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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).

From Start With A Dolly Madison Cake, 1955 « Previous Potato Salad Gelatin Mold - A Mid-Century Salad For Your Labor Day Party!   ...

I posted this hilariously delicious concoction last year in preparation for Labor Day, so I thought I would bust it out again. It pretty much has everything...

Hey gang! Can you believe that Vintage Cocktail Friday is already over a year old?  Where does the time go? This post is from July of 2012!  Anyway,...

From Adventures in Cake Craft by Ann Pillsbury, 1948 « Previous Colorful Gelatin Cookies – A Vintage Recipe Re-Run   Next » Maple...

These cookies are so cute, fast and fun, and they would be a great end-of-summer treat for kids before they had to head back to school! This recipe originally...

This week we are making some punch! 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Sir Charles Punch Author: Here's How, 1941   Ingredients 1...

Our plum tree decided to go crazy on us this year. So, since I have a couple of buckets of plums laying around, I decided to make some coffee cake. Dutch...

Who wants a cocktail? It has a whole, raw egg in it! This is Port Wine Flip! Print Port Wine Flip Author: Here's How, 1941   Ingredients...

From Adventures in Cake Craft by Ann Pillsbury, 1948 « Previous Barbecue Gelatin Cheese Cracker Pie – A Vintage Pie July...

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