Thanksgiving

Golden green bean bake recipe (1987)

Here's a great new way to make the good old green-bean-bake - in the microwave! Green beans, soup, olives and onions team up to bring you this update on a classic recipe. 
Pumpkin cake roll recipe (1984)

Pumpkin cake roll recipe (1984)

Roll a pumpkin cake! It's the perfect festive cake for Thanksgiving or Christmas -- lightly-spiced pumpkin cake, filled with a fluffy cream cheese mixture, then frosted with chocolate and decorated with pumpkin candies.
classic sweet potato pie recipes

11 classic sweet potato pie recipes

All of these sweet potato pie recipes come from the early part of the 20th century -- from 1915 until 1922 -- and should give you some ideas for ways to spice up a sweet potato pie of your own!

A real old-fashioned mincemeat recipe (1890)

This mincemeat recipe comes from the wife of John A Logan, who, among many other accomplishments of note, was a general in the Union Army during the Civil War, and an Illinois congressman and senator. He is also considered to have been key in making Memorial Day an official US holiday. This remarkable lady was named Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan.

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