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C: The Letter Of The Day
2013-07-09 23:35
My new layout is atrocious, is it not? This 1970's pea/avocado green and alternating floor tile was exactly what I was trying to find. I'm limited. I get it. All I need to know is how to pos… Read More
Good And Easy (Version 1974)
2013-06-26 22:04
It's been a little while since I've had some fun with Betty Crocker. February? March? Too long for sure. I can sit back and blame my shortcomings on the last time I've been inspired by a… Read More
Fon-due, Fon-Don't And Other Southern Gems
2013-06-26 16:54
I know, I know, I know it has been a while since I have made any effort to update my blog. The excuses would be that I have not been able to think of anything funny or interesting. Summer st… Read More
I Saw Red (Recipe Cards #26)
2013-05-15 06:15
I think I broke my blog :( One morning while waiting for my daughter to go to school I was experimenting with backgrounds and this goofy pink one stuck as well as the brief red flash that is… Read More
Patten Revisited (Recipe Cards #25)
2013-05-02 15:39
Hello!! I havent done a recipe card post in a while. Against my better judgement, I ordered the Marguerite Patten cards again and from looking through them, I realized I am just beginning. I… Read More
Beware The Bridge Ladies
2013-04-29 05:11
All the way from the Great North Canada to a Salvation Army thrift store in the Hessville part of Hammond, IN, the books from the bridge ladies have been illegally in this country, none the… Read More
2013-04-24 00:12
Hello strangers! I know it's been a while since I have posted and if you follow my FB page, I have been keeping up with that. Over the past few weeks a lot has happened on an international a… Read More
Meatless And Moldless
2013-03-28 04:20
I know what you are wondering. How can I possibly make a blog post without my two favorite subjects: meat and gross gelatin molds. My inner Southern Homemaker, whom I did not know existed wa… Read More
2013-03-20 15:59
Greetings, Hello, Hi..There's still 10 books left in the Family Circle Illustrated Library of Cooking, 1972. Today I will delve into Volume 8, Egg-Fro. I cannot be the only one who rolls the… Read More
Surprisingly Princely Fare
2013-03-16 01:03
Hello everybody! I've been downed the past few days with some sort of VGE (Viral Gastroenteritis). I didn't want to think about food, write about food, look at food, smell food, taste food… Read More
Open And Shut (San-Sea)
2013-03-08 20:45
I think my previous post has festered long enough for me to begin another. Believe me, I can and could add a new post every day, more than once a day. However, that would be overkill, insani… Read More
2013-03-04 21:40
Hello! It's time to delve headfirst into another book of culinary WTFs. I'm keeping the Family Circle Illustrated Library of Cooking, 1972 books' momentum and going with volume 11, Lun-Nut… Read More
Hot Diggity Dog And The Infallibles
2013-02-28 02:26
Hello! After spending the past few days going through the Family Circle Illustrated Volume of Cooking, 1972 set, I decided to go with volume 10, Hot Dog Happenings, Infallible Instants and M… Read More
Lucky #7
2013-02-25 05:27
After my last post, I had all intentions on taking a few days away from blogging to let everything catch up so I don't cause sensory overload and perhaps deliver too much information at once… Read More
This Or That
2013-02-23 06:22
I have spent 114 posts making light humor of cookbooks and recipe cards from 1980 and before that. As my most devoted readers know, nothing is safe from my ever watchful eye when it comes to… Read More
Creole. Merde.
2013-02-19 01:18
Do you want to know what the hardest part of making a good blog post is? It's not finding the perfect cookbook, putting the sticky tabs on the the pictures I want to use, scanning, editing… Read More
The Gift Of Salads (from The South) Y'all.
2013-02-14 06:40
What other retro foods are music to the ears and candy to the eye of anyone with an interest in the nostalgic than the salads? Of course there are the molds and aspics, the sandwich loaves… Read More
Meat, Southern Style
2013-02-13 05:21
I really thought I was going to take a break from both the Southern Living books and any subject related to meat. I tried. Really. Then this book started to stare at me with its olive eyes a… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
Those that have skimmed and scanned the past 134 posts of this blog have figured one thing out about me: I have major food quirks. Majorly major. Somewhere between mayonnaise and tuna is tha… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
First off, I know it has been a long, long, long time since I have posted on this blog.Last you heard, I was sweating my ass off in Texas with a septic guinea pig. This year, I am freezing m… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
I hate summer. I disliked it for many years, sure. But I never truly experienced the amount of self loathing and hatred for all temperatures above 90 degrees until I found myself living in t… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
I know this is a rarity to get three posts in a row from me. I guess somewhere in blog etiquette I'm not supposed to post too much. Since I am not much for blog etiquette and I know that I n… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
This is my 131st post. I've somehow managed to come up with 131 topics and hundreds of pictures from these old cookbooks, recipe cards, pamphlets. I even somehow manged to make a dirge… Read More

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