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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).

It’s rhubarb season again! And while we have a couple different ways to use up your extra crop of “pie plant” on our blog, this is easily our favorite!...

I had some extra rhubarb in my garden this week, so I decided to put it to good use. And cover it with bananas and ketchup. This is Major League Rhubarb! ...

I was pretty excited when I picked out this recipe. Grapefruit Cream Pie! How good does that sound? Well, it probably sounds better if last week you had...

This week I made a parfait out of canned grapefruit and canned crabmeat. And topped it with sauce. This is Canned Grapefruit-Canned Crabmeat Cocktail! ...

This week we decided we were going to get crazy. We decided we were going to put ketchup on onions. These are Deviled Onions! Print Deviled Onions...

Hooray for Friday and hooray for vintage cocktails! This is Champs Elysees! Print Champs Elysees Author: Calvert Party Encycopedia, 1965...

I know that Lent is over, but I was digging around in the archives recently and came across this bad boy from last year and knew I had to share it again....

So, I think I’ve kinda jumped the gun a bit over here by starting to test summer recipes. But hey, the weather was really nice this weekend, so I decided...

Thank you so much to everyone who sent in a lamb cake photo this year! If you missed the deadline, feel free to send in your picture anyway and I will...

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