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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Triple Fudge Cake

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

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Fast and Easy Marble Brownies

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

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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Lemon Dessert for Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Book Week

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

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Coconut Apricot Candy

This is an easy and delicious sounding recipe from a 1929 pamphlet cookbook featuring coconut. No baking! I have to try this one! 3/4 cup dried apricots 3/4 cup Baker’s Coconut, Premium Shred 1/2 cup nut meats 1/2 tsp. grated … Continue reading

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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: “1 Layer” Cake

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

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10 Cakes Husbands Like Best: Marble Cake Supreme

This looks much better than the Spicy Prune Whip Cake. I don’t know about the Lemon Cream Icing with the chocolate/vanilla mix, though. I’d go for chocolate frosting. But then, I always go for chocolate. Sift: 2 3/4 cups sifted … Continue reading

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10 Cakes Husbands Like Best #1: Chocolate Rapture Cake

I’m up early with the asthma again, and am laughing over this pamphlet cookbook. My niece pulled it from the inventory and read it aloud last week as she enjoyed it so much. It’s from Spry, with Aunt Jenny, their … Continue reading

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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Patriotic Mushy Cookie Pudding

I have blogged about this dish before, and have discussed it many times in shows. It is my family’s Mushy Cookie Pudding. Based on an icebox cake my Grandma Curtin and Mom made, layering pudding and vanilla wafers, this dish … Continue reading

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More from “The Original Mexicans” cookbook: Moon Rolls and Break Apart Bread

This is supposed to be a photo of several “Mexican” breads from my Jose Cuervo and Ortega cookbook. I believe the Moon Rolls are in the middle. I wish they included a photo of the Break Apart Bread as I … Continue reading

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Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Italian Meatball Cookies

I know that these do not really sound appetizing, but once you read the ingredients they could pretty good. They must look like meatballs before baking or something like that. 5 cups flour 5 tbsp. baking powder 1 tbsp. cinnamon … Continue reading

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