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Box Lunch Picnic With Gay Dixie Plates


  From “Let’s Eat Outdoors”, 1955 « Previous Tuna On Toasted English...

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Papaya Facial Mask – In Case You Are Wondering About The South American Beauty Queens


From Exotic Fruit Cookbook, 1969. « Previous Shrimp-Dill Pate   Next » Sweet...

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1970’s Tabletop Appliances Identified


I really want that covered portable charcoal cooker. And that French bread warmer. ‘Cause that’s...

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That Horse Has Gone To The Dogs


Food in the freezer: Pictsweet vegetables, Spoon blueberries, Pet Ritz cakes, Morton apple pie, Campbell’s...

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Live To Serve Manhattans


What is with this book?  Could they not afford two chairs for the photo shoot or something? Here, again,...

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Proven Baker’s Secrets In The New Digital Library


Introducing a fun new addition to the Mid-Century Menu!!! A digital library of vintage cookbooks and...

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Beet Jelly


This recipe is from my Mom’s recipe binder, and was given to her by a neighbor before I was born. ...

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Take It Easy The Old-Fashioned Way


Nothing like trying to serve salad while on your knees to relax a person… From How To Make 46 Drinks...

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Weight Watchers, Watch Out!


Brought to you by glorious oil!! From Woman’s Home Companion, 1953 « Previous Nightmare...

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