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Poppy Crocker
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Vintage Cookbook Fiend
Vintage Cookbook Fiend

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Veggies that make me ask the big, existential question
I visited friends with a lovely vegetable garden a couple weeks ago and came home with delicious fresh parsley, lettuce, basil, and cucumbers. Since that gave me veggies on the brain, today we're looking at Favorite Recipes of America: Vegetables Including ...

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Quick & easy dishes for an uneasy week
This week I just about panicked when I went to the basement and saw a puddle under my upright freezer. Then I opened the door and my potato puffs and veggie burgers were still frozen solid, so I looked around and realized the water was along the whole wall....

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Raw power!
I love raw snap peas. I like carrots better raw than cooked. I generally (with a few minor exceptions) only like fruit if it's raw. But am I ready for everything to be raw? Jennie Reekie's Everything Raw: The No-Cooking Cookbook  (1977) at least pretends  w...

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In which your humble writer accidentally weaponizes a spoon
It's that time of year again-- time for me to actually cook something vintage. That's right: Pieathalon! I sent in a recipe for Waffle Pie from Who'll Do the Dishes  (1960) and waited to see what would come in for me. I got my recipe from the always-enterta...

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In which a special guest barely bothers to tease the Pieathalon
Guess what's coming on Friday! It's the day we're posting for the fourth annual Pieathalon! As I have in years past , I asked a special guest to help me sample the pie for that post, so as is my tradition , he gets to pick the recipe for the teaser post . I...
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