Vintage Recipe Cards

Butterscotch Candy Recipe

A buttery sweet candy cooked without stirring.  The end result is a hard butterscotch candy that you can break into pieces, similar to a brittle or hard toffee.Butterscotch Candy2 cups brown sugar2 tablespoons vinegar3 or 4 [...]

Molasses Cookies Recipe

This recipe is one of my childhood favorites and comes from my great-grandmother.  You'll see a notation in the upper right corner stating it was her "mother's reciept".  I remember these cookies being thin and chewy, [...]

Basic Salad Dressing Recipe

A simple salad dressing made from vinegar, oil, ketchup (catsup), mustard, onion and celery seed.  Salad Dressing1/2 cup sugar1/4 cup vinegar1 cup oil1 cup catsup (i.e. ketchup)1 teaspoon lemon juice1 teaspoon dry mustard1 onion cut in [...]

Brown Sugar Frosting Recipe

A rich buttery, caramel flavored cooked frosting.  Perfect for any cake.Brown Sugar Frosting1/2 cup butter1 cup brown sugar, packed1/4 cup milk1 3/4 - 2 cups powdered sugarBoil butter and brown sugar for 2 minutes.  Add milk [...]

Sour Cream Salad Dressing Recipe

A simple and delicious tangy dressing, similar in style to a creamy ranch dressing.Sour Cream Salad Dressing1 cup sour cream2 tablespoons grated onion3 tablespoons wine vinegar2 tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon prepared mustarddash of pepper sauce1 [...]

Meat Brine Recipe

This recipe is one that I will likely never try. I confirmed with my mother that this is the method by which my family would preserve meat for storage (prior to refrigeration). The raw meat is [...]

Vintage Recipe Terminology and Definitions

In pre-21st century cooking, you'll often find unique terminology not used commonly today.  As I discover and research new terms, I will add them to the following list of definitions:Butter Measurements: here are several common terms [...]

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