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Tuna Cakes With Mushroom Sauce On The Mid-Century Menu

Tuna Cakes With Mushroom Sauce On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth It’s time again for insanity!!! Head on over to the Mid-Century Menu today to check out Tuna Cakes made from a can of spaghetti! No really! I’m serious!…

Cider Eggnog Pie – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

Cider Eggnog Pie – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

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By RetroRuth It’s Fall! I love fall. It’s the season of pumpkins and Halloween. The season for butternut squash, fresh chestnuts and bushel baskets of tomatoes. But, most importantly, it’s the season for apples. And even more important than apples? Apple. Cider. Oh yes. Apple cider, the great fall love…

Tuna Barbecue On The Mid-Century Menu

Tuna Barbecue On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Wow. Check out this week’s vintage recipe experiment on the Mid-Century Menu: Tuna Barbecue. Who would have ever thought you could throw a can of tuna into sloppy joe sauce and call it a meal??? Those crazy mid-century test kitchens. You never know what they will come up…

Mid-Century Menu – Peachy Spam Dinner Loaf

Mid-Century Menu – Peachy Spam Dinner Loaf

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 It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! It’s time for this week’s Mid-Century Menu, where I crack open one of my many, many mid-century cookbooks and look for the most unappetizing meal I can find. I cook it and serve it for dinner to my husband, who always chokes…

Mid-Century Menu – The Bologna Papooses Were…Really Good?

Mid-Century Menu – The Bologna Papooses Were…Really Good?

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Happy Wednesday, everyone!  You know what this means. Hubs and I have eaten a meal I chose out of a mid-century cookbook, not for it’s promise of deliciousness, but for it’s weird and sometimes disgusting ingredients. We ate it, and we lived to tell about it. Our meal this week came…

Mid-Century Menu – Peanut Butter and Bacon Hot Dogs

Mid-Century Menu – Peanut Butter and Bacon Hot Dogs

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Hello everyone!  Welcome to this week’s edition of the Mid-Century Menu, where I cook terrible mid-century recipes and force Hubs…blah blah blah.  You know, I need to come up with a new intro, because frankly, Hubs is starting to enjoy this.  He gets a fiendish gleam in his eye on…

Mid-Century Menu – Washington Cream Pie

Mid-Century Menu – Washington Cream Pie

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Welcome to this week’s Mid-Century Menu!  Normally, this is where I cook a terrifiying recipe from the 1950s or 1960s and serve it to my poor husband for dinner, but if you have been reading my blog this week you know that I am visiting my parents in Wisconsin.  So,…

Mid-Century Menu – Tuna Royals OR Tuna Salad Wrapped in Bisquick Pancakes

Mid-Century Menu – Tuna Royals OR Tuna Salad Wrapped in Bisquick Pancakes

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Hello, everyone!  Welcome to Mid-Century Menu, the weekly Wednesday post in which I pick a mid-century recipe to cook and serve for dinner from my vast collection of vintage cookbooks.  And it is usually an “interesting” recipe.  Interesting as in, who would have ever thought of putting those things together? …