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Chocolate Raisin Bars – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


My son is one of those kids who hates raisins. I think it is (at least in part) because they look like...

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Colorful Gelatin Cookies – A Vintage Recipe Re-Run


These cookies are so cute, fast and fun, and they would be a great end-of-summer treat for kids before...

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Choco-Scotch Clusters, 1967 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


By RetroRuth I had originally planned to bring you a horrible gelatin today, but poor Tom has the stomach...

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Popcorn Caramel Roll – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


Well, my kids are no longer “vacation-bored,” but they still complain there’s nothing...

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Chocolate Nougat Cereal Bars – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


Spring break is eagerly anticipated by children everywhere. And it’s just as fun as they expect…...

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Chocolate and Vanilla No-Bake Butter Balls – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


Feeling lazy? Do you want to make a plate of cookies for this Valentine’s Day, but the thought of turning...

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Butter Pecan Turtle Cookies – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


When Retro Ruth emailed me this advertisement, I literally whooped with joy. It’s rare that a retro recipe looks...

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It’s Almost That Time Again– 10 Vintage Christmas Cookies For Your Holiday Plate!


My favorite time of the year is here! I have to admit making cookies is one of the highlights of Christmas...

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Chocolate Syrup Brownies – A Vintage Dessert Recipe Test


  This week we have something simple and fun that I have always wanted to try: chocolate syrup brownies. As...

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