Recipe 11: Betty Crocker's Galaxy Cookies (1974)

I saw this recipe when I was looking through my mom’s Betty Crocker’s Cookbook from 1974 when I was first starting this project in November. I can only find a few other versions of this recipe online (here and here and here, although I know there are probably a few more that I missed), soContinue reading “Recipe 11: Betty Crocker's Galaxy Cookies (1974)”

Recipe 7: Plain Macaroni Pudding

These vintage recipes are magical. There are so many things you can think about while making one that will have you transported to a different time. The recipe we are doing today is “Plain Macaroni Pudding” which is found in Miss Beecher’s Domestic Receipt Book published in 1846. The book is written by Catharine BeecherContinue reading “Recipe 7: Plain Macaroni Pudding”

Recipe 4: Crown Jewel Dessert (Broken Window Glass Cake)

I wanted to do something festive since it is Christmas and scoured my recipes (even ordering a special holiday cookbook from the 1950’s) before deciding that I was now experienced enough (3 recipes down!) to delve into the world of Jello cooking. The horrors of retro gelatin cooking have been described in great detail allContinue reading “Recipe 4: Crown Jewel Dessert (Broken Window Glass Cake)”