Posts Tagged ‘1960s’

Satellite Tomatoes are out of this world!

By Kerry

You all know that I cannot resist a classic Betty Crocker cook book. So, when I found a copy of “Betty Crocker’s Outdoor Cook Book” at the thrift store, I could not pass it up. I used to think Betty could never disappoint me…but she is drawing a gender line in the sand when it […] Read more…

1960s Buffets: Laying it all out on the table

By Kerry

So, do you need to feed 5 to 50 people? Not sure how to get it done? Better Homes and Gardens have your back. Just serve up some food buffet style! But, Kerry, I was just going to serve hamburgers and hotdogs…I can’t have a fancy, retro-style buffet. Think again! Hamburgers and hot dogs can […] Read more…

These aren’t Halloween crafts, but some are scary!

By Kerry

All of today’s projects were scanned from the Fall-Winter 1963-64 issue of McCall’s Needlework & Crafts. I have a few of these old magazines, and McCall’s always sticks to the same formula. They put the all the relatively normal, knit & crochet projects up front. However, the deeper you get into the magazine, the…odder…the projects […] Read more…

My Tomato Soupshake brings all the boys to the yard.

By Kerry

First off, I cannot tell you how disappointed I am that the recipe is not in this book for whatever that glowing green beverage is on the cover. I have not adjusted the saturation on this image – that is radioactive green. However, there are still plenty of mind boggling recipes to explore. Starting with… […] Read more…