Garnishes can also be an integral part of a dish. What could be prettier than a carrot larkspur, a turnip narcissus, or a cucumber lily? Or a rose, that by any other name, is a radish, lemon, lime, or tomato?
There's new Jell-O salad gelatin in two flavors, celery or mixed vegetable. Either savory salad gelatin provides a receptive base for vegetables and meats. The results can be main dishes, or side salads or even jellied soups.
If you're looking for a vintage-style dessert for a special occasion, check out more than a hundred different classic cake recipes to suit all tastes!
Here's an easy-to-make recipe for Cheerios on a stick - no-bake snack treats that combine Cheerios with peanut butter, marshmallows and a few other goodies .
How to make oven-fried chicken - Texas recipe (1939) Oven-fried chicken is one of the dishes that is particularly simple to prepare. After the prel... Click to read more...
While boxes of Jell-O pudding pops may be but a memory, we can still remember their glory days through these magazine ads and TV commercials!
The monumentally-successful 'I'd like to buy the world a Coke' ad campaign was heard all over the world back in 1971. See the commercial here!
From 1967: With sales up 43 percent in the past five years, the dry cereal business has been one of the fastest-growing segments of the food industry. Children consume about half the cereal eaten in the US.
Victorian etiquette: Perhaps it is quite a simple occurrence to eat your breakfast, your dinner, or your supper, yet the gentleman or lady, and the low-bred man or woman, are not more strongly contrasted than when at the table.
The Bisquick 'No time to cook' recipe book, featuring Impossible Pies: Bacon, quesadilla, cheeseburger, brunch, seafood, lasagne, taco, green bean, zucchini-tomato, brownie, buttermilk, cheesecake
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
Booze-free beverages were all the rage after prohibition kicked in, so from a huge collection of suggestions published in 1919, we found these 30 fruity non-alcoholic drink recipes that would still work well today.
When the question is 'What's for dinner?' nothing could be a more popular answer than macaroni and cheese! Here are 10 delicious classic mac & cheese recipes to try.
Trimmed with good-to-eat Oscar Mayer tidbits stuck on with cocktail picks, this Christmas tree with meat ornaments is sure to be the center of attraction at any holiday buffet.
Keebler 15-minute Chocolate-Banana Cream Pie recipe Ingredients 1 Keebler Ready-Crust Chocolate Pie Crust 1 package (4-serving size) instant vani... Click to read more...
Nothing says 'luncheon' like an old-fashioned frosted party sandwich loaf! And they're so darn pretty, they can even do double-duty as lunch table centerpieces.
A Tom Collins isn't a drink just named after some guy, somewhere. It's a drink named after nobody, nowhere. Ah, but there's a story to go along with it all. Find out the backstory of "Have you seen Tom Collins?" -- and get recipes for four original, old-fashioned versions of the Tom Collins cocktail!
If you're a salad-lover, but you've run out of new salad ideas, this will be the best news you've read in years! It's a completely new kind of salad. One that wins applause -- especially from men -- like no other salad you ever served!
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.
Here's an honest-to-goodness family meal that tastes like a Sunday treat -- franks and beans. Here are four ways to serve them, including a franks 'n' beans casserole.
Hot dogs cut in fancy shapes turn plain food into party fare -- and fun! Try putting the dog on such compatibles as macaroni and cheese, cabbage, and more wonderful stuff.
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.
Midsummer night's dream: A party menu plan for Juliets in search of Romeos This strategy works like charm. Invite lots of boys and wear your ruffly-est ruffles. Great food. Great fun. And no more lonely Saturday nights.
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!
For the boat, the beach, around the pool, or just a quiet drink on the porch, you're invited you to try these summer rum drinks! Salud!
In the early 1940s, Whitman's Chocolates heavily promoted their product as the ideal Mother's Day gift -- and they laid the guilt on thick. "There is no hurt like forgetting."
The traditional pound cake recipe got its name from the measurements of some ingredients used in the recipe -- a pound of butter, a pound of sugar and a pound of flour. More than a century ago, the recipe changed to something a little lighter, but no less delicious!
These flower pot sandwiches are pretty and appealing, and make for lots of conversation at lunch!
28 ways to make short work of cooking during the long summer days, made with Campbell's soup, V8 juice, Spaghetti Os and Bounty canned foods.
Rice Krispies Treats were invented in the 1930s, and by 1940, the recipe was known across the country -- and their popularity has hardly waned since. Here, get the original version of the treats recipe, along with some modern variations!
You'll be the cleverest hostess at any party, year 'round when you bake a cake that looks like a house, a church, a barn or a school.
What a surprise! Milk is spreading across the lips of celebrities New campaign launched to reverse attitudes causing milk-drinking decline Milk is... Click to read more...
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.
Cakes assume custom look when frosted Frosting on the cake has come to mean an extra frippery or frivolity -- something not necessary but certainly e... Click to read more...
What is a Watergate Cake? It's the popular dessert made with a recipe that was passed around a lot in the mid-1970s. In the name of historical research, we decided to give this vintage cake recipe try! Here's how it turned out.