Salsa per Spaghetti (1937, adapted)

Salsa per Spaghetti is a thick and hearty spaghetti sauce made with tomatoes and onions.   The original version of this recipe comes from Recipes from “Round the World”, a 1937 cookbook published by the McNess company.  Recipes from “Round the World” contains over a hundred recipes from fifteen countries, presented in their original language side-by-side……

Soup Bagdad (adapted from Smart Shopper’s Cookbook, 1972)

Soup Bagdad is a warm and rich lentil-and-lamb soup punched up with a heavy hand of fresh herbs.   Despite the long simmer time this is still a tractable weeknight meal, and requires very little chopping or active time.   It’s also plenty hearty for a weekend meal.  This recipe comes to me by way of Smart……