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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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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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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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Coconut Pudding Cake – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


Ever since boxed cake mix came along, it’s been used for all sorts of interesting things besides...

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Graham Torte – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


This week’s Guest Test is also a Guest Contribution! Thanks to Stephanie for sending this to Ruth...

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Dutch Plum Cake, 1959 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


Our plum tree decided to go crazy on us this year. So, since I have a couple of buckets of plums laying...

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Mrs. Kahn’s Banana Sour Cream Cake – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


By RetroRuth This week’s recipe was all about what I had laying around the house.  I was out of...

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Chocolate Cream Squares, 1974 – A Vintage Chocolate Recipe Test


So, this year I was really happy that everyone was so enthusiastic about the 2014 Lamb Cake Gallery,...

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Apricot Angel Cake Surprise – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


I think this recipe’s name is rather bizarre. It sort of ruins the surprise when you explain all...

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