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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).

Whew! Well, thank you to everyone who has been hanging on through this Mid-Century Menu drought! And thank you to everyone who emailed me and commented...

I know, I know. I have re-run this recipe before, but this pie is just So. Dang. Good. Seriously! This recipe has everything. It is vintage, it has a little...

This recipe is a fantastic alternative if you can’t stand the traditional cream of mushroom soup version of green bean casserole. I can’t,...

This is it!! It’s the biggest eating season of the year! After we finish off all the Halloween candy in the house, it’s pretty much a gorge-fest until...

It’s coming up on turkey time, so it’s time to bust out the vintage recipes! I am re-running my most favorite vintage Thanksgiving recipes...

This is the Halloween cake I made last year with Alex, and it turned out so well that I decided to run it again this year. This is a great quick cake to...

To keep going with our vintage food Halloween countdown, I bring you creepy gelatin. First of all, I just want to put it out there that I am in no way...

To keep the theme of freaky mid-century food going, I bring you the most hilarious cake we’ve ever made here on the blog: Banana Spook Cake. This thing...

Happy October! It’s the time for tricks and treats, and your extra-special treat from me is the reposting of these no-knead, no-fry doughnuts. That’s...

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