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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 party, when I came...

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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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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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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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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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