Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake + Its 1930s History

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Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake – If you’re totally into the wonderful flavors of autumn, give this historic St. Louis dessert a try. You won’t be disappointed! Continue Reading →

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 →

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Spice Donuts

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Maple Glazed Pumpkin Spice Donuts passed the facebook recipe test by our devoted foodie! She said they’re pretty darn good! 😃 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 →

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

A Little Saint Patrick’s Day History and some of the foods eaten in celebration of traditional Irish holidays. Recipes and links to more cool history. Continue Reading →

Israeli Shakshouka – History and Recipe

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Israeli Shakshouka History and Recipe is a lovely Middle Eastern tomato and bell pepper ragout topped with poached eggs. Delicious with yeasty bread! Continue Reading →

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

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

The Food History of Halloween – aka All Hallow’s Eve with recipe links, traditions, and the origins of the holiday. Which immigrants brought it to the U.S.? Continue Reading →

Olive Tapenade – A French Provençal Dish

Olive Tapenade - A Great Topping for Fish or Chicken | Culinary Craftiness

Olive Tapenade – Tapendes have been around for many centuries. Is delicious ground up and served on bread. Also great for fish or chicken fillets. Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Cinco de Mayo & Easy Taco Pizza

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Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican defeat over the French at a battle in Puebla. Apparently, the Mexican government owed Britain, Spain, and France after the Mexican-American Continue Reading →

Cottage Pie vs. Shepherd’s Pie: Is There a Difference?

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As I was preparing to write up how I make Shepherd’s Pie, my innate curiosity about the history of the dish got the better of me and I ended up Continue Reading →