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Old Fashioned Family Recipes

Good eating never gets old. Some of the best food we'll have the pleasure of polishing off in our lifetimes originates from old fashioned family recipes passed down through the generations. Share your favorite family recipes with us on this shared recipe board. Post your personal food pictures, old recipe cards and saved newspaper clippings from your mothers, grandmas, aunts and other relatives here. Follow this board to get an invite to post your family recipes here. Let the feast begin!


Old Fashioned Family Recipes

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Photo: tamales. Credit: Gena Philibert-Ortega. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Tamales: One of My Family’s Favorite Hispanic Foods.” blog.genealogyban...

Recipe for Jamaican rum pie, published in the Advocate newspaper (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), 10 February 1977. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Valentine’s Day Treats & Sweets.” blog.genealogyban...

Recipe for Valentine’s Day cookies, published in the Advocate newspaper (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), 10 February 1977. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Valentine’s Day Treats & Sweets.” blog.genealogyban...

Recipe for no-egg chocolate cake, published in the Advocate newspaper (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), 10 February 1977. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Valentine’s Day Treats & Sweets.” blog.genealogyban...

Recipe for chocolate amaretto kisses, published in the Advocate newspaper (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), 10 February 1977. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Valentine’s Day Treats & Sweets.” blog.genealogyban...

Recipe for a souffle for Valentine’s Day, published in the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper (San Francisco, California), 11 February 1928. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Valentine’s Day Treats & Sweets.” blog.genealogyban...

Recipe for a heart-shaped salad for Valentine’s Day, published in the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper (San Francisco, California), 11 February 1928. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Valentine’s Day Treats & Sweets.” blog.genealogyban...

Make your own American cheese. EASY

  • Jen Morris
    Jen Morris

    This sounds great, I have been looking for a healthy alternative to Velveeta!

A recipe for meat soup, published in the Alexandria Gazette newspaper (Alexandria, Virginia), 24 March 1874. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for rabbit soup, published in the California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences newspaper (Sacramento, California), 28 June 1855. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

Pumpkin pie recipe published in the Evening News newspaper (San Jose, California), 20 December 1922. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “How to Create a Family Cookbook to Save Holiday Recipes.” blog.genealogyban...

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Thanksgiving recipes published in the Times-Picayune newspaper (New Orleans, Louisiana), 23 November 1946. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Recipes in the Newspaper.” blog.genealogyban...

Thanksgiving recipes published in the Northern Christian Advocate newspaper (Syracuse, New York), 14 November 1907. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Recipes in the Newspaper.” blog.genealogyban...

Thanksgiving recipes published in the Trenton Evening Times newspaper (Trenton, New Jersey), 17 November 1912. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Recipes in the Newspaper.” blog.genealogyban...

Thanksgiving recipes published in the Morning Olympian newspaper (Olympia, Washington), 19 November 1922. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Recipes in the Newspaper.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for snickerdoodle, published in the Lexington Herald newspaper (Lexington, Kentucky), 27 May 1932. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for vinegar, published in the Daily Inter Ocean newspaper (Chicago, Illinois), 27 July 1878. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for meat soup, published in the Alexandria Gazette newspaper (Alexandria, Virginia), 24 March 1874. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for rabbit soup, published in the California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences newspaper (Sacramento, California), 28 June 1855. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for sweet potato pie, published in the Daily Inter Ocean newspaper (Chicago, Illinois), 27 July 1878. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

Two recipes for lemon pie, published in the Daily Inter Ocean newspaper (Chicago, Illinois), 27 July 1878. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for corn bread, published in the Jackson Citizen newspaper (Jackson, Michigan), 15 May 1850. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for German Christmas cookies, published in the Daily Illinois State Journal newspaper (Springfield, Illinois), 21 December 1898. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...

A recipe for bread published in the Aberdeen Daily News newspaper (Aberdeen, South Dakota), 21 January 1918. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Holiday Genealogy Gift Ideas Pt. 2: Old Fashioned Recipe Book.” blog.genealogyban...