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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).

Ever just want to have a chocolate sandwich for lunch?  Well, this week we have you covered. 4.0 from 1 reviews Print Cocoa Sandwiches Author: McNess,...

If you were an eagle-eyed reader, you might have spotted this week’s recipe test in with the loads of fruit in the Luau Wheelbarrow Ice Bar that I posted...

Just in case you needed one last fix for Luau week – I decided to spend most of my weekend chopping fruit. This is the Wheelbarrow Ice Bar! This lovely...

It’s time for some dessert! And what’s better for dessert than something covered with coconut. These are Orange Doodads! Print Orange Doodads...

This week we are combining luaus AND back to school in one neat little sandwich. This is Luau Lulu! Print Luau Lulu Author: The Bold Sandwich...

So, it’s time to put the prune-bologna-debacle from Wednesday behind us, and wash our eyeballs clean with some chocolate. These are Chocolate Dreams! ...

It is officially school time again! Alex will be headed back to pre-school soon, and I am sure most of the kids out there are already back in school. And...

For quite some time I’ve been wanting to do a series of desserts made with meat or meat drippings. This were very common, everyday “make do”...

So, this week we are doing a pity recipe. If you read last week’s post, you know I recently had some jaw surgery. Which wasn’t fun. At all. So I decided...

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