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Since it’s Labor Day is coming up, it’s time to trot out the old BBQ standbys here on Mid-Century Menu: The loaf of grilled hot dogs, the...

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

Print Chocolate Halloween Pumpkins Author: Betty Crocker Holiday Parade, 1965   Ingredients 1½ cups flour 1 cup sugar 2 t baking powder ½ t salt 1` t almond flavoring ½ cup shortening ¾ cup milk 4 egg yolks 2 oz unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled Instructions Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 9 x...

So, right now I am in gelatin up to my elbows. Mixing, stirring, molding and unmolding delicious and deliciously questionable gelatin recipes that you...

I cannot resist cakes with weird ingredients. I just can’t. So, when I came across a recipe for a chocolate cake that had, as the “secret” ingredient,...

So, you have to tell me the truth. Does this piece of cake: Look like it has sauerkraut in it? Does it? Well, it DOES because this week we have  Sauerkraut Chocolate Cake from Recipes from the Tower Kitchen! Since 1933, when Tower Kitchen opened atop the Free Press Building, its food experts have been helping Michigan women make good things to eat. Cooking methods...

A beauty of a cake with an attractive ribbon effect that is so easy to achieve! From the Pillsbury Bake-Off  Cookbook, 1955. *This cake is so good, it was republished in the recent book, Baking in America: Traditional and Contemporary Favorites from the Past 200 Years by Greg Patent. And, for just fun, here it is in a French’s Extract Ad! Like this:Like Loading......

  Taste the cake our first First Lady served at Mt. Vernon years ago – her recipe, made modern. From Baker’s Favorite Chocolate Recipes, 1958. Like this:Like Loading......

From The Pillsbury Busy Lady Bake-Off Recipes, 1966 Like this:Like Loading......

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