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So, the garnish on the top probably gives it away, but guess what the mystery ingredient in this salad is? That’s right, it’s bananas. Because this...

A few of the many interesting and glamorous salads which can be created with sections of Florida grapefruit and oranges are shown on this page. Since...

Tuna Salad gets handsome treatment with a tomato combination! From Mary Dahlke’s Salad Book, 1954 Like this:Like Loading......

This is it! This is IT! It’s finally here. Out of over 50 submissions, I’ve tested 28 gelatins and Tom has tasted every single one.  We took pictures,...

I have to admit, Tom and I started out this week’s Mid-Century Menu test very disappointed. You see, this special Valentine’s dinner was supposed to really be heart-y. And by that, I mean it was literally supposed to have a beef heart in it. Sadly, our local butcher shop, after having come through like champs for us when we needed cow tongue and salt pork, failed...

Let’s hear it once again for our finalists in our horrible mid-century Tuna Recipe Contest! Wow, guys, you went above and beyond for this one. Some terrible, terrible stuff appeared in my email inbox and then made its way onto our dinner table. It was crazy. It was hilarious. It was tons of fun.  And after all the (many!) tuna trials, Tom and I finally wash our hands...

He’s so happy you’re here! From Food From Famous Kitchens, 1961 Like this:Like Loading......

Well, we are bringing you a slight change from our regularly scheduled program. This week, we take on a dare.  Not a dare from a reader, or even from taunting or disbelieving family members.  Nope, this week the dare comes from CNN.  Maybe not CNN as a whole, but definitely the Eatocracy blog.  Confident that daredevils and glory-grasping bloggers everywhere will...

What can I say?  Sometimes the Mid-Century Menu is just good, clean fun. Well, most of the time it’s not good or clean (teats!). But heck, it’s always...

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