Cooking with the (Silent) Stars: Betty Jewel’s Eggs Suzette

Welcome back! I’m cooking my way through all 150 recipes in the 1929 Photoplay Cookbook and you’re invited to tag along. This time, we’re trying out an intriguing recipe from a forgotten cowgirl.

(You can catch up on all past taste tests here.)

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Cooking with the (Silent) Stars: Thelma Todd’s Scripture Cake

Welcome back! I’m cooking my way through the 1929 edition of the Photoplay Cookbook and you’re invited to tag along. (You can catch up on all my past taste tests here.) Today, we’re going to be testing a recipe from one of the loveliest funny ladies of the screen.

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Cooking with the (Silent) Stars: Mary Pickford’s Raspberry Jam Tarts

Welcome back! I am cooking celebrity recipes from the silent era and you’re invited to tag along. You can catch up on all my previous efforts here. Today, we’re trying out a dessert from one of the biggest stars of the silent era.

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Cooking with the (Silent) Stars: Ford Sterling’s Lentil Soup with Frankfurters

Welcome back! I am cooking my way through the 1929 Photoplay cookbook (recipes of the stars!) and you are invited to tag along. (I have listed all the recipes I have tested on this dedicated page. Check back often.) Today, we will be testing a recipe from one of the more controversial comedians of the silent era.

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Cooking with the (Silent) Stars: Sidney Drew’s Peanut Cookies

Welcome back! I am cooking my way through the 1929 Photoplay cookbook (recipes of the stars!) and you are invited to tag along. (I have listed all the recipes I have tested on this dedicated page. Check back often.) Today, we will be testing a recipe from an actor who delighted audiences with his sophisticated humor, Sidney Drew.

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Cooking with the (Silent) Stars: The Theda Bara Sandwich

I am taking a tiny break from the 1929 Photoplay Cookbook to prepare a recipe from a star who was the very essence of the 1910s. After all, the mid-‘teens were the age of the vamp and no vamp was more famous than Theda Bara.

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Cooking with the (Silent) Stars: Dorothy Sebastian’s Southern Gingerbread

Welcome back! I am cooking my way through the 1929 Photoplay cookbook (recipes of the stars!) and you are invited to tag along. (I have listed all the recipes I have tested on this dedicated page. Check back often.) Today, we will be testing a recipe from a vibrant personality.

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Photoplay Cookbook: Pola Negri’s Banana Trifle

Welcome back! I am cooking my way through the 1929 Photoplay cookbook (recipes of the stars!) and you are invited to tag along. (I have listed all the recipes that I have tested on this dedicated page. Check back often.)  This time, we are trying a recipe from a much-maligned actress who was also a pioneering star in both Polish and German cinema.

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Photoplay Cookbook: Virginia Valli’s “Eggs with Pate de Foie Gras”

Welcome back! I am cooking my way through the 1929 Photoplay cookbook (recipes of the stars!) and you are invited to tag along. (I have listed all the recipes that I have tested on this dedicated page. Check back often.)  This time, we are trying a recipe from a silent leading lady who may no longer be a household name but who had a solid career under her belt, Virginia Valli.

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Photoplay Cookbook: Jeanie Macpherson’s “Stuffed Tomato Ravigotte”

Welcome back! I am cooking my way through the 1929 Photoplay cookbook (recipes of the stars!) and you are invited to tag along. (I have listed all the recipes that I have tested on this dedicated page. Check back often.)   This time, we are trying a recipe from a popular screenwriter, Jeanie Macpherson. She is most famous for her work with Cecil B. DeMille but she was also a pioneering director and actress.

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