Has "Quarantine Baking" taken over at your house? Here are a few recipes from our Bread and Baking section to help inspire your next baking adventure.

Lamb Roast Recipes - Fit for a King

These vintage Lamb Roast recipes are from a booklet published by the American Lamb Council in Denver, Colorado.  The booklet includes Carving Instructions, along with recipes for a Roast Leg of Lamb, Square Shoulder Lamb Roast, Rolled Lamb Shoulder Roast, and a Rack of Lamb.  No publication date is printed in the booklet, but judging from the graphics and pictures and estimated publication date would be anywhere from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s.

 

Traditional Easter Sunday Dinner Menus

Easter 2020 will be one for the history books as with world shuts down amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic.  If you are trying to plan an Easter Dinner for your family unit, we have searched our cookbook collection for Vintage Easter Menus and recipes to help you in your planning.  We hope these menus and recipes help inspire you to prepare a Traditional Easter Brunch or Dinner.  Even if you can't worship in your usual fashion on Easter Morning, hopefully, you can enjoy a traditional meal with your family. 

Stay Safe and Enjoy!

 

Vintage Christmas Menus

"It's the most wonderful time of the year!"

Vintage Recipes has collected a selection of traditional Christmas Menus along with Vintage Christmas recipes for classic holiday dishes.   Most every family that celebrates Christmas has a Christmas Dinner - some formal served on china and silver, others served family-style with everyday dinnerware or Chinet. These classic Christmas Menus and recipes have inspired Christmas celebrations for generations; we hope this collection of menus and recipes help you plan your Christmas Meal.  

 

Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies

Whether you are baking old fashioned Christmas cookies for a cookie exchange, gifts for friends and family, your children or grandchildren, or for Santa Clause, Vintage Recipes has compiled a collection of traditional Christmas Cookie recipes.

Vintage Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

We have searched some of our favorite vintage cookbooks to assemble a collection of Thanksgiving Menus to inspire you to make your Thanksgiving Dinner a success. The first menu that we feature is from the 1922 edition of Fannie Merritt Farmer's The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book.

Pumpkin Recipes from Vintage Recipes

Each fall when the first frost hits the pumpkin and your favorite coffee shop starts to feature Pumpkin Spice Lattes, our attention turns to recipes featuring pumpkin. Pumpkins are that versatile squash that we use as a decoration in October and a cooking ingredient in November. Over the past year, Vintage Recipes has collected several pumpkin recipes, here are some of our favorites.  

Recently Reviewed Cookbooks

Helen Brown's West Coast Cookbook

Helen Brown's West Coast Cookbook Cover

Helen Brown's West Coast Cookbook was originally published in 1952 by Little, Brown & Company, the images that are included here are from the 1956 reprint; there was also a Knopf cooks American reprint in 1991. This… Read The Full Review
Published in 1952.

The Justin Wilson Cook Book

Justin Wilson Cookbook Cover

There is some good Cajun cooking going on in this cookbook - I guarantee!


Published in 1975.

Louisiana Tiger Bait

Louisiana Tiger Bait

This cover image is from the first edition of the Louisiana Tiger Bait - Selected Recipes from L.S.U.


Published in 1976.

The Modern Family Cookbook by Meta Given

The Modern Family Cookbook by Meta Given

The Modern Family Cookbook by Meta Given, her first cookbook, was first published in 1942. When the "New Revised Edition" was published in 1961, which is shown above, there were "over 1,250,000 copies in print".  According to the biographical information in  Ms. Given's Modern… Read The Full Review
Published in 1961.

A Treasury of Great Recipes

A Treasury of Great Recipes, Mary and Vincent Price

Mary and Vincent Price’s A Treasury of Great Recipes is a collection of “famous specialties of the world’s foremost restaurants adapted for the American kitchen.” Published in 1965 by Bernard Geis Associates, the cookbook is a collection of menus and recipes from France, Italy… Read The Full Review
Published in 1965.

Foods with a Foreign Flavor

Foods with a Foreign Flavor

The Southern Living Foods with a Foreign Flavor cookbook is an edition of Favorite Recipes of Home Economics Teachers Foreign Foods edition, published for Southern Living in 1967.  The cookbook contains over 2,000 recipes in 383 pages.  The cookbook is divided by country or region.  Each chapter… Read The Full Review
Published in 1967.

The Galloping Gourmet Television Cookbook

The Galloping Gourmet Television Cookbook - Volume 6

The Galloping Gourmet Television Cookbook – volume 6 is an offtake of the Galloping Gourmet television show.  The Galloping Gourmet Television Cookbook series consists of 7 volumes published from 1969 to 1971 by Fremantle International, the syndicator for the… Read The Full Review
Published in 1971.

For the Love of Cooking

For the Love of Cooking, published by Oxmoor House in 1975

For the Love of Cooking was published in 1975 by Oxmoor House, a division of The Progressive Farmer Company, who also owns the Southern Living franchise.  Written by Lena E. Sturges, the longtime food editor for the Southern Living magazine and its publications. Lena E. Sturges was the first… Read The Full Review
Published in 1975.