From Better Homes and Gardens Holiday Cookbook, 1959 « Previous Send Me Your Lamb Cake Photo And Win A Vintage Cookbook!   ...

It’s that time of year again!!! Lamb cake time!     Send me your lamb cake photos – even if it is a fail – to [email protected] !  I will put all the pics together in a gallery after Easter, and you will be entered into a drawing to win a vintage cookbook. Deadline is 4/22/14 at midnight!   Hope you have a great Easter!!! « Previous Make The Best Lamb Cake Ever – A Tutorial And Lamb Cake Recipes   Next » Happy Easter from Mid-Century Menu! ...

Are you making a lamb cake this year for Easter? Do you WANT to make a lamb cake, but you don’t know where to start? Here is a quick round-up of lamb cake tips and tricks and some winner recipes from previous Easter posts! Never Made A Lamb Cake Before – Then Start Here! After I mentioned in an article on Wall Street Journal that I was looking for lamb cake recipes and tips, I received tons of email and recipes from all over the country!  With the help of experienced lamb cake bakers, I compiled this lamb cake primer to help...

This week we are having tuna! Tuna covered with Velveeta. Mmmm…mmm! Tom’s favorite. This is Golden Tuna Shortcake! Print Golden Tuna Shortcake Author: Velveeta   Ingredients 2 cups flour 3 Tbls baking powder ½ tsp salt ¼ cup butter or margarine 1 egg 1 cup milk 2 – 6.5 ounce cans tuna (I bought tuna in pouches) 2 Tbls chopped onion 1.5 Tbls chopped parsley ¼ cup chopped sweet pickle salt and pepper to taste ½ lb Velveeta Instructions Sift together flour, baking powder and...

Most of the time, we do our retro recipes as a household. Even when I do the cooking and Buzz does the tasting, he knows what’s being made. This one, I kept a complete surprise until the last possible moment. Frosted party sandwiches are pretty spectacular, particularly when they’re unexpected. « Previous There's Always Room - Tropic Sunset Salad   Next » Golden Tuna Shortcake – A Mid-Century Lenten Recipe Test ...

  I have a very vivid memory of a family dinner that took place when I was about six years old.  We had finished a perfectly normal, weeknight dinner when, as a surprise, my mom told us that there was dessert. Dessert! We never had dessert in our house unless it was a holiday or my grandparents were visiting (because…you know…in-laws)! And then she told us something even more unbelievable: my sister had made it. Now, understand that to me my 13 year old sister was the epitome of cool. In my memory, she stands about seven...

This week we have a scary cocktail. Behold, the Nightmare! It looks a lot scarier in the picture. Ours just ended up looking like apple cider. Maybe we should have gotten a light for the inside of our cocktail, too. Print Nightmare Author: 2-in-1 Recipe Cards, 1978   Ingredients ⅔ jigger gin ⅓ jigger Dubonnet (red) ⅓ jigger cherry brandy ⅓ jigger orange juice Instructions Shake well with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass. 3.2.1284   “How is it? I’m guessing strong?” “Hoooooo....

This week we are making something incredibly easy and meant to drink with RC Cola. This is Peanut ‘n’ Ham Spread! Print Peanut ‘n’ Ham Spread Author: RC Cola, 1952   “Enjoy RC with this smart party snack! It’s delightfully different and delicious.” Ingredients Equal quantities peanuts and ham spread Instructions Chop peanuts into tiny bits. Mix with an equal amount of ham spread. Serve this spread on crackers. 3.2.1284 I love it when the recipes only have two ingredients....

From Best Loved Chicken and Turkey Recipes of 24 Good Cooks, 1954 « Previous Apple Bread Pudding – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday   Next » Peanut 'n' Ham Spread – A Mid-Century Recipe Test ...

Buzz loves bread pudding. If he was on a desert island and could only bring along one food, I would guess this would be it. So bread pudding with fruit? YES PLEASE. « Previous El Presidente, 1940 – Vintage Cocktail Friday   Next » Gingered Pear and Chicken Salad, 1954 - Best-Loved Chicken and Turkey Recipes of 24 Good Cooks ...

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