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Refreshing Classic Tom Collins Cocktail
5 classic Tom Collins cocktail recipes

A Tom Collins isn’t a drink just named after some guy, somewhere. Find out the story of ‘Have you seen Tom Collins?’ – and get recipes for four original, old-fashioned versions of the Tom Collins cocktail.

Vintage recipe for lemon nut bread (1959)
Lemon nut bread recipe from 1959

Here’s a moist delicious lemon nut bread that is really unusual! It has a delightful fresh lemon flavor — and what an eye-catcher it is, too! 

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!

Vintage 50s recipe - Jack Horner prune cake (1958)
Jack Horner prune cake (1958)

Here’s a version of Grandma’s homemade prune cake. This recipe makes two desserts: a two-layer cake with a lemon filling, and prune cake bars.

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?