An Entirely NEW Type Of Cake!
A cake you can make in different types of pans AND that uses five fewer eggs than an angel food cake?! In 1948, those were selling points that made Betty’s chiffon cake a hit!
August 27, 2014

An Entirely NEW Type Of Cake!

A cake you can make in different types of pans AND that uses five fewer eggs than an angel food cake?! In 1948, those were selling points that made Betty’s chiffon cake a hit!

Tags:  food   cake   Betty Crocker   1940s   vintage   vintage ad   General Mills  
A Crunchy Little Horn
When Bugles were introduced in 1966, they became an instant hit. True confession time: Who still puts Bugles on each finger like claws?!?
August 26, 2014

A Crunchy Little Horn

When Bugles were introduced in 1966, they became an instant hit. True confession time: Who still puts Bugles on each finger like claws?!?

Tags:  food   snacks   bugles   1960s   midcentury   General Mills  
Sweets To The Sweet
This 1911 Pillsbury cookbook shared recipes for popular sweets like candied orange peel and candy puffs. Fun fact: In 1911, they spelled coconut “cocoanut!”
August 25, 2014

Sweets To The Sweet

This 1911 Pillsbury cookbook shared recipes for popular sweets like candied orange peel and candy puffs. Fun fact: In 1911, they spelled coconut “cocoanut!”

Tags:  history   cookbook   pillsbury   1911   1910s   General Mills   coconut   candy  
Full Of Hot Air
Did you know that General Mills was once in the hot air balloon business? This 1950 billboard showed us the future!
August 22, 2014

Full Of Hot Air

Did you know that General Mills was once in the hot air balloon business? This 1950 billboard showed us the future!

Tags:  history   1950s   General Mills   balloons  
Silly Rabbit…
Trix, new shapes, a tricky Trix parachute and a blue box?!? Oh, 1969 Trix, you were the best!
August 21, 2014

Silly Rabbit…

Trix, new shapes, a tricky Trix parachute and a blue box?!? Oh, 1969 Trix, you were the best!

Tags:  food   cereal   1960s   Retro   vintage   trix   breakfast   General Mills  
Niblets And Norman
In 1939, Norman Rockwell painted this sweet dinner table setting featuring lots and lots of Green Giant corn. Norman and Niblets — two American icons, together at last. 
August 20, 2014

Niblets And Norman

In 1939, Norman Rockwell painted this sweet dinner table setting featuring lots and lots of Green Giant corn. Norman and Niblets — two American icons, together at last. 

Tags:  food   corn   norman rockwell   green giant   1930s   history   art   General Mills