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.
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.
Give gifts from the heart this holiday -- Homemade preserves. Loaves. Cookies. All made with delicious Chiquita bananas! Find recipes for Banana cookies, Country banana bread & Cranberry-banana marmalade
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.
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!
Find out how to make these pretty little rolled chocolate chip cookies that you can even decorate for the holidays!
What were the hottest toys in 1987? See them in this vintage Toys R Us toy & game catalog insert! The slogan that year: 'You'll never outgrow us.'
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!
Sleighbells. Laughter. Your gift of Kahlua, joyfully given. Or received. And then, glowing with cheer, these fresh-made delights -- Kahlua Christmas recipes
Desserts made out of candy? Kids growing up in the late '60s and early '70s probably could hardly believe their good luck when this Snickers bar chocolate rice pudding recipe showed up.
What can you serve in the punch bowl? Some society ladies of Southern Mississippi offered these 21 fruity vintage punch recipes in the summer of 1969!
A holiday house -- or Christmas cottage -- made from Rice Krispies is easier and faster to put together than most conventional gingerbread houses!
Here's some beautiful Christmas decor and crafty holiday gifts that you can make - they're creative and affordable, and all in an authentic '60s-style.
Give someone you love a ring tonight Another delicious recipe from the Jell-O pages Editor's note: This vintage Christmas-themed molded Jell-O ring in red and green colors will help make the season bright... Click to read more...
Make the prettiest Christmas decorations you'll ever eat Quick 'n easy -- with Jiffy Pop! All it takes is you -- or a bunch of you -- and the urge to make something personally pretty for the holidays. Expec... Click to read more...
Try one of these vintage 7-Up cake recipes! "Never before have you had a cake so light, so airy, so high, and with such a delightful new flavor."
Christmas dessert recipes Lemon European cake recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup butter or margarine 1-1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspo... Click to read more...
'Tis the season for Merry Treats Made with Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal Start with this "Marshmallow Treats" recipe: 1/4 cup regular margarine or butter 1 6-10 ounce package regular marshmallows (abou... Click to read more...
Here's a recipe for a surprise holiday cake! You make it with Campbell's tomato soup
A pretty wrapping makes a gift special. But when you suddenly realize that some of your Christmas presents are costing almost as much to wrap as they did to buy, then it's high time for ingenuity and originality!
On these Christmas trees, cuddly creatures ride the silver balsam tree along with Santas and toys, all radiantly spotlighted with the gleam of shining ornaments.
Here, find out how to make some vintage Christmas crafts from 1964! There's a green burlap holiday wreath, some tabletop crown Christmas trees, plus a beautiful cardboard Christmas starburst craft. Take a look!
Make these ornaments in minutes for dazzling centerpieces or decorations. It's so easy! You simply use straight pins to attach sequins and beads to Styrofoam forms.
If you can spare no money, and have no leisure to make pretty and inexpensive things, give pleasant words and wishes. Have faith enough in your friends to believe they will understand you.
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!
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!
Sweet holiday treats Below, beginning at top and reading from left to right: Boxed Dates and Figs Stuffed with Fondant, Fresh Coconut Patties, Walnut Creams, Scotch Shortbread in fluted pie pan, Holiday Hard S... Click to read more...
Gingerbread gallery For the merriest of holidays, here is our brand-new collection of gingerbread houses. Make our fairy-tale cottage and the trio on the page... >> Don't miss these! ... Click to read more...
Children love them Here is a group of irresistible cookies of every kind which you'll enjoy making as much as giving. Cookies are part of the Christmas fun; share their making and eating with your children a... Click to read more...