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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).

Hooray for Friday and hooray for vintage cocktails! This is Champs Elysees! Print Champs Elysees Author: Calvert Party Encycopedia, 1965...

I know that Lent is over, but I was digging around in the archives recently and came across this bad boy from last year and knew I had to share it again....

So, I think I’ve kinda jumped the gun a bit over here by starting to test summer recipes. But hey, the weather was really nice this weekend, so I decided...

Thank you so much to everyone who sent in a lamb cake photo this year! If you missed the deadline, feel free to send in your picture anyway and I will...

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...

Let’s pretend it’s summer and have a citrus-y cocktail! This is Pompano! Print Pompano Author: Playboy's Bar Guide, 1971   ...

So. Have you guys ever made a peanut butter white sauce and then poured it over Fritos? Because I have. These are Peanut Butter Fritos! “Children particularly...

Who needs a pick-me-up today? Then it is time for Morning Call! Print Morning Call Author: Here's How, 1941   Ingredients ½...

Spring is almost here! And I immediately started thinking of all the gelatin things I am going to make this spring and summer. While sifting through the...

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