1950s

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!

How to make pomander balls (1959)

How to make fragrant pomander balls Craft your own clove-studded oranges Pomander balls -- they have a delightful spicy aroma everyone will enjoy. Wrap firm and perfect oranges with narrow cotton tape to ... Read more...

White Christmas cake recipe (1952)

Make "White Christmas" cake that's better than mistletoe for catchin' kisses! Swans Down Mixes make Kissin' Cakes! What a melt-in-the-mouth combination -- delicate light Swans Down White Cake, spiced with r... Read more...

Big rings: More punch than price (1952)

Big rings: New whoppers have more punch than price In jewelry, intrinsic value does not always coincide with fashion. The display value of a good but diminutive half-carat diamond, which costs about $350, fa... Read more...

Mid-century modern carpet styles (1950s)

Siboney broadloom wall-to-wall carpet (1953) Siboney broadloom by Bigelow has more "extras" than a newsboy Just look at the richly-textured pattern! Notice how Siboney's special 3-level pile gives you the b... Read more...

Fruit cocktail eggnog pie (1956)

New holiday pie idea Fruit cocktail's so gay to fold into the filling, to ring in a wreath round the top of your pie! And how nice for you -- there's no work to do. Summery-sweet cling peaches, pears, grapes, ... Read more...

Souffle salad with Jell-O (1953)

Ahhh! A really new salad idea - made the new fast-frost way! If you're a salad-lover (who isn't?) ... ... but you've run out of new salad ideas (who hasn't?) ... this will be the best news you've read in years... Read more...

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