A shrimp Christmas tree appetizer is a scene-stealer and a real buffet beauty, certain to cast a special charm over any holiday party - yet so easy to do! Here's how.
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.
If you're looking to recreate that special vintage Christmas cookie recipe that your grandmother used to make, or want to discover old-fashioned cookies to make new again, here's a big tasty collection of treats for you!
We know. A peanut butter chiffon pie with pretzel crust sounds as though it might be sticky or salty or heavy. But this dessert is incredibly light and outrageously delicious.
Here are 12 amazing classic apple pie recipes, collected from newspapers published across the US throughout the '60s!
The Ruby Slipper Bundt cake recipe is a Jell-O poke cake-style dessert - a unique cake with raspberry gelatin baked right in! A bonus recipe is a similar treat: an orange jello pound cake.
Anyone for radioactive food? You could get it with this X-radium cookware – a mind-blowingly bad product idea from 1905
Back when radium was first discovered, people loved that it was new and cool and it glowed... so companies decided to put it into a variety of products, like this radioactive X-radium cookware. Yeah, that was a bad idea.
People as vegetables: Odd old trade cards from the 1800s showing men & women literally made from veggies
Trade cards, the granddaddy of today's trading cards, were common in the 1800s, and often showed offbeat images that existed solely to build brand buzz. Here's a strange set showing people as vegetables.
Looking for some deliciously sweet fall snacks? Try these two classic recipes: some amazing pumpkin spice cookies with lemon icing, and the traditional seasonal favorite, Libby's pumpkin nut bread!
Back in the '60s, they called this recipe Fruits Royal Hawaiian -- a easy-to-carve pineapple basket filled with a luscious fresh fruit salad. Get the how-to here!
When baked, this fudge batter pudding has a chocolate sauce on the bottom and the top of the cake. There are also four variations of this chocolate dessert recipe to try!
Hot buttered Cheerios: How to make this super-easy, surprisingly savory snack from the ’80s – plus some tasty variations
Hot buttered Cheerios - the new quick and easy snack you make with Cheerios cereal. Make a bowl right now, and you've got Hot Buttered Os! Also get recipes for 5 variations to try.
What will you find at the end of the rainbow? More smiles than ever. Here's an easy recipe for a fun and fruity rainbow poke cake you can make with your favorite Jell-o flavors!
Stripe-it-Rich pudding poke cakes make ordinary cakes extraordinary. It's easy! Use the Jell-O instant pudding mixture to frost, fill and stripe. Here's how.
When jack-o'-lantern carving time rolls around, conjure up your own designs, or try one of these that use pumpkins or squash!
Chicken Cacciatora, as it is called, is sometimes also known as 'Chicken Hunter Style.' The latter is the literal translation of the original Italian name of the dish, 'Pollo alla Cacciatora.'
Boo! If you're having friends over for some spooky fun, look here for four different hauntingly creative Halloween party table decorations! These vintage menu suggestions and decor ideas are just as fun and festive today as ever.
It’s time for retro appetizers in fun shapes! Get these Cheddar-sherry, ham spread & cream cheese spread recipes (1968)
What were these cheesy cheese spread recipes all about? They were appetizers and snacks that creatively-shaped -- into a wreath, a chicken (with a tail made out of Fritos corn chips) and a Christmas tree.
These two classic strawberry shortcake recipes come from the early 20th century, when fresh strawberries were often saved for special desserts like these.
Get the recipes for two classic desserts: a buttermilk spice cake with penuche icing, and a delicious burnt sugar cake.
Family dinner or special party dish? Spaghetti is one of the few foods with special virtues that serves either occasion. There's nothing like a good spaghetti recipe for bringing fame to a hostess.
Did Coca-Cola once have cocaine in it? Amazingly, yes. Originally marketed as a health drink when it debuted in the 1880s, Coca-Cola was said to cure everything from a migraine (aka "sick headache") to physical exhaustion to depression.
For Halloween party fun, make a Hallo Witch Halloween cake! You don't need any special pans -- just cut a square cake as shown, then frost.
If you're having a party, consider these 12 cheese ball recipes! These tidbits provide a good color, taste and texture contrast to other foods, and can be made ahead of time, too -- even several days ahead to suit your convenience.
Teen guests will swing at a party of food, fun and favors that a young hostess can make herself. Greet your invited ghosts and goblins with a Halloween party!
Here are 35 different classic recipes to prepare one of the most popular types of fish: cod.
The following is a list of the indispensable and necessary pieces of china and glass for correct dinner service, together with a menu describing each of the fourteen courses served at a formal dinner party.
Here's a creative pineapple treasure chest filled with a delicious fresh fruit salad. It's easy to make this stunning party centerpiece! Here's how you can do it.
Vintage recipe double feature: Sensational double-layer pumpkin pie (1992) & a triple-layer pumpkin chiffon pie (1972)
Here are two great no-bake pumpkin pie recipes - a double layer pumpkin pie from the '90s, and a triple-layer counterpart from two decades earlier. The first uses pumpkin and instant pudding for the base, while the second recipe has pumpkin plus plain gelatin.
As this cranberry-nut coffee cake is removed, warm and fragrant, from the oven, it's just about the most tempting cake one can find. It also makes a good dessert for a family dinner.
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...