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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 making meatloaf! This is Jubilee Meat Loaf! Print Jubilee Meat Loaf Author: Recipes From Checkerboard Square, 1959  ...

Back when I shared the fabulous Mt. Fuji gelatin, I told you about a second project I’d assigned to Carolyn and her scientist friends. And by “project”,...

I seriously love this time of year. It is time for cookies! And these are Cracker Jills! 5.0 from 2 reviews Print Cracker Jills Author: Wisconsin...

In honor of #fruitcakeweek on our social media, I thought I would whip up a fruitcake! Well…sort of. This is Tunnel of Sugarplum Cake! Print Tunnel...

Oh my gosh, who needs a cocktail? It feels like it’s been forever since we’ve done this. 3.0 from 1 reviews Print Prima Vera Cocktail ...

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...

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