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RetroRuth

I love everything retro, vintage, mid-century, kitsch and all things atomic! A 21st century housewife just trying to fit in...to the 50's. I have a passion for vintage recipes and an enormous vintage cookbook collection that I keep testing, even though by now I should know better. Creator of Mid-Century Menu (www.midcenturymenu.com), No Pattern Required (www.nopatternrequired.com), and I Ate The 80's (www.iatethe80s.com).

Who is excited for Halloween?!? In preparation for the scariest day of the year, I bring you possibly the most hilarious cake we’ve ever made here on...

Who’s ready for a cocktail? This is Robert Burns! Print Robert Burns Author: 2-in-1 International Recipe Cards, 1977   Ingredients...

If you like sugar (and I mean really, really like sugar) then have I got a pie for you! This is Maple Sugar Pie! 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Aunt...

Who wants a lovely after-dinner drink? This is the Velvet Hammer! Print Velvet Hammer Author: 1977, 2-in-1 International Recipe Cards ...

From Baking Is Fun by Ann Pillsbury, 1945 « Previous Salmon Vermouth Casserole, 1977 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test   Next » Velvet...

This week we are opening cans, dumping them together, adding vermouth and calling it a casserole! This is Salmon Vermouth Casserole! 4.0 from 1 reviews...

Who’s ready for some cocktails? This week we have the Singapore (not to be confused with the Singapore Sling) from 2-in-1 International Recipe Cards...

From Baking Is Fun by Ann Pillsbury, 1945 « Previous Clam Aspic Salad – A Vintage Recipe Re-Run   Next » Singapore,...

Do you guys remember when we made clam gelatin? No? Well, neither does Tom*, so I thought I would bust this one out of the archives so we can relive all...

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