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This week we have some Rice Krispies and some dates baked into pudding form. Because why not? This is Rice Krispies Date Pudding! Print Rice Krispies...

It’s cookie time here on the Mid-Century Menu This year I tested 10 different vintage cookie recipes that caught my eye during the year and that I knew I was going to have to make for Christmas. Well, actually there were a lot more than ten I wanted to try, but Tom was already starting to accuse me of trying to fatten him up, so the line had to be drawn at ten. And the...

After the Peanut Butter Bread debacle of last week, I decided it was time to get back on the mid-century recipe horse and try quick bread again.  But which recipe? I dug through cookbooks. I flipped through magazines. I even got out my collection of recipe cards. I was stumped. And then, Judy Gelman, one of the authors of The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook, emailed me and...

Well. So. Yeah. This is a little awkward. I suppose I should clear the air. Just confess what I’ve done wrong so we can acknowledge what I’ve done, you can forgive me, and we can move past it. I’ll do it fast, like ripping off a Band-aid. Okay? Okay. Ready? *Deep breath* Itookapoundofporkfatandmadeacakewithit. Whew. Okay. That wasn’t so bad. So I made a cake...