The Archive – "Eggs Oriental"

The Archive – "Eggs Oriental" *Note – Our recent contest for the Worst Mid-Century Recipe forced my brain to reluctantly recall the many horrible things we have made on this blog. Eggs Oriental was prominent in those memories. This post was originally published in April 2009, and looking at...

None Such Mince Meat Cupcakes

None Such Mince Meat Cupcakes Happy Wednesday!  I hope that your holiday weekends were all fantastic.  Mine…was wet. Very wet.  Tom and I drove to see my parents and drop off little Clark (one of the last of the foster kittens) with them, and afterwards did some camping in the UP.  Ugh.  I...

Mexican Macaroni Casserole

Mexican Macaroni Casserole  Welcome to another Mid-Century Menu!!  This week we are cooking out of a kind of fun little cookbook I found while on vacation this summer.  It is Prize Winning Recipes (made better with American Beauty Macaroni Products) or Institutional Cooking At Home.  Just...

Meatloaf Ring with Creamed Mushrooms

Meatloaf Ring with Creamed Mushrooms Wow, check out the piece of meat on the cover of this cookbook. Appetizing, huh?  It is no surprise that this is the cookbook that I chose the Mid-Century Menu out of this week.  It is 250 Ways to Prepare Meat by the Culinary Arts Institute, published in 1942. This is...