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Vintage Finds: Cocktail Recipe Rolodex

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Our company started out doing restorations of vintage items like soda vending machines, pedal cars and coolers. No longer in the restoration business, now we sell 1000s of affordable reproduction products that make for great retro decor and gifts. In our office we have an extensive collection of vintage items and thought it would be

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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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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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Cherries Jubilee!

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Created by Chef Auguste Escoffier in honor of Queen Victoria’s Jubilee celebration, this dessert was created sometime between 1887 and 1897. There’s some conflict over whether it was the Queen’s Golden Jubilee or Diamond Jubilee for which this sweet cherries concoction was made, but there’s no argument that it was presented because cherries were her

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It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Cake Time!

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My father-in-law was a long-time PB&J fan. Every year he’d volunteer to help host events for kids, and every year the committee would turn down his plea to serve peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, in fear someone allergic to peanut butter would mistakenly bite into one. So, when he passed and we celebrated his life,

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