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Don’t know what to do with your turkey leftovers?? Well, the Mid-Century Menu is here to bail you out with our cardinal mid-century cooking rule: When in doubt, add gelatin and pour it into a mold! Yeah, that’s right. It’s Jellied Turkey-Vegetable Salad. This recipe was submitted by Sean during our gelatin contest. He submitted three, but I have to admit, this is...

From Turn Cool Whip Into Great Holiday Desserts, 1975 Like this:Like Loading......

Happy Thanksgiving!! Here’s hoping everyone’s table is laden with a variety of holiday yumminess today, retro or otherwise. And, like in this picture, Cathrineholm serving pieces! Like this:Like Loading......

Well, it’s the day before Thanksgiving and let me tell you that I am cooking up a storm! But I just had to get this post up, because I think this may be the most delicious pie I’ve made on the Mid-Century Menu. If you are struggling to find an easy, interesting dessert that you can whip up before the big day tomorrow, this is it! You probably even have all of the ingredients...

From The Beta Sigma Phi Holiday Cookbook, 1971 Like this:Like Loading......

From The Beta Sigma Phi Holiday Cookbook, 1971 Like this:Like Loading......

Happy Friday! Just wanted to do a little bit of shameless self-promotion.  I just finished an article on church cookbooks for Faith & Leadership, and if you would like to check it out you can head over to their website. It’s not often that I can go on and on about how awesome recipes are outside of this blog, so I was really thrilled to write the article and...

Hooray for gelatin!! Today we have another recipe that was submitted for our Gelatin Contest, but I have to admit that this is one that I was very excited to see because I have been dying to try this recipe for ages. These adorable little things are Glazed Tea Cakes. And yes, they ARE covered with gelatin. This recipe was submitted by Cat from Michigan, who also sent...

So, do you guys think it is too early for Christmas cookies??? Maybe?? Nah. I have to say, it is never too early for cookies around here. I’ve already...

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