Meat Boats (adapted from Cooking Ideas with Portable Electric Appliances, 1960s)

Meat Boats is an odd little hot sandwich recipe well-suited for a weeknight dinner.  The recipe comes to me courtesy of Cooking Ideas with Portable Electric Appliances, a twenty-odd page pamphlet published by the Edison Electric Institute in the mid-1960s.   Folks of a certain age may remember the Edison Electric Institute for their iconic Live……

Cheesy Olive English Muffins (adapted from Breakfast & Brunch, 1990s)

Cheesy Olive English Muffins is my favorite quick and easy recipe from the Breakfast & Brunch cookbook in the Country Kitchen collection.   Like all recipes in this cookbook it is included as part of a multi-course brunch menu.  It is recommended as a starter to accompany an Oyster and Bacon Omelet, melon balls, and……