Toad in the Hole vs. One-Eyed Jack: What’s the History?

Toad in the Hole vs. One-Eyed Jack: What's the History | Culinary Craftiness

According to Wikipedia, Toad in the Hole isn’t at all what I thought it was. 🤨 Various and sundry websites on this side of the Atlantic led me to believe the Continue Reading →

Danish Frikadelle “Meatballs” with Gravy

Danish Frikadelle "Meatballs" with Gravy | Culinary Craftiness

Danish Frikadelle or frikadeller are egg-shaped ground pork/veal/beef meatballs. They’re a beloved historical specialty in Denmark. Delicious! Continue Reading →

Chicken Tikka Masala + a History Lesson

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This Chicken Tikka Masala is super easy to make and beyond incredibly delicious. Cut this recipe in half if necessary, but you’re going to want leftovers! Continue Reading →

Skillet Shepherd’s Pie – Easy & Delicious

Skillet Shepherd's Pie - Easy & Delicious | Culinary Craftiness

Skillet Shepherd’s Pie is an easy, delicious supper sure to fill your belly and nourish your soul! Sometimes the simplest recipes are simply the best! Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Irish Beef Stew + a Little History

Crock Pot Irish Beef Stew + a Little History | Culinary Craftiness

Do the Irish Beef Stew prepwork the night before & place in the slow cooker in the morning. Add Irish Soda Bread to the table and enjoy! Continue Reading →

Authentic Coney Dog Sauce

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Did you know that Coney Dogs didn’t originate in Coney Island Amusement Park in Brooklyn, New York? The recipes were brought to the U.S. by Greek and Macedonian immigrants who Continue Reading →

A Little St. Patrick’s Day History & A Few Traditional Irish Recipes

A Little St. Patrick's Day History & A Few Traditional Irish Recipes | Culinary Craftiness

Erin go Bragh! Ireland Forever! I love Ireland and all things from that beautiful land of verdant green hills studded with fantastic ancient castles and quaint little villages–especially so since Continue Reading →

Israeli Shakshouka – History & Recipe

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I’m not sure where I stumbled upon a picture of it, but I knew we had to try Shakshouka. The ingredient list sounded like an amalgamation of flavors that reminded Continue Reading →

Plimouth Plantation ~ On the Menu at the First Thanksgiving

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As a granddaughter of the Mayflower by my direct descent from eight (yes 8!) of its passengers, I’m eager to tell the tale of the first Thanksgiving feast enjoyed by Continue Reading →

The Food History of All Hallow’s Eve (a.k.a. Halloween)

The History of All Hallow's Eve (Halloween) | Culinary Craftiness

Happy Halloween! I love researching the historical food lore associated with holidays. The following fun facts are excerpted from The Food Timeline. I love this website and use it often Continue Reading →