Vintage Recipe Collection in a Metal Recipe Box Packed Full of Vintage Handwritten Recipes, Newspaper Clippings & More

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Discover culinary treasures with this enchanting Vintage Recipe Collection found in a kitchen cupboard at an estate sale.  In a charming Ohio Art floral metal recipe box, this collection is a delightful mosaic of culinary history. It is packed full of handwritten and typed recipes, along with newspaper clippings.

Dive into decades of cooking traditions without disturbing the original organization; a peek into the box reveals a curated selection, leaving the bulk as a fun surprise for you to explore. From classic comfort foods to forgotten delicacies, each recipe offers a glimpse into the kitchens of yesteryear, making this collection a perfect addition to your vintage recipe repertoire or a nostalgic accent to your modern kitchen.


  • Content: Handwritten & typed recipes, clippings from newspapers, bags, and boxes
  • Condition: Good, with natural wear consistent with age
  • Box Dimensions: 6x4x3 inches

Four Key Features:

  1. A rich variety of recipes reflect generations of home cooking.
  2. Housed in a vintage metal Ohio Art recipe box, adding character and history.
  3. Ideal for collectors of vintage recipes or anyone passionate about culinary history.
  4. Enhances any kitchen with a touch of nostalgia and a dash of inspiration.

Beyond The Final Page:

The Vintage Recipe Collection is more than just a set of recipes; it's a journey through the culinary past, inviting you to recreate, taste, and cherish the flavors that have graced family tables for decades. Whether as a gift for a culinary enthusiast or a treat for yourself, this collection promises to add warmth, charm, and a story to every meal.

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!


This vintage collection has been previously owned and loved, showing some wear typical of vintage pieces. Please refer to the photos as a guide. If you have any questions or require more photos, please feel free to ask.

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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