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Thanksgiving side dish: creamed onions with peanuts

The Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book from 1959 insists that “it’s not Thanksgiving unless this specialty is on the table”—and that specialty is creamed onions with peanuts.

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Easy blender pasta sauce

With ingredients I keep on hand in my kitchen, I make a blender pasta sauce in under an hour.

I prefer the flavor of this basic sauce over most jarred sauces from the store.
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Holiday fudge recipes: Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book (1959)

The Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book from 1959 features multiple holiday fudge recipes, including Rocky Road and Old-time Fudge.

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Holiday fruitcake hell (with a fudge recipe as an apology)

The Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cook Book (1959) features multiple recipes for fruitcake. All the variations are shown in a photo of what the cookbook calls a “fruitcake window.” I call it a glimpse into fruitcake hell:

photo showing multiple fruitcakes

Shelves and shelves of fruitcake variations (photos and recipe © 1959 Meredith Corporation)

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