Family Circle Buffet Entertaining Robinson, ed. 1978 When I think of buffets, I usually think of potlucks and lots of informal, easy prep food. I am a Midwesterner, after all. This book actually surprised me on the complexity of some
Magical Endings from Cool Whip & JELL-O 2002 Jell-o is one of those foods from my childhood that was a staple at every potluck, buffet, or family dinner. After all, I am a Midwesterner. It certainly isn’t as popular as
Tuna: As You Like It Tuna Research Foundation 1968 (?) As a Midwestern kid from the 1960s, tuna casserole was a staple in my mom’s kitchen. It was cheap and easy to make. To this day, tuna casserole is one
Casseroles Favorite Recipes of Home Economics Teachers Favorite Recipes Press 1982 As a true Midwesterner, I embrace casserole cuisine. However, not all casseroles are created equal and this book proves it. Note the “surprise” casserole. (I think my mother had
Best Buffets Cook Book Better Homes and Gardens 1974 If the Brady Bunch were hosting a party, they would use this book. Feast your eyes on some of these delightful treats, such as Potato Chicken Bake featuring slices of American
500 Tasty Snacks Ideas for Entertaining 1950 I think a good rule of thumb for cookbooks is that one should be able to identify the food pictured. Some of these old cookbooks seem to delight in NOT looking like something
Three Easy Pieces The Quick Menu Cookbook General Foods Corporation 1985 This cookbook is trying to be clever by splitting the book into three sections. Get it? You mix and match each section to come up with a delightful menu.
Bananas …how to serve them Meloripe Fruit Company 1941 Many of you will remember one of our most popular books: Be Bold with Bananas. If you have been waiting for another chance to try some banana cuisine, this little gem