Vintage Cocktail Recipes Via 1900s


Taken from a very old book found at my Grandmother’s house, these are just a few of the many recipes found in this circa 1910 Guide to running a household, meal preparation, entertaining and more. These delectable, vintage cocktails will keep you and your guests refreshed and vibrant, no doubt. For the ingredients you may have never heard of, I’ve linked them to an explanation or where to get them.

Sherry Punch

Use one-gallon vessel to mix in; six ounces lemon juice, one pound of sugar dissolved in juice, two ounces abricotine, two ounces of Jamaica rum, three quarts sherry wine, one quart of Bourbon whiskey, one or two lemons, one or two oranges, slices and one half can of pineapple, sliced. Put into punch bowl with square piece of ice in center. Serve in stem glasses. […]

The Bride: Early 1900s How-To Book for Newlyweds – Part 1

I found this vintage how-to book for newlyweds in my granny’s house a few of years ago. She passed away in 2011, and this book was just amongst a bunch of other books in a box in her bedroom. I’d never seen it before, and it didn’t seem like anyone had had anything to do Read more about The Bride: Early 1900s How-To Book for Newlyweds – Part 1[…]