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The Mid-Century Menu · 4d ago

Cocoa Sandwiches, 1925 – A Vintage Recipe Test

Ever just want to have a chocolate sandwich for lunch?  Well, this week we have you covered. Print Cocoa Sandwiches Author: McNess, 1925   Ingredients 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder 2 Tablespoons...
The Mid-Century Menu · 1W ago

Avocado Ice Cream, 1974 – A Vintage Recipe Test

If you were an eagle-eyed reader, you might have spotted this week’s recipe test in with the loads of fruit in the Luau Wheelbarrow Ice Bar that I posted earlier this week. It was hiding out...
The Mid-Century Menu · 1W ago

The Luau Wheelbarrow Ice Bar – A Mid-Century Party Test

Just in case you needed one last fix for Luau week – I decided to spend most of my weekend chopping fruit. This is the Wheelbarrow Ice Bar! This lovely is from How To Become A Cookout Champi...
The Mid-Century Menu · 2W ago

Orange Doodads, 1978 – Back To School With Mid-Century Menu

It’s time for some dessert! And what’s better for dessert than something covered with coconut. These are Orange Doodads! Print Orange Doodads Author: Out of This World Recipes, 1978   Ingred...
The Mid-Century Menu · 2W ago

Luau Lulu, 1960 – Back To School With Mid-Century Menu

This week we are combining luaus AND back to school in one neat little sandwich. This is Luau Lulu! Print Luau Lulu Author: The Bold Sandwich with Mr. Mustard, 1960   Ingredients 2 cans (7 o...
The Mid-Century Menu · 3W ago

Chocolate Dreams, 1955 – Back To School With Mid-Century Menu

So, it’s time to put the prune-bologna-debacle from Wednesday behind us, and wash our eyeballs clean with some chocolate. These are Chocolate Dreams! Print Chocolate Dreams Author: Guide To ...
The Mid-Century Menu · 3W ago

Bologna And Prune Sandwich, 1958 –Back To School With Mid-Century Menu

It is officially school time again! Alex will be headed back to pre-school soon, and I am sure most of the kids out there are already back in school. And to help your little ones concentrate...
The Mid-Century Menu · 1M ago

Oatmeal Cookies With Bacon Drippings, 1965 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test

For quite some time I’ve been wanting to do a series of desserts made with meat or meat drippings. This were very common, everyday “make do” recipes that lots of housewives would make for ev...
The Mid-Century Menu · 1M ago

Australian Beer Cake, 1965 – A Vintage Recipe Test

So, this week we are doing a pity recipe. If you read last week’s post, you know I recently had some jaw surgery. Which wasn’t fun. At all. So I decided to make myself some cake. And I picke...
The Mid-Century Menu · 1M ago

Zucchini Weenie, 1934 – A Vintage Recipe Test

Whew, welcome back after my two week absence! I had to have some surgery done on my jaw, and let me tell you it wasn’t pleasant. But, thanks to our parents and lots of Carnation Instant Brea...