Thit Heo Tau – Pork Boiled in Coconut Milk / Svinekjøtt Kokt i Kokosmelk

A mild Vietnamese dinner recipe found in
“Asia – En Kulinarisk reise”
(A Culinary Voyage)
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Vietnamese food has a characteristic mild taste. In this classic recipe, coconut milk is used to make a creamy sauce that is just added sugar, nuoc mam (fish sauce) and white pepper.

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Double Oat Muffins / Muffins med Dobbel Havre

A wholesome muffins recipe found in “Quaker Oats Brand Cookbook” published by The Quaker Oats Company in 1989
Double Oat Muffins / Muffins med Dobbel Havre

The combination of oats and oat bran create a healthful grain muffin  perfect for breakfast or as a snack. Prepare in the microwave for fresh, hot muffins anytime.

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Islander Treat Salad / Karibisk Salattraktering

A salad recipe found in “Swappin’ Good Recipes Feat. Cottage Cheese” published by American Dairy Association in 1970Islander Treat Salad / Karibisk Salattraktering

Unless you were stinking rich I guess this was a salad you might have served rather seldom. Four servings of salad made from 8 freshly cooked lobster tail served with fresh pineapple was not cheap ingredients back in 1970, neither are they today.
But man, it looks absolutely delicious.

Ted
Winking smile

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Banana Bread / Bananbrød

A recipe for bread found in “The Farmers Family Baking Book”
a free E-book published by the Devondale Dairy
Banana Bread / Bananbrød

Put your overripe bananas to good use and make a loaf of banana bread. You’ll love this bread’s moist texture and simple flavor. Banana bread should form a crack down the center as it bakes–a sign the baking soda is doing its job. Serve toasted with a smear of cream cheese, greek yogurt, or peanut butter and top with mixed nuts. Your kids will love it.

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Gratinated Grapefruit with Port Wine Cream / Gratinert Grapefrukt med Portvinskrem

A decadent and sour dessert found in “Festmat” (Party Food)
published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1992
Gratinated Grapefruit with Port Wine Cream / Gratinert Grapefrukt med Portvinskrem

Usually I’m not a big fan of grapefruit, but the demerara sugar and the port wine could easily tempt me to try this dessert

Ted
Winking smile

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Pink Picnic Lemonade / Rosa Pikniklimonade

A sparkling lemonade perfect for a picnic found on BBC food
Pink Picnic Lemonade / Rosa Pikniklimonade

This lemonade will go down nicely with the drumsticks i the last post.

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake / Kaffekake med Kanel

A cake recipe found in “A Sampler of Modern Sour Cream
Recipes” published by American Dairy Association in 1970

Cinnamon Coffee Cake / Kaffekake med Kanel

Cinnamon (/ˈsɪnəmən/ sin-ə-mən) is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from the genus Cinnamomum. Cinnamon is used in both sweet and savoury foods. The term “cinnamon” also refers to its mid-brown colour.

Cinnamomum verum is sometimes considered to be “true cinnamon“, but most cinnamon in international commerce is derived from related species, also referred to as “cassia” to distinguish them from “true cinnamon”.

Cinnamon is the name for perhaps a dozen species of trees and the commercial spice products that some of them produce. All are members of the genus Cinnamomum in the family Lauraceae. Only a few Cinnamomum species are grown commercially for spice.

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Fruit Bars / Frukt Ruter

A fruit cookie recipe found in “Cooky Jar Favorites”
published by The Tested Recipe Institute in 1960

Fruit Bars / Frukt Ruter

Bake quick and comforting fruit bars with a just few simple ingredients. A delicious flashback from those carefree first pre-WWII decades. They’re the perfect treats to serve for everything from Sunday dessert to summer picnics and celebrations of any kind.

As Contry Joe & the Fish once sang; Bring Back The Sixties, Man 😉

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Apple Pork / Epleflesk

A Swedish dinner recipe found in “Matglede Som Aldri Før”
(Joy of Food Like Never Before) published by
Skaninavisk Press as in 1977

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This is an old and popular dish in Sweden, but for Mrs. Newlywed, it might just be a première. (Top text of the recipe)

Isn’t it strange that even at the end a seventies there was no discussion about who belonged in the kitchen, it was the lady of the house – Ted  😉

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Caraway Pretzels / Karvekringler

A surprising pretzel recipe found in “Det Nye Kjøkkenbiblioteket”
(The New Kitchen Library) published in 1971

Caraway Pretzels / Karvekringler

These delectable small pretzels have – as the name tells – caraway among the ingredients. Many may frown at the thought of caraway in pastries. If you ar not a great caraway fan you might go a little easy on the stuff – at least on the first try. You might to you surprise find it quite delicious.

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Royal Rhubarb Crisp / Kongelig Rabarbra Dessert

A delicious dessert recipe found on allrecipes.com
Royal Rhubarb Crisp / Kongelig Rabarbra Dessert

If you love rhubarb-strawberry mixtures, you’ll love
this sweet rhubarb crisp.

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Dorset Apple Cake / Dorset Eplekake

A classic English kake recipe found on bbcgoodfood.com
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A rustic bake with chunks of sweet fruit and a crunchy
demerara sugar topping.

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Apricot & Ginger Loaf / Aprikos- og Ingefærkake

A classic fruit cake recipe found on odlum.ie
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Smith College Fudge / Fudge fra Smith College

A recipe from “Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes by Miss Paloa”
published  Baker’s & Co in 1909

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An American-style fudge (containing chocolate) was found in a letter written by Emelyn Battersby Hartridge, a student at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She wrote that her schoolmate’s cousin made fudge in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1889 and sold it for 40 cents a pound. Hartridge obtained the fudge recipe and, in 1890, made 30 lb (14 kg) of fudge for the Vassar College Senior Auction.This Vassar fudge recipe became quite popular at the school for years to come.

Word of this popular confectionery spread to other women’s colleges. For example, Wellesley College and Smith College have their own versions of a fudge recipe dating from the late 19th or early 20th century.

Fudge-making evolved a variety of flavors and additives as it grew beyond its popularity at colleges.

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Medieval Monday – Fake Fish / Falsk Fisk

A virtuous lent oriented recipe found on historyextra.com
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In every issue of BBC History Magazine, picture editor Sam Nott brings you a recipe from the past. In this article, Sam recreates fake fish – a medieval apple pie for Lent.

In the Middle Ages, people were instructed not to eat meat during Lent. Yet the ban didn’t apply to fish – in fact, Dutch gourmets enjoyed serving up ‘fish’ dishes so much that they devised this fish-shaped apple pie. With no animal products, it’s every bit as virtuous as it is delicious.

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