Coffee Cream Jello, 1978

Originally posted on Molded Memories:
Today’s jello creation comes from another recipe book on loan from my mom, which, like the last one, is held together with a rubber band. Without a cover I can’t tell you exactly what it’s called or how old it is but I can guess with 99.5% accuracy that it…

Vintage School Lunch Recipes and Menus (1916-1960)

With school fast approaching, if it hasn’t already arrived, I thought it would be fun to have a little look at the history of school lunch in the United States. I won’t be covering the historical evolution of the school lunch programs or nutritional requirements in detail, at least not right now. This is more…

Milkemete Custard, c. 1450

This medieval custard pudding is thickened with flour and eggs and can be thickened and sweetened to taste.