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: Molly MacRae Mondays
Molly MacRae returns this month with an interesting Ice Cream Sauce…-AA We had a good crop of dill in our garden again this summer. By “crop” I mean volunteer weeds and by “garden” I mean the expansion crack along the … Continue reading
Happy summer! As she is finishing her next delightful book, Molly MacRae brings us a fun post and recipe to spark your memories of vintage mold salads. In the next week, I’ll be uploading the video book reviews and posts … Continue reading
Molly MacRae takes time to share a great recipe with us today in the middle of writing her next book in the Highland Bookshop Mystery series. These sound delicious! -Amy My mind is on scones these days, as I race … Continue reading
Molly MacRae joins the minty celebration this month with this very interesting concoction…-Amy This dessert doesn’t start out minty, but the recipe calls for “flavoring” and leaves the choice of that flavor up to us. So let’s join Amy’s minty … Continue reading
Molly MacRae kicks off a fun February on this blog with her post on some comfort food. Perfect thing for a February Monday!-Amy One of my favorite cookbooks is the paperback copy of Joy of Cooking my husband had in … Continue reading
Molly MacRae returns with an amazing and interesting cake in between book deadlines. Her next book, Plaid and Plagiarism is coming December 6. Can’t wait! Oh, and Molly? I’d rather have bear than prunes! -AA Chocolate Oatrage Cake Last month … Continue reading
Molly MacRae brings us two wonderful cake recipes today. Lazy Daisy cake goes back to the Depression Era at least, and this looks like an update. It is a favorite of my Mom’s. And really – can you ever have … Continue reading
Molly MacRae gives us a fun recipe to enjoy for this holiday. How are you celebrating? -AA Happy 4th of July! Parades, picnics, and evening fireworks are all more exciting plans than reading a blog today, so I won’t … Continue reading
Molly’s June post takes us to some Jello cookbooks. How can she not like Jello? These are always among the favorite in my collection – prunes aside! -AA Two dear friends gave me a couple of cookbooks they bought at … Continue reading