An assortment of die-cut Valentines Day cards from the 1930s-50s.
A fashionable midcentury dessert that's something like the fluffy love child of a mousse and a pudding.
An early competitor to Jell-O gets patriotic.
A sample box of raspberry Rich’s Tryphosa, a “tempting delicacy [that is] perfect in every respect.”
“Kids love ’em on cereals!”
A cake with a "mystery" ingredient becomes the food fad of the Great Depression. Plus, a bonus cookie surprise.
I track down the story of how 20th century America rediscovered—and reinvented—our favorite tin-pot-wearing pioneer hero.
Plus: mayonnaise-filled tomato cups, how to talk to your daughter about chastity before marriage, and LOTS of deodorant ads.
“Breezy-easy” summer meals, shortcuts for easier housekeeping, sew-for-school fashions, and Jell-O Ice Cream Pie.
“Creamy! Nourishing! So delicious!”