Baked Lamb Shanks / Bakte Lammeskanker

A recipe from an ad for the American Wine Advisory Board
published in LIFE magazine November 12. 1945Baked Lamb Shanks / Bakte Lammeskanker

I love finding a decent recipe on an ad because building posts like this one chalenge both the foodlover and the designer in me. And old ads are always more fun to work with because the illustrations usually are drawings like this superb watercolour and not photos – Ted

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Mueller’s Macaroni Cheese Bake / Mueller’s Ovnsbakte Makaroni og Ost

A classic American recipe found in “Delicious Recipes
with Mueller’s Macaroni Products” published
by C F Mueller Co in the 1940sMueller’s Macaroni Cheese Bake / Mueller’s Ovnsbakte Makaroni og Ost

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Plaice in Lemon Sauce / Rødspetter i Sitronsaus

A seafood recipe found in “Fisk og Skalldyr” (Fish and Shellfish)
published by Hjemmets Kokebokklubb in 1980Rødspette i Sitronsaus_post_thumb[2]_thumb

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Italian Sausage Mould / Italiensk Pølseform

A recipe from the free booklet “Mini Kokebok – Pølser”
(Mini Cook Book – Sausages) published by the
Norwegian Meat Information Office

Italian Sausage Mould / Italiensk Pølseform

It’s a myth that dishes baked in the oven are harder to cook than other dishes. The fact is that once you have completed the preparation, the dish makes itself. Sausages also have the advantage that they are quickly done. As you see, you have good reasons and try cooking sausages this way.

A cookbook featuring nothing but sausage recipes is the most natural
thing here in Norway, we eat the stuff like we’re afraid they’ll all
mysteriously disappear from the shop shelves over night

Ted
Winking smile

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Fish on Bed of Spinach / Fisk på Spinatbunn

A classic Scandinavian fish recipe found in “Mat For Alle” (Food
for Everyone) published by Tiden Norske Forlag in 1985

Fish on Bed of Spinach / Fisk på Spinatbunn

This is a way that might make your kids eat the dreaded spinach,
if you can make them eat fish that is

Ted
Winking smile

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Dairy-Free Marzipan Tea Cake/ Marsipantekake Uten Meieriprodukter

A cake recipe from “So Delightful -50 Dairy-Free Recipes That Are Truly So Delicious” published by So Delicious Dairy Free
Dairy-Free Marzipan Tea Cake/ Marsipantekake Uten MeieriprodukterApart from being dairy-free this cake is also soy-free.

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Crispy Potato Wedges / Sprø Potetbåter

A great potato recipe from “Spennende Mat” (Exiting Food)
published by Skandinavisk Presse in 1980

Crispy Potato Wedges / Sprø Potetbåter

These crispy roast potato wedges beats any of the frozen ones you are likely to find in your local shops! Fragrant herbal spices and a grilled Parmesan drissle makes them irresistible. These potato wedges are great with chicken or juicy meat.

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Salmon with Cucumber and Dill Sauce / Laks med Agurk og Dillsaus

A seafood lunch recipe found in “Sundt og Godt” (Wholesome and Delicious) published by Det Beste in 1988Salmon with Cucumber and Dill Sauce / Laks med Agurk og Dillsaus

Dill gives the sauce a warm, sweet taste. In combination with the cucumber it becomes an excellent accompaniment to the salmon.

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Farmhouse Cookies / Bondekaker

A classic Swedish cookie recipe found on mills.no
Farmhouse Cookies / Bondekaker

Farmhouse cookies are flat and round cut cookies with distinct pieces of almonds. The recipe came to Norway from Sweden after WWII and we find it for the first time in Gyldendal’s large cookbook published in 1989. The cookies are still popular both in their native Sweden and in Denmark as well. 1 serving of this recipe makes approximately 80 cookies.

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Cheese Bake Lunch / Ovnsbakt Ostelunsj

A low-cal lunch recipe published by
Weight Watchers International in 1974Cheese Bake Lunch_post

Internet and colour printers became the death of the recipe card collections and to be honest they are not greatly missed. I have quite a few of these card boxes and ring folders in my collection of old recipes and cookbooks and really, they are far from pracical in use. In no time the ring folders get hard to leaf through and you need to be a lot tidier than me to put the cards back in their right place in the boxes.

But as you can see, I found a solution to that problem. I scanned the lot of them and ran the texts through ocr scanning. A lot more practical solution if you ask me – Ted 😉

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Chicken Liver and Eggs / Kyllinglever og Egg

A lunch recipe from”McCall’s Great American Recipe Card Collection” published in 1973Chicken Liver And Eggs_post

A mix of chicken wings and chicken liver was standard Saturday evening snacks in my childhood home. Served as simple as possible. Right out of the frying pan with white bread, butter and mayonnaise – I kind of miss it –  Ted  😉

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Swedish Pancakes with Pork and Lingonberries / Skånsk Ugnspannkaka med Fläsk och Lingon

A traditional Swedish farmhouse dish found on receptfavoriter.se371_skånsk ugnspannkaka med fläsk och lingon_post

This egg cake is a kind of pancakes served with fried pork and lingonberries. It is a traditional farmhouse dish from Skåne, the southern most county in Sweden. The recipe is for two people and you make it in an ovenproof skillet.

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Lemon Rolls / Sitronrundstykker

A fresh take on the old rolls  from “Nye Mesterkokken”
(The New Master Chef) published in 1974

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These rolls are given a new and fresh taste by adding honey to the dough and sprinkling them with grated or shredded lemon peel before baking. Server the rolls right from the oven with butter or marmalade or both.

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Pasta, Ham and Cheese Mould / Pasta, Skinke og Ost i Form

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My oldest daughter was a very particular eater as a child
and hard to get to eat most things, but she loved this dish.
Now she’s a grown woman and eats almost anything.
Today, she turns 27.

Happy Birthday Victoria Smile

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Chocolate Crescents / Sjokoladehorn

A nice crescents recipe found on melk.no

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Crescents with chocolate filling tastes great and makes yeast baking a little more exciting.

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