Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbook | The Pillsbury Convenience Cookbook – 1960s

I have to admit that, like a lot of people, I'm drawn to color. Perhaps that's why I have so many 1960s era cookbooks. The color palette during that time period is just so bright and cheery. And those stylized fonts and illustrations! You probably know the ones I'm talking about, those kaleidoscope pinwheels and… Continue reading Vintage Cookbook | The Pillsbury Convenience Cookbook – 1960s

Recipes

Baked Salmon Casserole – 1971

So, I’m noticing a trend with the earliest Southern Living Cookbooks, in that most of them are of the “recipes collected from somewhere else” sort. Admittedly, I kind of like them like that. It feels more authentic somehow. It wasn’t More than likely it wasn’t created in a test kitchen somewhere. Someone actually had to… Continue reading Baked Salmon Casserole – 1971

Recipes

Flaky Corn Meal Ring with Chili Mexican – 1960s

Okay, so a little confession, which probably isn't that surprising considering the amount of "five ingredients or less" recipes I've tried on this blog, but I actually really prefer those sorts of simple recipes, for a few reasons. First off, I get a quick food experiment without having to invest in ingredients I might not… Continue reading Flaky Corn Meal Ring with Chili Mexican – 1960s

Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbook | Favorite Recipes of America: Vegetables – 1966

So this cookbook comes from a series, published first in 1966 and then in 1968, which I had, until now, never heard of. The Favorite Recipes of America series came in a five-book set (and maybe individually as well, I don't know) including cookbooks devoted to desserts, meats, salads, casseroles, and vegetables (which was the… Continue reading Vintage Cookbook | Favorite Recipes of America: Vegetables – 1966