Millionaire Punch – Vintage Cocktail Friday

Anybody feeling wealthy today? Then how about some Millionaire Punch? This recipe is from the fantastic Here’s How cocktail book from 1941. Besides having a wooden cover and bound with leather strips and hinges, it also has some fantastic illustrations. Print...

Grape Milk Shake–A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run

Hey there, everyone! I pulled this interesting combo from our archives after I recently stumbled on it. This originally ran in March of 2012 and even though it wasn’t very good, it made for some great pictures! I also got to enjoy this post because it was right after...

Prune Casserole – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday

The email that included this two-page spread of cake-casserole recipes said, “For the ‘Cake Casseroles’ I was thinking the prune one, of course.” OF COURSE. Although the fruit cocktail one looks pretty scary, too… Print Prune Casserole –...

Panama Cooler, 1960 – Vintage Cocktail Friday

Happy Friday! Today’s drink is a summer cooler even though we are in the middle of winter because…well, we are sick of winter. 5.0 from 2 reviews Print Panama Cooler Author: Hiram Walker, 1960   Ingredients 1½ oz cherry cordial Juice of ½ a lemon 3 cubes of ice...

Crab Cobbler – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Who would like a nice, steaming bowl of cobbler? Crab cobbler, that is! I was actually excited to test this one out, because it had been a winner in the Pillsbury 5th Grand National. But Crab Cobbler sounded so strange to me. Not just the ingredients, but also the...