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Vintage 7-Up cake recipes

7 vintage 7-Up cake recipes

Try one of these vintage 7-Up cake recipes! "Never before have you had a cake so light, so airy, so high, and with such a delightful new flavor."

Jim Nabors’ Gomer Pyle sings (1964)

On The Andy Griffith Show in 1964, Nabors let loose with his deep natural voice, and stunned America. Here's Gomer Pyle astonishing the citizens of Mayberry with his voice.
Classic cocktail vintage recipes for drinks from 1940s

How to make 30 classic cocktails & drinks (1946)

Love those classic cocktails? Get the recipes here for some of the finest from the 40s: Gin Rickey, Creme de Menthe Frappe, Hot Toddy, Side Car, Pink Lady, Stinger, Champagne Cocktail, Manhattan, Daiquiri & more!

A treasury of 100+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes

If you're looking to recreate that special cookie that your grandmother used to make, or hoping to discover an old-fashioned cookie to make new again, we have assembled some this big, tasty collection of recipes -- classic, vintage, retro, heirloom and antique -- for sweet treats this Christmastime!

Karo Lace Cookies (1965)

Karo Lace Cookies... for holiday giving and eating! Surely the most festive Christmas cookies ever -- and deliciously easy to make with Karo. These Karo cookies are so lacy and elegant, you can serve them ... Read more...

Swedish heirloom cookies (1956)

Spicy buttery bits, just begging to melt in your mouth! Now you can do your Christmas "cookie-ing" early! Yes! Bake them now -- pop them in the freezer -- and serve at Christmas! Extra delicious munching fo... Read more...

Aspics without ado (1966)

To make a dazzling display at any dinner or lunch, serve a shimmery, splendorous aspic. (What's an aspic? A savory, rather than sweet, gelatin encasing meats, fish, vegetables or fruit.) Ours are no wispy di... Read more...

Make a cookie house for Christmas (1967)

The cookie house can be your merriest holiday decoration ever. Start with a kit you order, then embellish with homemade or packaged cookies and yummy confections. As a family activity, you'll find building ... Read more...

Play time! Popular toys from 1948

Four pages of favorite toys for children This four-page photograph shows 126 Christmas toys, a good cross section of the $300 million worth which US kids -- like the two in the picture -- will find under their... Read more...

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