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Strawberry liqueur
16 fruity, boozy classic cordial & liqueur recipes

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!

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Cool drinks: 10 retro sippers for summer (1977)

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.

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Jell-O Rainbow poke cake recipe (1982)

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!

Fancy fruit and veg Do-it-yourself garnishes (1965)
Fancy fruit & veg! Do-it-yourself garnishes (1965)

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?

30 fun & fruity non-alcoholic drink recipes (1919)
30 fun & fruity non-alcoholic drink recipes (1919)

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.

Delicious retro watermelon recipes
17 wild & wonderful retro watermelon recipes

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!

Jell-O pineapple hula hoop (1979)

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

Make a chocolate basket filled with berry cream
Chocolate basket with berry cream retro recipe

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.