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Cookie time is almost here, so this week I decided to celebrate a great vintage kitchen tool, the cookie press or cookie gun. Even though Mirro is the most recognizable of all the cookie presses, there were many different companies that made their own presses for making spritz cookies, cake decorating and even canape making. Let’s check it out!  Vintage 16 Pc Mirro...

This week we have Vincent Price, a scary cook-along and eBay finally does something right, even if it is just a copy of Pinterest! Does anyone else remember that Sesame Street character, Vincent Twice? No? Well, as a kid he was one of my favorites! I think he hosted the Mystery Theater.  I used to walk around the house muttering to myself, “I’m your host, Vincent...

Hope everyone is having a great weekend so far! Today we are tackling something that I have always found simultaneously revolting and fascinating: The practice of putting a fake “eye” on a cooked fish. I am sure that since the beginning of the time when people started cooking things with eyes, they have been jamming decorative edibles into the empty eye sockets. But...

This week on we are rocking the gelatin kitchen picks from eBay! We have lots of lima beans, wartime gelatin, sky-high molds and a gallery of 200 additional cookbook and kitchen kitsch eBay picks at the end of this post. So let’s get started!  Vintage Cookbook Royal Gelatin Aspic "Movie Recipes" 1934 Why I Want This: I don’t think I have ever wanted...

Hope everyone is having a great Saturday! I know I am, because I’ve got some great cookbook and cooking finds for you today, including a link to a whole huge list of cookbook picks at the end of this post. So get excited, because this week we have fantastic cookie cutters, amazing gelatin molds, psychedelic bake sales, a Barbie dream kitchen and “food for boys that...

It is a fun one this week! We have syrup bottle insanity, seductive wine manners, marshmallow fluff sandwiches and drunken gelatin!  Vintage Mrs. Butterworths Crafts and Recipe Calendar Why I Want This: What is this. What. Is. This. Was this a trend that I missed? I know this calendar is from 1983, which is a little bit out of the usual range but I had to include...

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 &...

  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....

Whoa. It was a good week for kitchen kitsch! Grab some coffee and strap in, because this week we have crazy gelatin, bunches and bunches of bananas, and finding love 50 ways with Manwich.  Davis Dainty Dishes Cookbook 1941 Vintage Gelatine Recipes Book Why I Want This: Oh my god. That gelatin mold. I am pretty sure that is canned asparagus on the side (though it...

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