Vintage recipes

See all of our amazing vintage recipes and classic food how-tos here, or sort them by category:

desserts, side dishes, salads, soups, meat, chicken, fish and seafood, appetizers, condiments and saucesdrinks, breads, casseroles and vegetarian food. Also find special holiday dishes for Vintage Christmas recipes, Thanksgiving and Halloween.


Popular: alcoholic beveragesapples | breakfast | cakes | cheese | cookies | jello | marshmallows | rice krispies

Favorite flavors: chocolate | peanut buttervanillapumpkinlemonorangebanana | pineapple

If your grandma used to make it, we probably have the ingredients and directions here!

Jell-O Rainbow Poke Cakes - closeup

Jell-O Rainbow poke cake recipe (1982)

What will you find at the end of the rainbow? More smiles than ever. Here's an easy recipe for a fun and fruity rainbow poke cake you can make with your favorite Jell-o flavors!
Easy Chicken Cacciatora recipe from 1962

Easy Chicken Cacciatora recipes (1962)

Chicken Cacciatora, as it is called, is sometimes also known as 'Chicken Hunter Style.' The latter is the literal translation of the original Italian name of the dish, 'Pollo alla Cacciatora.'
Fancy-Pants hamburgers - classic 50s burger recipe

Make Fancy-Pants hamburgers from the ’50s

This is perhaps the most popular recipe ever originated in the Hunt's kitchens! The reason? Juicy hamburger . . . melted cheese blended with the delicious flavor of Hunt's Tomato Sauce.