Salads


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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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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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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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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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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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