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Vintage Recipe Books.
Parties from the swinging 50's, hip 60's, and ultra moderen 70's were nothing without the
ever present dips and party mixes.

The dancing, the garden parties, the carry in dinners, the family gathering, and all the rest
were made even more festive by dipping your chips, cheetos, and vegies into various dips.

Dips were made from sour cream, cream cheeses, and salad dressing.  And then came

These are dip and party mix recipes, collected from handwritten recipes, found in little tin
recipe boxes from around the country.
Guacamole Dip
Back in the day, no one worried about weight, we walked it off!

4 Avocadoes, peeled and mashed
1 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoon lemon juice
Hot sauce to taste
1 medium tomato, chopped fine
1 medium onion
Combine and chill
Serve with tortilla chips
Cereal Party Mix Recipe from the 1960’s

Mix together in a shallow pan. 1 cup Rice Chex, 1
1/2 cup Kix, 1 1/2 cup Cheerios. 2 cup Broken
Pretzel Sticks, 1/2 lb. Mixed Nuts. Set aside.

Now mix 1/4 c Melted Butter, 1/2 teaspoon
Worcestershire Sauce, 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Salt, 1/3
teaspoon Celery Salt - Mix together well and pour
over cereal mixture in a shallow pan.

Bake 1 hour at 250 degrees. Stir often
Cream Cheese Dip - (Dixie’s)

2 packages cream cheese (3oz)
1/2 grated onion
dash Tabasco
2 t. Worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper
Accent Seasoning
Mayonnaise to thin
1/2 cup chili sauce

This recipe was taken straight out of a tin recipe box, I do not know what  â
€œAccentâ€� means. It was typed in order, line by line with the recipe card.  
Ah, I found out Accent was a seasoning used in the 70's.
My mom loved to cook.
Southern Tortilla Chip Dip
from Iolene Powell

1 can shoepeg corn, drained
1 can black-eyed peas, rinsed and
1 any color or colors pepper
1 sweet onion, chopped fine
1 small bottle Italian dressing

Mix together and serve with your
favorite tortilla chips
Makes one quart.
Braunschweiger Dip

Braunschweiger Onion Spread/Dip
1 8 or 10 oz. pkg. Braunschweiger
1 Cup Sour Cream
1 Envelope Onion Soup Mix
1 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
Mix together.  For best results, let
Braunschweiger be room temperature.  Mix
until thick and serve with crackers, chips, or
what ever you like.
Dill Dip Chip Dip
2/3 Cup Sour Cream
2/3 Cup Mayonaise
1 T. Onion powder or onions
1 T. Parsley Flakes
1 t. Seasoning salt
1 t. Dill Weed.
Just mix together.

Potato Chip Dip
2 - 3 oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese
2 T. Milk or cream or more
Juice 1/2 lemon
1/2 small onion grated
1/4 t. salt
Dash pepper
1 t. paprika
Chives or parsley for color
1/2 t. Worcestershire sauce
Fruit Punch

1.5 bottles of Ginger Ale (2 liter bottles)
2 packages orange cool aid
2 packages rasberry cool aid
1 46 ounce can of pineapple juice
1 46 ounce can of orange juice
1.5 cups sugar
2 quarts of water

Citrus Punch
2 (6 oz) frozen lemonade
1 (6 oz) frozen orange
1 pt. pineapple juice
3 1/2 quarts ice water
5 T. Instant tea which is optional
Cocktail Dip

1 pint sour cream
1 package dried onion soup
3/4 cup white mountain tuna
1/2 bottle capers
Worchestshire sauce and lemon to taste.

Let rest for awhile in fridge.
Mix ingredients thoroughly.  Serve in
bowl, sprinkle with paprika and surround
with large size corn chips.
Hill Country Caviar
1 cup salad oil
1/4 cup vinegar or cider
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 dash hot sauce
black pepper
4 cups cooked, dried black eyed peas or just drain a can
1 small green pepper - sliced thin
1 medium onion - sliced thin
Mix oil, vinegar, garlic powder, salt, hot sauce and pepper.  Rinse and
drain peas well.  Add green pepper and onion.  Pour oil mixture over
all and mix gently.  Refrigerate for 3 days in a covered container before
eating.  Will keep for a couple weeks.

Hot Chili Dip
1-15oz. chili with beans
1-5 oz jar of cheese spread
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Pepper to taste
Hot sauce - as much as you like
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 hard cooked egg yolk
Mix all together and cook over low heat, stirring until the cheese has
melted.  Sprinkle with crumbled egg yolk.
Serve hot
Ladies at a lunceon party, circa 1940, 50's
This particular party
was held in
California during
the late 1940's.  
You gals were
really swinging!
Going to a party.
At the top of the recipe, she writes, " I
get the ingredients at Three Way Food
Fair on the shelves over the frozen
veggies.  I usually double the recipe.  I
always add cayenne pepper to all dishes.  I
add the mayonnaise to the blender and
mix all at once."

La Tapenade Dip

Put into electric blender or chop very fine by
1 clove garlic
3 tablespoons capers
small bunch of chives
10 large pitted black olives
1 can anchovies and 1/2 can best tuna.  Cut
fine in blender or by chopping.  Turn into
bowl - add 1 1/4 cup mayonnaise - just
before serving stir in a little less then one
ounce of cognac.  
A gal who love party dips and chip!  Best she had plenty of recipes.
Who was she?  Where did she
work?  She's a Mary Tyler
Moore show gal for sure.  A
girl out to conquered a city.

Her recipes box must have
been filled quick, easy and the
latest craze in 60's recipes.

Who ever she was, the photo
says she loved life and lived it
to it's fullest.  So adorable.
Read, "The Story of the Missing
Cookie Jar" by PenVampyre.  A
delightful little Christmas story with
mouthwatering  recipes for the most
wonderful time of the year!

Read "
Santa and the Magic Key", plus
recipes for your holidays.  A story by
Robin Wallace.

Read "
Easter and Where NOT to Hide
Eggs"  Memories of Easters past and a
few vintage recipes.

Logan's Halloween Story -The original
story won first place in sixth-eighth
grade division of Southeastern Middle
School, 2005 by Logan Lyon

Food and Genealogy.  A story By
Robin L. Wallace.  Our lives, our
families, our very history's are defined
by the foods we eat.

Family Reunion Recipes.
"The Fourth of July and Other
(With Apologies to Jean Shepherd)
By Robin L. Wallace

A short story by Suellen Fry.
Memories of my father and his version
of Kickapoojoyjuice.

Memorial Day Recipes - "For me,
Memorial Day was the day when we
went out where relatives were buried in
the tiny, local cemeteries and
thoroughly cleaned up each gravesite,
carrying away branches that may have
fallen in the winter.................."

Grandma Irwin's
Story of Courage and
Swit Tater Biskits

Home Remedies Medicines Recipes
From Olden Times.

Thanksgiving Day recipes and story
from the past.

College Foods and Other Mistakes I
Have Eaten.
Dill Dip Chip Dip 1950's
Fruit Punch 1950's