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Happy Halloween, Everyone! Today we have a special edition of the Mid-Century Menu for you, that couldn’t wait until Wednesday. And what couldn’t wait? Well, we have Halloween Party Treats from Betty Crocker! Here is some Halloween Punch, Cocoa Marshmallow Bars and  Goblin Franks! Yeah. I was kinda disappointed to find out that the Cocoa Marshmallow Bars...

I really want that covered portable charcoal cooker. And that French bread warmer. ‘Cause that’s not a specific appliance. At all. From Better Homes & Gardens Fondue Cookbook, 1970 Like this:Like Loading......

More tuna! From Campbell’s Most-For-The-Money Main Dishes, 1975. Like this:Like Loading......

So, there was a certain point during the testing of tuna recipes for our last contest that we became confused. Baffled. Stricken with bewilderment. And it came immediately on the heels of trying this recipe. But more on the confusion later. Right now, all you need to know is that this recipe is from Eartha Kitsch’s mom, Opal, and is from Better Homes and Gardens New...

“A cookie with a different shape, and a new flavor!” From Pillsbury’s 7th Grand National Cookbook, 1956. Like this:Like Loading......

From Oster Electric Chafing Dish Cookbook, approx. 1970. Like this:Like Loading......

From Campbell’s Most-For-The-Money Main Dishes, 1975. Like this:Like Loading......

Guess what, guys?!?!? It’s time for some COMPLETELY insane food. We have been pretty tame in the past two weeks with yummy desserts (Cider Eggnog Pie & Apple Cider Upside-Down Cake) so it’s time to delve back into the horrible and the hideous. And what better way to do that than with another tuna recipe? This week we have another recipe from Charm & Poise (aka,...

A beauty of a cake with an attractive ribbon effect that is so easy to achieve! From the Pillsbury Bake-Off  Cookbook, 1955. *This cake is so good, it was republished in the recent book, Baking in America: Traditional and Contemporary Favorites from the Past 200 Years by Greg Patent. And, for just fun, here it is in a French’s Extract Ad! Like this:Like Loading......

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