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So, here is the plan: Tom and I are going to eat a TON of vintage appetizers on New Year’s Eve. What do you think? Good plan? This plan has been…oh…several weeks in the making. Originally, I was going to post a vintage appetizer a week for twelve weeks, but when that plan fell through due to my crappy food-planning skills and Tom deciding that Pork Cake trumped...

  “Give him bushy coconut eyebrows, too!” Why not? Anything to use up more coconut. I mean…Merry Christmas! From Baker’s Coconut Cut-Up Cakes, 1956 Like this:Like Loading......

Well. So. Yeah. This is a little awkward. I suppose I should clear the air. Just confess what I’ve done wrong so we can acknowledge what I’ve done, you can forgive me, and we can move past it. I’ll do it fast, like ripping off a Band-aid. Okay? Okay. Ready? *Deep breath* Itookapoundofporkfatandmadeacakewithit. Whew. Okay. That wasn’t so bad. So I made a cake...

Wow! If only I hadn’t made so many cookies! From Fleischmann’s Yeast advertisement, 1961 Like this:Like Loading......

This is it!!! It’s COOKIE TIME, People!!! I am really, really, excited. Really. In fact, I am so excited, I am posting about cookies this week. And not just any cookies, but GOOD cookies. Tested cookies that I make every year and that Tom wolfs down just as fast as they come out of the oven. So let’s do this! 1. Lena’s Christmas Cookies These cookies are amazing....

Our friend Bryan at Kooky Chow has a sweet new cookbook out just in time for the holiday gift-giving season (hint, hint in-laws!).  To celebrate this collection of cooking curiosities, Kooky Chow has this kooky … ahem… video.  It’s super wicked awesome cool. Kooky Cookery from Bread Wig on Vimeo.   All this talk (or writing, at least) has led me to compile...

I can’t wait for summer! From GE, The New Art of Modern Cooking, 1937 Like this:Like Loading......

The best part is the pea mush. From Our Best Hamburger Recipes, approx. 1950. Like this:Like Loading......

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