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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).

It’s time for some delicious jam! This is Bluebarb Jam. Print Bluebarb Jam Author: Farm Journal's Country Cookbook, 1959 Serves: 9...

So, the garnish on the top probably gives it away, but guess what the mystery ingredient in this salad is? That’s right, it’s bananas. Because this...

If you love S’mores, you are going to love this fun version made with brownies! We are trying to get in the patriotic spirit here on Mid-Century Menu,...

I know, I know. Another recipe from the archives! But I just made these cookies this week for Alex. I added an extra 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and used...

I was digging through the archives for a good pie and I came across this chocolate frosted wonder.  Since I’m making it again, I thought you guys may...

It’s that time of year again!  It’s time for Pieathalon! Thanks again to Yinzerella from Dinner is Served 1972 for hosting the Pieathalon for the...

It’s been hot around here lately, so this week we decided to make a frozen treat. This is milk sherbet. 5.0 from 2 reviews Print Milk Sherbet...

I was digging through the archives this week for a yummy gelatin to whip up for a Memorial Day picnic, when I came across this post from August of 2013!...

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...

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