Here are four classic Apple Brown Betty recipes – that’s the name of a delicious old-fashioned dessert made with apples topped by sweet spiced crumbs.
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!
Thanksgiving presupposes thankfulness. One cannot give thanks unless he feels thankful, and this feeling is a cultivated habit.
Electricity will cure all the ills of the world, predicts Thomas Edison, whose inventive genius is responsible for the widespread application of electricity.
Parenting advice from long ago: When a baby does not want to sleep, either it has been spoiled and actually trained to be wakeful by a thoughtless mother, or it is in need of medical care.
WAR DECLARED: See 31 consecutive front page headlines from DC from those tumultuous weeks leading to the outbreak of hostilities in WWI back in 1914.
An archaeologist discovered that the ‘buffalo wallows’ are actually the ruins of underground dwellings where lived a Native American/American Indian group that vanished thousands of years ago.
In this collection of 1910s women’s hats, you can see that styles were exceedingly lush and extravagant.
Once electrical power became widely-available in homes, vintage vacuum cleaners debuted, including ones from the famous Hoover brand.
Take a stroll back to the late 1800s and early 1900s to see some of the grand homes and New York mansions that lined Fifth Avenue.
There are many ways to turn the humble spuds into a tasty side dish. Here are 20 different ways to serve potatoes, including scalloped, fried, mashed and stuffed!
What to expect before, during and after a wedding From the best man to the most remote acquaintance of the affianced couple, a wedding invitation
An old-fashioned poem detailing how to make a pumpkin pie! ‘Enough cold water to form a paste. Colder the water, better the taste. – Half teaspoonful cinnamon, big cup of milk. Stir until as smooth as silk.’
It’s one thing to see drawings of vintage boots in old catalogs, but quite another to look at a pair that has survived a hundred years!
From 1915: The petals of a red, red rose are first cut into the shape of a Cupid’s bow. With the aid of a lipstick, the rose petal lips are applied to the real lips.
A proclamation: Display the flag at their homes or other suitable places on the second Sunday in May as a public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country…