Side Dishes & Salads


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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Sweet Potato Scallop – Vintage Thanksgiving Recipe Guest Test

The sweet potato is a very American ingredient, and so it’s understandable that it’s commonly...

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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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Corn Pudding – Vintage Thanksgiving Recipe Guest Test

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and it’s time to start taste-testing possible side dishes....

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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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