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From Betty Crocker’s How To Have The Most Fun With Cake Mixes, 1957 Like this:Like Loading......

So, you have probably noticed the lack of Wednesday posts, or really any posts in general the last few weeks. It’s because what I’ve been working on these last few months decided to show up a little early. Three and a half weeks early, to be precise. Meet our new little sweetheart, Alexandra! Even though she threw us for a bit of a loop timing-wise, she is doing...

From Holiday Recipes for the 12 Days of Christmas, 1970 Like this:Like Loading......

Celebrate with pie! From Betty Crocker’s Picture Cookbook Like this:Like Loading......

From Holiday Recipes and Ideas For The 12 Days of Christmas, 1970 Like this:Like Loading......

Even though I have an amazing cheese ball recipe already (and a reasonable backup one as well), I can’t keep myself from trying new cheese ball recipes I randomly come across. Recently I stumbled on one in a church cookbook called The Queen’s Book from 1967.  Is it scary to say that I was intrigued because it contained a lot of pasteurized, processed cheese? Actually,...

From 50 Mushroom Recipes, 1951 Like this:Like Loading......

Soooo…I normally don’t do this here on the Mid-Century Menu. Usually we find a mid-century recipe, reproduce it exactly, and then we stuff whatever concoction that it produces in our faces, chunks of American cheese and all. That’s the fun of this site. But honestly, I have to tell you guys that a lot of the time I remake recipes, playing around with them  behind...

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