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Basic White Sauce – A Mid-Century Menu Recipe Staple


This week we are going to cover a very basic recipe used in mid-century cooking: White Sauce. Come to...

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Mrs. Kahn’s Banana Sour Cream Cake–A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run


If you are looking for my Astronaut Wives Club food post, never fear!  It will post tomorrow. But for...

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Grandma’s Rhubarb Meringue Pie – A Vintage Recipe Re-Run


It’s rhubarb season again! And while we have a couple different ways to use up your extra crop of “pie...

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Grapefruit Cream Pie, 1941 – Mid-Century Recipe Test


I was pretty excited when I picked out this recipe. Grapefruit Cream Pie! How good does that sound? Well,...

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Canned Grapefruit-Canned Crabmeat Cocktail, 1959 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


This week I made a parfait out of canned grapefruit and canned crabmeat. And topped it with sauce. This...

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Complete Lamb Cake Tutorial With Tricks, Tips and Tested Vintage Recipes, Plus Lamb Cake Photo Contest!


Who is ready to eat some lamb cake???? It’s time for everyone to dust off their lamb and rabbit pans...

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Pompano, 1971 – Vintage Cocktail Friday


Let’s pretend it’s summer and have a citrus-y cocktail! This is Pompano! Print Pompano Author: Playboy's...

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Jellied Cottage Cheese And Tomato Salad – A Vintage Gelatin Recipe Re-Run


Spring is almost here! And I immediately started thinking of all the gelatin things I am going to make...

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Vintage Valentine’s Day Menu – Make A Mid-Century Meal For Your Sweetie!


Do you want to impress your vintage-loving significant other this Valentine’s Day? Then I have the...

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