Another early member was Mary Elizabeth Tobin of the Portland (Oregon) Journal, whose Mary Cullen's Cottage was one of the United States' outstanding newspaper promotions -- a complete little cottage household that served as an all-embracing homemaking guide for busy homemakers.This wonderful batch of recipes must have been required reading for whoever owned these -- oh yeah, my grandmother! I'm sure she passed these around to friends at some point in time during the 1950's. Here they are in their usual slideshow, but we've also added them as a download in PDF format -- something new! As always, subscribe to the feed and click through for the Flickr set!
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Recipe Sheets from Mary Cullen's Cottage (1950s)
I've come across stacks of these recipes sheets from "Mary Cullen's Cottage" over the past few weeks, sometimes four or five copies of each one. According to my research, there was no actual "Mary Cullen" -- the real author was International Newsmedia Marketing Association member Mary Elizabath Tobin: