Kids thirsty? Back in the ’60s, if you didn’t want Kool-Aid, you could try Keen – a powdered instant soft drink in fruit flavors, made by Nestlé.
Try one or more of these classic cordial recipes – featuring cherries, raspberries, blackberries, redcurrants, oranges and peaches – and create yourself a rainbow of fruit flavor liqueurs the old-fashioned way!
Tall, fruity coolers, with or without spirits, are much more refreshing than the usual carbonated soft drinks or heady cocktails. Try drink recipes like this red rum cooler, iced tea Hawaiian, Hawaiian rainbow or sunshine floats.
From the 1950s, here’s are two fruity, cheesecake-style dessert pizzas. You serve them like a pizza… you eat them like a pizza… tastes like a flaky party pie!
Even a white Christmas should have a rainbow, so here’s how to make a vintage holiday dessert: classic Christmas Rainbow Poke Cake!
Company coming, so of course, dessert just has to be homemade cheery cherry cheesecake pie. So elegant… and so delicious. And you don’t have to bake it to make it.
These three easy-to-make fruity no-bake yogurt pies combine fresh fruit flavors with yogurt, and the filling is spooned directly into handy ready-made graham cracker crumb crusts.
These two classic strawberry satin pies – including one beautiful enough to be featured on a magazine cover, the other an award winner – will dazzle you and your guests.
In the ’50s, vintage fruit cocktail was added to everything from jello salads to canned meat. Here, see 42 weird old-fashioned ways they used to eat the stuff!
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.
From the 1980s, here’s a deliciously light dessert that’s almost as much fun to make as it is to eat: quick ‘n easy Fruit ‘n Cream Supreme,
If you think peach jam is good, wait until you try these vintage recipes for homemade sweet, warmly-flavored spiced peaches and preserves made from fresh peaches.
Here are two dozen delicious (and often unique) ways to serve bananas — try one or more of these recipes for a taste of life back more than 100 years ago!
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.
Raise a glass, retro-style! Get Glacier highball, Christmas sparkler, Kris Kringle punch & vintage holiday punch and classic cocktail recipes for a holiday party
This Thanksgiving, when they come home for turkey dinner, give your dinner some bounce – a retro Cranberry Wobbler gelatin mold for a holiday side dish!
Here’s a delicious, fruity tropical dessert that’s cold and refreshing – Frozen Caribbean pie – like a fruity salad in a pie shell.
Fannie Farmer’s old-fashioned apple recipes by Fannie Merritt Farmer The wholesome apple in cookery (from 1913) Scandinavian legends affirm that the apple was the favorite
Who’d dream a salad so unusual and impressive could be so easy to make! Serve cranberry candles as your salad once… and you’ll be asked to serve it again and again.
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!
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!
You never heard of frog lemonade? Probably not — it’s a Southern drink that is perfectly delicious, invented back in New Orleans, Louisiana around 1894.
These two classic strawberry shortcake recipes come from the early 20th century, when fresh strawberries were often saved for special desserts like these.
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.
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?
Nesbitt’s was a sparkling orange soda, while Bireley’s fruity drink was non-carbonated, so, as they said in the ’50s, you could drink all you wanted.
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.
It’s surprising what you can do with watermelon – cook it, chill it, pickle it – for a side dish, salad, dessert, drink, relish or topping. Here are some great watermelon recipes for you to try!
This recipe, which combines the popular taste appeal of apple pie filling and a tender crispy cobbler topping, is made easily and quickly with refrigerated cookies, molasses and a prepared apple pie filling.
Pineapple hula-hoop Jell-O mold dessert recipe Bounce a family dinner. Serve a pineapple hula hoop. Ingredients 2 packages (3 oz. each) or 1 package (6
It’s a see-through dessert! This gelatin-based pie offers a clear filling, making it possible for you to see the embedded peaches and cherries when looking at the whole pie, and with every slice.
Make these ornaments in minutes for dazzling centerpieces or decorations. It’s so easy! You simply use straight pins to attach sequins and beads to Styrofoam forms.
What can you eat with your fingers? What needs a fork? Get the answers to these and other questions with etiquette tips from the ’20s!
Here’s a beautiful way to serve a holiday dessert — in a chocolate bowl! Get the whole how-to here, plus a recipe for a delicious berry cream that makes the perfect filling for your chilled chocolate container.
Go bananas! With oranges, peaches, pears & Jell-O gelatin Go ahead. Whip up something delicious. With the perfect twosome. Jello brand gelatin and fruit. They’re
Now’s the time to cook delicious apple treats — and with that hint of fall in the air, it’s a pleasure to spend a morning baking in the kitchen. Here are 5 classic apple dessert recipes you can enjoy!
Check out these zesty retro ’60s holiday side dish recipes for a tasty turkey fruit salad, cranberry fruit molds and salad bowl dressing supreme, all from 1963.
You can combine your favorite kinds of juice with dry milk to make fluffy, flavorful whipped fruit juice toppings using this sweet retro recipe from the sixties!
These two delicious strawberry meringue dessert recipes come from around a hundred years ago, and beat anything out of a box you can get today.
Use your favorite fruit juice and create frosty rainbow pies with a light sherbet-like filling frozen in a light and flaky pie crust shell.
Make a beautiful cake — like this delicate peach meringue cake, for instance. And you do it so very easily. No creaming of shortening. No frosting needed! No egg yolks or whites left over!
These light dessert recipes are not without calories, but they’re not filling. And they’re so breathtakingly beautiful – a delight to look at as well as to eat.
Pastel sugar cookies take just four ingredients — and one dough makes five different flavors. Refrigerate, slice, and bake anytime!
You can’t keep kids from picking blackberries. Oh, the blackberry fiends in your family are going to love the taste of new Jell-O Blackberry flavor
We love “spring pink” desserts May is the month for the sweetest-flavored strawberries, for juicy-tender rhubarb and sun-ripened raspberries. Start with our Dresden-pink strawberry torte…
New holiday pie idea Fruit cocktail’s so gay to fold into the filling, to ring in a wreath round the top of your pie! And
Bake these juicy, tender little peach topsy-turvies in individual cups made with golden cling peach halves. Each one served hot and swimming in its own sauce.
Hail the red, white and blueberry. A simple summer dessert that’s frozen fantastic. Hurray for the magic of Eagle Brand! It’s the secret to this
Looking for a date… recipe? Try these three classic date dessert recipes from 1982: date-cinnamon bread, date-bran cookies and banana-date snack squares.
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Dessert recipes made with oranges Orange pie Grate the rind of two oranges and squeeze the juice. Cream one-fourth of a pound of butter and
There are many ways of using cherries, but I know of no better way to serve them to the family than in a rich pie crust. This is my favorite summer cherry pie recipe.