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Mid-Century Menu: Planetary Frankfurters

Mid-Century Menu: Planetary Frankfurters

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By RetroRuth When we left the Mid-Century Menu cliffhanger last week, things looked grim for our heroes. Would the Planetary Frankfurters be a hit? What are Carra-Chees? Would our heroine be able to make everything in time for her Superbowl party?  And would anyone care who won the Superbowl?  These,…

Mid-Century Menu – Meatloaf Nests Filled With Creamed Peas

Mid-Century Menu – Meatloaf Nests Filled With Creamed Peas

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Welcome to this week’s Mid-Century Menu, where I find the strangest mid-century recipe I can and I cook it up and serve it to my husband, who will eat pretty much anything.  And most of the time it is even edible. This week’s recipe comes from Warm Weather Meals for…

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 – 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 – 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…

Mid-Century Menu – Cowboy Casserole

Mid-Century Menu – Cowboy Casserole

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So, Hubs and I had an idea the other day.  I have a TON of vintage cookbooks that I have collected over the years, and I love to dig through them and try recipes.  I was talking to Hubs about featuring a recipe every week on the blog from one of…