Vintage Recipes

The Old Fashioned Way: Sugared Roses on TheHistoryKitchen.com #history #vintage #recipes

The Old Fashioned Way: Sugared Roses

Learn to make old fashioned sugared rose petals and rose-infused sugar with simple, historically-inspired methods on The History Kitchen. Read More

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Very Fancy Sandwiches

Learn to make simple, vintage fancy sandwiches for your next soiree. From wartime American Home Magazine. Read More

Crispy Baked Eggs on TheHistoryKitchen.com #history #vintage #recipe

Crispy Baked Eggs

Louise Mellor shares a vintage recipe for Crispy Baked Eggs from The General Foods Kitchens Cookbook and discusses the 1959 culinary landscape. Read More

Pumpkin Pudding

Thanksgiving, Lincoln and Pumpkin Pudding

Lincoln was the first president to declare Thanksgiving a national holiday. Read the history and learn a historical recipe for Pumpkin Pudding from Lincoln’s lifetime. Read More

Nutty Sweet Potato Casserole

Cooking on a Ration – Nutty Sweet Potato Casserole

Imagine only being allowed a certain amount of meat per week… a world where sugar is precious and worth saving… where a coupon booklet is the golden ticket one needs to purchase the basics. Today, we don’t think twice about buying … Read More

Cary Grant's Oven-Barbecued Chicken Recipe on The History Kitchen

Cary Grant’s Oven-Barbecued Chicken

An easy vintage family recipe for Oven-Barbecued Chicken from Cary Grant, featured in the 1939 cookbook “What Actors Eat When They Eat!” Read More

Halloween Devil's Food Cupcakes

Halloween Devil’s Food Cupcakes

Vintage recipe for Devil’s Food Cake Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting- a historical Halloween holiday dessert tradition. Read More

Andersen's Split Pea Soup

Andersen’s Split Pea Soup

Vintage recipe for Andersen’s Split Pea Soup from Andersen’s Restaurant in Buellton, California. Family recipe. Vegan, Gluten Free. Read More

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Learn to make easy southern fried green tomatoes from Fannie Flagg’s Original Whistle Stop Cafe Cookbook. Read More

Andy's Angel Food Cake

Andy’s Angel Food Cake – A Tribute to Andy Griffith

A vintage recipe from “Aunt Bee’s Mayberry Cookbook” – a simple chocolate-filled angel food cake with nuts and chocolate shavings. Read More

Cucumber Rye Tea Sandwiches from The Help Close

Cucumber Rye Tea Sandwiches from “The Help”

Learn a traditional Southern recipe from the Oscar nominated movie The Help – Cucumber Rye Tea Sandwiches. Appetizer, Finger Food, Kosher, Dairy. Read More

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Pie Crust Pinwheels

Use the trimmings from your pie crust to make delicious cinnamon-sugar cookies – Pie Crust Pinwheels. Easy and kid-friendly vintage recipe. Read More

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Slice

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

How to make an old fashioned Strawberry Rhubarb Pie thickened with tapioca. More strawberry, less rhubarb for just the right amount of tartness. Read More

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Old Fashioned All-Butter Pie Crust

How to make an old fashioned all butter pie crust from scratch. Instructions for chilling dough, rolling out crust, fluting, and scalloping. Read More