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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).

Even though it’s only February, we were in the mood for ice cream this week. An ice cream soda, to be specific. This is Adult Soda! 5.0 from 1...

Since the first Super Bowl was in 1967, I would say that it’s totally appropriate to throw a vintage Super Bowl Party. To help you plan your party, I...

If you have ever hungered for chocolate cottage cheese, then today’s recipe is for you! These are Marbled Cocoa Squares! Print Marbled Cocoa Squares...

This week our drink is going to be a bit different. It isn’t going to have any alcohol! This is Orange-Peach Freeze! Print Orange Peach Freeze ...

It’s Wednesday, and I need some rice pudding. Preferably chocolate. There we go. Much better. This is Chocolate Rice Pudding! 4.0 from 1 reviews...

It’s Friday and it’s time for a drink! This is Turf! Print Turf Author: The Culvert Party Encyclopedia, 1965   Ingredients...

This week I have a special recipe test for all of you! It is sort of a guest test, but in another way it isn’t. This week, we all get to enjoy a recipe...

Who is in the mood for some turquoise sandwiches? This lovely loaf was made by reader Genevieve for a recent party. She was kind enough to share the pictures...

Vintage Cocktail Friday is back! After a very long hiatus, I am happy to say that Tom and I are both drinking cocktails again. Whew. It was kind of dicey...

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