Archive | Mary Pickford

Hollywood Cocktails and Canapés Party 4, part 2

Cripes.  This party took place in September 2014, so my memories are now pretty dim, but this has just got to come off my “to do” list…  The first part of my report was written soon after the party (sensible) and is here…  My notes don’t help much as many Betty Balfour cocktails had been […]

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Mary Pickford Cocktails

Mr Rathbone liked these.  He thought they tasted like “candied rum” – how poetic!  He liked the photo too – saying that the parrot added a “touch of the tropical”.  I think that I got the recipe from the Stork Club Bar Book but for speed here it is on the internet… The Boris Karloff […]

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Mary Pickford’s Strawberry Shortcake

“The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” I have finally cracked open the box of Biscuick that Rosalind kindly lugged all the way back from the USofA for me. I have two lovely 1930s recipe books for the weirdness that is Biscuick and so I wanted to try some using […]

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Mary Pickford’s Chicken and Pineapple Salad

“If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” Well, another sad and sorry singleton’s Sunday for me, hanging around wondering if my beau is coming over […]

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