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

Orange-Spiced Pot Roast is a standout in Adventures in Food.  Most of the Main Dish recipes are practical weeknight meals, and most play it safe with the contemporary American palate.  Orange-Spiced Pot Roast is neither – it’s a special occasion Sunday recipe with a “real South American flavor” and “elegant enough for informal dinner parties.”  ……

California Cup Mocktail

The California Cup Mocktail is a quick, fruit-forward non-alcoholic beverage inspired by this weirdly alluring vintage chilled soup recipe.  Tomato juice and cranberry juice pair surprisingly well, and I’ve added some citrus to increase the depth of flavor.   The original California Cup recipe is decidedly a summer affair, but the citrus makes this an autumn……