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Norita Solt 13

Norita, My Gourmet Magazine Guru

My friend Norita gave me boxes and boxes of her food magazines when she moved. I was particularly thrilled to have piles of the old Gourmet issues.

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Sphere March 1976

Sphere Magazine, March 1976

This March 1976 issue of vintage Sphere magazine has a recipe for a special corned beef sandwich just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Chicago Polish Sausage 7

It’s Casimir Pulaski Day!

Don’t know who Casimir Pulaski is? You might not unless you live around Chicago where he is celebrated. It’s a day to enjoy Polish sausage too!

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Lentil Soup with Dill 2

Lemony Lentil Soup with Dill

This delicious and healthy lentil soup is a perfect meal for National Nutrition Month.

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Peanut Butter Jumbo Cookies 3

The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Everyone claims to have the best peanut butter cookie recipe. These large size ones just happen to be my husband’s favorite.

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Poppy Seed Banana Bread 1

National Banana Bread Day

To celebrate National Banana Bread Day, here is an old recipe from Helen Johnson Vanni, my mother-in-law.

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Sphere February 1976

Sphere Magazine, February 1976

This issue of vintage Sphere magazine has a great recipe for sweet sour chicken wings, perfect for munching on while watching the Olympics this month.

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Elizabeth Bramkamp 4

Elizabeth Bramkamp, Fellow Cookbook Collector

Elizabeth Bramkamp is an avid cookbook collector who sent me a group of lovely books, with a recipe in one of them for a Super Bowl Treat this Sunday!

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