Every time we see this decorating concept it always catches our eye and makes us look. We set out to find good sampling of the ones we like most. Old blue & red china is in expensive in antique store and even thrift stores.
Finding an occasional Vintage Cookbook recipe that really touches close to home is not hard to do. There are some Vintage recipes that even remind us of home. This egg salad recipe is a good one.
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon lemon juice
3 hard-boiled large eggs, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon minced green onion
2 slices bread
Diced tomato, optional
Mix first five ingredients. Stir in eggs and green onion. Serve on bread. If desired, top with tomato.
1 open-faced sandwich: 332 calories, 24g fat (5g saturated fat), 281mg cholesterol, 530mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.
Originally re-published as Zippy Egg Salad in Reminisce vintage cookbook May/June 2000
Brand name foods advertised in Woman's Day, January 1941:
Ritz Crackers (National Biscuit Company), Armour's Treet (canned processed meat product), Dromedary Ginger Bread Mix (box), Gorton's Cod Fish Cakes, Dexo (shortening, canned), White House Evaporated Milk, Gerber's Cereal Food (box), MelloWheat cereal (Ann Page brand), Premium Crackers (National Biscuit Company), Eight O'Clock Coffee (bagged, beans ground in store), Marvel bread (sliced white in cellophane wrap), Hecker's Fream Farina (box), Flako Pie Crust (box, also: Flakorn corn muffin mix and Cuplets cup cake mix), Maltex (box cereal), Beardsley's Shredded Codfish Cakes (can; "Just form and fry"), Heinz Junior Foods, SPAM (with instructions for SPAM burgers and SPAMwiches).
You can start setting your table with vintage silverware and table ware tonight. You don't need a matching set to bring out some great pieces. When in an antique store or thrift store you can always add to your collection of varying pieces. You and your guests will love the variety and fun of vintage silverware or cooking with vintage kitchenware.