Monday, September 20, 2010
Bobbing Apples and Vintage Raves
From Betty Crocker’s Hostess Cookbook, 1967, for the Halloween Punch Party:
1 gallon apple cider
2 tsp. whole cloves
2 tsp. whole allspide
2 sticks cinnamon
2/3 cup sugar
2 whole oranges
3 medium red apples, washed
Heat and simmer, strain and pour into bowl. Float oranges and apples.
Halloween Parties are very prevalent in my Vintage Cookbook Collection. Here are some ideas from another one, the Southern Living’s Holiday Cookbook, 1962:
Let’s not limit Halloween parties to children and teenagers. After all, adults need to escape into the world of fantasy, too. Try a ‘Come as you were’ party – guests wear costumes to represent people they might like to have been in times past. Or perhaps a ‘come as you are’ parety – invitations are issues by telephone just an hour or so before the party, and guests must come dressed as they were when they received the invitation.
I think that's a Vintage Rave.