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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).

Since I am hip-deep in rhubarb right now in Michigan, I thought I would do a mini-roundup of great rhubarb recipes from the blog archives!  And I know...

Here in Michigan it is now rhubarb season, so we are going to make a rhubarb dessert that is not rhubarb meringue pie! Here we have “Rhubarb Custard...

I was in the mood for some gelatin this week, so I decided to go strolling through the archives for a good recipe. Yes, unbelievably, there are good gelatin...

While going through the archives, I ran across this creation from May 2012.  I thought it was so hilarious that I decided to share it again.  Enjoy! Here...

This week, we are making a pie with cinnamon red hot candies and alphabet noodles. This is Alphabet Pie! Print Alphabet Pie Author: 250 Superb...

It was a great Easter! Thank you so very, very much to everyone who visited the blog, used the recipes, shared your recipes, commented, sent an email and...

This year I decided to shake things up and make a chocolate lamb cake. This is Chocolate Pound Cake Lamb! 5.0 from 2 reviews Print Chocolate...

Since St. Patrick’s Day is rapidly approaching, I thought I would test out some green gelatin. This is Lime Rice Mold! 5.0 from 1 reviews Print...

Who is ready to eat some lamb cake???? It’s time for everyone to dust off their lamb and rabbit pans and get ready to make some molded cakes! To help...

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