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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Another delightful recipe from the same 1983 church cookbook where I was blogging from earlier in the week. I don’t know if we can call this salad. It’s a take on Hawaiian Salad and Frozen Fruit Salad, both vintage cookbook … Continue reading
I’m still doing some fill in at the library in the midst of a busy summer teaching an online grad school course, working for AuthorRx, giving talks, working on a couple books coming up, and trying to spend time with … Continue reading
From the 1965 Farm Journal’s Complete Pie Cookbook, the boys and I are going to attempt the “Best-Ever Lemon Meringue Pie.” Many of the pies in here have uncooked egg whites as a meringue on top, but this one seems … Continue reading
Here is a blog post I put up on 3/13/2009 for St. Patrick’s Day. I still love the photo with those pipes among the potatoes: This photo is from the 1959 Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cookbook for St. Patrick’s … Continue reading
This fell out of a cookbook I was looking through this week and looks delicious! It’s a cake mix recipe, and looks pretty easy. 1 pkg (4 oz.) pudding & pie filling (cooked as directed on pkg.) 1 pkg. Devils … Continue reading
Here’s another great recipe from the Better Homes and Gardens 1966 Cookies and Candies Cookbook. Brownies are really becoming popular these days like the cupcake did a few years ago. The captions on these pictures read: “To marble the two … Continue reading
I’m continuing my lemon recipe theme to celebrate my friend author Chris Grabenstein’s new tween book Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library. This recipe is apparently from “Francis – 1955-.” 1 large can of pet milk (put in refrigerator overnight). graham … Continue reading
I had a blast last night discussing Vintage Ice Cream Treats at the Eisenhower Public Library. The audience enjoyed sundaes and Klondike Bars. Remember those? Still around, in similar packaging to that when they were first sold in the 1920′s. … Continue reading