Thursday, June 20, 2019

{Vintage Show and Tell} Vickie's 1940s Better Homes and Gardens Cook Book

You already know that I've been on a vintage cookbook kick and that I've got Better Homes and Garden editions from when my mom was first married and when I was first married. Now I've got Vickie's, which appears to date from the late 1940s.

I don't know who Vickie was, or share her taste in recipes, but I love how she punched holes in things and added them to the binder. I think there's more extra stuff than original book here. I found foreign stamps and pressed leaves and odd newspaper clippings. 

By far the best is this valentine from her husband. I wish that it was dated.

There's also a letter postmarked 1958, from a friend who moved to Colorado and had a disappointing Fourth of July. 

If you want to see everything that was inside, click the video below for a complete flip through.


Mam said...

It is sad that no one in the family wanted the cook book. Mind you some of the best cookbooks I have are because others gave them away.

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