Orange-Spiced Pot Roast (Oklahoma, 1970s adapted)

Orange-Spiced Pot Roast is an international approach to the traditional Yankee pot roast.  The recipe comes to me by way of Adventures in Food, a 1970s cookbook from my parents’ Oklahoma congregation.  It’s a surprisingly adventuresome dish for this cookbook, where most of the main dish recipes are practical weeknight meals.   Like most 1970s……

California Cup Mocktail

The California Cup Mocktail is a quick, fruit-forward non-alcoholic beverage inspired by a 1970s chilled soup recipe.  The original recipe, with the unassuming name California Cup, caught my eye for its weird mix of cranberry juice and Campbell’s tomato soup. The same cookbook contains any number of savory Jell-O salads, making it one of the less……