Category Archives: Side Dishes

What the Ancient Israelites Ate - Ful Mudammas Recipe

Ful Mudammas

Posted in: Ancient Recipes

Learn a historical Middle Eastern recipe from ancient times – Ful Mudammas made with fava beans, olive oil, onion, garlic, and cumin. Ancient Israelite cooking.

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A 1955 vintage recipe for Tomato Frost on

Tomato Frost

Posted in: Appetizers

Chef Louise Mellor shares a recipe for Tomato Frost, a savory granita, from The Best in Cookery in the Middle West by Grace Grosvenor Clark, 1955

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Crispy Baked Eggs on #history #vintage #recipe

Crispy Baked Eggs

Posted in: Baked Goods

Louise Mellor shares a vintage recipe for Crispy Baked Eggs from The General Foods Kitchens Cookbook and discusses the 1959 culinary landscape.

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Nutty Sweet Potato Casserole

Cooking on a Ration – Nutty Sweet Potato Casserole

Posted in: Baked Goods

Imagine only being allowed a certain amount of meat per week… a world where sugar is precious and worth saving… where a coupon booklet is the golden ticket one needs to purchase the basics. Today, we don’t think twice about buying kitchen pantry products like butter, sugar, and meat; these products are widely available and easy …

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