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Vintage Cookbook Fiend
Vintage Cookbook Fiend

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Funny Name: Primal Scream Edition
Do you want a dressing that will make you scream and breathe heavily? Spices of the World Cookbook by McCormick   (Mary Collins, copyright 1964, 1976 reprint) has just the recipe for you: Okay, clearly this has nothing to do with Lamaze classes. For a half-...
Funny Name: Primal Scream Edition
Funny Name: Primal Scream Edition
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Breakfast that will make you burst, even before the turkey hits
November means turkey and pumpkin pie recipes for any cooking magazine. Gourmet 's 1977 offering   tries to keep its holiday spread fresh by using a trick grandma used to use-- substituting winter squash for pumpkin to make a squash pie.  We're not going to...
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Funny Name: Extra Crunchy Edition
Funny Name: Extra Crunchy Edition
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Funny Name: Extra Crunchy Edition
Today's recipe from  The Complete Book of Outdoor Cookery  (Helen Evans Brown and James Beard, 1955) sounds like just the type of thing that would seriously jeopardize the peace brokered with the giant telepathic spiders . Don't be too alarmed, though. The ...
Funny Name: Extra Crunchy Edition
Funny Name: Extra Crunchy Edition
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The onions that will make everybody cry, and other tales of terror
Are you a body builder? I can carry multiple  bags of groceries at the same time . That's about as close as I can get to claiming the title. That's okay, though because even though today's cookbook is for body builders, it's not what you think. Body Buildin...
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Funny Name: Yam Not! Edition
Funny Name: Yam Not! Edition
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Funny Name: Yam Not! Edition
This recipe from Favorite Recipes of Ohio  (1964) has me wondering wtf... Yamzetti has no yams... and no spaghetti... so where is the name coming from? After I stared at it a while, I realized it's basically Johnny Marzetti , but what makes this version Yam...
Funny Name: Yam Not! Edition
Funny Name: Yam Not! Edition
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Shakers (not the salt or pepper variety)
Shakers (not the salt or pepper variety)
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Shakers (not the salt or pepper variety)
Today, we're looking at recipes from some real movers and shakers. Well, that's only half right. It's The Shaker Cook Book: Not by Bread Alone  (Caroline B. Piercy, 1953). I'll admit that I wasn't moved to read too much about Shaker theology, but based on t...
Shakers (not the salt or pepper variety)
Shakers (not the salt or pepper variety)
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Funny Name: How'd You Make That? Edition
Funny Name: How'd You Make That? Edition
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