Holidays & seasons

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Herbed franks and rolls, Franks in blankets, Snappy frank-cheese rolls, Frank-custard tarts, Sauerkraut frankfurters, Frank-cheese burgers

13 ways to serve an old favorite: Hot dogs (1955)

Ideas for hot dog cornsticks, Pronto dogs, Frank-roll slices, hotdog boats, hot dog-bacon roll-ups, Herbed franks and rolls, Franks in blankets, Snappy frank-cheese rolls, Sauerkraut hot dogs, Frank-cheese burgers
Vintage postcard July 4 1776

Vintage postcards for the 4th of July

Here's a selection of vintage postcards to celebrate Independence Day -- aka the 4th of July -- all dating back to the first two decades of the 20th century!
Fun things to do with watermelon - recipes

17 wild & wonderful watermelon recipes (1972)

It's surprising what you can do with watermelon -- cook it, chill it, pickle it -- for a side dish, salad, dessert, drink, relish or topping. Here are some great watermelon recipes for you to try!
Vintage Memorial Day postcard

Vintage Memorial Day postcards

Here are more than a dozen colorfully-illustrated postcards published in honor of Memorial Day — known originally as Decoration Day. These antique cards are all from the early 1900s, and several feature the work of popular artist Ellen Clapsaddle.
John Logan with wife Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan, son Manning Alexander Logan, and daughter Mary Elizabeth Dollie Logan (c1870)

The love story behind our first Memorial Day (1955)

When the flowers are reverently placed on the graves tomorrow, there will be many indebted to a tall, dark-haired frontiersman-soldier-statesman, General John Alexander Logan. Through his efforts, encouraged by his loyal wife, Memorial Day was founded.
Roll of Necco Wafers - old-fashioned candy

How round, colorful Necco Wafers candy became so popular (1920)

Here's a look back at a huge advertising push a Boston-based company tried back in the 1910s and 1920s to make Necco Wafers candy -- rolls of sweets flavored with peppermint, wintergreen, chocolate, cinnamon and licorice -- such a big hit that they'd stay on shelves for the next hundred years.
How to make a polka-dot confetti cake (1949)

How to make a polka-dot confetti cake (1949)

Pass the confetti! I've got something to celebrate. A polka-dot confetti cake -- Super good and a cinch to make! Just think -- little inexperienced me -- making a rich, light, yummy cake!
Winter rum drink recipes from 1971

Warm yourself up with these winter rum drinks (1971)

When the outside of you is cold, the inside of you likes something that makes you warm. And winter rum drinks are some of the very beverages that warm you when you are cold, just as rum can cool you when you are warm.
Pink raspberry-angel food All's-Well-That-Ends-Well Dessert

Pink raspberry-angel food dessert (1970)

Here's a recipe for a pink raspberry-angel food dessert, otherwise known as the "All's-Well-That-Ends-Well Dessert" from a magazine recipe menu that called 'Midsummer night’s dream: A party plan for Juliets in search of Romeos.'
Colorful Fruity Pebbles rice krispie treats

Easy Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispie treats

Since they're neon-bright and bursting with candy-sweet fruit flavor, if you're looking for a fun treat to share with a crowd, it's hard to go wrong with these colorful Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispie treats!
Cranberry-glazed pork roast (1993)

Cranberry-glazed pork roast (1993)

This year give your traditional holiday dinner a new twist with the other white meat. Today's pork goes with all the trimmings, from sweet potatoes to cranberries.

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