April 5, 2011

RETRO RECIPES -- Step Back to the 60s, 70s, and 80s with A Little Birdie Told Me... No. 14


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I love exploring vintage shops
for old cookbooks, and enjoy recreating
the foods enjoyed in decades past.

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Last week, these kindred spirits
stepped into the "Wayback Machine",
sharing three retro recipes
that will never go out of style...

1968

Elizabeth from "A Whisk & A Prayer"
started with a 1968 Better Homes and Gardens recipe 
in the creation of her Banana Nut Muffins.


Enjoy with "Planet of the Apes" 1968 version

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1970s

Cindy from "Everyday Insanity" shared her recipe for
these lovely little Ribbon Sandwiches that were inspired
by a Betty Crocker cookbook recipe nearly 40 years ago.  


Enjoy with a little "Annie Hall"

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1980s

Cindy also shared 
"Candise's Cherry Comfort Bars"
and I think I'm in LOVE!  

John Cusack Say Anything Flashback Friday – Say Anything
Enjoy with a good Brat Pack flick!
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20 comments:

  1. I love the retro recipes you have featured - and what a cool way to feature them! Thank you so much for hosting. This week I have brought along a dish we often enjoy in France - and I have my own recipe now so I can make it at home in England too!

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  2. Vintage cookbooks are a weakness of mine. In fact, I just picked up a couple at our local thrift store for 25 cents each. I've been thinking about writing a post about them. Might be a good thing to link up!

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  3. I love how you feature your "features!" So creative...I linked up my pail--have a great week!

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  4. Your newest follower and participant in the link up. Excited to meet some new people over here! Thanks!

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  5. Thanks for hosting Jenn, All of the recipes you posted look so fun! I posted an Easter Printable and Porcupine Meatballs, have a great day!

    Carlee,
    ladybirdln.com

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  6. Thanks for hosting. I'm celebrating strawberry week, enjoy the jam!

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  7. I love vintage cookbooks! They are so fun.

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  8. Love the 80s recipe! Thanks so much for hosting again! I linked up my tutorial on how to make piping for pillows.

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  9. Jenn, thanks so much for hostessing and for all of your kind words!

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  10. Ok, those cherry bars look to.die.for. I'm pretty sure I could eat an entire pan worth of them in one sitting! Now you've got me wanting to watch a brat pack flick!

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  11. Hi Jenn, oh yum, I suddenly feel like baking some muffins. Thanks very much for hosting :)

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  12. You just can't beat an older recipe! Those cherry bars look scrumptious.

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  13. love the back in time features. (annie hall and jon cusack - yes!) and banana nut muffins started it all?! amazing.
    excited to check out some other lovely ideas!
    -shawnacy

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  14. I love the retro recipes! OK I absolutely love pigs in a blanket and I'm not ashamed to admit it! This week I'm linking up some jewelry inspired by the store Chicos....I like my price better :)

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  15. My mom made those sandwiches all the time! And Say Anything...sigh...loved that movie.
    Thanks Jenn for the fun features and for hosting again!

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  16. #22 this week. I thought I'd shake things up by including a recipe that doesn't actually require any cooking! These were a hit with the Mann boys. Thanks, as always, for hosting.

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  17. Oh my, I remember the Planet of the Apes!! Thanks for hosting another great party, so enjoy linking up each week. :)

    Drop by The Tattered Tag

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  18. I love trying recipes from vintage cookbooks! Some recipes are classics that never go out of style. Thanks for hosting!

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  19. hi jenn....love your decades in food review! i watched every planet of the apes last fall in research for hubster's halloween costume. i linked up a beautiful fish dish this week. it surprised me in how delicious it is.
    christy

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  20. Your chocolate covered peeps are brilliant. Thanks for the inspiration and hosting another fabulous party!

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