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.
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!
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!
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 out to surprise America. More than 20 top-name celebrities ... 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 enchanting. Nowhere does the metaphor ring more true than ... 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.
The devilied egg is truly an American innovation, Here are 22 different old-fashioned and divinely delicious deviled egg recipes for you to try!
It seems that there are almost as many mint julep recipes as there are people who enjoy these frosty alcoholic beverages. We searched through newspaper and book archives to collect these nine julep how-tos that span a century. Take a look at what we found!
This frosted sandwich loaf holds a surprise in every layer: curried egg salad, tomato, chicken salad, and deviled ham-pickle filling between slices of bread -- frosted with a velvety smooth mixture of mayonnaise or salad dressing and cream cheese.
We know. It sounds as though it might be sticky or salty or heavy. But this dessert is incredibly light and outrageously delicious.
Popcorn pie? Macaroni and popcorn? Popcorn omelet? If you thought popcorn balls and cheesy popcorn was the limit of corny creativity, you were wrong. Here are 42 popcorn recipes to try.
Back in 1971, a California newspaper asked readers to submit their best sugar cookie recipes. Most of the cookies were made with tried-and-true vintage recipes, passed down from generation to generation. Here are 8 of the best!
Without a doubt, the humble dump cake has one of the worst names ever, but this sweet treat has still managed to stay popular since its introduction in the mid-sixties. See step-by-step photos for an apple dump cake recipe here!
Here is a junior spectacular for such a world-shattering occasion as a child's birthday party. Anyone who loves jelly beans (doesn't everyone?) will love it.
Whether you're looking for basic sweet potato recipes or need some ideas for Thanksgiving side dishes, these 41 classic sweet potato recipes cover the gamut, from main dishes to desserts!
Think you know just about every way to prepare eggs? We bet that at least a couple of the recipes in this collection from 1912 will be new to you. Take a look!
Here, find out how to make the original 7-minute frosting -- plus get some how-tos on whipping up some tasty new ways to enjoy this icing!
Some of the earliest reports of "alligator pears" come from the 1820s, typically in dispatches from Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica and other Caribbean/Central American countries. Also called ahuacate, the avocado was a ... Click to read more...
Here are some homemade vinegar recipes for making your own special fruit and herb vinegars, using things like raspberries, strawberries, cherries, pineapple, mint, onions, celery, tarragon and other foods.
The now ubiquitous chocolate chip cookie came to be back in 1938, and by 1939, those tasty little treats were already being called 'famous.' Here's the original Toll House cookie recipe!
Originally the fondue was a cheese dish, one cooked with wine and served with bread dunked. Today, the fun-to-do dishes have meats, chocolates or vegetables as their main ingredients.
Versatile meatballs have become one of the most often served and enjoyed — foods on American tables. Get 10 recipes for these family favorites here!
A cake, more than any other creation of the culinary art, truly expresses the spirit of festivity. And the magic of a cake extends beyond the festive occasion, into the cozy family world of everyday.