1970s Thanksgiving Menu: Appetizers

So as I mentioned here, I made a 1970s Thanksgiving menu from the Southern Living: The Holiday Cookbook. Today I will be talking about the appetizers or starters, if that is more your jam. On the menu was originally smoked salmon, cream of pumpkin soup and hot spiced vineyard cup. Like I mentioned in that … Continue reading 1970s Thanksgiving Menu: Appetizers

History of Tomato Soup Cake

I will admit this particular post gave me some trouble. I have had the research, recipe tested and photos taken for about two months now but every time I have tried to write the post I go blank. I am finally glad to have this done and posted! Tomato soup cake is not a cake … Continue reading History of Tomato Soup Cake

McCall’s Great American Recipe Collection

In the mid 1970s, Bicentennial fever swept the nation which celebrated the 200th anniversary of the United States becoming an independent nation. There were special quarters, half dollars and dollar coins minted between 1975 and 1976. Cities around the country had celebrations and fireworks. Museums such as the Smithsonian had special exhibits.  Even Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading McCall’s Great American Recipe Collection