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Barbecue Bean Mold – A Mid-Century Recipe Re-Run


I’ve been thinking about summer a lot lately. Probably because it is colder than anything outside and...

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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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Frosted Cranberry Squares, 1965 – Vintage Thanksgiving Recipe Test


It’s the final countdown to turkey time, so Tom and I decided to break out some vintage recipes to...

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Applesauce Mold – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday


Why are so many gelatin salads so… pink? Nothing about this looks like applesauce, except perhaps...

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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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Barbecue Gelatin Cheese Cracker Pie – A Vintage Pie July Recipe Re-Run


I hope you guys are loving Vintage Pie July! I have been looking over things in the archives and chuckling,...

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Gazpacho Gelatin Salad, The Completed Mayo Trilogy – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


By RetroRuth I hope everyone had a good Memorial Day Weekend! Our weekend was filled with cleaning, yard...

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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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So elegant! I actually sort of love how colorful it is.

There’s Always Room – Tropic Sunset Salad


Slow Cooker Greek Dinner with Tropic Sunset Salad as a starter. I feel like “Betty Draper: The...

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