More 1-2-3 Pastry

Sometimes old recipe collections can be hit or miss, and in this instance there are some hits, some clear misses and some question marks. This scan is the back side of the previous 1-2-3 Pastry sheet from the Gold Medal Flour 10 pound bag. You can see at the lower edge where the coupons and … Continue reading

1-2-3 Pastry

No tedious sifting, friends, just dip a dry (did you hear that? DRY!) nested measuring cup into the bag of flour. What’s that? You need several cups of flour and would like to use something other than a dry nested measuring cup? I don’t know…Betty, what say you? Betty? Are you there? First question, who … Continue reading

Butterfudge B Side

Welcome back for the back side of our Butterfudge Creations recipe sheet from Betty Crocker. Can I say, right off the bat, that recipe number one up there – Butterfudge Mallow Cake – does not sound at all appetizing to m? It’s the marshmallow frosting. Not to say that I despise marshmallows, but they are … Continue reading

Butterfudge creations

This is the “top” portion of the slip that also included the savings coupon and often a regular coupon a homemaker could use at the store, like so: This particular coupon expired in 1966, so don’t try it at the local Vons, and they definitely won’t double it! So anyway, one side of the ┬áslip … Continue reading

Caramel Pecan Rolls – 1965

Here’s one of the recipes from the flour sack. I like how they give the “new” instructions on how to measure flour. Flour used to be much more predisposed to clumping which is why we used to sift. Today, sifting isn’t necessary, but it does give your baked goods a more fluffy and light texture … Continue reading

Savings coupons

Back in the day merchants and manufacturers gave out coupon incentives to housewives to encourage brand loyalty (and of course they still do today). These particular ones from General Mills were part of the Gold Medal flour package. A 5 pound bag included a Betty Crocker coupon worth 2 coupons, and a 10 pound bag … Continue reading