The Gelatin Diaries: Gelatin Cookies

This is the continuing saga of me trying to figure out the popularity of gelatin recipes from the 1920s to the 1970s. Each month, I randomly pick a recipe from a jar filled with the good, the bad and the savory gelatin recipes to see which ones were worth it and which ones should stay … Continue reading The Gelatin Diaries: Gelatin Cookies

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