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Chocolate Topping Pie, 1952 – Vintage Pie July

This week we have another fun pie for Pie July! This is Chocolate Topping Pie! 5.0 from 3 reviews...

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Chocolate Cream Squares, 1974 – A Vintage Chocolate Recipe Test

So, this year I was really happy that everyone was so enthusiastic about the 2014 Lamb Cake Gallery,...

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Mid-Century Guest Test Saturday: “Shrimp Mold” or “PTSD on a Platter”

by Betty Homemaker   I have been sitting here, staring at the little blinking cursor, wondering...

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Spaghetti Subs – A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run

We are dipping into the archives this week and pulling out one of the most hilarious recipes that Tom...

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Top 10 Vintage Recipe Tests of 2013 – Spam, Vintage Cocktails and Tons of Gelatin!

2013 was a pretty crazy year for Mid-Century Menu! We tested about 75 vintage recipes, most of them gelatin...

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Vincent Price’s Pumpkin Pie – A Vintage Halloween Recipe Test

Well, since tomorrow is Halloween we thought we would do things up right around here and make a recipe...

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Concord Grape Pie With Crumb Topping – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

It’s grape season here in Michigan, and this year I decided to take some of our bounty and make a grape...

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Apple Cider Upside-Down Cake From The Archives–Again!

I think I run this post every year, but this cake is seriously that good and we make it all the time!...

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Potato Salad Gelatin Mold – A Mid-Century Gelatin Recipe Test

I hope everyone is looking forward to Labor Day! I know I am. And it preparation for all the cookouts...

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