Vintage food & drink
Homemade chocolate truffles recipe

Homemade chocolate truffles recipe

Skip buying expensive candy and make your own! These homemade chocolate truffles can be whipped at home in no time at all with this simple recipe from the 80s. 

Turkey cheese ball with parsley

Make a turkey cheese ball appetizer (1972)

Use up your extra turkey in a new way – make this tasty turkey cheese ball! It’s a great appetizer for Thanksgiving, or you can use holiday leftovers to make a retro snack with this rich spread.

Vintage Strawberry Quik powdered drink mix

Remember pink Strawberry Quik drink mix?

While chocolate milk will always be the rock star of milky mixed drinks, strawberry drink mix has a charm all its own. Here’s a look back at the debut of Nestle’s Strawberry Quik back in the sixties!

Holiday spinach rice vintage 1980s recipe (1989)

Holiday spinach rice recipe (1989)

This retro holiday spinach rice recipe makes 12 servings of a delicious and festive-looking side dish, which includes spinach, cheese and green onions – plus sliced almonds for crunch.

Collection of classic sweet potato recipes

41 classic sweet potato recipes

Whether you’re looking for basic sweet potato recipes or need some ideas for Thanksgiving side dishes, these 41 classic sweet potato recipes cover the gamut, from main dishes to desserts!

Almond Legend cake (1976)

Almond Legend cake recipe (1976)

This almond legend cake has one whole almond baked inside, and the lucky person who receives the slice with the hidden almond is said to enjoy good fortune all year! Here’s the classic recipe from the 1970s!

Light o' lemon no-bake pie recipe (1980)

Light o’ lemon no-bake pie recipe (1980)

This retro pie recipe is a quickie – no oven needed! Just some easy-to-find ingredients combined in a saucepan and mixed in bowls, and you can have a fluffy and light lemon no-bake pie tonight.

Vintage imperial salad dressing recipe

Try this old-fashioned Imperial salad dressing recipe

This retro recipe for the catsup-based Imperial salad dressing is a little more complicated than making a basic vinaigrette, but the results earned it a spot in many recipe collections over the years. Here’s how to make this kicky classic!

Easy chewy chocolate cookies

Easy chewy chocolate cookies

Find out how to make the Hershey’s classic – easy chewy chocolate cookies made with powdered cocoa – in this retro recipe from the 80s!

Sunburst chicken stir fry retro recipe from 1985 (1)

Sunburst chicken stir fry recipe

Not only is pineapple amazing on its own, it also can be a delicious ingredient in lots of recipes — like this sunburst chicken stir fry recipe from the 80s.

Country meatball stew - Meatball ragout retro recipe

Country meatball stew recipe (1978)

This 1970s meatball stew recipe (originally called meatball ragout) was created by the Campbell’s soup company, and combines beef broth and mushroom soup to make a rich base for these beef meatballs.