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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).

My favorite time of the year is here! I thought I would gather up a bunch of good vintage cookie recipes to help with your holiday baking! Bonus recipe...

This year, our Christmas gift to you is a drink that combines chocolate and eggnog. You’re welcome. Print Cacao Eggnog Author: John de...

It’s time for more Christmas fudge! This is “Philly” Fudge! Print Chocolate Philly Fudge Author: Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese, 1951...

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...

‘Tis the season! The season for fudge, that is. I have been setting aside vintage fudge recipes I’ve come across all year so that I can do the very...

Who feels like experimenting today? Let’s try mixing tomato juice and…I don’t know. How about rum? Tomato juice and rum. This is Sancho Panza! ...

December is here and Christmas is coming up fast, so I thought I would make a little something to get us all into the holiday spirit. Because nothing says...

The Big T-Day is almost upon us! Do you know what you’re making? How about giving your table a mid-century twist with one of our tested Turkey Day recipes? Gelatin...

So, who’s up for a strong drink? It’s Friday after all. And we don’t just have any drink this week. We have Master of The Hounds, which is NOT a...

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