Showing posts from September 4, 2016

Are You Ready for Some Retro, Part III - Mock Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

Thin circles of carbs enrobing a filling of sweet spiced carbs.   Yum-o!  That's pretty much the description of the mock apple pie. But trust me ... it tastes oh so much better than that sounds.

Are you Ready for Some Retro, Part II -- Pineapple in Lime Jello Made in a Can

Have you ever looked at magazine ads from the 50s and 60s?  Jello was very cool back then.   Especially when served as a ring mold.  If something could be chopped and stuffed into a ring mold, jello was poured around it.  Check out a few ads from that era:

Nothing says California like prunes:

Nothing was safe from the indignity of the ring mold:

Lime Jello was like totally far out, man!

Actually, this one didn't look so bad.  It had everything I wanted in a retro dessert  -- fruit, lime jello and easy.  Especially the easy part.

Are You Ready for Some Retro -- Two Ingredient Creamsicle Cake

Can something called Creamsicle Cake, made with Just. Two. Ingredients be easy, delicious and company-worthy?  Oh yeah, babe-ee!