Dawn Myers

Wife, mother of 2 lovely children, MBA, lawyer, bureaucrat. I adore reading old cookbooks and am endlessly inspired by their simplicity, economy, and true connection with the food being prepared. My blog explores "historic" recipes and more modern recipes that embody the same ideals.

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

Chocolate ice cream doesn’t get any better than when it’s perfected at home. This recipe has the very helpful assistance of an ice cream maker, which makes it even easier!

Dutch Baby Recipe

Dutch Baby

When eating this dish, you get hints of the influence of German Pancakes and Yorkshire Pudding. Crispy in parts, soft and soufflé-y in others. Overall, a fantastic addition to your breakfast regime.

Braised Beef Shanks

Braised Beef Shanks

This budget-friendly take on osso buco replaces the traditional veal shank with beef.

Nutella Cream Pie

Nutella Cream Pie

This delicious, semi-homemade dessert requires just four ingredients — and one of them is Nutella. What’s not to love?

How to Make Homemade Hot Sauce

How to Make Homemade Hot Sauce

It’s hard to get homemade hot sauce quite as fiery as a store-bought bottle but what you sacrifice in heat, you more than make up for with rich, complex flavors.