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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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Frankfurter Macaroni Salad Loaf, 1955 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


So, talk about starting this year off with a bang. I bring you perhaps the most completely mid-century...

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Recipe Re-Run – Top 10 Vintage Recipe Tests of 2013 With Spam, Vintage Cocktails and Tons of Gelatin!


So, I really enjoyed doing the 2014 recipe round up, so I decided to bust the 2013 out of the archives...

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Top 5 Worst Tested Vintage Recipes From 2014


Oh guys, here it is! This is the worst stuff Tom and I made this year. Some of it was edible, some was...

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The Top 10 Best Tested Vintage Recipes From 2014


Happy New Year, Everyone! It’s been a long, crazy year here on Mid-Century Menu. We’ve eaten a lot...

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Never-Fail Fudge, 1959 – The Five Days of Fudge Vintage Recipe Test


This week we are posting a recipe that we know is an old favorite! This is Never-Fail Fudge! Print...

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12 Vintage Christmas Cookies For Your Holiday Plate!


My favorite time of the year is here! I thought I would gather up a bunch of good vintage cookie recipes...

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Cacao Eggnog, 1965 – Vintage Holiday Cocktail Friday


This year, our Christmas gift to you is a drink that combines chocolate and eggnog. You’re welcome. ...

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Brandied Coffolate, 1976 – Vintage Christmas Cocktail Friday


Time for some Christmas Cocktails! This is Brandied Coffolate! I am excited to start with this one....

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