I’ve been unplugged for a while…working full time…raising teenagers while refraining from killing said teenagers….yadda yadda yadda. But I’m still here! And so are some fabulous cookbooks I picked up that I thought I’d share with you.
So let’s dive in!!!!
First up is a 1969 psychedelic gem that comes to us from Cool Whip, The Well-Dressed Dessert. Ahhh, Cool Whip….you were just as great in 1969 as you are today.
Doesn’t this Contents page just scream Woodstock?!! I feel like I need a cold bottle of Coke and a choir of hippies singing “I’d like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony….”? You’ll be singing this all day now…
Did you know you could make Fancy Frosting from Cool Whip???? Mmmmmm…..
Next up, we’ve got Better Homes and Gardens 1967 SALAD BOOK. I just know this cookbook was used in a kitchen highlighted with those fabulous orange, green, and yellow Tupperware canisters! I….just…know…it!!!
I swear I saw this spread on an episode of the Brady Bunch. You know this is something that was prepped by Alice in that fab 70’s kitchen that we all wanted!
…..and this Pink Pear looks Heavenly. It reminds me of my grandmother which makes it all the more wonderful!! Don’t you just want to pinch its cheeks!
And a true 60s/70s cookbook would not be complete without some sort of gelatinous molded dish of wonderfulness. Snowy Chicken Confetti Salad? I really have no words…..
Last on my cookbook share today is Dinner on a Toothpick from 1971. The images and tips in this little guy just crack me up!
Oh sure….remove all the chairs so everyone has to stand uncomfortably. With “helpful” tips like this, no wonder the cocktail party doesn’t exist anymore. I don’t know about you guys, but if I don’t have a seat, I just want to go home! This picture just looks mean, doesn’t it!
If this chip/dip bowl existed, it would SO be in my hutch right now. Is she perfect or what!!!!
I’m not entirely sure this is how I would sell my vegetable section. Seems appropriate, however. This looks like my son when he mysteriously gets a headache when the green beans are served!
I hope you are enjoying the start of your spring and are ready for all the County Fair Antique Shows to begin!
Thanks for stopping by!