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Cookbook Gift Ideas For The Mid-Century Chef Today On The Mid-Century Menu

Cookbook Gift Ideas For The Mid-Century Chef Today On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Hey there, everyone!  Not sure what to get the mid-century maniac on your Christmas list? Well, how about a fun cookbook?? Check out the Mid-Century Menu today for some mid-century cookbook gift suggestions, including an awesome promo video for Kooky Cookery by Bryan Ballinger! I am really excited…

Mid-Century Menu – What the heck is Frankfurter Pie?

Mid-Century Menu – What the heck is Frankfurter Pie?

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Happy Wednesday everyone!  Welcome to Mid-Century Menu, where every week I reproduce a vintage recipe as accurately as possible, and then force my husband to choke it down no matter how bad it is.  Even though he has started to enjoy it, for some strange reason. Today’s feature recipe is…

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…

Mid-Century Menu – Sour Milk Pancakes, The Dormeyer Way

Mid-Century Menu – Sour Milk Pancakes, The Dormeyer Way

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This recipe, while being different than the norm for us, wasn’t one that I chose for its ease or “Ew” factor.  I chose this week’s recipe because I accidentally bought too many gallons of milk last week.  On Saturday morning, Hubs poured himself a big glass of milk, took a…

The Mid-Century Menu – Easy Delicious Caramels

The Mid-Century Menu – Easy Delicious Caramels

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You know, I probaby shouldn’t add a recipes into the already confused mix that is my blog, but shouldn’t a good Mid-Century Housewife be able to whip up any number of homemade candies on short notice?  Of course!  I have a ton of vintage cookbooks.  I mean a ton, and…