Digging Up Vintage Recipes |



Starters and Noshies
Caramel Corn with Peanuts, Chocolate, and Candied Bacon
Melanzane Sott’Olio (Pickled Eggplant)
Rabbit-Venison Rillettes
Salad with Herring, Apples, and Beets
Sliders with Chipotle Mayo
Stuffed Mushrooms
Tofu “Fries”
Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt-Cucumber Dip)



Eggs and Brunch
Apple Matzo Kugel
Deviled Eggs with Pine Nuts
Eggs Veracruz
Flambeed Omelet
Healthy Southwestern Oatmeal
Pickled Grapes Benedict
Popovers Stuffed with Bacon and Brussels Sprouts
Sausage-and-Egg Ramekins
Triple Berry Kuchen
Waffles with Spiced Maple-Honey Syrup



Soups & Stews
Cream of Giblet Soup New England Style
German Beer Soup
Lentil Chestnut Stew
Liver Dumpling Soup
Quinoa Chowder with Potatoes and Queso Fresco




Pasta, Noodles, and Grains
Bulgar Pilaf
California Rice Salad
Coconut Rice with Black Eyed Peas
Mint Agnolotti with Cantaloupe Sauce and Prosciutto
Szechuan-Style Shirataki Noodles






Braised Beef with Sweet Potatoes and Prunes (Tzimmes)
Bobotie (South African Curried Beef Casserole)
Boudin Noir Aux Pommes
Byzantine Stuffed Eggplant
Creole Chicken Sausage
Greek Herbed Pork or Lamb Chops
Goat Cheese-Stuffed Turkey Burgers Topped with Beet Greens
Ham and Apple Casserole
Lamb Roast with Fresh Plum and Red Wine Sauce
Oven-BBQ Short Ribs with Squash and Leeks
Pork and Prahok Terrine
Rabbit-Venison Rillettes
Roasted Marrow Bones
Scrapple-Apple Pie
Shrimp and Grits with Smoked Andouille Sausage
Sliders with Chipotle Mayo
Stuffed Cabbage
Southern Fried Chicken


Cured Salmon
Il Brodetto di Papi (Italian Fish Stew)
“Indian Peas” with Squid and Leeks
Mussels Apicella
Mussels Steamed with Muscat Wine
Roman Fish Scramble
Shrimp and Grits with Smoked Andouille Sausage




Apple Matzo Kugel
Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Kale Crisps
Broiled Tomatoes with Tarragon
Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Carrot Salad
Classic (or Classical) Asparagus
Greek Salad (Horiatiki)
Mushrooms with Coriander-Wine Sauce
Plum Dumplings
Polenta-Fried Cheese Grits




Banana Espresso Chip Muffins
Biltong Scones
Ginger Scones
Honeyed Banana-Blueberry Bread
Panettone (Sweet Italian Christmas Bread)
Persimmon Bread
Rye Bread (New York Style)
Scones (Basic)




Almond-Olive Oil Cake with Honeyed Wine Syrup
Banana Bundt Cake with Caramel Frosting
Blackberry Batter Pudding
Grandma Mo’s Ricotta Cheesecake
Coffee Chocolate Layer Cake
Figgy Pudding
Grandma Viv’s Open Fruit Cake
Jam-Filled Teacakes
Kir Royale Cupcakes
Lemon-Lavender Tea Bread
Malva Pudding
Maple Gingerbread Cake with Maple Icing
Marble Cake with Strawberry Sauce
Mocha Pound Cake
Root Beer Cupcakes
Scripture Cake

Seed Cake
Triple Berry Kuchen



Almond Rosewater Cookies (Vegan)
Apricot Spice Bars
The Baked Brownie
Black and White Cookies
Bourbon Balls
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gorgonzola-Fig Rugelach
Hamantaschen with Ginger-Almond Filling
Ichigo Daifuku (Strawberry-Stuffed Japanese Rice Cakes)
Key Lime Bars
Lemon Lavender Bars
Molasses Spice Bars
Oatmeal Rum Raisin Cookies
Petticoat Tails (Scottish Shortbread)
Poppy Seed Hamantaschen
Potato Chip Cookies
Princess Cakes (Chocolate-Dipped Orange Creme Sandwiches)
Rugelach (Classic)
Rum Raisin Bars
Sherry Biscuits
S’Mores Brownies
Sour Cream Drop Cookies


Apple Pie
Apple Tart with Walnut-Horseradish Frangipane
Best Blueberry Pie
Black Bottom Pie
Bourbon Buttermilk Pie
Brûléed Bourbon Bacon Buttermilk Tart
Chess Pie
Cottage Cheese Pie
Pastiera (Neapolitan Ricotta Pie)
Pumpkin Pie
Rose Water Cream Pie
Scrapple-Apple Pie
Vodka Pie Crust
Whiskey Pear Tart


Apple Cranberry Strudel
Watermelon Granita
Salt Water Taffy





DIY (Canning, etc.)
Baharat Spice Mix
Biltong (South African Beef Jerky)
Candied Flowers
Cream Cheese
Cured Salmon
Dill Pickles
Melanzane Sott’Olio (Pickled Eggplant)
Nectarine-Tomato Chutney
Pear-Ginger Conserves
Pickled Beets
Pickled Grapes
Pickled Peppers
Sweet and Savory Rhubarb Jam
Whole Grain Mustard



Between the Sheets Cocktail
The Big Sleep Cocktail
Dirty Pickle Martini
Hot Whiskey Flip
Hot Whiskey Toddy
Tea Punch