Spinach Shamrock Rolls Creme de Menthe Ice French Pastry in Fancy Shapes Green Mints Demitasse More Fun Discoveries from Antique Cookbooks Lemonade ~1911 A Concise History of Home Distillery Collyflowers! ~1744

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