Jumbo


 Recipe for "Jumbo Sauce" -

8 lbs. crabapples, chopped
6 lbs sugar
2 oranges (with rind) chopped
1 lb. raisins chopped

Mix all together and cook well

Found in "The Boston Cooking School Cook Book" by Fannie Merritt Farmer. Published by Little, Brown, 1929.

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My New Old Favorite Bookmark

Many of you readers out there will likely recognize this bookmark:


I found it in a book way back in 2009, and its little head has become something of a Forgotten Bookmarks mascot. Here is today's find:




Same design, different optometrist.

Found in "Murder Twice Told" by Donald Hamilton. Published by Dell, 1950.


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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner was Edwin Matthews, who entered via email.

Thanks to all who entered, see you on Monday.

Friday Giveaway: Great Expectations - contest closed


Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Got A Light?


Book of matches from Lee's Hawaiian Islander Restaurant, Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

Found in "Catastrophe Theory" by Alexander Woodcock and Monte Davis. Published by Dutton, 1978.

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From The Rooftops

Photograph, it appears as if it was taken on a rooftop. No writing on reverse.

Found in "The Secret Garden & The Little Princess" by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Published by Reader's Digest, 2009.


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Simulated Bookmark

CD-ROM from the Sims 2: University Expansion Pack.

Found in "Hopper" by Rolf G. Renner. Published by Taschen, 2000.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Linda Ladwig, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here on Monday.

Gone Fishin'

For #ThrowbackThursday, here's an old hand-drawn fishing map I found. I first posted on the website in 2012.


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