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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).

Oh my gosh, who needs a cocktail? It feels like it’s been forever since we’ve done this. Print Prima Vera Cocktail   Ingredients...

I have a rather serious unveiling this week. A serious gelatin mold unveiling. This is how emotionally invested in this I really am. With great seriousness,...

This week we don’t have a recipe so much as a cutting and frosting challenge. Which are always the best kinds of challenges. This is Hallo Witch! ...

This week we are taking advantage of apple season by covering sliced apples with Pop-Tarts! This is Apple Crumble! Print Apple Crumble Author: Kay...

I had a big, crazy recipe planned for this week, but then TJ got sick, and I got sick and yadda, yadda. Basically, life with kids happened. But I still...

This week we aren’t doing anything freaky, just making some nice, calm bar cookies. These are O’Henry Bars! 5.0 from 3 reviews Print O’Henry...

This week we have a very easy recipe. Which is good, because I’m tired. These are Cheese Snacks! Print Cheese Snacks, 1959 – A Vintage...

Ever just want to have a chocolate sandwich for lunch?  Well, this week we have you covered. 4.0 from 3 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...

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