Tag Archives: British food

I Made Milk Chicken So You Don’t Have To

You know this card. It has been passed around the internet again and again and again. It inevitably ends up on lists of bad retro foods. And rightfully so! Look at that gravy–it’s like someone poured a vat of plaster on those chickens and … Continue reading

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PIEATHALON: Melton Mowbray Pie

It’s the 2nd Annual Pieathalon, kittens! Welcome to my contribution, the Melton Mowbray Pie from the Vincent Price Treasury of Great Recipes. This British recipe was submitted by the lovely Jenny of Silver Screen Suppers, who, happens to be British. … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Chicken

Happy Autumn! The Equinox has come and gone and we are enjoying some very fall-like weather here in Maryland. There is a definite chill in the air, as well as lots of rain. It’s an absolutely perfect time for comfort … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Pork Sausage Croutes

The Marguerite Patten Recipe Cards have returned! And with a vengeance! Feast your eyes on this: Well, these definitely look…weird. But I wouldn’t expect anything less from Ms. Patten! Let me get this out of the way: I didn’t make … Continue reading

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Roast Lamb & Kale Curry a la Leftovers (with chutney Jell-O)

Every year for Easter I have a big ol’ roast leg of lamb. And then every year I end up with a whole mess of leftovers. But that’s not a bad thing because every year I make lamb curry. This … Continue reading

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Golden Cap Pudding

Another dish from the epic Marguerite Patten Recipe Cards set, birthplace of Sausage Boatees. This is Hot Puddings Card No. 7–Golden Cap Pudding! I, being frugal, and only one person, chose the more economical pudding: 1/4 cup margarine, 1/4 cup … Continue reading

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Nic’s British Sausage Rolls

This quick and easy (2 ingredient!) recipe comes from my brother, Nic. When he was in Sunderland, UK for art school he came across these little tasty treats and liked them so much he recreated them at home. Hence the … Continue reading

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19. Glazed Rock Cornish Game Hens

 As you all know, Friday was the Royal Wedding. (I think you’d have to be blackout drunk for the past 4 months to be unaware of it). Anyway, although I’m not a huge Anglophile (Absolutely Fabulous and Morrissey excluded), I … Continue reading

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