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So many great, fun cookbooks this week! Pull up a chair and let’s get to it because we have some great recipes and books to show you, including hollowed out bread filled with peas, “pizza” made with buns and ketchup, terrifying clown cake, really pointy gelatin and flaming hot dog kebabs!  Vtg 1953 7up Recipe Booklet "Fresh Up," Familiar Foods &...

It’s Friday and you know what that means! Time for vintage cocktails! This week we are making a cocktail with absinthe, perhaps Tom’s favorite drink. Well, it’s a toss up between that and Courvoisier. 4.0 from 1 reviews Print Absinthe Frappe Author: Here's How, 1941   Ingredients 1 teaspoon Benedictine 1 pony (shot) Absinthe 1 wineglass...

Ahh, Labor Day, where everything is last minute. Last minute back-to-school shopping. Last minute gardening. Last minute vacations. But your Labor Day Cookout doesn’t need to be last minute! Here on Mid-Century Menu we have tested hundreds of vintage and retro recipes, and put together this fun, retro-party menu for your Labor Day Bash! Labor Day Cookout Menu Spiced...

I hope everyone is looking forward to Labor Day! I know I am. And it preparation for all the cookouts and picnics that you will be going on, I decided...

From Peter Pan Peanut Butter, 1943 Like this:Like Loading......

  This week we have something simple and fun that I have always wanted to try: chocolate syrup brownies. As a kid (and as a child-like adult) I enjoyed chocolate syrup chocolate milk and pouring the syrup on my ice cream.  But I always wondered, was the syrup chocolate-y enough on its own to make brownies? 4.0 from 3 reviews Print Chocolate Syrup Brownies...

  This week on Kitchen Kitsch we have inappropriate illustrations, imaginary tea parties, fancy macaroni loaves, and delicious and unusual ham! Vintage Happy Holiday Drink Book Cookbook Hallmark Why I Want This: Do I really want this? Maybe not. Maybe what I really want to know is what heck-a-roo is going on in that picture with the rocking horse. Wait…no I don’t....

You know, for a guy who doesn’t care for whiskey, Tom has sure been drinking a lot of it lately! This is the Scarlett O’Hara, from my recent eBay score from 1941, a wooden drink book called “Here’s How”. It seriously has the BEST illustrations. And as soon as I pick up another bottle of curacao, we are going to be making the Rhett Buttler! 5.0 from 1 reviews...

From A Sampler of Modern Sour Cream Recipes, 1950 Like this:Like Loading......

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