Cookbook Cover Art: Co-op Food Fun

One of my favourite things about older cookbooks (besides the bizarre recipes) is the artwork. And by “one of my favourite things,” I mean “one of my favourite things to make fun of.” Same difference. And what better target for this week’s good-natured mockery and speculation than my very first cookbook? Read More Cookbook Cover Art: Co-op Food Fun

Morbid Curiosity: Being a Good Hostess

“A relaxed, confident hostess is the key to a successful party. If you show signs of uneasiness or act unsure of yourself, the guests will sense your discomfort and may not have a good time. The best way to avoid entertaining catastrophes is to plan well.” Read More Morbid Curiosity: Being a Good Hostess

Morbid Curiosity Monday: Maple Fizz

I’m so excited! A few weeks ago, my mother brought me a new cookbook from my grandfather’s house! Although, when I say “new,” that isn’t actually correct, as this cookbook is older than me by several decades. And when I call it a cookbook, that’s really a bit of an exaggeration, because it’s more of a pamphlet, or a short magazine, you know? (I get excited about strange things, okay? Don’t judge me!)  Read More Morbid Curiosity Monday: Maple Fizz

We Need A Little Vintage

One of my secret passions is vintage kitchen crap.  It’s rare when I can actually get my hands on great old pieces, but I have a few.  I went on an image search through Flickr’s Creative Commons wonderland, and I found so many pretties.  Read More We Need A Little Vintage