Rice Krispies Treats were invented in the 1930s, and by 1940, the recipe was known across the country -- and their popularity has hardly waned since. Here, get the original version of the treats recipe, along with some modern variations!
A quaint, old-fashioned idea for a modern cake! You'll see the beautiful results in this chintz cake -- so easy to make.
This jolly marshmallow bunny birthday cake is adorable, especially light for children, and so easy to make!
If you're looking for a classic cake to bake for a special occasion, you have come to exactly the right place! Here, we have more than a hundred different vintage recipes for delicious cakes to suit all tastes. Check them out!
Are there any chocolate lovers in your house? Surprise them with this chocolate rhapsody cake. Such rich, chocolaty flavor. So lovely and tender.
Choose from these nine new hair arrangements the one that will turn you into the prettiest girl at the holiday parties... and give you a brand new look for 1949!
When long-distance travel was a novelty, travelers were sure to send plenty of postcards to the folks back home, Here, see 15 different postcards views of Portland, Oregon, as it appeared in the the late '30s and early '40s.
Allow two pieces per person when you serve this luscious, moist-rich Fiesta Banana Cake! It's just too good to last! But who cares? Your cake baking reputation will be made.
Here, find out how to make the original 7-minute frosting -- plus get some how-tos on whipping up some tasty new ways to enjoy this icing!
Cake baked in a pie shell! Sauce that goes on at the top and ends up in a layer at the bottom of the cake! That’s Funny Cake - a Pennsylvania Dutch treat so unusual, so intriguing, everyone who tastes it wants the recipe.
Rose jars: a little effort pays off with a lasting aroma (1963) In this era of push-button cans of room deodorants and fancy smells, there is still the lingering remembrance of grandma's old-fashioned potpou... Read more...
It’s a see-through dessert! This gelatin-based pie offers a clear filling, making it possible for you to see the embedded peaches and cherries when looking at the whole pie, and with every slice.
Be ready for compliments galore when your friends step into your new 1948 Dodge. Watch them admire the wide full-view windows - the smart instrument panel - luxury interior upholstery.
The 1942 Indianapolis 500 was canceled in December, 1941, shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor -- and by late 1942, all motor racing in the US was banned due to rationing for the war effort. By the time the... Read more...
Starting around the end of the 19th century, there was a war that was fought not with guns and sharp knives, but with food coloring and butter knives. It was the great battle of Butter vs Margarine.
This Toll House cake is really a different and glamorous cake, with all the lightness and delicacy you always look for - plus whole Morsels of Nestle’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate scattered through and through it.
The superb acting and detail directing took us to the refugee city of Casablanca, and there we stayed, right by the warm sides of Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. And we’re still there.
Grandma's peanut butter molasses cookies recipe - a recipe that's simple, you'll be glad to make them whenever the children ask!
Like ice cream and cake at your house? Here's a delightful new way to serve it!
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!
Pumpkin Cake Wonderful twist on Thanksgiving tradition! A light, appetizing treat for stuffed tummies! Pumpkin CAKE! Made excitingly high and downy textured -- with real pumpkin and pefect blend Dexo! Use d... Read more...
I'd love to know you better 'cause... (1946) I like "smooth" men who keep presentable longer with Mennen Brushless Shave Cream I'll wait until you call -- 'cause I like "smooth" men (1947) who ... Read more...
Have a spooky Halloween party... and serve this cake! It's bewitching ... this black "Midnight Cake" ... just the thing for your gay Halloween festivities. Strikingly dark and chocolaty -- deliciously moist,... Read more...
Range: Anywhere on Earth -- and your Air Force has it! The Consolidated B-36 can carry a 10,000 pound bomb load to a target 5,000 miles away, drop it, and return to base.
You'll amaze folks with your skill (needn’t tell ‘em how easy it was!) and delight everybody with this grand-tasting cheese souffle.
With two lively females on his hands, Ronnie calls his home "The Ronald Reagan Home For Delinquent Girls" By Ida Zeitlin The Ronald Reagans were chewing the fat with a couple of friends. Discussing some i... Read more...
What does it take to be a tip-top gas station service attendant during the 1940s? Find out how full-service went beyond 'Shall I fill it up with Super Special?'