Tag Archives: 1960s

Better Homes & Gardens Vegetable Cookbook: Spinach Delicious

Thanksgiving is fast approaching! Were you invited to a last-minute Friendsgiving and need to bring a dish? Did you burn the green bean casserole and need a quick substitution? Well, I’ve got a perfect dish for you. You probably already … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

What the hell is with those lyrics? How about: who cares of you have kids? Just buy yourself a bun? Well, at least that’s what I’d be thinking. And why do the girls get first dibs on the buns? Hm. Questions … Continue reading

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Cherry Chocolate Pie

I haven’t posted about a dessert in a long time–so who is ready for something sweet? I made this dish to cap off the dinner that I will present in the upcoming Vincent Price Halloween Cookalong. You’re excited, right? Chocolate … Continue reading

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Century Egg and Chicken Congee

Congee? When I posted on the DiS! Facebook Page that I was so stoked about making Congee I got a lot of “huh?” and “what?” Well, gentle readers, I wouldn’t expect most of you to know what Congee is. I … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Pork Sausage Croutes

The Marguerite Patten Recipe Cards have returned! And with a vengeance! Feast your eyes on this: Well, these definitely look…weird. But I wouldn’t expect anything less from Ms. Patten! Let me get this out of the way: I didn’t make … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Hot Dogs on the Rocks

This sounds like a good one, right? I found this recipe late one night while traipsing across the internet. The site is Retro Food for Modern Times, which featured a little gem of a cookbook called Singers & Swingers in the … Continue reading

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BH&G Meals In Minutes: “Family Favorite”

Two words, people: CIRCLE PUPS. That’s what drew me to the “Family Favorite” dinner from Meals In Minutes, a volume from the Better Homes & Gardens Creative Cooking Library. I just acquired this gem when I went back home to … Continue reading

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