Bread and Pastries


Cream of Chicken Soup Corn Bread, 1955 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


Welcome back to Mid-Century Menu, where this week we are making cornbread with condensed soup in it. This...

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Potato Chip Coffee Cake, 1957– A Vintage Recipe Test


Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I am pretty excited to kick 2016 goodbye. 2017 is going...

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Stollen, 1959 – A Vintage Holiday Recipe Re-Run


If you haven’t decided on that special item to bake for your Christmas get-togethers this weekend,...

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Wesson’s Famous Fruit Cake – A Mid-Century Christmas Recipe Re-Run


A few years ago we tested out a bunch of vintage quick fruit cake recipes for the blog. This was the...

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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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No-Fry Doughnuts, 1976 – A Vintage Halloween Recipe Re-Run


Happy Halloween! This year, your extra-special treat from me is the reposting of these no-knead, no-fry...

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Sweet Yeast Dough – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


I am constantly impressed by how mid-century recipes continue to surprise me with the ways they find...

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Banana Tea Bread, 1947 – A Vintage Recipe Test


This week we are taking a break from hot dogs and gelatin and making some nice, wholesome banana bread. This...

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Marvelous Muffins, 1956 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


I’ve decided that we are going to start 2015 off with a bang. So I made some muffins with condensed...

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