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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).

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...

Well, it’s 2015 and it’s time to break out a whole new year of drinks. So we thought we’d start with a layered drink. This is Brandy Scaffa! ...

Oh guys, here it is! This is the worst stuff Tom and I made this year. Some of it was edible, some was only borderline bad, and some of it was gross. And...

Happy New Year, Everyone! It’s been a long, crazy year here on Mid-Century Menu. We’ve eaten a lot of food, good and bad, and so I decided to sift...

So, who is ready to party? Well…it’s not us. We are staying in tonight, but to make up for that we are still going to whip up some fun vintage drinks!...

I hope everyone had a good Christmas! Today we are making a cocktail that is pretty much just vermouth. This is Green Room! Print Green Room Author: The...

This week we are posting a recipe that we know is an old favorite! This is Never-Fail Fudge! Print Never-Fail Fudge Author: Farm Journal's...

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...

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