England

Vincent Price in England

In 1935, Vincent Price was 24. He’d recently graduated Yale then moved to England to pursue a degree in fine arts. But Price was drawn to acting. He joined Orson Welles’ Mercury Theater and appeared in a production of Victoria Regina in the role of Prince Albert for which he received critical acclaim. It is… Read More Vincent Price in England

Thanksgiving

Cranberry Bread

Cranberry sauce is the emblem and the badge of Thanksgiving dinner. Without the sauce, it isn’t T-day, it’s just another turkey dinner on a Thursday. But in the Treasury of Great Recipes, there isn’t a single instance of cranberry sauce instructions. It does appear on the menu for Longfellow’s Wayside Inn but you’ll have to figure it out… Read More Cranberry Bread

Thanksgiving

Le Gratin Savoyard

You’ll need potatoes for your Thanksgiving meal. Mashed are traditional since you’ll be serving gravy from that magnificent bird. However, the Treasury doesn’t offer a mashed potato recipe (actually, maybe it does). So I’m offering this French dish for potatoes au gratin, from the Savoy region of France. It appears on page 61. Mashed potatoes are… Read More Le Gratin Savoyard