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Cocoa Creamy Rice On The Mid-Century Menu

Cocoa Creamy Rice On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Come on over to the Mid-Century Menu Today and join us as Tom makes me make something I really hate. Rice pudding. Ugh. And I don’t think he ended up enjoying it much, either. Come and see the rice-y goodness!…

Mid-Century Menu – Corn Pancakes with Hot Dog Sauce and Tangy Marshmallow Pie

Mid-Century Menu – Corn Pancakes with Hot Dog Sauce and Tangy Marshmallow Pie

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By RetroRuth 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? No?  Then you should!!! The deadline for entry is TOMORROW at midnight! Email your entry to me at ruth@nopatternrequired.com .  The…

Mid-Century Menu – None Such Mince Meat Cupcakes

Mid-Century Menu – None Such Mince Meat Cupcakes

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By RetroRuth Happy Wednesday!  I hope that your holiday weekends were all fantastic.  Mine…was wet. Very wet.  Tom and I drove to see my parents and drop off little Clark (one of the last of the foster kittens) with them, and afterwards did some camping in the UP.  Ugh.  I…

Mid-Century Menu – Seafoam Cantaloupe Pie

Mid-Century Menu – Seafoam Cantaloupe Pie

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Oh God.  You know we are going to make something truly terrible when we recieve a mid-century recipe from reader that has fascinated and horrified them for months, but also freaks them out too much for them to make it!  Thanks to reader Miss Marwood, who sent us this amazing submission…

Mid-Century Menu – East End Bars

Mid-Century Menu – East End Bars

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By RetroRuth 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 one of my more interesting cook book finds, Mail Box News, a baking and cake decorating monthly newsletter from Maid…

Mid-Century Menu – The Best And Worst of 2009

Mid-Century Menu – The Best And Worst of 2009

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Ah!  So many choices!  With over 40 Mid-Century Menus to choose from, Tom and I had a tough time deciding what was the best and worst of this year.  We couldn’t really come up with an overall best or an overall worst, so we came up with a couple of categories …

Etsy Round-Up – Atomic HOT Plate!

Etsy Round-Up – Atomic HOT Plate!

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Morning all, happy Thursday to you!  We are almost done with this week. Thank goodness.  I thought this week would drag on forever. Whew. Aaaaanyway, this week’s Etsy Round-up is in honor of my friend Nahrain, who had two plates of pasta spilled in her lap while we were dining…