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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).

This week we are pretending that it is summertime, and we are making frozen Daiquiris. This is The Original Frosted Ronrico West Indies!! Print The...

This week we are taking a break from hot dogs and gelatin and making some nice, wholesome banana bread. This is Banana Tea Bread! Print Banana Tea...

I’ve been thinking about summer a lot lately. Probably because it is colder than anything outside and we are covered with about 3 feet of snow. So I...

This week we have a cocktail that is going to take your breath away. This is the Tummy Tightener! Print Tummy Tightener Author: Bottoms Up,...

Do you want to impress your vintage-loving significant other this Valentine’s Day? Then I have the perfect menu for you! And the great news is, these...

Let’s raise a glass to the end of the week! This is Manila! “Is it good?” “Yes. It’s sweet, but good.” The Verdict: Good From The Tasting...

So, talk about starting this year off with a bang. I bring you perhaps the most completely mid-century recipe we’ve made in a while. This one has it...

I’ve decided that we are going to start 2015 off with a bang. So I made some muffins with condensed cream of mushroom soup! These are Marvelous...

So, I really enjoyed doing the 2014 recipe round up, so I decided to bust the 2013 out of the archives for you guys. Danger – The Following Post...

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