Large Vintage Plastic Recipe Box with Assorted Family Recipes Collection

Reading Vintage


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Discover a treasure trove of culinary secrets with this large, yellow vintage plastic recipe box, brimming with a personal collection of assorted recipes. This isn't just a recipe box; it's a gateway to a world of home-cooked memories and timeless flavors.


  • Type: Recipe Box
  • Material: Plastic
  • Color: Yellow
  • Condition: Good (with a chip in the lid, as shown in photos)
  • Dimensions: 7x5x4 inches
  • Contents: Handwritten, newspaper, and magazine recipes, along with blank notecards

Key Elements:

  1. Diverse Recipes: A mix of handwritten, newspaper, and magazine recipes awaits you, each piece offering a unique glimpse into family kitchens and cooking styles of the past.
  2. Classic Design: The yellow plastic recipe box, a staple in many mid-century kitchens, adds a nostalgic touch to your collection.
  3. Handwritten Gems: The handwritten recipes hold the charm of personal touch and family history, making them priceless additions to your culinary repertoire.
  4. Curated Collection: Delve into the organized world of the original owner, with the joy of discovering each recipe being a delightful surprise.
  5. Versatile Use: Whether added to your vintage recipe collection or used in your home kitchen, this recipe box is a functional and charming piece.

Embark on an exploration of flavors and stories. This recipe box is not just about cooking; it's about connecting with the past and creating new memories.

Closing Thoughts:

This large vintage recipe box is more than a container; it's a keeper of culinary heritage and personal tales. Filled with a medley of recipes, it offers a unique opportunity to connect with the cooking traditions of the past. Ready to add this piece of history to your culinary collection and uncover its delightful secrets?

Recommended Reading

Curious about the stories behind your vintage recipe box? Don’t miss our recommended read, "Vintage Recipe Box with Recipes: Perfect Nostalgia & Flavor!" Uncover the secrets of retro cooking and the history wrapped up in each handwritten recipe. It’s a quick, flavorful trip down memory lane, perfect for new and seasoned collectors alike. Get inspired!

Our Process

We source from local estate sales in the Great Lakes Bay Region, only purchasing the highest quality books.

After photos are shot, the book is immediately placed in a clear self-sealed bag, stored in a climate-controlled room for protection until you purchase.

When shipping, your book is double-bagged using kraft bubble mailer's for protection.

Reading Vintage offers Free Media Mail shipping on our books, valid only in the United States.

Have any questions?  Feel free to Contact me. Pam of Reading Vintage

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