How did Groundhog Day start? (...

Feb 1, 2017 by

Some facts about Groundhog Day To the Editor of the University Missourian: I should like to have the full history of...

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Stir up some tart & jingl...

Dec 16, 2016 by

Stir up some tart and jingling punch with Sprite The happy sound of holiday bells. The exuberance of Sprite. Something a little...

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Hot buttered tomato juice reci...

Dec 16, 2016 by

They’ll oooh and aaah and ask for the recipe. Land O Lakes Hot Buttered Tomato Juice The taste sensation is a surprising...

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Ice skating: A sport, a skill,...

Jan 15, 2016 by

How young girls are taught to skate There is no reluctance on the part of the fashionable young girl of the moment to study the art...

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Coffee popcorn balls (1967)

Dec 26, 2015 by

Add coffee to popcorn balls Of all the many confections we like to make at home, Popcorn Balls are without a doubt one of the...

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NYC during the Great Blizzard ...

Jan 25, 2015 by

  The Great Blizzard of 1888 lasted from March 11 through March 14, 1888, and is considered to be one of the most severe...

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See how they had to remove sno...

Dec 6, 2013 by

Wagons removing snow after a storm in New York City (1908)   Clearing snow off the boardwalk in Atlantic City (1915)  ...

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Scientific & fun holiday ...

Nov 12, 2013 by

Holiday amusements Instantaneous freezing: During frosty weather, let a vessel be half filled with water, cover it closely, and place...

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Contemporary sweaters a go-go:...

Sep 26, 2013 by

Sweaters with modern motifs, blazing colors, striking contrasts, surprising textures – each sweater with its own this-minute look.

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Cider Punch & Floating Pe...

Sep 24, 2013 by

Hot Cider Punch recipe Combine 4 cups each water and apple juice in saucepan. Add 1 cup Kool-Aid brand pre-sweetened soft drink mix,...

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Oxtail stew with vegetables (1...

Sep 7, 2013 by

A hearty dish for a cold winter day Oxtail stew with vegetables Parsleyed coleslaw Hot, crisp toast Dessert dumplings with caramel...

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Hot Dr Pepper (1960s)

Apr 8, 2013 by

Happy holiday idea: Hot Dr Pepper Bright as a holiday songfest, Hot Dr Pepper is the proud crowd’s festive way to welcome...

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Street scenes: DC gets worst s...

Feb 7, 2013 by

The blanket of snow was heaviest today in the District of Columbia, with the fall recorded at 10 o’clock as an even two feet. At that time, it was still snowing and the Weather Bureau prediction was for a continuation of the fall through the day and into the night.

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4 Decorative Christmas dessert...

Dec 20, 2012 by

Christmas dessert recipes Lemon European Cake 3/4 cup butter or margarine 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour 3...

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Decorating your front door for...

Dec 12, 2012 by

Holiday front door decor Is there a warmer way of saying “Merry Christmas” and “Please come in!” than a front...

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A bit of living room magic in ...

Oct 8, 2012 by

A bit of magic in 3 acts Setting for a lovely resort at home “Because the new, young pattern is to go skiing or snorkeling in...

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Sap’s a-runnin’! 6...

Jan 15, 2012 by

“Sap’s a-runnin’!” Here are some bully recipes Caroline Coe, Home Expert, tells how to make all sorts of...

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5 Yankee mincemeat recipes (19...

Dec 12, 2011 by

A second installment of Yankee mincemeats to round out the season By Florence Taft Eaton “One hundred pies on the pantry...

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