This Mexican-meets-Italian Tostado pizza recipe won the $500 second prize in the Better Homes & Gardens Budget Recipe Contest in 1974.
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!
The frosting is in the middle of this nutty and fun Pistachio Inside-Outside Cake. Get the retro recipe from the ’70s here!
Except for the silvery cones atop the towers, this fantasy ice castle cake is completely edible, built with rich cake, paved with icing and rock candy.
See how decorating with frosting and cute little marshmallow flowers can turn angel food cakes into happiness you can eat!
Serve your Caribbean coconut chicken with cornbread or French bread, pear-lettuce salad, and a full, dry white table wine.
Slow steaming mellows the delightful molasses flavor of Boston brown bread, which is cooked inside 1-pound cans.
Try this easy pistachio marble pudding cake recipe. It has extraordinary moistness to go with its extraordinary flavor, thanks to the addition of pudding.
This vintage ’70s potato-cheese frosted meatloaf idea is covered with mashed potatoes, then topped with a little cheese, for three tastes in one!
Cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg make a crisp coating for lamb, beef or pork in this apple & spice roast recipe from the ’70s.
This recipe for savory crescent chicken squares was a winner at the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest in the ’70s because it was tasty and so easy to make.
Re-create that warm holiday feeling with an almond pudding loaf that’s will fill your home with the delicious aroma of home baking.
Nothing can top the nostalgic aroma of bread baking in your oven. Fruit and spice sparkle in these raisin-cinnamon rolls — great for breakfast or brunch.
Here’s a winning recipe with western flair: Chili manicotti. Start with a popular Italian dish, and add a spicy Mexican influence for this delicious dinner.
Bake an overnight bag for the Easter bunny, and something to put in it: An adorable retro-style salt dough Easter bread basket!
Here are three super-cute, easy-to-make vintage Easter basket cakes you can make, based on ideas from the ’50s, ’60s & ’70s!
Make your own gelatin-based fruit-flavored treats with this vintage recipe for homemade pastel marshmallows that’s from the 1970s!
Savory ground beef meatloaf and canned liver spread retain the characteristic flavor, but not the expense, of the classic ingredients of Beef Wellington.
From the ’70s, here’s a retro recipe for a frosted chocolate Bacardi rum cake – a chocolatey partner to the famous Bacardi rum cake.
This retro recipe from the ’70s is an easy way to make a delicious batch of sesame-herb chicken for dinner!
This Luscious layered blueberry delight is a super-easy no-bake retro dessert recipe from 1978 that uses a base of graham crackers.
Here’s a retro recipe for a lunch or dinner taco salad puff bowl with a puffed bread-like crust that you bake and fill with fresh ingredients.
Without a doubt, the humble dump cake has one of the worst names ever, but this sweet treat has still managed to stay popular since its introduction in the mid-sixties. See step-by-step photos for an apple pie dump cake recipe here!
Here’s a retro recipe for a pink raspberry-angel food dessert that’s super easy to make with marshmallows and gelatin, and requires no baking.
The story behind Mrs. Wilson’s Mother’s Hand-me-down chocolate cake: A cake that my mother used to bake was all part of an incident in my childhood that’s as vivid as if it had happened only yesterday.
In the ’60s, vintage breakfast cereals were getting really popular, gaining millions of fans – especially kids. See the hottest retro brands here!
If you like almost any cake, as long as it’s chocolate, this Fudgy-Nut Bundt cake is deep, dark, fudgy heaven.
Why is this called a Pink Magic cake? Because in addition to the yellow cake, this retro treat has wedges of a berry delicious Jell-O and ice cream mixture.
Kids can eat these firmed-up, chocolate gelatine snacks with their fingers. Chocolate Knox Blox make great TV-time treats, after-school snacks or holiday surprises.
If you’re looking for a new way to make meatloaf, this retro-style burger layer ‘cake’ may be it! It’s quick, too – the meat layers cook in just 10 minutes!
Try one of these vintage 7-Up cake recipes with lemon-lime soda! ‘Never before have you had a cake so light, so airy, so high, and with such a delightful new flavor.’
In this retro recipe from the ’70s, find out how to make a hearty, delicious and easy beer-cheese soup!
Turn a regular cake mix into a really rich and moist sour cream pudding pound cake with some Jell-o lemon instant pudding mix. Here’s the retro recipe!
Here are some classic Christmas cookie recipes from the ’70s for peanut blossoms, black-eyed Susans, coconut circles, orange drop cookies, pineapple-filled cookies, and Danish pastry apple bars!
Toast the season’s riches with this snappy pinecone-shaped cheeseball! Formed in a nutshell of crisp, crunchy almonds, its flavor is so scrumptious, your guests will go simply nutty.
Cranberries, like the turkey, have become traditional for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners – and these 20 classic cranberry sauce will add the ruby-red jewel to your feast.
Here’s how to make this retro recipe for a beautiful layered chocolate rum striped pie, with a how-to that comes from the ’70s!
Are potato chip cookies really a thing? They are – and they can be an absolutely delicious blend of salty and sweet. Try one of these recipes to find out for yourself!
This ’70s Jell-O Celery Nut Circle gelatin mold combines lime jello with sour cream, nuts and celery
Here’s a different way to serve a salad — inside a gelatin mold, with a combination of lime Jell-O on top of a layer of a sour cream-jello blend that’s studded with nuts and chopped celery!
Vintage recipe double feature: Sensational double-layer pumpkin pie (1992) & a triple-layer pumpkin chiffon pie (1972)
Here are two great no-bake pumpkin pie recipes – a double layer pumpkin pie that uses instant pudding, while the second recipe has a base with plain gelatin.
17 old-fashioned hot punch recipes for the holidays to warm your winter – including traditional wassail
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.
‘Tis the season for vintage Christmas Rice Krispies Treats, so find out how to make clown pops, surprise balls, crispy snowmen, toy animals and puddin’ tart shells and more!
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!
These two retro pumpkin coffee cake recipes will make for a delicious breakfast or brunch — and they will even fill your home with that heavenly pumpkin spice aroma.
Here are four different spins on a classic coconut eggnog pie recipe – one with bourbon, one with rum, two without booze – all delicious vintage desserts from the 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s.
Called a Top Hat Supper, it consists of slices of Spam or Treet topped by a ‘hat’ of well-seasoned instant mashed potatoes.
Something new has happened to pumpkin pie: Double layer pumpkin cheesecake pies! Cream cheese blends perfectly with spicy pumpkin, and bakes up smooth and creamy.
Velvet almond fudge pie This is an extraordinary pie — incredibly chocolatey, incredibly rich, with the delectable crunch of almonds. What makes this pie so deliciously chocolatey
The cake everyone’s talking about: The rave reviews coconut cake. It’s lusciously moist and walnut-crunchy, topped by a sweet and creamy cream cheese frosting and toasted coconut.
If you love PB cookies, you have to check out this delectable collection of old-fashioned peanut butter cookie recipes from decades gone by
Can you really make cookies with pudding mix? Find out for yourself with these 7 vintage pudding cookie recipes
Cookies… made with boxed pudding mix? Yep, it’s a thing, and they’re pretty delicious, too! Get retro recipes for chocolate chip cookies, butterscotch, oatmeal, lemon & more pudding mix cookies here.