Tag Archives: vintage cookbooks

Duchess Franks: “High Society Suppers with Hamburgers and Franks!”

 This is from the Better Homes and Gardens Best Buffets, 1963. That really is how these photographed foods are described. The caption also says that the Duchess Franks “have a surprise of ham, cheese and pickle.” 1 pound (8 to … Continue reading

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Vintage “Black Magic Luncheon” -No Cauldron Needed

I have no idea why this recipe has such an unusual name. It is another casserole from the 1968 BHG cookbook I’ve been blogging from lately. 3 cups diced cooked ham 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Does Parsley Make It Elegant? Macaroni Cheese Deluxe

Here’s another gem from the 1968 BHG Casserole Cookbook: Macaroni Cheese Deluxe. The caption on that photo reads: “Macaroni Cheese Deluxe is sophisticated enough for a special family affair or company elegance. The tangy sour cream makes this classic casserole … Continue reading

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Picnic Casserole: Bean Pot Limas

The caption on this photo if “Hearty picnic casserole: Bean Pot Limas are superb for a barbecue or just plain homespun eating. Bean fans will call for this casserole often.” Bean fans? This is interesting. Seems like baked beans, with … Continue reading

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Jello Drinks: Spicy Apple-cadabra

Another gem from my 1977 Amazing Magical Jell-O Desserts, featuring psychedelic art and the “Amazing Marvello” magic tricks. I’m enjoying looking through a favorite this morning after an amazing busy visit to the Romantic Times convention over the past few … Continue reading

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