What can you make with Spam? According to these retro Spam recipes – what *can’t* you make with it?! Check out these easy vintage how-tos here.
What is mashed potatoes supreme? It’s a recipe for an unusual, distinctive dish made from ordinary, economical ingredients.
If you’re looking for a vintage-style dessert for a special occasion, check out our collection of more than 100 classic cake recipes to suit all tastes!
Here, find out how to make the popular old-fashioned 7-minute frosting — plus get some how-tos on whipping up some tasty new ways to enjoy this icing!
A quaint, old-fashioned idea for a modern cake! You’ll see the beautiful results in this chintz cake — so easy to make.
This homemade ‘Love me tender’ vintage Valentine cake with lollipop frosting has fluffy white icing and crushed cherry candy decorations.
Creamed chipped beef – dried beef with white gravy – is also known as “s**t on a shingle” (SOS), and was often served to troops during World War II.
Hot punch is one of the traditional winter warmer-uppers, whether or not there’s booze in it. Here are more than a dozen old-fashioned hot punch recipes for the holidays, both with and without alcohol.
Here are 20 classic mincemeat recipes (used to make the holiday favorite, mince pie) – as remembered through the decades by chefs, cookbook authors, in newspapers and family cookbooks.
Get some creative retro recipes for coconut Christmas cakes, with various festive holiday designs and themes from the 1940s through the 1980s!
Pumpkin pie doesn’t have to be light in color and light on flavor! Try these recipes for dark and delicious old-fashioned pumpkin pie with molasses & brown sugar – and see some other tasty variations, too!
A bewitching black Midnight Cake is just the thing for Halloween. Try this vintage recipe for a strikingly dark and chocolaty dessert here!
In the ’50s, vintage fruit cocktail was added to everything from jello salads to canned meat. Here, see 42 weird old-fashioned ways they used to eat the stuff!
The double chocolate richness of Wellesley fudge cake is a favorite from way back — practically irresistible when you make it, as your grandmother doubtless did, with Baker’s Chocolate.
Raise your glass for some warm and wonderful classic hot chocolate recipes from across the years! Try cocoa mixtures with a variety of flavors and even some international flair.
A good old-fashioned meat-stretcher is a corn pie with ground beef crust. It’s easy to make, and you will have a mouth-meltingly delicious corn pie that’s a conversation piece as well as a satisfying mainstay.
Nothing says ‘luncheon’ like an old-fashioned frosted party sandwich loaf! And they’re so darn pretty, they can even do double-duty as lunch table centerpieces.
Rice Krispies Treats were invented in the 1930s, and by 1940, the recipe was known across the country — and their popularity has hardly waned since. Here, get the original version of the treats recipe, along with some modern variations!
This jolly marshmallow bunny birthday cake is adorable, especially light for children, and so easy to make!
Allow two pieces per person when you serve this luscious, moist-rich Fiesta Banana Cake! It’s just too good to last! But who cares? Your cake baking reputation will be made.
Cake baked in a pie shell! Sauce that goes on at the top and ends up in a layer at the bottom of the cake! That’s Funny Cake – a Pennsylvania Dutch treat so unusual, so intriguing, everyone who tastes it wants the recipe.
It’s a see-through dessert! This gelatin-based pie offers a clear filling, making it possible for you to see the embedded peaches and cherries when looking at the whole pie, and with every slice.
Make this pink heart-shaped cake for Valentine’s Day – or a bridal party or for a birthday, for a wedding anniversary, or just to please someone you love.
Grandma’s peanut butter molasses cookies recipe – a recipe that’s simple, you’ll be glad to make them whenever the children ask!
Give new life to your Thanksgiving leftovers with these two old-fashioned turkey recipes from the 1940s!
Serve 7 turkeys for Thanksgiving! (1942) One on a platter, and six made from cranberry sauce! There’ll be oh’s and ah’s aplenty when you bring
A wonderful twist on Thanksgiving tradition — a light, appetizing treat from the forties – pumpkin cake!
Your guests will hope for more as they taste the super-goodness that honey brings to this glorified pumpkin pie — the pumpkin chiffon honey pie.
Bring spring to your table with this lovely, luscious daffodil pecan cake, based on an old-fashioned recipe that you’ll love.
A dessert favorite in Reconstruction Days “I was a child half a century ago, we couldn’t get canned fruits, and we had to depend on
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