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Sea Breeze Salad, 1968 – A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run


I was digging through the archives this week for a yummy gelatin to whip up for a Memorial Day picnic,...

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Classic Orange Jell-O – A Mid-Century Gelatin Re-Run


I was in the mood for some gelatin this week, so I decided to go strolling through the archives for a...

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Spaghetti Subs – A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run


While going through the archives, I ran across this creation from May 2012.  I thought it was so hilarious...

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Chocolate Pound Cake Lamb, 1967 – A Vintage Easter Lamb Cake Recipe Test


This year I decided to shake things up and make a chocolate lamb cake. This is Chocolate Pound Cake...

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Beef Fudge,1967 – A Vintage Recipe Test


So, this week I listened to some crazy people on the Mid-Century Menu Facebook page and added some leftover...

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Butter Cookie Cut-Outs – A Vintage Holiday Recipe Test


Today we have a bit of a recipe mash-up between vintage and modern, but since it involves cookies I am...

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Philly Hostess Dip, 1950 – Vintage Recipe Test Plus 5 Vintage Recipes For Your Super Bowl Party


Since the first Super Bowl was in 1967, I would say that it’s totally appropriate to throw a vintage...

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Chocolate Rice Pudding, 1935 – A Vintage Recipe Test


It’s Wednesday, and I need some rice pudding. Preferably chocolate. There we go. Much better. This...

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Stollen, 1959 – A Vintage Holiday Recipe Test


This week I have a special recipe test for all of you! It is sort of a guest test, but in another way...

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