Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbook | Cooking with Condensed Soups – 1952

So, it should be no secret to anyone that thrifting is a hit-or-miss activity. Sometimes you come away with absolutely nothing... a lot of times you come away with nothing... but sometimes you find pure gold. This find was very shiny indeed. Well, not literally. It was actually pretty dusty. But that's beside the point.… Continue reading Vintage Cookbook | Cooking with Condensed Soups – 1952

Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbook | Easy Oven Meals from Betty Crocker – 1984

I must admit, I've noted that the closer a cookbook is to the current era, the more normal it seems. It makes sense. Tastes change gradually after all. And, comfort food and some questionable TikTok recipes aside, the more current the recipe the higher the chance its going to fall in line with what people… Continue reading Vintage Cookbook | Easy Oven Meals from Betty Crocker – 1984

Recipes

Chocolate-banana Shortcake – 1984

Last week, over on Instagram, I asked everyone what they would like me to try next.... unfortunately I couldn't get everything written out on the poll correctly so the two choices were tomatoed fish or simply chocolate banana. Not very descriptive, that last one, is it? I'll do better next time around. Despite the uncertainty… Continue reading Chocolate-banana Shortcake – 1984

Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbook | Southern Living Casserole Cookbook – 1971

Back before Southern Living started doing their annual recipe books they had another series that they published in the early 1970s. Part of the Southern Living Cookbook Library, as the series was called, each book was simply titled "The (insert-type-of-food-here) Cookbook".  This particular book's mission is evidently to tell us about the "fine art of… Continue reading Vintage Cookbook | Southern Living Casserole Cookbook – 1971

Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbook | Quick & Easy Dishes – 1968

When I started collecting vintage cookbooks a few years ago, this was one of the first ones I found at my local goodwill. I still had not idea really what I was looking for, or what was out there, and the words Southern Living Cookbook written above the title, sealed the deal. It wasn't until… Continue reading Vintage Cookbook | Quick & Easy Dishes – 1968