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Potato Chip Cookies On Mid-Century Menu

Potato Chip Cookies On Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Last week on Mid-Century Menu I made Tom two of his favorite things rolled into one: Potato Chip Cookies Tom was happy in the beginning. Then he had to eat them. Come over and check it out!…

Diamond Head Dreams – The Best Squares You Will Ever Eat!

Diamond Head Dreams – The Best Squares You Will Ever Eat!

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By Andrea I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas! It’s Boxing Day up here in Canada, which means shopping and eating leftovers. I am probably making a pretty bold statement here, but I absolutely love these squares. I have no idea when this recipe dates from, but my mom…

The 10 Days of Vintage Christmas Cookies Round-up AND My Recent Appearance on the Radio!

The 10 Days of Vintage Christmas Cookies Round-up AND My Recent Appearance on the Radio!

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Hope everyone is all geared up for Christmas! If your holiday spirit hasn’t reached a fever pitch yet, I might have something to get your motor running. Here are the ten vintage Christmas cookie recipes we tried this year over on the Mid-Century Menu! (if you want to be ultra-festive,…

Mystery Pecan Pie and Jellied Turkey-Vegetable Salad On The Mid-Century Menu

Mystery Pecan Pie and Jellied Turkey-Vegetable Salad On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Have you been wondering what we’ve been cooking lately on The Mid-Century Menu? Well, as always, we are at completely opposite ends of the spectrum. Before Thanksgiving, we whipped up some Mystery Pecan Pie: Which is basically pecan pie with a cheesecake filling. Umm…can you say “Best Pie…

Banana Spook Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

Banana Spook Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Happy Halloween!! Want to see a hilarious banana-topped cake AND read a spooky story? Then head on over to the Mid-Century Menu. This week we made Banana Spook Cake! We were powerless against this picture. We had to make it. And Tom had to eat it. Come on…

Vintage Wedding Cakes From Maid of Scandinavia

Vintage Wedding Cakes From Maid of Scandinavia

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By RetroRuth I know I usually keep vintage food posts on the Mid-Century Menu, but these wedding cakes were so fantastic, I decided to make an exception for them. I recently had a good experience on eBay (for once) and managed to strike up a conversation with a seller who…

Apple Cider Upside-Down Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

Apple Cider Upside-Down Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth I dug into the archives of the Mid-Century Menu  this week and resurrected this recipe from last year because…well…this is a really good recipe. Plus it has all the flavors of fall. I mean, come on, apples cooked in apple cider then combined with a spice cake? Hello,…

Grand Finale Peanut Butter Pie On The Mid-Century Menu

Grand Finale Peanut Butter Pie On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth This week we are making peanut butter pie on the Mid-Century Menu. It is pretty exciting. All that peanut butter.  Oreo cookies. Even Tom is excited. This is his excited face. Come on over to the Mid-Century Menu and check it out!…

Blueberry Boy Bait Today on The Mid-Century Menu

Blueberry Boy Bait Today on The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth This week on The Mid-Century Menu we decided to take a break from the gelatin and instead make something with blueberries!!! After all, who can resist a dessert called Blueberry Boy Bait? Not me. Especially when it works this well! Check it out on The Mid-Century Menu!…

Lemon Jell-O Cake Today on the Mid-Century Menu

Lemon Jell-O Cake Today on the Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Today over on the Mid-Century Menu we have Lemon Jell-O Cake, the Second Place Winner in the Glistening and Jiggly contest! This recipe was sent in by Martha K., and is really good. It was so good, in fact, that it just may have coaxed a little smile…

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