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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Rednesday: Vintage Junior Cookbook

For Christmas 1968, when I was 10, my Aunt Loveta & Uncle Red, Shelley and Terry gave me this book for Christmas. I loved it. I used it when the urge to cook hit me. There are stains on the pages that must have been my favorite recipes.

I am entering this post into Rednesday, over at It's A Very Cherry World, hosted by Sue.  Thanks, Sue!  Please go over there when you are done here to see all kinds of neat red things, many of them vintage.  Click here!

Well, Lady Katherine left me a wonderful comment, and invited me to submit this post to Tea Time Tuesday, to help us remember to encourage our children to cook ... and perhaps even practice setting up some tea for us!  Please take a look at today's entries over at her wonderful blogsite, Lady Katherine's Tea Parlor. 

And then, I thought, well this is a tabletop meme, so I'd best join in on Marty's Table Top Tuesday, so please visit over there too when you get a minute.  There are always beautiful things to enjoy and get inspired by at  A Stroll Through Life.

P.S. - The fake red peppers and the fake red roses are just to cheer up all you blends who are stuck in that blizzard.  I hope it ends soon!

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Lady Katherine said...

I love your book, how special! Share it on Tea Time, for we all need books to share cooking with our little ones, whether for Tea or just simple cooking children can do. Love the red peppers!

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Lady Katherine, thank you so much for the invitation! I took your suggestion and am in hope that the kiddos will prepare tea for us someday soon.

God bless,

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

What a special and wonderful find. Love the cookbook. I am sure the recipes and the illustrations are fabulous. Thanks so much for linking to TTT. Hugs, Marty

Cathy C. Hall said...

Very cool slideshow, Kathy! And I'm sure I coveted that cookbook when I was young. Though now, it's a different story!

~~Carol~~ said...

Those peppers are fake? I was sure they were real! I love the cookbook, and especially the cute girl on the cover. I should just cook all day today, because we've gotten 18" of snow since yesterday, with more to come this morning!
Happy REDnesday!

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Marty, I'm glad you enjoyed it. It is pretty cool, isn't it. Happy TTT to you to!

Hi Cathy, thanks for stopping by. I know what you mean about these old things being even more special now than when they were knew. That makes me happy that you enjoyed the slideshow.

Hi Carol, wow ... I wonder how much snow you have by now. Making food sounds like a grand idea; I hope that you don't lose power. I got those peppers at Walmart a few years ago and they have held their color.


Ann said...

I just love your cookbook! Just recently I spotted one at a thrift store, read through it, thought about it and then put it back. After a few hours I decided I needed it and went back to get it, sadly it was gone.:o(
Happy Rednesday!
The Tattered Tassel

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Ann, dang! You were so close. Thanks for stopping by to say hello, and Happy Rednesday to you too.

Melody said...

Love vintage cookbooks. I never had a 'junior' cookbook. Mom and Grandma would have me stirrin, breakin greenbeans..etc. When I was old enough I used and had fun collecting cookbook chapters from the gas station as a premium. Mom still has that cookbook and its still my fav.

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Melody,

I love your cookbook story! I used to help my Grandma with her beans too. They were the best in the world when she was all done with them.

Thanks for stopping by.


Boo-Bah said...

I love your cookbook and it's story.
Those red peppers are wonderful even if they aren't real.

Angela said...

I just love the bowl of peppers(they definitely look real to me)...that cookbook is so neat....

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Boo-Bah and Angela,
Thanks so much for stopping by! I knew everybody would like the cookbook; I just threw those peppers in for some color and they are getting a lot of comments. :>)

CACHANILLA73 said...

Aaawww I want a book like that! nice reds. Happy rednesday.

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida said...

Your pictures are wonderful! I love all of the red. I had this same cookbook when I was a kid, but have no idea whatever happened to it. I do still have a lot of old cookbooks and find I continue to make some of the dishes from them. Enjoyed your post.

SueLovesCherries said...

Great cookbook - we must be on the same wavelength as I posted cookbooks today, too!

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Sue, I think we are!

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