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Are you exhausted from Thanksgiving, Readers?? I know I am! S,o here is a classic Mid-Century feast from our archives. This post originally ran on March 24, 2010, but features an amazing Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake that Tom and I loved and ate right down to the last crumb! The best part is, no eggs or butter needed, so it can literally be made right from your pantry.  If...

From Prize-Winning Recipes Starring Potato Chips, approx. 1965. Like this:Like Loading......

Oh boy, oh boy! My favorite part of Thanksgiving is almost here! The PIE! And what better pie to serve at Thanksgiving than old school, classic mid-century pies. Wow. This pie will really…keep you regular. Anyway, all these great pie recipes came from the November 1953 issue of Woman’s Home Companion. And I want to try every single one of them, especially this...

From The Jell-O Pudding Sampler, 1976 Like this:Like Loading......

So, you have to tell me the truth. Does this piece of cake: Look like it has sauerkraut in it? Does it? Well, it DOES because this week we have  Sauerkraut Chocolate Cake from Recipes from the Tower Kitchen! Since 1933, when Tower Kitchen opened atop the Free Press Building, its food experts have been helping Michigan women make good things to eat. Cooking methods...

Luccioni’s, noted for its fine Italian food, has been in the same location in downtown Cleveland for over 30 years. From The Second Ford Treasury of Favorite Recipes From Famous Eating Places, 1950. Like this:Like Loading......

  From “Let’s Eat Outdoors”, 1955 Like this:Like Loading......

No! No! No more tuna! From Dinner Is Served, 1972. Like this:Like Loading......

This is it! This is the end! The absolute LAST tuna recipe that we tried from our recent tuna contest. Can you believe it?  I barely can. I feel like I have tuna coming out of my ears. Correction. Tuna Pie coming out of my ears. This recipe is another entry from Toni, who won the Best Recipe with the Disneyland Tunaburgers. Even though she hit a home run  with...

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