Recipe Box Roulette
Recipe boxes are little time capsules. They give us a glimpse of daily life, friendships, family traditions, personalities, and the hopes and dreams of their curators. They’re filled with stories. Some tell of indulgence others of struggles. There are recipes for celebrations and recipes to help console sorrows. I tip my hat to the creators of these culinary works of art and am honored to share their stories here each week as I pull a recipe from my recipe box collection. Join me on Instagram and play along.
Nita’s Rhubarb Pie is luxurious and rustic all at the same time. The earthy, tangy rhubarb is a perfect counterpoint to the smooth, creamy custard.
This easy carrot cake recipe isn’t fussy or pretentious. Sweet, shredded carrots suspended in a spiced cake studded with nuts. That’s it.
Rhubarb is the quintessential harbinger of Spring and Carole’s Rhubarb Upside Down Cake is the perfect culinary celebration of the season.
This recipe for Chicken Stuffed Biscuits, filled with shredded chicken, gravy, olives and eggs is a tasty treat for breakfast or brunch.
This classic baking powder biscuit recipe is tried and true. You’ll be enjoying warm, flaky biscuits in about 30 minutes.
Edith’s Oatmeal Date Nut Bread recipe is a nod to the popular date nut bread served at teas in the ’30s and luncheonettes during the mid-century.