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Take a walk down your taste buds’ memory lane. Here we feature nostalgic candy, vintage soda pop, classic diner and restaurant fare, and old-fashioned recipes that are tried and true.

Ice Cream Parlor Wall Decor & Recipes

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Who can resist a tasty sundae, or a thick, malted milkshake? I’m all about the chocolate soda and the banana split. No matter your favorite flavors of these frozen treats, the ice cream parlor was once the place to go after games, dates and dinner. Most of these parlors from yesteryear are long gone, but

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How to Make Movie Theater Popcorn at Home!

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As Joe explained on National Popcorn Day, it is possible to get that movie theater popcorn taste right at home. It requires just four things: A kettle style popping machine. You could also use a Whirley Pop. The popcorn needs to be stirred, and the bottom of the kettle scraped, during the popping process to

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Celebrating National Pie Day

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Apple Pie. Made with fresh-cut Romes and two Granny Smiths (to add some tartness), cinnamon, sugar and butter. In a flaky crust made with lard, not shortening. That’s my favorite homemade pie. And today is the perfect day to bake one. It’s National Pie Day, after all. According to the American Pie Council, there are

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Popcorn: Movies Wouldn’t Be The Same Without It

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I don’t know about you, but I don’t have a single theater memory that doesn’t include popcorn. The fondest? All include those enormous popcorn buckets, not the bags that have (in many theaters) replaced them. I can’t tell you how much popcorn one of those buckets holds, but my wife and I own four of

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Cheesepocalypse? Say it isn’t so!

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I didn’t think anything of it when I clicked on #Velveeta–a trending topic on Twitter today. Needless to say, imagine my surprise when I learned that Kraft Foods has announced that there’s an honest-to-goodness Velveeta shortage. Me? I didn’t think such a thing was possible. I mean, not that I’m questioning the amount of actual

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When It Comes To Eggs? Nog Makes the Grade

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Eggs. Sure, they’re a food staple and a fave for many worldwide. Me? I’m not one of those people. For yours truly, when it comes to eggs, they’d better be cooked into brownies or a cake, because that’s about the extent of my yolking around. That said, however, I recall a Christmas gathering my parents threw, circa 1975 or

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