Pumpkin Cake

I made pumpkin cake for my Mother’s birthday.  I wanted to try something different, so I searched through my collection of community cookbooks.  I found an interesting recipe in a cookbook entitled, Something Special A collection of Ideas and Recipes for the Creative Hostess.  It was compiled by the Professional Members of the Junior […]

By |November 2nd, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

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Community Cookbooks

 A very small sampling of my community cookbooks. I absolutely LOVE community cookbooks.  They’re the cookbooks put out by churches, schools, and other groups, usually as a fundraiser.  They’re also called regional cookbooks.  If they’re vintage, I like them even more.  Oh yeah, if they’re cheap that’s a plus, too.  I look for them […]

By |October 31st, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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This Is What Started It All: A Pink Brother Festival 471

This is what started my obsession: a watermelon pink Brother Festival 471.  I paid way too much for it and didn’t even notice that it didn’t have a belt until I got it home.  On the plus side, it did come with a manual, and a bunch of attachments.  I had been looking for a […]

By |October 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|18 Comments

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My Newest Acquisition – Kenmore Model 158.1410

I picked up this vintage machine the other day at my local Salvation Army.  I was really excited to get it because it looked really clean and came with a manual and a box with some attachments.  It’s in a cabinet, which I’m not crazy about, but that’s just my personal preference.  I realize […]

By |October 23rd, 2010|Uncategorized|6 Comments

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