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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…

Party Cheese Ball On The Mid-Century Menu

Party Cheese Ball On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Want an excellent vintage recipe for your New Year’s Eve table? Make Party Cheese Ball! Come on over to the Mid-Century Menu today to check out this awesome classic recipe, which is a staple at my family’s holiday table. It’s really good, trust me. And if you don’t…

Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake And Porcupine Meatballs on The Mid-Century Menu

Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake And Porcupine Meatballs on The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Who is ready for cake??? I don’t know about you guys, but I am beat!  So this week we have  a classic Mid-Century feast from our archives. This post originally ran on March 24, 2010, but features an amazing Cranberry Mayonnaise Cake that Tom and I loved and ate…

The Yule Sandwich Log–A Mid-Century Recipe Test

The Yule Sandwich Log–A Mid-Century Recipe Test

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By RetroRuth I don’t know about you guys, but I am getting mighty sick of tuna recipes! This week Tom and I decided to take a break from the tuna again and show a recipe for a mighty mid-century sandwich from our archives.  This one was featured rather recently on…

Deviled String Beans And Tuna – Tom’s Tuna Favorite On The Mid-Century Menu

Deviled String Beans And Tuna – Tom’s Tuna Favorite On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth This is the reason that Tom and I make crazy vintage recipes. Because everyone once in a while, a horrible, disgusting-looking recipe will be made. And it will turn out well. Like this one: Deviled String Beans and Tuna, which was submitted by Amy. Congratulations, Amy on sending…

Tunnel Of Fudge Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

Tunnel Of Fudge Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Check out this post, with bigger pictures on the Mid-Century Menu! All Hail the Tunnel of Fudge Cake! Not only does this amazing cake have a hilarious name (snicker) and an impeccable Mid-Century pedigree (it was a runner-up in the famous 1966 Pillsbury Bake-Off) but the darn thing…

Mid-Century Menu–Peanutty-Chocolate Tunnel Cake

Mid-Century Menu–Peanutty-Chocolate Tunnel Cake

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By RetroRuth You know, I spend a lot of time thinking about food.  I mean, mostly it’s bad food, but no matter how bad it is, it is still food. A lot of other people think about food, too. In fact, many people are obsessed with it.  I mean, look…

Mid-Century Menu–Deluxe Hot Chicken Salad

Mid-Century Menu–Deluxe Hot Chicken Salad

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By RetroRuth 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 fun. This week we get to have good AND clean fun, because nothing in this week’s Menu even remotely looks…

Mid-Century Menu-The Best of Tom 2010

Mid-Century Menu-The Best of Tom 2010

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By RetroRuth 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 experiences in 2010. Love it!  Can’t wait for 2011 and new Mid-Century Menu posts!…

The Mid-Century Menu–The Best of Tom 2009

The Mid-Century Menu–The Best of Tom 2009

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By RetroRuth 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.  Enjoy, and come back next week to see The Best of Tom from 2010! Merry Christmas early, everyone!!!  We are…