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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 hope everyone had a great Easter! I don’t know about how things went down in your house, but my excited three-year-old dyed a lot of eggs this year. ...

Here is an Easter bonus for this year: A Bunny-Shaped Carrot Cake! Print Carrot Cake   Ingredients 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1⅓ cup...

Behold! This year’s lamb. A coffee-flavored lamb cake. A man’s cake. A Man’s Cake Lamb Cake. Print Mans Cake Author: Ruth Stroze ...

It’s my favorite time of the year! Time to bust out the lamb cake pans and see what you guys and gals (and your lambs!) are made of. Send me your 2017...

This week Alex wanted to help with our tested recipe and I had a bunch of ripe bananas, so we decided to make a quick little dessert. These are Banana...

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...

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