Welcome to the Vintage Cookbooks and Crafts blog!For over 10 years I have been writing this blog as a fond nostalgic parody of recipes and crafts from the 70's and earlier. Do you remember a trend fondly? From chiffon cakes to pom poms for roller skates, you're speaking my language.
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Category Archives: Handwritten Recipes
This year is speeding by but lots of fun things are happening. My Etsy shop is not quite ready to go, but I have a trunk show with the jewelry, infinity scarves and place mats next week. I also have … Continue reading
Molly brings us a delicious soup recipe this month as it gets colder in Illinois where we both live. Her latest mystery, Knot the Usual Suspects, would be the perfect thing to curl up with too! -Amy Soup weather blew … Continue reading
The family is on the mend though we had another round of doctor visits and medicine for some of us. I hope you are all well! Last weekend I had the pleasure of teaching self-defense in the morning then earring … Continue reading
Today all four members of my family are home sick, but on the mend. The boys have sinus infections, the husband has bronchitis, and I’m still on the mend with the asthma/sinus infection. I hope all of you are doing … Continue reading
Molly MacRae delves into the mysteries of handwritten recipes and old clippings today. I have a collection of these from my Mom and some that I’ve purchased. This is always fun to do! Molly’s latest Haunted Yarn Shop mystery, KNOT … Continue reading
We usually make an apple pie from apples we’ve picked over Labor day weekend, but it’s 90 degrees here now and I’ve been struggling with smallish asthma attacks all week. But these sound good, despite scant directions! What are you … Continue reading
The last two weeks were a blur as the boys returned to school, but I’m getting a handle on things again – I think! It’s getting to be apple pie time of year again, and this one is kind of … Continue reading
It seems early for pumpkin recipes, but Starbucks and other places are already offering pumpkin treats, so I decided to post this delicious sounding simple recipe today. 2 pkgs Butterscotch pudding: Cook until thick. (I would think instant would work … Continue reading
Readers here know about the Icebox cake, OKA Mushy Cookie Pudding, that my family loves. It is a layered confection with Jello pudding and vanilla wafers. Today’s handwritten recipe is not one we’d want to make ourselves, with the dubious … Continue reading