Very Vintage December

1950s Chocolate-Covered Cherries: Very Vintage December Day 2

Making a 1950s holiday candy from scratch in a modern kitchen. I don’t really like convenience foods. I like cooking from scratch. I also like reverse-engineering foods. I mean, I started reading Cook’s Illustrated magazine 20 years ago! I’m sure you see where this is going. I LIKE reverse-engineering vintage convenience foods, and making my …

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How to plan for Christmas: Very Vintage December Day 1

Planning for a Busy Vintage December Once again, it is time for the famous (infamous? no, no, definitely not!) Very Vintage December Challenge! Time to Jingle Bell Rock! As an overview, each day, I will be doing a vintage homemaking activity from the Betty Crocker Country Kitchen Almanac from 1958. I love doing this, and …

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A Very Vintage December with the Mid-Century Modern Mommy

A Very Vintage December: a Merry Christmas to You, & a Happy New Year!

Well, I haven’t updated this project in a week! I didn’t have even a Mid-Century Menu Monday post this week. I didn’t do anything all week! (I lie — I did do the cooking and cleaning. And the homeschooling. Just no Christmas projects.) My midwife told me to take some time off, so I took …

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