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Cacao Eggnog, 1965 – Vintage Holiday Cocktail Friday


This year, our Christmas gift to you is a drink that combines chocolate and eggnog. You’re welcome. ...

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Brandied Coffolate, 1976 – Vintage Christmas Cocktail Friday


Time for some Christmas Cocktails! This is Brandied Coffolate! I am excited to start with this one....

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Magic Chocolate French Fudge, 1973 – Five Days of Fudge Vintage Holiday Recipe Test


‘Tis the season! The season for fudge, that is. I have been setting aside vintage fudge recipes I’ve...

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Frosted Cranberry Squares, 1965 – Vintage Thanksgiving Recipe Test


It’s the final countdown to turkey time, so Tom and I decided to break out some vintage recipes to...

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Vincent Price’s Pumpkin Pie – A Vintage Thanksgiving Recipe Re-Run


This is it!! It’s the biggest eating season of the year! After we finish off all the Halloween candy...

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No-Fry Doughnuts, 1976 – A Mid-Century Halloween Recipe Test


Happy Halloween! This week we are celebrating with one of the most traditional of mid-century Halloween...

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Velvet Hammer, 1977 – Vintage Cocktail Friday


Who wants a lovely after-dinner drink? This is the Velvet Hammer! Print Velvet Hammer Author: 1977,...

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Plum-Raspberry Jam, 1959– A Vintage Preserve Recipe Test


Hey all! This is just going to be a short post this week. I’ve had several request from readers to...

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Labor Day Barbecue Menu – Tested Vintage and Retro Recipes From Mid-Century Menu


Ahh, Labor Day, where everything is last minute. Last minute back-to-school shopping. Last minute gardening....

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