Side Dishes & Salads


Clam Aspic Salad – A Vintage Recipe Re-Run

Do you guys remember when we made clam gelatin? No? Well, neither does Tom*, so I thought I would bust...

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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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Potato Salad Gelatin Mold – A Mid-Century Salad For Your Labor Day Party!

I posted this hilariously delicious concoction last year in preparation for Labor Day, so I thought I...

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Broccoli with Crunchy Topping – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday

This is what happens when I let Buzz help pick the recipe. “Oooh, make that one!” “What,...

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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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Sweet Potato Balls – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday

This recipe name sounds like a weird way to avoid swearing. “Sweet tater balls, Nellie, them durn...

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Can Do Salad – Mid-Century Recipe Guest Test Sunday

This recipe has it all. Cutesy title, vintage brand-name product, and gelatin. What could go wrong? ...

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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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