A woman never gets too old, or too experienced, to be thrilled when she sees her own handiwork emerge as a breathtakingly beautiful cake. But delicious cakes don’t "just happen."
This story by Hal Boyle, a nationally-syndicated columnist (and Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist) was one of the first that attempted to describe the latest fad that gripped the land -- some crazy thing the kids called rock 'n' roll.
Check out some of the hottest video game cartridges from the early eighties: Frogger, Q*bert, Amidar, Reactor & Tutankhamun, from Parker Brothers.
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.
Today's toddlers ride in style in the sleek and racy, brightly-colored, low-slung plastic numbers like the Big Wheel from Marx - that whiz, spin, skid, slide, race and even roar.
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...
Barbie, Color Magic Barbie & Tutti If you’ve ever watched Barbie help a little girl grow up, you know why she’s our most famous doll. With Barbie a little girl can experiment with fashions, to see what ... Read more...
It is hard to believe that only two centuries ago, Chicago was a lonely marshland of trees and tall grass, a place with an abundance of wild onions, from which the Iroquois gave it its name, Chicagou.
What are rice and beef porcupines? Uncooked rice and beef are mixed together into meatballs, and during cooking, rice absorbs moisture and pop through to make white quills.
Why stop with the walls when decorating your home, when you can add color and flair up high by wallpapering your ceilings? Here are some retro decor tips from the seventies!
This easy and delicious recipe uses a cupcake or muffin pan to shape these edible ice cream mini bowls, created from Cheerios stirred into a fudgy concoction made with chocolate chips.
Show us the face of Max the Master Robot. And you may win your own talking robot Team up with a friend to defeat Max and his robot raiders in Bannercatch. Only a handful of people have ever seen the face o... Read more...
The modern girl is an on-the-go type. False eyelashes are a logical part of her makeup when they are thin and natural-looking for daytime, or longer and thicker for evening.
Rice, shrimp, clams and chicken combine in this in skillet paella, which takes its name from the two-handled frying pan in which the Spanish cook and serve it.
Confetti cream cones recipe Made with m&ms peanut chocolate candies Ingredients 2 egg whites 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine 1/4 cup sugar 2/3 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1 package (ab... Read more...
What were the top movies of 1970? Here's a list of the top ten films released in 1970, ranked by their box office gross earnings in North America. Below this list, you will also find the Academy Award nominees and the year's Oscar winners.
How can you get your family to eat their vegetables? Hide them inside this roll-in-one meatloaf! This mid-sixties recipe for a rolled, stuffed meatloaf comes from the Campbell's soup company.
This Jell-O salad is a gelatin version of gazpacho. It's also dished up cold, but has the veggies and Worcestershire sauce suspended in a bouncy lemon Jello base.
Remember trading valentines at school? Well, who could have resisted one of these adorable vintage Valentine's Day cards, featuring Snoopy & Woodstock of the Peanuts gang?
The protests of the sixties are gone. And with this new, quieter age, how many men and women now live together as husband and wife without legal sanction?
What about pants on women in the office? An editor from Denver explained, "I think women should dress distinctively as women. They've gone too far in stealing men's attire."
For Valentine's Day, Washington's Birthday or any day, give them something made with love, like these deliciously indulgent rocky road bars and a sweetheart fudge pie!
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.
How high will the skyscraper of the future be? Higher even than the Empire State Building, which towers 1250 feet above the base mark in the center of the curb at Fifth Avenue?
Uncle Sam's scientists, armed with every known precision test instrument, have set out to answer the much-debated question of "How safe are skyscrapers?"
A look back at the computer age: "Today's computer revolution is only getting started. In store are amazing new uses for 'electronic brains' that will reshape the industry and alter people's lives."
Finally! Fool-the-eye false lashes that don’t look phony, don’t cost a fortune -- and anyone can put them on without batting an eye!
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.
In 1927, dozens of people tried to break the coffee-drinking record. In just over a month, the cup count went from 71 to a San Francisco man who more than doubled that number.
Grandma's one-bowl applesauce cake recipe. It's especially versatile. It's the perfect snack almost any time. Bake it as squares, a ring, a loaf or cupcakes. Glaze it or not. Offer it for special flavor at brunch, lunch, or nightcap breaks.
You can spend 5 more years hating your old bathroom... Or in less than an hour & less than $100, you can have a new one Introducing a new collection of beautiful shower curtains, towels, More Than Ter... Read more...
A kitchen remodel portfolio: Help yourself to the inspired ideas - some big, some little, all of them adaptable - in these kitchen makeovers by talented designers! Retro styles from 1978.