I like vintage. I have an appreciation for it and finding excitement for it online is not hard. On Instagram and YouTube, I follow many lovely women and men that adore the clothing, the decor and the music. I can find followers of rockabilly, art deco and the swinging jazz. I have witnessed dedicated passion … Continue reading Quaint Cooking: A New Beginning
Its another Mrs. Beeton's photo this week. This time an illustration on how to make Pastry. The Caption on the picture reads: "Sieve the flour, add water and mix with the fingers; roll out and place the butter in the centre; fold the ends over, making an envelope for the butter; roll out; method of … Continue reading Mrs. Beeton’s Pastry
The caption on the picture in the Barbecue Book reads: Blue Cheese Slaw - an old favorite with a new serving idea. Fold big bologna slices or other round ready to serve meat into ruffles. Cheese spread helps hold them together. This is what I love about the 60s. They always have to be extra. … Continue reading Ring of Meat
Caption on the picture reads "All you do to make Pickle in a Poke is to cover a line-up of fat dills with juicy hamburger steak, then cook in foil. Slice to serve - everyone gets a round of beef with a bull's-eye of pickle". Serving suggestions was serve it like meatloaf or tuck into … Continue reading To Pickle or Not to Pickle?
I love the vintage kitchen. I am always amazed at what they were able to accomplish without most of the modern conveniences of today. Its sometimes hard to imagine a life without food processors, refrigerators, blenders and dishwashers. I love finding old booklets giving housewives recipes to show the range of these items as they … Continue reading Welcome to Quaint Cooking!