NRA Refrigerator Pudding

From Mrs J. F. Frehler Jr in West Allison, we have NRA Refrigerator Pudding. I don’t think “NRA” in this context means National Rifle Association. It is more likely to mean National Recovery Agency aka the New Deal, passed under President Franklin Roosevelt in 1933. It was designed to help normalize prices and wages during … Continue reading

Jean’s Spaghetti Sauce & Meatballs

Here’s another twofer recipe, in that there were two cards called Jean’s Spaghetti Sauce, but the real bonus is that one of them includes the recipe for the meatballs referenced in the sauce. Whew, I wasn’t sure what we were going to do there! Both recipes seem to have the same ingredients just in a … Continue reading

An Oh Em Gee Squeee!

I’m always looking for new sources of recipes – antique and curio shops, thrift stores, and of course, eBay. Today I opened a recent eBay purchase and I couldn’t be more excited!! I haven’t even had a chance to count how many recipes there are in these two boxes, but let me tell you, there … Continue reading

Seven Layer Bars

I remember someone’s mom made these when I was a kid and I thought they were the most amazing, sinful things I had ever eaten. I haven’t much changed from that opinion since then, heh. It’s funny how she used oleo (margarine) when there is so much that is not low fat. I’d probably just … Continue reading

Andy’s Blue Cheese Dressing

  Speaking of blue cheese dressing, here’s a recipe that makes quite a lot of dressing! I think the measurements could be cut, since a quart of dressing is enough for a LOT of salad. Unfortunately in my house, I’m the only one who likes blue cheese dressing. Bummer. I suspect this could be made … Continue reading

Beans, rice

  Sometimes, finding a side dish is one of the more difficult decisions during dinner preparations. You want to balance an entree with other food choices that won’t make the diner too full, or leave them wanting more because they are hungry. Rice is a basic in our house. Here are two side dishes on … Continue reading

Success for one is success for all

Recently, a reader of this site told me about her site, Home Cook’s Pantry. It’s a charming site similar to this one, but even better, she has a book coming out featuring vintage cake recipes! Yummm. The book will feature 50 vintage cake recipes, including some of the more typical cakes like Devil’s Food and … Continue reading