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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).

I’ve been getting a lot of questions and requests sent to me lately, so I thought I would start posting some of them to share with everyone. After all,...

It’s Friday and we are ready for a drink! This is Stinger! 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Stinger Author: Corby's Party Book, 1955  ...

What was that? You say you aren’t getting enough desserts these days?  Well, then let’s make some brownies. Oh yeah, and since this is Mid-Century...

This week we all have Tom to thank for this recipe. Apparently he isn’t getting enough Worcestershire sauce in his diet. These are Worcestershire Apple...

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I am pretty excited to kick 2016 goodbye. 2017 is going to be so much better for me, because not only am...

I hope everyone had a great Holiday and that you are looking forward to the New Year! I totally am. Nothing like starting over fresh with new ideas and...

Since we are having some fun, festive snacks for Christmas Eve, I thought I would re-run this sandwich with the hopes that this will spark some Christmas...

Time for some Christmas Cocktails! This is Brandied Coffolate! I am excited to start with this one. Chocolate, coffee and brandy? Ummm…yeah. Sign me...

If you haven’t decided on that special item to bake for your Christmas get-togethers this weekend, try this! This week I have a special recipe test...

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