Tag Archives: 1950s

‘Vodka Bog’ a Sweet Slog

Cranberries star in sauce on most Thanksgiving tables, but there’s no reason to stop there. This “Vodka Bog” punch from More Thoughts for Buffets (Institute Publishing) gets its kick and distinctive rosy hue from cranberry juice as well as cranberry liqueur.


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Grape-Nuts Bread: Add Milk and Bake

Call Grape-Nuts cereal the original health food. Created by C.W. Post in 1897, this super-crunchy blend of whole wheat and barley flours has fueled World War II soldiers on tropical missions and climbers on Mount Everest.

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A soggy dessert recipe from Eleanor Roosevelt

My quest to make another U.S. President-inspired July 4 recipe started out promisingly enough when I found First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s contribution to The All American Cookbook: Favorite Recipes of Famous Persons.

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