Retro dinner recipes
Retro recipe for French's Good and Plenty Pizza (1958)

Make French’s Good and Plenty Pizza (1958)

On this retro recipe for French’s Good and Plenty Pizza, the crust is tangy thanks to adding mustard to the biscuit mix – and the thick tomato and meat filling gets a little bonus mustard, too.

Chicken a l'orange vintage recipe 1961

Chicken à l’orange recipe (1961)

This 1960s version of the French dish Chicken à l’orange is made easy enough for a weeknight dinner, thanks to ingredients like cornflake crumbs and orange juice.

Vintage Spaghetti pie recipe - 1970s (1)

Spaghetti pie recipe (1974)

This spaghetti pie was the most delicious way one magazine’s food editors knew to stretch one pound of ground beef into six servings.

Spaghetti pasta with tomato sauce

Pasta gardena recipe from 1988

This vibrant pasta gardena sauce gets a boost from fresh tomatoes and a bit of vinegar, and makes a delicious dinner when served over your favorite kind of pasta.

Vintage 60s Chicken Marengo recipe (1)

Chicken Marengo recipe (1967)

Chicken Marengo, one of the great French classics, was invented on the battlefield at Marengo for Napoleon by his master chef, Dunand.

Chili manicotti A retro recipe from the '70s

Chili manicotti recipe from 1975

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.