Jot It Down

Small leatherbound notebook, cover reads "Miladys Shopping List."

Found in "Famous Buildings" by Charles L. Barstow. Published by The Century Co., 1915.

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How To Draw

Three small pencil sketches.

Found in "How To Draw" by Victor Perard. Published by Pitman Publishing, 1949.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Brenna Markus, who entered on Facebook.

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

Friday Giveaway: 10 Vintage Classics - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Throw Away The Key

Small card, found in an envelope marked "Hannah Harrington, Laurens NY."

My heart to you is given,
Oh! do give yours to me;
We'll lock them up together,
And throw away the key.

The back of the envelope is postmarked "Cooperstown Feb  14" - can't make out much else:

Found in "Out of the Depths" by George A. Parker. Published by Reid Publishing Co., 1908.

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I, Vegetarian

Recipe for Vegetarian Blender Puff:

Butter or margarine
Grated Parmesan cheese
4 eggs
4 oz. sharp Cheddar cheese, cubed or shredded
1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, cubed
1/3 c. milk or half and half
1/2 tsp. onion salt
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen peas, cooked and drained
2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped

Butter bottom and sides of a 1-quart casserole. Dust with Parmesan cheese. Set aside. Combine eggs, Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, milk, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, onion salt and dry mustard in blender container.

Cover and blend at medium speed until smooth, about 30 seconds. Blend at high speed another 10 to 15 seconds. Pour into prepared dish. Toss together peas and chopped eggs. Fold gently into blended mixture. Bake at 350 degs. until puffed and delicately browned, about 45 mins. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

Found in "I, Claudius" by Robert Graves, Published by Grosset and Dunlap, no date listed.

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Photograph, dated May 1989. Looks like the Lincoln Memorial.

Found in "California Mission Cookery" by Mark Preston. Published by Border Books, 1994.

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Six inch shard of glass.

Found in "Gunsmoke" by Don Ward. Published by Ballantine Books, 1960.

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