Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The Hostess with the Mostess

There's something so compelling about food advertising pamphlets from the 1950s -- the high hopes and certainty of the rightness of our values back then can be as comforting as the single-flavor soft-and-chewy recipes.  Here's a delightful example.

How to Be the Hostess with the Mostess, Jane Wilson Kitchens, Wilson & Co., Chicago, 1958.