California Prune Cream Salad, 1934 – A Mid-Century Gelatin Recipe Test

So, if you have been following our Facebook page, you may have seen a preview of this lovely thing this...

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Sparkling Red Rouser,1967 – A Vintage Recipe Test

This week – because I was bored – I decided to test out a recipe that mixes canned tomato sauce with...

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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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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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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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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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Sancho Panza, 1960 – Vintage Cocktail Friday

Who feels like experimenting today? Let’s try mixing tomato juice and…I don’t know. How about rum?...

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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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