Author: Anne Milneck (Anne Milneck)

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MINI BAKED ALASKAS

We love it when a vintage recipe makes for a successful and delectable comeback. These little treats feature a divine chocolate cake, a little fruity jam and any ice cream flavor your heart desires. Enrobe them in a fluffy cloud of meringue, then light your torch. We make these brilliant bronzed beauties in our What...

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BUTTER SPRITZ COOKIES

Buttery and crisp, these spritz cookies are the stuff of childhood memories. Making them, baking them and, of course, eating them! Cookie presses have come a long way, and the OXO Press is the best of the bunch. Easy to load, press and clean, we love the simplicity of this press. Oh, and a few...

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FROZEN BRANDY ALEXANDER

What’s better than a creamy, boozy dessert drink. A creamy, boozy dessert milkshake. We love the combination of Brandy and chocolate on a backdrop of rich vanilla ice cream. A blitz in the Smeg Blender and a few scrapes of Nutmeg – the prefect holiday finishing touch. Vintage cocktails are always a fun exploration. We’ve...

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MORAVIAN SPICE COOKIES

We had a blast researching retro holiday recipes for our Lookbook. Our time machine took us directly to this recipe for deliciously crisp, delectably spiced cookies that are perfect for tea time. Or any time. Like right now. These classic Moravian Spice Cookies taste 100% modern and feature our British Cake Spice, loaded with warm...

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SNOWDRIFT COCA COLA CAKE

This classic cola cake was a mainstay on dessert buffets in the 60’s and 70’s. Time for a comeback? Yes. Indeed. In addition to the lift and lightness from the cola, we add in a one-two flavor boost from both Pure Mexican Vanilla Extract and Pure Chocolate Extract. We turned to our favorite baking line...

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GERSHWIN COCKTAIL

Vintage cocktails are always a fun exploration. We’ve reinvented the Gimlet, The French Horse and even a Moscow Mule. We loved the idea of a ginger-rich gin sip and noted that the classic cocktail called for ginger syrup. Enter our Gingerbread Cookie Tea. We used the steeped tea to create a big batch of cocktail...

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COUNTRY CAPTAIN CHICKEN

This low country classic and can be found in Junior League and community cookbooks from the 1950’s on. In our search for vintage recipes for our holiday lookbook, we were excited to find this easy, full-flavored chicken recipe. Because, can you ever have too many chicken recipes? We use a few of our favorites in...

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BAKED HAM & CHEESE SLIDERS

These savory poppyseed-flecked sandwiches were a party buffet mainstay in the 60’s and 70’s. Bring them back, you say? Um, they never left! While we tacked on the modern surname Slider, these sammies are essentially the same. Ham, melty swiss, dijon mustard and a crunchy finish from our Everything Blend. We tucked these into our...