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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).

This week we have a really crazy and fun gelatin for you guys. It’s actually kind of a dream of mine that has finally happened. I present to you (finally!)...

It’s Friday, and I could totally use a drink! This is Blue Devil Cocktail! Print Blue Devil Cocktail Author: Bottoms Up, 1934  ...

Welcome back to another Reader Request post, where you can send me your recipe questions and requests in the comments, through email or on our Facebook,...

Happy Fat Tuesday! This week we are going to celebrate Mardi Gras, and our return to health after a horrible, 10-day flu, with some lemon bars. These...

Welcome back to another Reader Request, where you ask me questions in the comments, through email or on our Facebook Page and I do my best to answer them...

I am bringing you an early post this week, because I made a pink Valentine’s Day cake! This is Sweet Story Cake! Print Sweet Story Cake Author: Spry,...

For Valentine’s Day, I thought we would bust out a pink drink. This is Raspberry Frappe! Print Raspberry Frappe Author: ...and add a measure...

I don’t even think I need an intro for this one. I think the title really speaks for itself. This is – Buttermilk. Aspic. Ring. Yeah, we went...

This week we have some cake. Some cake that didn’t quite work out. This is Neapolitan Pound Cake! Print Neapolitan Pound Cake Author: Mrs....

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