Taste The Rainbow

Six flattened Skittles.

Found in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" by Victor Hugo. Published by Baronet Books, 1994.

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A Classic

Just in time for Thanksgiving, here's a recipe for Green Bean Bake:

Cooking time - 30 min

1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 dash pepper
4 cups cooked, cut green beans
1 1/3 cups french fried onions

Mix soup, milk, soy sauce, pepper, beans and 2/3 cup onions in 1 1/2 casserole. Bake 350 degrees for 25 mins

Serves 6

Found in "The Films of Laurence Olivier" by Margaret Morley. Published by Citadel Press, 1977.

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East Or West

Small vintage Christmas card, no date or writing.

Inside reads:

East or West
Old Friends Are Best

When Christmas comes with love's refrain
We live the old joys o'er again,
Revive old friendships tried and true
And welcome gibe to friendships new

Kind Thoughts and Wishes
For your Happiness
This Christmas

Found in "A Help to Printers and Publishers" by Samuel N. Dickenson. Published in Boston, 1835.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Loretta Samuels, who entered over on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: 20 Volumes of Classics - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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They Grow Up So Fast

Photograph, no date or writing.

Found in "By The Light of the Moon" by Dean Koontz. Published by Bantam, 2002.

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Recipe for corn relish:

18 ears corn
1 qt chopped cabbage
2 c diced celery
2 c chopped green pepper
1/2 c chopped red pepper
1 1/2 c chopped onion
2 c cider vinegar
1/2 c lemon juice
1 1/2 c sugar
3 T sakt
2 tea celery seed
2 T dry mustard
1/4 tea cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tea tumeric

Cut corn from cob and combine other vegetables in big kettle. Mix seasoning ingredients and add to vegetables. Stir well. Cook slowly for 35 minutes stirring often. Turn into hot jars filling to overflowing.

Found in "Steam: Its Generation and Use" published by Babcock and Wilcox, 1923.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was "Rhonda Writes" who entered here on the site.

Rhonda, I will try and contact you, but if you read this, please send along an email:


Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.
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