How to Handle Illness as a Vintage Housewife over vintage image of home nurse training.

How to Be Ill (gracefully!) When You’re a Vintage Housewife

This seems like a problem that comes up regularly during the flu season! How did the vintage housewife handle getting sick? Did she try to stay pretty? Did she keep the house clean? And how did she treat herself at home? So, to answer some of these questions, here’s how the 1950s housewife was told …

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2-in-1 Bake is a vintage casserole of ham, cheese, and cauliflower.

2-In-1 Bake: Vintage Ham and Cauliflower Casserole

2-in-1 Bake is a vintage casserole for a family dinner from the 1958 Good Housekeeping’s Casserole Book. It combines ham, cheese, cauliflower, and canned cream soup to make a remarkably tasty quick casserole. I served it with Iowa Succotash, Onion-Rye Bread, and Carrot-Raisin Salad. Since it is a creamy dish, I chose Avocado Tidbits, which …

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