It's all about Karo Syrup today - here in a couple of 1910 magazine advertisements:
This is on the back of my "Karo Cookery" booklet from 1941 - apparently they had just switched from cans to bottles at that time:
An ad with recipes from 1945:
From 1950 - another recipe, this time for popcorn balls! That's what I want to make! I cannot even remember the last time I had a homemade popcorn ball:
Lace cookies from 1965:
And one more ad from 1978:
I always have some in the cupboard, but I really don't use it that often. These two bottles are in my pantry "Now":
I think the last thing I made with it was this decadent bittersweet hot fudge sauce that I throw together. It's the kind that hardens slightly and turns all gooey when you pour it over your ice cream.
That's why I haven't made it in a long time.
I don't dare.