Recipes

Devil’s Food Pudding – 1976

So, I'd always heard that you could do bread in a slow cooker, but I'd never really tried it before. And, to be honest, the idea of slow cooker bread still wasn't calling to me. However, I have a sweet tooth, and the idea of a crockpot desert is something I could definitely get behind.… Continue reading Devil’s Food Pudding – 1976

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

Recipes

Spicy Shortcake with Applesauce – 1952

Wow, the title of this one really sounds innocent, considering the ingredients involved. Well, one ingredient at least. You see, this is one of the variations to the famous Campbell's Tomato Soup Cake. Yes, you heard me right. Now, evidently the tomato soup cake was first invented in the 1920s, but this cookbook, according to… Continue reading Spicy Shortcake with Applesauce – 1952

Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbook | Parents’ Magazine Family Cookbook – 1953

Sometimes you run along a book in your shelves and you find yourself wondering why you decided to pick it up. This was one of those for me. I'm thinking it's because I haven't run along as many recipe books from the 50s. Whatever the original reason, there's some genuine oddities in this one that… Continue reading Vintage Cookbook | Parents’ Magazine Family Cookbook – 1953