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.
Who won $10,000 in 1976’s national chicken cooking contest? Find out, get the prize-winning chicken recipe – plus those for the 4 runners up!
How to whip up a batch of the original Chex party mix from the swingin’ sixties & seventies (plus 6 vintage variations)
Get seven sassy snack mix how-tos from yesteryear, including the granddaddy of them all: the original Chex party mix recipe!
Whether you call them 7-layer bars, magic cookie bars or something else, It’s just layer after layer of delectable ingredients, spread on top of the other right in the baking pan. No mixing!
The Waldorf salad – named for the hotel – became known around the world. Here’s how to make it along with suggestions for lots of different variations – and learn its history!
New England yam bake, a Southern peach version & 5 more classic yam bake recipes for a ’70s yam-bonanza
If you love your yam bakes, we have 7 different ways to enjoy this holiday casserole! Try these classic yam bake recipes that feature peaches, oranges, apples, pineapple, nuts & more.
You can use a blender to help prepare cheese-sauced meatloaf surrounded by bright Brussels sprouts to add a bit of jolly old England to your dinner table.
Traditional Thanksgiving dinner food served at the original First Thanksgiving feast in 1621 provides a tasty menu for holiday tables today. Get some great recipes here!
Pumpkin is so versatile that it is a natural for our rich heritage of regional cooking. The varieties of pumpkin pie are seemingly endless. The following recipes are a sampling of some of these American favorites.
Those who entertain often or very little face the same dilemma: What to serve as appetizers that are different? Here are some suggestions mushroom appetizer recipes to vary the packaged onion dip-and-potato chip routine!
Find out how to make these delicious old-fashioned desserts with recipes for old-fashioned pumpkin dessert squares, a coconut choco-swirl cake & a date bar cake.
In the ’70s, vintage Crock-Pot Slow Cookers became popular, because a meal could be cooked for pennies a serving, and cuts of meat could be deliciously tenderized.
Choco-peanut butter bar cookies, made with semi-sweet chocolate chips and chopped peanuts, are all chewy and crunchy at the same time.
What is a Watergate Cake? It’s the popular dessert made with a recipe that was passed around a lot in the mid-1970s. In the name of historical research, we decided to give this vintage cake recipe try! Here’s how it turned out.
Dessert recipes: Fast fixin’ chocolate chip cake, Lemon supreme pound cake, Double pineapple upside-down cake, Cinnamon streusel cake, Cake mix chocolate chip cookies, Sock-it-to me sour cream pound cake
For many Americans, a big, sweet part of our past involves chocolate – *especially* chocolate in cake and cupcakes. Check out these 7 heavenly Hershey’s chocolate cake recipes from the ’70s!
We know. A peanut butter chiffon pie with pretzel crust sounds as though it might be sticky or salty or heavy. But this dessert is incredibly light and outrageously delicious.
Butterscotch oaties – a classic recipe to make 60 deliciously buttery melt-in-the-mouth cookies. Also get a bonus recipe for chewy butterscotch oat squares!
The devilied egg is truly an American innovation, Here are 22 different old-fashioned and divinely delicious deviled egg recipes for you to try!
Tall, fruity coolers, with or without spirits, are much more refreshing than the usual carbonated soft drinks or heady cocktails. Try drink recipes like this red rum cooler, iced tea Hawaiian, Hawaiian rainbow or sunshine floats.
This classic lemon pound cake is truly American, luxuriously Texan – with its eight egg yolks and all that butter – and was President Johnson’s favorite.
If you want to try some fruity-flavored Pastel Clouds cupcakes – tasty treats that taste like lemon or lime, strawberry or raspberry, orange or grape – make them easily by combining cake mix with gelatin.
Company coming, so of course, dessert just has to be homemade cheery cherry cheesecake pie. So elegant… and so delicious. And you don’t have to bake it to make it.
Does this Easy Baked Alaska recipe look hard? It’s not. Look delicious? It is. Now you can bake, freeze and serve from the same pan.
Hot dog shapes turn plain food into party fare – and fun! Here’s how to make your hot dog turn into a fun edible treat, plus ways to stuff them with cheese and other wonderful stuff.
These two classic strawberry satin pies – including one beautiful enough to be featured on a magazine cover, the other an award winner – will dazzle you and your guests.
This star-shaped dessert seems so very American. It starts with red Jello, and has a white layer with marshmallows, then is topped with blueberries — a fruit that is native to North America.
In an Italian home, Sunday Dinner is not just a meal, it’s an experience. The table is laden with good things to eat. And everyone is welcome to pull up a chair.
Retro recipes for Pillsbury cake mix desserts: Coconut-pecan cookies, Caramel layer choco-squares & Lemon-orange cake
From the ’70s, here are some vintage recipes for few cake mix desserts you can make that go beyond the typical layer cake.
In this Chocolate mousse recipe, you’ll find that chocolate becomes super-chocolate when its flavor is deepened and enhanced with pure cane brown sugar.
Sweet delight – this quick apple coffee cake: A classic recipe from the ’70s is a golden cake dotted with raisins topped with sliced apple and brushed with apple-jelly glaze,
This Green Angel Lime Cake recipe is based on angel food cake, but gets a little extra zip from the addition of green lime flavor Jello – then the whole thing is slathered in a light fluffy fruit-flavored frosting.
Retro recipe for orange zucchini cake with orange-cream cheese frosting, plus a bonus recipe variation
Orange zucchini cake may well be the most delectable and rewarding cake recipe you’ll ever try. The zucchini, combined with the flecks of orange-gold citrus rind gives a lovely, confetti-like appearance to this dessert.
Caramel! Maple! Buttermilk! When there are such amazing flavors that can be made into homemade fudge candy, why does chocolate fudge always grab the attention?
Versatile meatballs have become one of the most often served and enjoyed — foods on American tables. Get 10 recipes for these family favorites here!
Two deliciously pink vintage cherry cake recipes here – one version made with boxed mix, and the other made from scratch. Have a look!
This rich and chocolaty classic Texas sheet cake is a chocolate lover’s dream cake — and it takes only 15 minutes to bake!
Presenting the insanely indulgent Milky Wonder Cake: A retro recipe for this super-sweet Bundt cake made with nine Milky Way chocolate bars. Yep.
Indulgent much? This retro recipe for a Milky Wonder Cake makes one of the sweetest desserts ever. With the frosting, you’re looking at nine candy bars and four cups of sugar in one cake.
Try these three delicious onion side dish recipes: Onion, carrot and potato au gratin, herbed creamed onions and peas, and stuffed onions with spinach and bacon.
When the outside of you is cold, the inside of you likes something that makes you warm. And winter rum drinks are some of the very beverages that warm you when you are cold, just as rum can cool you when you are warm.
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.
This is the Hershey’s rich cocoa fudge recipe your grandmother used to make! The recipe first appeared on the Hershey’s Cocoa can label in the 1960s.
These sweet and buttery butterscotch cut-out sugar cookies have melted butterscotch chips stirred in for a special cut-out cookie flavor. See what fun you can make with these VIP sugar cookies here!
Get colorful classic Christmas cookies for treats like stained glass cookies, Merry Maker cookies, peppermint pinwheels, Christmas bell and tree cookies, ribbon Christmas cookies, pastel pretties & more recipes.
Hot buttered tomato juice is a surprising ‘wow.’ Butter blends the subtlety of oregano and the zip of Worcestershire with the goodness of tomato juice.
That amazing turkey dinner is going to need carving, so why not learn how to do it right? Here are some easy tips for how to carve turkey that you can keep in mind this Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday!
Take a look at a few of the many ways the recipe for a Thanksgiving staple – the old-fashioned green bean casserole – has been made over the years.
People of all ages will love these cute vintage Christmas cookie houses, which can be made easily and inexpensively. See examples and get directions here!
This Thanksgiving, when they come home for turkey dinner, give your dinner some bounce – a retro Cranberry Wobbler gelatin mold for a holiday side dish!
Stuffing recipes from the seventies Stuffing in the seventies is a cinch to prepare. The dry mix may be combined with water and butter or margarine and