Side Dishes & Salads


Swingin’ Summer Salad, 1971 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

If you have ever wanted to turn a Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner into a summer salad, then this is...

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Sherbet Mayonnaise Dressing, 1965–A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Today we are going to mix lime sherbet with mayonnaise and throw it over some fruit. Because why not? This...

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Cherry-Catsup Salad, 1964 – A Vintage Recipe Test

This week I felt like mixing together some ketchup and some cherry gelatin. Just because. This is Cherry-Catsup...

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Mystery Salad, 1977 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

So, the garnish on the top probably gives it away, but guess what the mystery ingredient in this salad...

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California Prune Cream Salad, 1934 – A Mid-Century Gelatin Recipe Test

So, if you have been following our Facebook page, you may have seen a preview of this lovely thing this...

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Deviled Onions, 1956 – Mid-Century Recipe Test

This week we decided we were going to get crazy. We decided we were going to put ketchup on onions. These...

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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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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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