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This week we have Michael Landon, loosing weight with Domino Sugar, Ham Pinwheels, Parfait Pies, Ice Cream Cone Clowns and cakes your man will love!  1949 Jello General Foods 3 recipes vtg print ad Why I Want This: Tangy. Summer. Salad. Plus, the Tot’s Party Treat looks adorable.  1948 Vintage Birds Eye Peas Recipe for Ham Pinwheels a la Springtime Why I...

Oh boy, oh boy! My favorite part of Thanksgiving is almost here! The PIE! And what better pie to serve at Thanksgiving than old school, classic mid-century pies. Wow. This pie will really…keep you regular. Anyway, all these great pie recipes came from the November 1953 issue of Woman’s Home Companion. And I want to try every single one of them, especially this...

I know, I know. I have done the “big Mid-Century Sandwich” a few times now.  The Backwoods Sandwich. (? Has anyone figured out where that name came from yet?) The Frosted Sandwich.  Yeah, we’ve been there. Yeah, we’ve eaten that. But when you get an impassioned plea from a reader, sometimes you just have to take that extra step.  Go that extra mile. This is...

I had a great time doing the Mid-Century Menu in 2010, and Tom had a great time tasting them! Check out this cute video we put together of Tom’s tasting...

This post originally ran last year before Christmas, so I thought it would be fun to revisit some of the best (and worst) pictures of Tom from 2009. ...

Oh boy!  Have I got a fun MCMenu for all you Crazy Kids this week! This week we visit Chicago.  It’s 1972, and Dad has just returned from good...

Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls! Mid-Century Aficionados of All Ages!  Let me present to you the first Finalist for the Worst Mid-Century Menu Contest:...

Okay, okay, first things first. Before we get to the corn/hot dog mess, I have to ask: Have you entered our Mid-Century Menu Worst Recipe contest yet?...

Hello, All! Welcome to this week’s Mid-Century Menu.  I have kind of a sweet tooth this week, so I thought this would be a good chance to bake from...

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