Cranberry Beef Tea, 1960 – A Mid-Century Drink Test

Cranberry Beef Tea, 1960 – A Mid-Century Drink Test Since Tom has been under the weather lately, I decided it would be a good time to make him some tea. No wait. I thought it would be a good time to make him some beef tea. No, wait. I thought it would be a good time to make him some Cranberry Beef Tea! “The men...

Coffee Float, 1965 – Vintage Cocktail Friday

Coffee Float, 1965 – Vintage Cocktail Friday Hmmm…maybe I should change the name to Vintage Beverage Friday, because this week we have another non-alcoholic cocktail! This is Coffee Float! This week’s drink is from the fabulous “The Proof of the Pudding” from 1965, which was put out by General...

Strawberry Fizz, 1940 – Vintage Cocktail Friday

Strawberry Fizz, 1940 – Vintage Cocktail Friday Since it is going to be Valentine’s Day very soon, I decided a pink cocktail was the ticket for this week! This is Strawberry Fizz! 1.0 from 1 reviews Print Strawberry Fizz Author: The Host's Handbook, 1940   Ingredients Juice of ½ lemon 4 mashed fresh strawberries ½...

Orange Peach Freeze, 1952 – Vintage Cocktail Friday

Orange Peach Freeze, 1952 – Vintage Cocktail Friday This week our drink is going to be a bit different. It isn’t going to have any alcohol! This is Orange-Peach Freeze! Print Orange Peach Freeze Author: Good Housekeeping, 1952   Ingredients 2 Tablespoons orange juice concentrate Ice cubes Ginger ale Orange Sherbet...

Sparkling Red Rouser,1967 – A Vintage Recipe Test

Sparkling Red Rouser,1967 – A Vintage Recipe Test This week – because I was bored – I decided to test out a recipe that mixes canned tomato sauce with lemon-lime soda. And no, I’m not making that up. This is Sparkling Red Rouser! Just out of curiosity, do you think that mixing 7UP with canned tomato sauce even counts...

Clam-Juice Cocktail, 1971 – Vintage Cocktail Friday

Clam-Juice Cocktail, 1971 – Vintage Cocktail Friday This week we used clam juice to make a drink. This is Clam-Juice Cocktail! 3.0 from 1 reviews Print Clam-Juice Cocktail Author: Playboy's Bar Guide, 1971   Ingredients 4 ozs clam juice ½ oz catsup ¼ oz lemon juice 1 dash Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper celery...