Monthly Archives: November 2014

Vintage Christmas Tree Illustration

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Thanksgiving Food Labels

I am using these, attached to picks, to identify some of the foods for our Thanksgiving table.  I have a pumpkin pie that is vegan (I’d share the recipe, but I’m not thrilled with it, but The Cherub and a grandbaby with egg allergies can eat it), and the jello salads need to be clearly […]

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Kitchen Tip: Cans

Turn your can upside down and open it from the bottom. toss the lid. Pour contents into your bowl. Now, holding the can over the bowl, use your can opener to open the top of the can, and the contents will slide out. Sometimes you need to push the lid down to push the contents […]

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1946 Thanksgiving Political Cartoon

by American political cartoonist Carey Orr-

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Lemon Beet Gelatin Salad

Yes.  This is a jello salad.  Yes, it’s probably very 1950’s and weird, but I really enjoy its tangy, tart, slightly spicy if you add enough horseradish, flavour.   Beet Salad * 1 can (16 ounces) diced or julienned beets (or use whole canned or frozen beets and slice them) * 1 package (6 ozs) […]

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