'The Sound of Music,' thanks to superior handling and affectionate care, has made the tricky transition from stage to screen with all its virtues intact. If anything, there is an extra glow of magic to this operetta in its movie offspring.
Some of the earliest reports of "alligator pears" come from the 1820s, typically in dispatches from Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica and other Caribbean/Central American countries. Also called ahuacate, the avocado was a ... Read more...
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.
Looking for a vintage hairstyle? Check out some retro 'dos from 1950: Here are three short haircuts that you can cut and perm yourself that are perfect for an easy, classy look this summer!
These two delicious holiday fudge recipes will really make a lasting impression, whether you make the one with chocolate chips, or the other with unsweetened chocolate!
Here's a hearty old-fashioned New England beef stew that's abundant with beef and fresh vegetables. It's often served on special occasions in the Betty Crocker Kitchen.
Are you hot enough to play with Journey? The Journey video game, Escape, was released in 1982 with a multi-million dollar advertising campaign. It wasn't a spectacular success.
With strawberries appearing in the supermarket, now is the perfect time to try the simple favorite Cool 'n Easy Easter Pie.
Boy meets girl, boy marries girl. That just about summarizes the modern courtship, American style. Whatever happened to the old-fashioned courtship -- complete with hearts and flowers?
Get two ways to make Banana Boat desserts -- one's like a banana cream pie, and the other is a warm chocolaty treat made on a BBQ or grill!
Who were the top TV stars of 1979? America's teens had favorite television programs and favorite stars, but those two categories had surprisingly little to do with each other, according to a national survey.
Here are some homemade vinegar recipes for making your own special fruit and herb vinegars, using things like raspberries, strawberries, cherries, pineapple, mint, onions, celery, tarragon and other foods.
The now ubiquitous chocolate chip cookie came to be back in 1938, and by 1939, those tasty little treats were already being called 'famous.' Here's the original Toll House cookie recipe!
Originally the fondue was a cheese dish, one cooked with wine and served with bread dunked. Today, the fun-to-do dishes have meats, chocolates or vegetables as their main ingredients.
Three popular flavors come together in one delicious dessert in this vintage recipe for banana 'lollipops.' These treats are coated with melted chocolate and peanut butter chips, then rolled in a nutty cereal mixture.
Jayne Mansfield has burst dazzlingly upon the theatrical world as a star of a Broadway comedy, and seems to be getting her name and photograph into more Broadway columns and movie magazines than any other actress alive.
If you love those creamy, sweet butterscotch chips, here's an easy recipe for a homemade butterscotch ice cream pie with a buttery graham cracker crumb base.
109 colors of nail polish from 1981, from Super Platinum to Spunsugar Pink to Blackberry. The professional nail enamel you can use at home. Dries fast. Looks wet. Stubbornly resists chipping.
Here's a special centennial cake... with a special frosting... Make them both with Borden's cream.
A new way to make Lamb Shanks tender and juicy. Bargain cuts cook fork-tender in "Quilted" Kaiser Foil. Beats old-time pot roasting. Rich juices are in! Pot washing is out!
An eligible young man who has begun to think seriously of marriage, ponders on the old questions of whether to marry the sparkling girl or the sensible one.
These two gooey and delightfully-indulgent caramel-pecan cheesecake recipes come to you from the late 1990s!
Before the world heard the sentence that has since been etched into billions of memories -- "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" -- nobody was sure just what the NASA astronaut Neil Arm... Read more...
Hae ye tried Bonnie Butterscotch Brownies? Try 'em quick -- They're brownie-rich, brownie-chewy, butterscotch bonnie. Studded with golden butterscotch-flavored morsels.
Versatile meatballs have become one of the most often served and enjoyed — foods on American tables. Get 10 recipes for these family favorites here!
These adorable little candy 'nests' are created to hold one perfect little 'egg' -- also known as a peanut m&m. This vintage recipe could help make an adorable addition to an Easter basket!
The question of a woman president is often batted around in election years. Former President Harry S Truman has said that a woman may well occupy the White House someday. And President Eisenhower has said that women are competent for the office -- though too smart to seek it.
New Ford: Economy never came in such a choice - 619 new models! It's the biggest changeover in Ford history with more trucks to match more jobs, more savings on any job! New “Big Six" power for two-tonners!
The Saturn car company was launched by GM, and the very first Saturn rolled off the line in the summer of 1990 -- a red 1991 Saturn SL2.
Color invades the kitchen! It’s an exciting new trend in appliances -- an idea that’s been growing by leaps and bounds ever since the first tame departure from clinical white to pale pastels and subdued browns.
A cake, more than any other creation of the culinary art, truly expresses the spirit of festivity. And the magic of a cake extends beyond the festive occasion, into the cozy family world of everyday.