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“Oooo…Bob, look at all the choices!” *Mmmphf* “Oh, I think I’ll have some Tropical Delight, some Spanish Cream and some Salmon Mold. What do...

The muscles in her face hurt from smiling. Her back spasmed with the weight of the tray.  If dinner wasn’t over by the time her Klonopin wore off,...

Forever. From The Best Of bon Appetit, 1970 Like this:Like Loading......

A Griller of Weenies. From Your Home And You, 1961 Like this:Like Loading......

From Everyday Etiquette by Amy Vanderbuilt, 1956 Like this:Like Loading......

Welcome, welcome to the new Mid-Century Menu site!  This blog is all about mid-century cooking and recipes, and the testing of said recipes. And the sometimes hilarious and horrible results. This week we chose a recipe from Favorite Recipes of Home Economics Teachers: Casseroles, which was published in 1965.  This cookbook cost me 10 cents at a used bookstore on Valentine’s...

From Hawaiian Parties Indoor And Out, 1973. Like this:Like Loading......

When we left the Mid-Century Menu cliffhanger last week, things looked grim for our heroes. Would the Planetary Frankfurters be a hit? What are Carra-Chees?...

So, I might not have had the best time watching the Super Bowl, but I had a great time cooking for it. After I finished the fun stuff for our two person Super Bowl Party (Artichoke dip, taco dip and buffalo chicken meatballs), I broke out the mid-century snacks because…well…I had too. I had the greatest snack book ever! Check out this beauty.  It’s the Appetizer...

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