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Future Retro Happy Hour: Bailey's Easter cocktail

Easter cocktail

Consider this a future retro recipe. It's an Easter cocktail from Baileys Irish Cream with a Hint of Coffee — and an excuse to buy yourself some Cadbury Mini Eggs.


890a5d4b45e925b222ed41ad37f88f6eHere's the recipe for Baileys Easter Espressotini:

Drop several ice cubes into a shaker and pour over 2 1/2 oz. (or about 1/3 cup) of Baileys with a Hint of Coffee.

Add a scant ounce (or about 1/2 tsp.) of vodka and an equal amount of espresso.

Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Garnish with three Cadbury Mini Eggs.


1947 Recipe: Deep South Veal Roll

Deep south veal roll

Deep South Veal Roll
recipe from 1947 Reynolds Metals advertising

Remove bones from 2 whole veal cutlets, 1/2-inch thick, flatten cutlets with mallet. Spread each with half of the following stuffing: 

Saute 2/3 cup chopped onions, 1 cup diced celery in 1/4 cup fat. Add 2 tbsp. chopped parsley, 1 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper, pinch of rosemary and savory and 1 cup soft bread crumbs.

Roll up, secure. Brown in 3 tbsp. fat in a Dutch oven. Add 1/3 cup water, 8 sweet potatoes. Cover, simmer 40 min. Add 2 1/2 cups green peas, 8 peeled orange slices, 2 tbsp. currant jelly. Cover, continue cooking 20 min. Makes 8 servings.


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Holiday Happy Hour: Bailys & Egg Nog


Let's call this a future retro cocktail recipe.

Bailey's and egg nog


Bailys & Egg Nog

Beat 4 eggs together in a bowl with 4 tbsp. caster sugar (superfine sugar — Domino's makes it).

Add 300 ml. (1 1/4 cup) milk, a split vanilla pod and 150 ml. (a little more than 1/2 cup) of Bailys and whisk until combined.

Pour into glasses, sprinkle some nutmeg and enjoy!

Sutter Home Sweet Red Velvet Cupcakes

SH_SR_cupcakesAccording to Wikipedia, originally, the reddish-brown color of red velvet cake occurred from the reaction of cocoa powder with an acidic ingredient such as buttermilk.

This new recipe for the retro favorite comes from Sutter Home Winery.

Red velvet cupcakes

Here's a close-up of the Sutter Home recipe for Sweet Red Velvet Cupcakes:

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And here's the recipe for the Cream Cheese Frosting:

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Click here for another cake recipe that includes wine, Molten Spiced Chocolate Cabernet Cake.