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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…

The Mid-Century Menu Archive – “Eggs Oriental”

The Mid-Century Menu Archive – “Eggs Oriental”

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By RetroRuth *Note – Our recent contest for the Worst Mid-Century Recipe forced my brain to reluctantly recall the many horrible things we have made on this blog. Eggs Oriental was prominent in those memories. This post was originally published in April 2009, and looking at pictures of it still make me…

Mid-Century Menu – Alabama Eggs

Mid-Century Menu – Alabama Eggs

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Happy Wednesday, All!  I have a short and simple post today, because I am a totally idiot and volunteered to feed kittens for the local rescue society.  You are going to have to forgive the shortness of this post because 8 kittens are in the other room waiting to be…

Mid-Century Menu – Stuffed Eggs on Rice

Mid-Century Menu – Stuffed Eggs on Rice

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Rice, rice, rice, rice! This week on the Mid-Century Menu, we dive into the field of rice recipes and rice preparation. The book on the left is 75 Glamorous Rice Dishes Economical, Too published by the Louisiana State Rice Milling Company, Inc., makers of Water-Maid and Mahatma Rice.  I am not…

Mid-Century Menu – Jellied Stuffed Eggs

Mid-Century Menu – Jellied Stuffed Eggs

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Well, we’ve finally done it.  I didn’t think the Mid-Century Menu could sink any lower, but it has.  This is it people, the final 1950’s culinary atrocity. Gelatin. You heard me.  I am breaking into the 1950’s gelatin salad craze, quite possibly one of the scariest ages in culinary history.  When Tom called me…

Mid-Century Menu – The Egg “Penguins”

Mid-Century Menu – The Egg “Penguins”

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Happy Wednesday, everyone!  Time for the Mid-Century Menu, where normally I make something horrible from one of my vintage cookbooks and force my husband to eat it.  However, this week I decided to post a cute recipe just sent to me by Sablemable, which I just made for my open house.  Egg…

Mid-Century Menu – It’s Come to This: Hard Boiled Eggs in Cream of Mushroom Soup and Ketchup

Mid-Century Menu – It’s Come to This: Hard Boiled Eggs in Cream of Mushroom Soup and Ketchup

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You know, I don’t consider myself to be the most orderly person. Or the most driven person. I have great ideas, but, like most people, a good majority of them never really pan out.  But here it is, only three weeks into my Mid-Century Menu project, and I have already met my goal…