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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 going to cover a very basic recipe used in mid-century cooking: White Sauce. Come to think of it, this is the starting point for a lot...

I have to say, I am loving this week’s food from behind the scenes of Astronauts Wives Club!!! Episode 5 was a heavy on hamburgers, hot dogs and deviled...

This week I decided that everyone needed some pie. But because this is Mid-Century Menu, the pie is mostly corn. This is Corn Pie! 2.0 from 1 reviews...

We have lots and lots of food this week from behind the scenes of Astronauts Wives Club!!! Episode 4 was a particularly food-heavy episode (yay!), so...

Today we have a charming little luncheon dish for you. This is Woodcock! 3.0 from 1 reviews Print Woodcock Author: The Guild Cookbook/Mrs....

A new episode of Astronauts Wives Club airs tonight! I am very excited about this and I am hoping tonight’s episode has more food footage in it. Episode...

Who is ready for a SPAM pie? I stumbled across this in the archives the other day and it had me chuckling so much that I knew I had to repost it. I mean,...

Happy Independence Day! Since most of you are outside either attending a barbeque or grilling your own dinner, we thought we would share what we are drinking...

Who is pumped for another night of Astronauts Wives Club tonight? I am pretty excited. And to get you even more excited, here is the food from Episode...

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