Mabel Taliaferro

Mabel Taliaferro’s Recipes

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Mabel Taliaferro’s Boston Brown Bread Ingredients: 2 cups yellow Indian cornmeal 1 cup rye meal 1 cup flour 2 cups milk 1 cup molasses .5 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder   Directions: Mix ingredients together well and pour into a greased brown-bread mold. Steam it for four hours. Dry off 10 minutes in oven […]

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Edwin August's Pimento Haricots a la August recipe

Edwin August’s Pimento Haricots a la August recipe

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Edwin August’s Pimento Haricots a la August recipe ( a baked bean dish) INGREDIENTS: 1 can of cubed pimentos 1/2 pound of bacon 1 clove of Garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce salt to taste red pepper to taste black pepper to taste 1 white onion, chopped Can of beans (your choice) Can of tomato […]

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Marguerite Clayton

Marguerite Clayton Rellenos de Queso de Gruyere Recipe

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Marguerite Clayton Rellenos de Queso de Gruyere Recipe Ingredients: 6 chile peppers Swiss cheese, grated. 1/2 onion, chopped. Parsley Lemon juice 4 eggs 1 teaspoon flour Olive Oil Tomato sauce, mild salsa, or enchilada sauce Directions: Place six chile peppers in hot oven and bake until the outer skin blackens. Remove chiles, rinse in cold […]

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Beverly Bayne Brownies Recipe

Beverly Bayne Brownies Recipe

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Beverly Bayne brownies recipe. From Photoplay Magazine, 1914. Ingredients: 2 cups of white granulated sugar 1/2 cup of melted butter 2 eggs (unbeaten) 4 squares of melted chocolate 1 cup of chopped English walnuts 1 teaspoon vanilla   Directions: Mix all the ingredients in the order listed above. Place mixture on buttered baking pans. Make each […]

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Gloria Swanson Butterless Devil’s Food Cake recipe

Gloria Swanson’s Devil’s Food Cake recipe

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Gloria Swanson’s favorite: Butterless Devil’s Food Cake (before she became a health food junkie). Ingredients: 1.5 cups of unsweetened chocolate  1 cup of milk 4 eggs, separated About 1.5 cups of flour 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1.5 cups of sugar Icing or jam 2 cake tins Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 degrees Celsius). […]

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Dorothy Lamour Cantaloupe Salad Recipe

Dorothy Lamour’s Cantaloupe Salad Recipe

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Dorothy Lamour‘s Cantaloupe Salad Recipe Note: In effect, this is a Waldorf salad with the addition of diced cantaloupe and fresh peaches, with our updated vinaigrette. From “282 Ways to Make a Salad,” by Bebe Daniels and Jill Allgood (1950).   Ingredients: 1 cup diced cantaloupe 1/2 cup diced fresh peaches 1/2 cup diced apples […]

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Buster Keaton Lobster Joseph

Lobster Joseph – Buster Keaton’s favorite dish

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Lobster Joseph was supposed to be Buster Keaton‘s all-time favorite dish. He apparently liked it with small boiled potatoes, sourdough bread (for dunking) and a green salad: Lobster Joseph Ingredients: 1 pint sour cream 1 square butter, 1/4 pound 2 30-ounce cans solid pack tomatoes (unseasoned) 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 4 medium lobsters […]

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Dolores del Rio's Enchiladas Recipe Edmund Lowe

Dolores del Rio’s Enchiladas Recipe

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Dolores del Rio‘s Enchiladas Recipe Ingredients: 2 small cans of green “chiles” (Ortega) 1 pint of sour cream 1 pound fresh tomatoes 1 onion (medium size) 1 dozen tortillas 4 asaderos (Mexican cheese) Scald tomatoes and peel. Cut onions fine, fry them in lard, then add tomatoes and mix, then cut chiles fine, too, and […]

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Vincent Price's Chicken Sweet and Hot

Vincent Price’s Chicken Sweet and Hot

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Vincent Price’s Chicken Sweet and Hot Servings: 4-6 Ingredients: 1 fryer chicken, quartered 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup red currant jell 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon powdered ginger 3 dashes Tabasco sauce Directions: 1. Combine all of the above ingredients, except chicken, […]

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Carole Lombard's Cherry Tart:

Carole Lombard’s Cherry Tart Recipe

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Carole Lombard‘s Cherry Tart: Ingredients: 2 cups cherries 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup scalded milk 1 egg 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tbsp fine dry bread crumbs Line medium pie plate with pastry; brush bottom with melted butter, then sprinkle it with bread crumbs. Put in cherries; sprinkle them with […]

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